You can export all or some of your products, including selected fields, and even product variants. The benefit of this would be that you can edit products very quickly, and use the “Replace-all” or “Find” option in Excel (Google Spreadsheets, OpenOffice, etc.), then import them back into Catalog Machine.
To export your products into a CSV file, follow the steps below.
After you click Save button, the system creates an automatic backup for the saved catalog that can be restored later. In addition, users with paid accounts can create manual backups of a catalog.
Catalog Machine provides API to generate one-page PDF on the fly based on prepared templates. You can call PDF generation as a link, using HTML form or call API from other program code.
You can use this API to generate flyers, invoices, product sheets, etc without need to build them manually in a designer. You can switch to advanced API to generate multi-page PDF with JSON.
To use API follow the steps below
To add a link (hyperlink) to any page of the catalog in a text editor follow the steps below.
You can localize your user site interface (Showroom and catalogs) for some languages (Spanish, Portuguese, Russian and more are coming).
To set your site UI language just go to My Business page, select User Site Language and update your settings.
In addition, you can switch languages by adding parameter to url: ?lang=<language code>. You can send these links to your customers in different languages.
There are multiple ways you can change a product’s description, price, and other product information. Changing a description for example can be useful after creating a catalog because the description will automatically change in the catalog without the need of manually changing it.
Here are some various ways below:
Work with many images requires organization and efficient tools. You can upload many images, edit in bulk and organize images into folders with Catalog Machine. In addition, you can mass create products from the images. To do this follow these steps below:
Order Form is a special catalog layout for a product purchase order form that can be added and modified as a catalog page in both Online and PDF formats.
Product Order Form layout
To use Product Order Form consider following options:
The main reason for the large catalog size is large size of all images in the catalog. You have few options to reduce a catalog size: increase compression or optimize image size. Here is how you can do it.
Catalog Machine provides full customization for your product and price lists.
You can find here a few scenarios that you can use in your catalogs. Read in more details about possible fields and operations in Smart Layouts. View video how to use price lists.
- Iterate products
- Iterate categories
- Iterate variants
- Use tables
- Conditional text
Simply insert these examples into text box in the catalog. You can format text as usual.