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
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.
To add a link (hyperlink) to any page of the catalog in a text editor follow the steps below.
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.
Simply insert these examples into text box in the catalog. You can format text as usual.
You can provide your customers with RSS feed for published catalogs and showroom products. They can use any RSS reader to automatically get information about your recent changes. Here is the link format:
You can add a product details overlay (popup window) for the products view in HTML catalog format. An overlay can display more detailed information about the product while keeping catalog visitor on the same page. Overlay is using product templates to render product information.
To add overlay follow the steps below.