The Connectif catalog automatically and securely syncs and verifies your products to keep them up to date and provide you with recommendations, purchase and cart details, and to display products and their properties in the content used in your strategies.
How do you sync and verify your Connectif catalog?
The process of synchronizing and verifying your ecommerce catalog in Connectif happens automatically, but you need to take a few previous steps for this to happen.
1. Catalog synchronization
Connectif manages and syncs a copy of your product catalog automatically. This information about product details (price, brand, categories, etc.) is transferred from the website to the tool via the "cn_product_visited" tag that is rendered with every visit to a product URL.
2. Product verification
Connectif carries out the verification of the catalog by communicating directly with the website. In this step, Connectif programmatically asks the website to resubmit the product information, to ensure that the product exists and thereby also update its availability status (In Stock, Out of Stock, Discontinued). If the product is available for purchase, it will also be available for recommendations in Connectif.
There are two methods for verifying products:
- Verify product now, by clicking the "Verify product now" option found in the product sheet.
- Massive product synchronization, periodically checking the website for product updates in real time.
3. Products via Connectif API
In addition to the above synchronization and verification methods, you can also import and update products by making calls to the Connectif API. This requires you to create a new API key.
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