Create a new product category in Prestashop
The main aim is to create a new Prestashop category where imported products can be stored temporarily.
Select the Ebay account that you have specified in the Ebay marketplace module and that you would like to use for importing.
To import a product selection in a given period :
To import your products by date, simply enter a search period returning up to 120 days and click “Next Step”. The validation menu for the product list and the beginning of the import should open. The logs should show the number of products found, the products that are going to be imported and products that have been skipped.
To import a specific product you must enter the ID number for your Ebay advertisement. You can however, import several products by separating your ID’s with commas, (e.g. 11134343,2323213,…). Then just click “next step”. The validation menu for the product list and beginning the import must be open. The logs should show the number of products found, the product that are going to be imported and the products skipped.
You can check the products identified on your Ebay account before importing them into Prestashop. To do this, click “Show the list”. Once your products have been identified on Ebay, you must indicate into which category you want to import them. A drop down menu is provided where you will find all the categories available in your Prestashop environment. Select one and click on “Start import”.
Checking results in the Prestashop catalogue
When transferring your products from your eBay store in PrestaShop, the following information is imported:
⦁ Product illustration
⦁ The name of your item
⦁ Product condition : new, second-hand
⦁ Text description of your product
⦁ Sell price excluding VAT
⦁ The quantity
⦁ Different versions including quantities and prices
PLEASE NOTE: NO PRICE CONVERSION HAS BEEN MADE. THEREFORE THE CURRENCY FOR YOUR EBAY ACCOUNT MUST BE THE SAME CURRENCY USED IN YOUR PRESTASHOP ENVIRONMENT!
Creating new product categories:
After importing all your products into a single PrestaShop category, you must now divide them into categories of your choice. It is very important to complete this step before configuring the Official eBay module as the module will ask you to set mapping between your PrestaShop categories and categories available on eBay.