Shopify Product Properties


Overview

The Shopify Product Properties page in Sellercloud enables you to seamlessly manage the data of your Shopify listings. Integrating your Sellercloud account with Shopify allows you to configure various product attributes and metadata, view inventory, define prices, and more. Once configured, you can accurately and efficiently update your listings.

This article describes all of the available Shopify Product Properties in Sellercloud and includes links to related articles for more information. To explore other related topics, refer to our Shopify Category.


Shopify Product Properties

To access the Shopify Product Properties, navigate to Catalog > Manage Catalog > Open a product > Toolbox >  Website Properties.

General

FieldDescription
EnabledBy Enabling Shopify for the selected product, you allow Sellercloud to send inventory and price updates to Shopify.
Merchant SKUThis is a Shopify-specific SKU used when importing orders, sending inventory updates, etc.
Ready to Post Yes or No. When No, click to open a pop-up listing the missing attributes you need to add to be able to post the product on Shopify.

Inventory

FieldDescription
Safety QtyA quantity to subtract from the Available Qty to prevent overselling. This amount won’t be included in the inventory feed. 

  • Default – You pull the safety qty from your Company’s Shopify settings by enabling default safety quantity.
Disconnected From InventorySellercloud will not send any quantities to the channel, and the last sent quantity will remain on the channel.
ReplenishableEnable for SKUs that are consistently restocked or tend to restock quickly. It keeps your listings active and prevents you from missing out on potential sales, especially for hot-selling products.
Enable Default QtyDisplays a Default Qty field and Default checkbox. Default quantity only applies to replenishable products. For these products, the default quantity is the amount that will always be sent to the channel in inventory updates, regardless of the actual available inventory.
Max Qty EnabledEnables a maximum quantity to be sent to Shopify regardless of the total available quantity.

Pricing

FieldDescription
Website PriceThe price of the product that will be sent to Shopify. You can set a default website price, which will use the site/retail price instead.
Retail PriceThe retail price mirrors the Site/Retail Price from the product home page. 
Price for Website This informs you how much will be the product price on the next product price update.
Standard/List Price The price of the online listing.
Sale PriceAn advertised product sale price.
Sale Price Start DateAn advertised product sale price.
Sale Price End DateA date for the Sale Price to end.
Tax ClassThe Tax Class depends on the store’s location.

Listings Details

FieldDescription
Inventory Item ID A Unique identifier will be sent to the Shopify Inventory feed. Generated by Shopify.
Website Product IDYour Shopify Specific Listing ID. Generated by Shopify.
Website Product Variant IDThis is a unique identifier that is used to link products and variants to their corresponding websites. Generated by Shopify.
Website CategoriesThese are the categories under which the product will be listed on Shopify.
Item SpecificsOnce set, these will be displayed under your listing’s description, giving buyers information about the listing in an easy-to-read format. Read more about Item Specifics.
Description TemplateYou can choose one of your reusable templates and ensure that you give your clients consistent information across listings. Read more about Description Templates.
VisibilityYou can choose to show your product in the online store or physical store or hide it for the moment.  Shopify allows hiding an active listing for physical stores, but it should always be included for online sales.
Short DescriptionDescribe your product with a few words 
Long DescriptionGive your product a more detailed representation.
Channel Specific DescriptionCustomize your product description for each individual sales channel.
Item Includes Desc.This description briefly describes what the item consists of.
Мeta TitleThis is an HTML attribute used in Shopify to determine the title of a webpage. It appears in the browser tab, search engine results, and social media posts
Meta DescriptionIn Shopify, meta descriptions are used to provide a brief overview of the store’s content, which can help improve visibility in search engine results.
Meta KeywordMeta Keywords are a specific type of meta tag that appear in the HTML code of a web page and tell search engines what the topic of the page is.
Website HandleThis is a unique identifier assigned to each Shopify store. It is typically made up of a combination of letters, numbers, and/or words and is used to identify the store in the Shopify admin.

Shipping

FieldDescription
Shopify Fulfillment ServiceYou can set the product fulfillment as Manual or Custom.
Do not Send Variation Images to WebsiteWhen enabled, the product images for the variation items will not be sent to Shopify, and Shopify will display the product image of the parent item instead.

Channel Images

This panel allows you to upload, store, and easily sync product images between Sellercloud and multiple sales channels. In addition, this panel allows for bulk image uploads, image editing, and image tagging for easier organizing.

Qty For Website

FieldDescription
Local Warehouse This field displays the specific warehouses that hold qty for the item. They need to be mapped to a Shopify Location for the quantity to be included in updates.
Qty to Send This field displays the number of units available in the corresponding warehouse.

Listing Details Extended 

FieldDescription
Custom TitleThis allows you to customize the title of your listing in Shopify. You can create unique titles to help your store’s homepage stand out in search engine results. If left empty, Sellercloud will use the Product Name.
Allow Back Order When enabled, this will allow you to process and ship orders even if the item is out of stock. This setting is useful if you have a large number of customers and want to maximize your sales by offering items that may not be in stock at the time of the order.

Manage Shopify Product Fields

You can configure the Shopify Properties of your products individually and in bulk.

Individually

You can update the product properties individually by navigating to Catalog > Manage Catalog > Open a Product > Toolbox > Website Properties > Click Edit in the upper-right corner.

In Bulk

To bulk update Shopify product properties, go to:

  1. Catalog > Tools > Import Product Info
  2. Click on Generate Template.
  3. A pop-up will appear.
  4. Click on Create New Template.
  5. Choose your desired format from CSV, tab-delimited, or Excel, and click Next.
  6. Choose Columns and click Next.
  7. Click on Download.
  8. Populate the newly downloaded Template.
  9. Go back to Sellercloud.
  10. Select the template and click Upload.

Actions

Access the Action menu by navigating to Settings > Company > Manage Catalog > Open a product > Toolbox >  Website Properties > Actions.

Action NameEffect
Post to WebsiteThis action allows you to make a product listing on Shopify. It can be used to create a new product listing, or it can be used to update existing product listings. With Post to Website, you can ensure that all of your product listings are up-to-date and accurate.
Update Inventory to WebsiteThis action syncs the stock levels of your product with Shopify’s inventory. This ensures that your customers receive accurate, up-to-date information about the availability of your products.
Update price to WebsiteAllows you to update the prices of your product on Shopify. This action is usually used when you want to update the prices of your products on Shopify without having to wait for the automatic updates to resume.
Manage MetafieldThis allows you to manage the meta fields associated with an item or product. Meta fields are name/value pairs of custom data associated with an item or product.
Post Meta Fields to ShopifyIf you have changed the Metafields for your product, perform this action to send an update to Shopify and sync the information between the two platforms.
Update Categories to ShopifyIf you have changed the Category for your product, perform this action to send an update to Shopify and sync the information between the two platforms.
Update Tags on ShopifyIf you have changed the Tags of your product, perform this action to send an update to Shopify and sync the information between the two platforms.
Update Description on ShopifyIf you have changed the Description of your product, perform this action to send an update to Shopify and sync the information between the two platforms.
Update Images on ShopifyIf you have changed the Images of your product, perform this action to send an update to Shopify and sync the information between the two platforms.
Download MetaField values
Allows you to quickly and easily download all of the metadata associated with the active listing, including any custom Metafields that have been added.
Disconnect from InventoryThis will disconnect an inventory item from your Shopify store. This action will remove the item from the store, but it will not delete the item from Sellercloud. The item will remain in Sellercloud but will no longer be associated with your Shopify store.
Update Listing Part to WebsiteThe action allows you to update your product listings on your Shopify website. You can use it to update the description and images.
Remove Website Product/Variant IDThis action removes the Website ProductID and Variant ID associated with the product. It is useful if you want to relist an item or if the current IDs are outdated.
Delete from ShopifyThis is used to remove a product from the Shopify platform. This can be useful if you need to delete a product that is no longer available or for any other reason.
Restrict/Unrestrict For ChannelIt is used to temporarily restrict any information for that product to be sent to Shopify. This includes automatic Inventory and Price updates or even posting on Shopify.

Bulk Actions

Some of the Shopify-related product actions are also available to perform in bulk. Navigate to Catalog > Manage Catalog > Choose your products > Action menu > Choose an action. Once done, Sellercloud will send information for the selected products to Shopify.

The available Bulk Actions are:

  • Launch on Channel..
  • Enable/Disable For Channel…
  • Update Inventory on Channel
  • Update Prices on Channel
  • Export Channel Missing Information…
  • Export Channel Category Suggestions
  • Update Images On Channel
  • Export Channel Info…
  • Restrict/Unrestrict For Channel
  • End Listing On Channel…

Once you choose any of the above-mentioned actions, a pop-up window will appear, where you will have to choose Website (you can also add any other channels as well). These actions will send information to Shopify only for products created under Shopify-enabled companies.


Overview

The Shopify Product Properties page in Sellercloud enables you to seamlessly manage the data of your Shopify listings. Integrating your Sellercloud account with Shopify allows you to configure various product attributes and metadata, view inventory, define prices and more. Once configured, you can accurately and efficiently update your listings.

This article describes all of the available Shopify Product Properties in Sellercloud and includes links to related articles for more information. To explore other related topics, refer to our Shopify Category.


Shopify Product Properties

To access the Shopify Product Properties, navigate to Inventory > Manage Inventory > Open a product > Toolbox > Website Properties.

General Settings

FieldDescription
Web EnabledOnce enabled, Sellercloud will send inventory and price updates to Shopify. Products that are not Shopify-enabled will be considered to have zero quantity.
Inventory Item IDA Unique identifier will be sent to the Shopify Inventory feed. Generated by Shopify.
Website Merchant SKUShopify-specific SKU used when importing orders, sending inventory updates, etc.
Website Product IDYour Shopify Specific Listing ID, generated by Shopify.
Website Product Variant IDThis is a unique identifier that is used to link products and variants to their corresponding websites. Generated by Shopify.
Standard/List PriceThe price of the online listing.
Site PriceMirrors the Site/Retail Price from the product home page.
Website PriceThe price of the product that will be sent to Shopify. You can set a Default website price, which will use the site/retail price instead.
Price for WebSiteThis informs you how much will be the product price on the next product price update. You can enable Custom Price Calculation to be displayed.
Sale PriceAn advertised product sale price.
Sale Price Start DateAn advertised product sale price.
Sale Price End DateA date for the Sale Price to end.
Available QtyLocal Warehouse column displays the specific warehouses that hold qty for the item. They need to be mapped to a Shopify Location for the quantity to be included in updates. Qty to Send column displays the number of units available in the corresponding warehouse. Custom Inventory Calculation can be enabled.
Enable default QtyDisplays a Default Qty field and Default checkbox. Default quantity only applies to Replenishable Products. For these products, the default quantity is the amount that will always be sent to the channel in inventory updates, regardless of the actual available inventory.
Enable Max QtyEnables a Maximum Quantity to be sent to Shopify, regardless of the warehouse quantity.
Item SpecificsOnce set, these details will be displayed under your listing’s description, giving buyers information about the product in an easy-to-read format.  Read more about Item Specifics.
Description TemplateYou can choose one of your reusable templates and ensure that you give your clients consistent information across listings. Read more about Description Templates.
Tax ClassThe Tax Class depends on the store’s location.
Shopify Fulfillment ServiceYou can set the product fulfillment as Manual or Custom.
VisibilityYou can choose to show your product in the Online Store or Physical Store or Hide it for the moment.  Shopify allows hiding an active listing for physical stores, but it should always be included for online sales.
Description DefaultDisplays the main product Description image in your Spotify listing. To manage the selection, click on the image field. 
Gallery DefaultDisplays Gallery image, to appear in the search results on Spotify. To manage the selection, click on the image field. 
Short DescriptionDescribe your product in a few words.
Long DescriptionGive your product a more detailed representation.
Item Includes

Description

This description briefly describes what the item consists of.
Channel Specific DescriptionCustomize your product description for each individual sales channel.
Website HandleCustomize your product description for each individual sales channel.
Meta KeywordThis is a unique identifier assigned to each Shopify store. It is typically made up of a combination of letters, numbers, and/or words and is used to identify the store in the Shopify admin.
Meta DescriptionMeta Keywords are a specific type of meta tag that appear in the HTML code of a web page and tell search engines what the topic of the page is.
Мeta TitleIn Shopify, meta descriptions are used to provide a brief overview of the store’s content, which can help improve visibility in search engine results.
Custom Product URLThis is an HTML attribute used in Shopify to determine the title of a webpage. It appears in the browser tab, search engine results, and social media posts
Custom TitleA unique web address, specifically created for a product’s Spotify listing.

Shipping Options

FieldDescription
Do not Send Variation Images to WebsiteWhen enabled, the product images for the variation items will not be sent to Shopify, and Shopify will display the product image of the parent item instead.
Allow Back Order When enabled, this will allow you to process and ship orders even if the item is out of stock. This setting is useful if you have a large number of customers and want to maximize your sales by offering items that may not be in stock at the time of the order.

Ready to Post

The only required attribute to post to Shopify is the product’s Title. You can configure the Custom Title field or leave it empty, in which case Sellercloud will use the Product Name.

Custom Properties

Sellercloud Support can create Custom Columns for your Products. Once your Custom Columns are set, you can configure them in your Settings > Custom Column Settings > column Website. Once done, click Update Settings.


Manage Shopify Product Fields

You can configure the Shopify Properties of your products individually and in bulk.

Individually

To update the product properties individually: 

  1. Navigate to Inventory > Manage Inventory > Choose a Product. 
  2. Open product’s Toolbox > Select Website Properties.
  3. Edit the required details and Save your changes.

In Bulk

To Bulk Update Shopify Product Properties, go to:

  1. Inventory > Manage Inventory > Select Bulk Update Products.
  2. Click on Generate Template.
  3. A pop-up will appear.
  4. Choose your desired format from CSV, Tab-delimited, or Excel.
  5. Use the arrows to select the fields that you want to update.
  6. Enter a Template name and click Save as Template.
  7. Click on Download template.
  8. Populate the newly downloaded template.
  9. Go back to Sellercloud, choose your completed template and Submit.

A Queued job will be created and can be reviewed on your Manage Queued Job page.

You can also set a specific time for your Bulk update – before you submit your request, check Schedule Bulk updates and add a date and time.

Actions

Sellercloud offers Product Actions and In Bulk Actions to manage your Shopify listings.

Product Actions

To access the Product Action menu, go to Inventory > Manage Inventory > Open a Product > Toolbox > Website Properties > Select action > Go.

Action NameEffect
Disconnect from InventoryThis will disconnect an inventory item from your Shopify store. This action will remove the item from the store, but it will not delete the item from Sellercloud. The item will remain in Sellercloud but will no longer be associated with your Shopify store.
Post to ShopifyThis action allows you to make a product listing on Shopify. It can be used to create a new product listing, or it can be used to update existing product listings. With this action, you can ensure that all of your product listings are up-to-date and accurate.
Update Inventory to ShopifyThis action syncs the stock levels of your product with Shopify’s inventory. This ensures that your customers receive accurate, up-to-date information about the availability of your products.
Update price to ShopifyAllows you to update the prices of your product on Shopify. This action is usually used when you want to update the prices of your products on Shopify without having to wait for the automatic updates to resume.
View HistoryWith this action, you can display the history log of your product changes.
Manage Metadata FieldsThis allows you to manage the meta fields associated with an item or product. Meta fields are name/value pairs of custom data associated with an item or product.
Post Meta Fields to ShopifyIf you have changed the Metafields for your product, perform this action to send an update to Shopify and sync the information between the two platforms.
Update Categories to ShopifyIf you have changed the Category for your product, perform this action to send an update to Shopify and sync the information between the two platforms.
Update Tags on ShopifyIf you have changed the Tags of your product, perform this action to send an update to Shopify and sync the information between the two platforms.
Update description on ShopifyIf you have changed the Description of your product, perform this action to send an update to Shopify and sync the information between the two platforms.
Update images on ShopifyIf you have changed the Images of your product, perform this action to send an update to Shopify and sync the information between the two platforms.
Download MetaField valuesAllows you to quickly and easily download all of the metadata associated with the active listing, including any custom Metafields that have been added.
Update Title on ShopifyThe action allows you to update the title of your product listings on your Shopify website..
Remove Website Product/Variant IDThis action removes the Website ProductID and Variant ID associated with the product. It is useful if you want to relist an item or if the current IDs are outdated.
Delete from ShopifyThis is used to remove a product from the Shopify platform. This can be useful if you need to delete a product that is no longer available or for any other reason.

Bulk Actions

Some Shopify-related product actions can be performed in bulk – go to Inventory > Manage Inventory > Check the required Products > Select Action > Go. Once done, Sellercloud will send information for the selected products to Shopify.

The available Bulk Actions are:

  • Launch on Channel
  • Enable/Disable For Channel
  • Update Inventory on Channel
  • Update Images on Channel
  • Update Prices on Channel
  • Export Channel Missing Information
  • Export Channel Category Suggestions
  • Export Listed on Channel
  • Update Images On Channel
  • Export Channel Info
  • Export Products
  • Export Product Images
  • Export Product Notes
  • Restrict/Unrestrict For Channel

Once you choose any of the above-mentioned actions, a pop-up window appears, where you can choose Channel: Website and then click on Continue.

A Queued job will be created and can be reviewed on your company’s Queued Job page.

These actions will send information to Shopify only for products created under Shopify-enabled companies.

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