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How to integrate Skinflint with Magento 2

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What is Skinflint?

Skinflint is an ecommerce website and price comparison service providing customers with hardware, software, games and video/camera products. Since the product data parameters in this site and Magento 2 are fully compatible, store’ s admin can apply these parameters to their product data, which generates Product Feed. For the reason that Magento 2 now does not support feed generating, we need to use the added Product Feed extension by Mageplaza.

Countries using Skinflint {#country-use-skinflint}:

  • Poland
  • UK
  • Germany
  • Austria
  • EU

Fields in Skinflint template {#field-skinflint}:

  • Required fields
    • Product name
    • Manufacturer
    • Price
    • Deep link
    • Product description
    • Stock availability
  • Optional fields
    • EAN
    • Delivery time

How to Integrate Skinflint with Magento 2 step by step

Step 1: Register and use Skinflint

  • Go to the Sign up and fill in your Skinflint account information.

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  • After clicking Submit, Skinflint will contact you to complete registration.

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Step 2: Create Product Feed in Skinflint

Since Magento 2 does not support to generate product feed, in this article, we introduce the Product Feed Module by Mageplaza.

2.1 Create a product feed

To begin with, go to Products > Catalog > Product Feed > Manage Feeds > Add New Feed

2.1.1 Insert information needed in General information

With Generate Configuration, there are two feed prototypes: Manual, Cron job

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2.1.2 Choose template: Skinflint CSV

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2.1.3 Insert information in Google Analytic part

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2.1.4 Select the conditions to export files

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2.1.5 Choose the protocol to upload exported files (FPT)

Then select Cron job to generate feed automatically, whereas Manual allows admin to create feeds manually.

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2.1.6 Finish export feed
  • Save the configuration
  • Click Generate to export and upload files to the server
  • Then download files from the server or Manage Feeds

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The file results after using Product Feed extension is as below:

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Conclusion

This tutorial provides you the instruction to create data feed using Mageplaza Product Feed module in Skinflint. For more detailed features of this extension, please visit here.

It comes to the end of tutorial: How to integrate Skinflint with Magento 2.

Please leave comments if you have any questions, feedbacks.

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