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How to Update OpenCart Products in Bulk?

OpenCart catalog embraces great number of products, that can be described as dynamic system. How do we understand the notion “dynamic”? Often and often store owners have to adjust product price, set OpenCart product quantity, shift product from one category to another, manage OpenCart stock and so on. The list of tasks does not end on this.

The matter is OpenCart product update can “steal” lots of time, what lowers product management productivity and can negatively influence overall business process. For that very reason it is essential to rationally control time spent on catalog update procedures and attain accurate catalog updating results.

Store Manager for OpenCart makes significant investment to product management, allowing you to implement modifications to abundance of items at once. You can massively alter OpenCart products, handle stock, renew OpenCart product quantity, manage description, status, etc with the tools Store Manager incorporates.

What functional possibilities have you at disposal?

Mass Product Editing

The fastest way to update merchandise and associated data concerns to bulk product editing in the lower grid. It is characterized by quite a simple mechanism. You have firstly decide on what exactly products will undergo the update procedure and highlight them. If you have immense number of products you may use filters and bypass catalog browsing on purpose to reach target products.

The items being selected, “Edit x Selected Products in Bulk” button becomes active, where x is equal to number of products to be modified.

Proceed with product alterations in Store Manager lower grid. Here you can find all product details, organized within several tabs. Input required values in corresponding fields to update them and click on Apply button for modifications to be saved.

Data Import from the File

If manual product updating is not enough for you and you find it insufficient when managing multiple products and fields, you can take advantage of Store Manager import functionality. When you periodically receive data feeds from distributors you collaborate with, the import tool is a real necessity. You just need to configure import settings within several import wizard steps, press Import button and check the outcomes once the upload is done.

What is more catching, you are not doomed to manually adjust data in file, if some fields are missed or incorrect values are inputted. Store Manager is all about user convenience and allows you to use expressions by means of which you are altering file data right in the process of OpenCart import.

Importing products to OpenCart you can efficiently and accurately carry out OpenCart product update and leave out monotonous manual product modifying.

Mechanized Data Upload

Product import is, certainly, good, but who will deny that automated product import is better? You are not obliged to configure import settings each time. There is no need to stick to the screen waiting for import outcomes. This is one more way to update your products and keep your catalog actual.

With Store Manager addon called Automated Product Import you can create scheduled tasks and define conditions on the basis of which import process will run (time, date, import configuration). Details on Automated Product Import addon functionality are accessible at

http://www.opencartmanager.com/opencart-automated-product-import/

Update OpenCart products efficiently and without a hitch using functionality Store Manager for OpenCart provides. Renew any product detail for numerous items at once using the method that suits best.