Where can you find your PIM data?

#Categories

#BigCommerce store

In order to find the product categories:

  1. in BigCommerce navigate to Products
  2. Click on the Product Categories menu
  3. You will find the imported categories attached to a Storefront of your choice

BigCommerce Categories

The category tree will be imported from the root category as defined in Configuration set up and will not be editable unless you remove the whole categorie tree in BigCommerce.

#What are the PIM Categories information managed in BigCommerce

  1. The category tree organization (parent/children)
  2. The categories labels

#What are the PIM Categories information managed in the Akeneo App for Bigcommerce

  1. Storefront of destination

BigCommerce Categories

#What are the known limitations?

BigCommerce impose a 50 chars limitation for the categories labels.

#Products

#BigCommerce store

In order to find the products:

  1. in BigCommerce navigate to Products
  2. Click on the View entry

BigCommerce Products

#What are the PIM Products information managed in BigCommerce

#Native fields for simple products & product models

  • BASIC INFORMATION
    • Product Name
    • Price
    • Product Type
    • Weight
    • Brand
  • DESCRIPTION
    • Description
  • IMAGE & VIDEO
    • Multiple Images
  • PRODUCT IDENTIFIER
    • SKU
    • Product UPC/EAN
  • DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
    • Height
    • Width
    • Depth

#What are the known limitations?

BigCommerce limitations

Be aware that BigCommerce uses the "NAME" value as the single product identifier. Therefore you cannot import two identic names into your BigCommerce store. You are able to modify the name of your products as many times as you want, but please always make sure not to create any doubles.

#Product variants

#BigCommerce store

In order to find the product variants:

  1. in BigCommerce navigate to Products
  2. Click on the View entry
  3. Select a product with product variants
  4. Go to Variants section

BigCommerce Product Variants

#Native fields for product variants

  • SKU*
  • Default Price
  • Weight
  • Width
  • Height
  • Depth
  • UPC/EAN
  • Image

As PIM is App's "single source of truth", please make sure to always perform your product updates directly in the Akeneo PIM.

#Display type for product variants

  1. in BigCommerce navigate to Products
  2. Click on the View entry
  3. Select a product with product variants
  4. Go to Variants options >> Type

BigCommerce Product Variants Display