AspDotNetStoreFront ecommerce platform is well established and one of the best e-commerce solution available on commercial bases from http://www.aspdotnetstorefront.com and many other resellers. Linnworks integrates with websites built on this platform using direct API without any technical involvement on your part whatsoever. The system will essentially be able to bring all orders from your website, mark them as shipped on the website and adjust inventory levels on your website. All your selling channels (such as eBay, Amazon, PlayTrade and other selling channels) can be brought into one centralized system and synchronize and update all inventory levels across all channels automatically.
This document describes how to set up AspDotNetStoreFront within Linnworks. Here you can also find information about what functions Linnworks can perform while working with AspDotNetStoreFront and how to configure this channel.
Setting up AspDotNetStoreFront integration
AspDotNetStoreFront integration allows the system to:
To set up AspDotNetStoreFront Order Book integration go to Settings > Channel Integration. From this screen you can add, delete and modify selling channels that you wish Linnworks to integrate with.
Click the Add new channel button on the right of the screen to bring up the New Channel selection screen. Now select AspDotNetStoreFront from the list and click Integrate.
You will be presented with the AspDotNetStoreFront Integration Config screen which will walk you through the process of integrating your AspDotNetStoreFront site within Linnworks.
On this screen you need to enter your API details as well as your site’s currency and locale. Ask your store provider for the URL address, username and password if you are not sure. If you are the administrator for the website please refer to http://manual.aspdotnetstorefront.com/wsi/ for more information about AspDotNetStoreFront WSI.
Once you have completed all of the fields on this screen click Test to ensure that you have entered all of the correct information before clicking Save to add your AspDotNetStoreFront site to the list of available channels.
Configuring AspDotNetStoreFront Integration
Once you have set up your AspDotNetStoreFront account to work with Linnworks it will appear in the list of channels on the Channel Integration screen. From here you can enable / disable integration and inventory sync for each individual channel as well as configuration and inventory mapping tools.
To enable / disable individual channel integration within Linnworks, simply click the small circle in the Enabled column that corresponds to the channel you wish to alter. A green light means that the channel is enabled in Linnworks, while a red light denotes that it is disabled.
The same process applies to the Inventory Sync function, clicking a circle will toggle between enabled and disabled for the specified channel. A green light means that the Linnworks will sync inventory with this channel while a red light indicates that it will not.
Clicking the Config button for a specified channel will bring up the Account Config menu for that channel.
This is the same screen that appears when you first set up AspDotNetStoreFront Integration. From here you can make changes to the settings, remembering to Test and click Save when you have finished making alterations.
Some important points to note about your AspDotNetStoreFront integration
AspDotNetStoreFront requires listed product mapping to enable Linnworks to update the inventory automatically whenever it changes in the system. The mapping is necessary for Linnworks in order to be able to update variations inventory levels (such as sizes and colors). It is generally very easy to create such a mapping automatically and Linnworks has several utilities to help you to create and manage this mapping
Click Automatching to get the system to create mapping automatically. The system will connect to your website, download all product, variants, sizes and colors and create mapping based on SKU numbers (and where applicable size and color mapping as well)
Where the system is unable to create mapping you can double click on the product line and select the mapping from the prompt or alternatively type the Product Id, Variant Id, Color and Size in the grid directly.
If you don’t use color or size simply leave it blank.
Alternatively you can load the mapping from CSV file.
SKU, ProductId, VariantId, Size, Color
Notes on inventory update