If you’re selling products for multiple brands, select yes under Is it a multi brand store? Brands can be identified by either categories or attributes.
Identify Using Categories
If there are multiple categories for each different brand, then you should select this option.
Upon selection identity configuration block will be displayed, You’ve two options to select from
- Categories on Specific Level: This is useful if you’re always storing brands as categories on a specific level (e.g. Sports Shoes > Nike , Sports Shoes > Puma etc…)
- List of Categories: This is useful when the brands are stored as categories but not on a specific level.
- All Subcategories of Selected Categories: This is useful when the brands are stored as sub categories of single or multiple categories. (e.g. All Brands as saved as categories under parent category named Brands)
Identify Using Attributes
If you’re storing a brand in product attributes, then you should select this option. Upon selection Attribute field will be displayed with a list of all available custom user attributes.
Select the attribute in which you’re storing the product brand. (e.g. Manufacturer)
If you’re selling multiple branded products and each product must have a brand then select Yes in the last option Is brand mandatory for sync? Which will prevent syncing products which doesn’t have any brand associated.