WooCommerce Installation Guide

The ability to set up and manage your online stores through a system is profitable. Like any type of business, you need to handle a number of elements, therefore it’s crucial to have a tool that will make it easier for you to efficiently manage your inventory, simplify order processing, and improve your entire e-commerce operations.

In this guide, we will lead you through the process of integrating Qoblex with your WooCommerce stores.

Overview

This integration enables you to configure your Qoblex to WooCommerce synchronization in three sections:

  • Inventory levels Synchronization – defines how you want your inventory levels to sync
  • Product Synchronization – how your product and their attributes are synced
  • Pricing Synchronization– outlines the pricing synchronization between two platforms

Installation Steps

To integrate your WooCommerce store with Qoblex:

  1. In your Qoblex account, head over to the Integrations module.
  2. Find the WooCommerce integration and click + Add Store.
  3. In the dialog box, enter your WooCommerce Store store URL (without https://).
  4. Click Connect to my store.
  5. Once redirected to WooCommerce’s page, click Approve.
  6. You can now setup your integration.

Configure your WooCommerce Integration

After successfully connecting your WooCommerce to Qoblex, the next step is to find choices to configure how the integration works best for you. You may choose how the two services interact on your Qoblex integration page to effectively manage your inventory synchronization, product information, orders, and more. Explore these options and change them to suit your preferences.

Inventory levels Synchronization

In this configuration, you can choose how you sync your inventory levels among the two services.

You can configure your inventory levels to sync in three ways:

Do not SyncIn this setting, inventory levels between Qoblex and WooCommerce are completely disconnected. Any changes you made in your inventory levels in Qoblex will not sync to WooCommerce and vice versa.
Sync from Qoblex to WooCommerceIn this mode, adjustments to inventory levels made within Qoblex will sync with WooCommerce. Qoblex is the sole location for making inventory level changes such as stock adjustments, stock transfers, and purchases.
Sync from WooCommerce to QoblexIn this configuration, adjustments to inventory levels made in WooCommerce will sync with Qoblex. WooCommerce is the sole location for making inventory level changes such as stock adjustments, stock transfers, and purchases.

Any configurations you make on the inventory levels using the service you didn’t choose to sync from will be overruled by the service you initially selected.

In your Inventory Level Synchronization settings, you can set which location to use as default for orders created via the web channel while you can still fulfill orders from other locations.

Product Synchronization

In this section you can choose how your product information, such as name, description, and tags, should be synced between Qoblex and WooCommerce.

Similar products across multiple stores

If you have more than one store linked, you can set up how similar products in all of your stores will match or be recognized. There are 3 ways you can decide how to identify your products across all of your stores:

By nameIf products have similar name, the system will treat them as being the same and will link together.
By SKUIf products have similar SKU, the system will treat them as being the same and will link them together.
By barcodeIf products have similar barcode, the system will treat them as being the same and will link them together.

Qoblex will check to make sure there are no duplicate products through the property that you selected (by name, SKU, or barcode).

Product Synchronization Modes

You can configure your products to sync in four ways:

Do not syncIn this mode, there is no connection between Qoblex and WooCommerce in terms of product information. WooCommerce and Qoblex will not sync any modifications you make to your product.
Sync from Qoblex to WooCommerceIn this mode, changes you make to your product information from Qoblex will sync with WooCommerce. Product changes made in WooCommerce will be overwritten by Qoblex.
Sync from WooCommerce to QoblexIn this mode, changes you make to your product information from WooCommerce will sync with Qoblex. Product changes made in Qoblex will be overwritten by WooCommerce.
Sync both waysIn this mode, product information corresponds in both sides. When you make changes to a product in WooCommerce, Qoblex will automatically sync with those changes. The same is true for the other way around.

New Products Sync

You can also configure if you want to automatically sync new products created in Qoblex to WooCommerce when you toggle the switch to this settings. This enables you to take control how your newly created products will sync without having to publish them manually on your web front.

Product Information Synchronization

You also have the option to control which product information or properties you want to sync about your products between WooCommerce and Qoblex such as product name, description, tags, etc. Here are a few important points regarding the properties:

Options and their values (ex. size, color…)
If you want to align the options and values for your products in both services. This is helpful for those who manage their products with multiple options and values.
Inventory Tracking Policy
Determines if you want to sync how your product stock levels are updated in WooCommerce whether they are automatically or manually adjusted.
Continue selling when sold out
Specifies whether you want to sync the ‘allow overselling’ setting to your items in WooCommerce.

Pricing synchronization

In this section you can choose how your pricing information should be synced between Qoblex and WooCommerce. This enables you to assign the price lists for your products as well as decide which one to use for your product Compare At prices.

If your store has a currency other than your base currency, you will need to create a Price List that is in your store’s currency. You can visit our Price Lists guide to learn more about how you can set this up.

Pricing Synchronization Modes

You can configure your pricing to sync in three ways:

Do Not SyncThere is no connection between Qoblex and WooCommerce in terms of pricing information. WooCommerce and Qoblex will not sync any pricing changes you make to your product.
Sync from Qoblex to WooCommerceChanges you make to your pricing information from Qoblex will sync with WooCommerce. Pricing changes made in WooCommerce will be overwritten by Qoblex.
Sync from WooCommerce to QoblexChanges in the pricing information corresponds in both sides. When you make changes to a price in WooCommerce, Qoblex will automatically sync with those changes. The same is true for the other way around.

Once you’re done configuring your WooCommerce integration with Qoblex, you can now import your products from WooCommerce by heading over to your Products module. To learn more about importing products from WooCommerce – you can refer to our Products guide.

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