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How do I automate a datafeed (stock, pricing updates) from a supplier into our magento website?
jtbinc777

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December 13, 2016 - 5:58 am
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One of our suppliers has a datafeed that is updated daily with stock inventory, price increases and decreases. I would like to be able to automate this into our magento website on a daily basis. How can we set this up? This would help avoid “Sorry, out of stock” emails.

I appreciate any help you can provide.

Thank you,

Tiffany

Paul Cartwright
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December 13, 2016 - 12:13 pm
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Hi Tiffany,

You can do this by using magmi and a cron job.

So you can either call the file remotely or get it put into a folder on your server. Then set up a cron job to call magmi to retrieve and upload the data on a regular basis.
You can use column mapping function within magmi to match the column headers.

Hope this helps
Paul

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Gillian Duff
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August 19, 2017 - 3:21 pm
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Hi

This is exactly what I need. However, a step by step “do this then do that” instruction would help me.

Many thanks

Gillian

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bob6683
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August 20, 2018 - 6:56 pm
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Hi Gillian, did you manage to figure this out at all? I am now in a position where I have a supplier with a live datafeed and need to link it to my webstore.

Kind Regards Bob

 

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