CoreMedia product catalog is based on content items of the types Category and Product. eCommerce websites are all about selling products. Therefore, they require a connection to a catalog of products. However, a company website might also present the products of the company, but without a shop.
What you'll learn
Seamlessly manage content that integrates content and commerce content
A working Commerce integration into Studio
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Reading time: 3 to 5 minutes
Should I read this?
This guide is for Marketeers, Project or Team Managers.
The CoreMedia product catalog supports this latter use case with content items of type
Category and Product.
CoreMedia Content Cloud supports both use cases:
The CoreMedia product catalog based on content items of type Category and Product
The connection with an eCommerce system and support in Studio with content items
of type Product Teaser, Augmented Page, Augmented Category,
Augmented Product and e-Marketing Spot
The CoreMedia product catalog is based on content items of type Category and
Product. The catalog structure is defined by links, where products link to their category
and categories link to their sub categories.
Select the parent category of the new category and either click and select Category or select Create Category from the context menu.
The new Category content will be created and automatically linked to the parent category. The form of the new category opens up. Add at least a Category Title. This title is, for example, used in the breadcrumb navigation.
Creating a New Product
Select the category to which you want to add the product and click the icon or select Create Product from the context menu. Enter a name and click [Create].
The new Product content will be created and automatically linked to the parent
category. The form of the new product opens up. Enter at least a Product Title and a
unique product ID in Product Code.
How to go on
Congratulations, you have now learned how to work with Categories and Products and how to use the CoreMedia Product Catalog.
To get more information, please visit our documentation section and have a look at the Studio User Manual.