Product Integration | Akeneo

Product Integration | Akeneo

Introduction

This article has been written to aide with setting up the Kornit X Product integration with the Akeneo platform. This This type of integration allows you to send products from your Akeneo account into our platform connected via the advanced settings of your product categories. Akeneo have detailed how to use this import extensively in the following technical doc located here
Please note that "Import only" in the title refers to products being exported from a system into our platform, in this case Akeneo
Please note that for this integration you can either target multiple product owners and suppliers or can be set to specifically target products in the category with a matching owner or supplier company, details on how to specify this are detailed within this article. 
An existing account with Akeneo will be needed to enable this integration, without this the integration is not going to work, To enquire with using Akeneo and to be shown a demo of their system, please refer to the following link - Click Here

How To Prepare Categories For Integration Setup

The first step here is to locate the category of which you want to set this integration, naming the parent category "Akeneo Integration" would be a good starting point so its clear what the category is. To set the integration imply click the category and the menu below will be shown.

With the integrations simply click into the integrations and select Akeneo from the list as shown below. 

We would advise creating a category structure exclusively for the product you are planning to send to Akeneo, with this sorting it will be easier within Platform to add products to the relevant categories. For more information on perfect category management within the Kornit X platform please refer to this article - Click Here

Details Needed To Enable Integration

‚ÄčBefore the integration has been properly enabled you must enter the following details listed below. These details will be available from your Akeneo account and any SFTPs you have already set up and this must match within the settings
  1. Username
  2. Password
  3. Client ID
  4. Client Secret
  5. SFTP Host
  6. Port
  7. SFTP Username
  8. SFTP Password
Once these details have been added, simply save the integration and this will be saved. There are additional settings that can be enabled, we have detailed the meaning behind each one in the below table. 
Setting Option
Setting Option
Description
Is Testing Enabled
Toggle
This option should be enabled if the integration needs to be tested first, we suggest this used before properly enabling this integration as this ensures the products will pass from Akeneo.
Start Timestamp
Input Field
When enabled this option will be updated with the current date and time of the integration in the YYYY-MM-DD-T00:00 format. This can be set manually if preferred. 
Available Marketplace
Input Field
Akeneo work with multiple different marketplaces and with this input field you can set and specify which available marketplace the products are coming from. Currently this integration works with "Zalando" and this is an example that can be set. 
Supplier Company
Dropdown
As mentioned before with this dropdown you can select the dropdown from "all companies" and search via either the name or ID. Once set this will target products in the categories with a matching supplier. 
Owner Company
Dropdown
Similarly to the Supplier Company dropdown with this one you can click the dropdown stating "all companies" and search via the name or ID. Once set this will target products within the category with a matching owner company. 
For more details on the Akeneo integration please refer to this Akeneo documentation here
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