To configure Price Tracker, go to
System > Configuration, and then
Catalog > Price Tracker.
If you get an “Access denied” message, logout and login yourself from the admin panel to reset permissions.
In the account panel, you have to provide your Price Tracker account credentials.
To find it, go to BoostMyShop, login to your account, and go in
My Credits tab.
You should now have a screen like :
Note User and Secret key displayed, then report them in the Price Tracker account fields.
[Save], then have a look at the Account status :
- Status = OK : You should see your credits balance displayed. Well done, your Price Tracker account is successfully configured.
- Status = Unable to connect : Have a look at the error message displayed, something went wrong with the account configuration.
The general configuration section gives you the keys to globally set Price Tracker.
|Enable||Enable or not Price Tracker features|
|Price Tracker Channel||Defines the channel monitored by Price Tracker|
|Barcode attribute||Set attribute containing products barcode (UPC / EAN code)|
|Price update frequency||Set the price update frequency|
Here is a list of Google channels managed by Price Tracker :
This section will modify Price Tracker appearance on Magento grids.
|Sort mode for seller||The way to sort competitors in Price Tracker comparison chart on Magento grids|
|Number of sellers to display||Choose how many sellers to display in Price Tracker comparison charts on Magento grids|
The Sort mode for seller option can be set to :
- Sort per cheapest offer (price and shipping)
- Sort per Google rank
Products To Watch¶
Choose in this section which products will be watched by Price Tracker.
|Watch only selected products||Set Price Tracker to only watch selected products|
|Exclude disabled products||Exclude all disabled products from Price Tracker management|
|Exclude out of stock products||Exclude all out of stock products from Price Tracker management|
If you set the option Watch only selected products to Yes,
You will then have to click on the
Watch this product button appearing in Price Tracker column for each product row, in order to watch them with Price Tracker.
The tools section contains useful options in case of problem with the extension.
|Flush cache||Flush Price Tracker cache. This will remove all competitor’s prices data from cache system|
|Create table||SQL request to create Price Tracker table in database.|