To add your Volusion webcart to your Expandly account, you will need to have your FTP (file tranfer protocol) details to gain access to your web server. If you do not know your details, please contact your host or access your hosting solution and check their website how to find these details.
In your Expandly account, go to Configuration > Manage Sales Channels. Here you can add and manage your sales channels.
To add a new sales channel, click on the Add Sales Channel button on the right-hand side of the page.
You will be displayed the list of all the current Sales Channels that we integrate with. If you look down the list, you will see the Volusion logo, please click on it.
A popup will appear that will give you information on the integration and also provide you with some links to the support guides. It will also provide a link that will allow you to create a Volusion account if you do not currently have one. All you need to do on this popup is click the Connect button.
The setup section of the wizard will open and it is here that you need to enter your Volusion information:
- the Account Name is simply the name that will appear on Expandly. Please note if you have more than one account you will have to give them unique names.
- the store Url is simply the link to your website.
To find your API Pasword and Login we need to go onto Volusion.
You will need to login to your account.
Once in your account go to Inventory and then click Import/Export
Click on Volusion API link.
Click Get Help on the top right hand side of the page.
Now you will be able to click the Volusion API Integration Help link.
Once on this page choose Export and Generic Products from the dropdown. Then click on URl with Query.
Here is your Login and Password
Now we just need to copy these fields into Expandly.
Copy the API password and from Volusion and then paste in the same field on Expandly. And do the same with the login
Once you have copied the fields into Expandly press the Next button.
It will open the Connect section. All you have to do is click the Connect button
It will display a success message if the API information was correct. Congratulations, you have successfully added your Volusion account!!
Alternatively, if it displays an error message, you might need to install the bridge file again and then retry connecting.
Should the problem persist, please get in contact via our live chat or submit a ticket via our support page: https://expandly.zendesk.com/hc/en-us.
!Please Note - Orders will not be downloaded from this account until your map the order statuses. Please follow this Guide to set this up.