Separate Amazon/eBay Titles from those in your ecommerce platform

Note: The instructions and screenshots refer to eBay, but the concept is identical for Amazon.

By default, Codisto will use your product name as the marketplace listing title.  In this set up, if your product name changes, so will your marketplace listing title (automatically because it's linked).  But it's possible to use a different title for marketplace listings.

Before updating your title

  • Enable the “ebay title result” column from the extra fields menu.
  • You can utilise your existing product attributes to save time and update in bulk - Just add { } on either side of your attribute name when building your title, we’ll import it to your product titles.
  • {name} = your website product name. If you ever wish to revert your titles, simply bulk update the eBay title to this exact value.

 

There are three ways to use the title field in Codisto

1) Entering a 'hard coded' value into the Title field.  This is usually done on individual products.

Using a typed in value breaks the link between name and title and the marketplace listing will retain the title typed into the "ebay title" field regardless of the product name being changed on the website.

e.g. if Name was "medium bag", you could enter "Medium sized overnight bag" into the Title column.  However, if you do that, the link between Name and eBay Title has been broken and the title will still reflect "Medium sized overnight bag" even if Name changes.

(To revert back to the formula/linked approach, enter {name} in the eBay Title field (either individually or in bulk)).

2) Enter a formula value into the Title field to combine with constant common text values and/or other product attributes such as Brand.  This can be done both individually or in bulk.

To see the result of the formula before it gets published to eBay, it's useful to display the "Title Result" column from the column chooser:

For example, entering "NEW {name}" inserts a constant text value of NEW in front of the variable {name} i.e. your product name.  (Note, you edit the Title, you can't edit the Title Result column).

Another example is entering "{brand} {name}" into the title column.  This will use a brand attribute (variable) from your catalog (assuming you have one) in conjunction with the product name.

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3) The final option is to map the title column to an attribute in your catalog.  For example, you could have created a custom (attribute or meta-field) that houses your marketplace titles as you want them to appear (perhaps it's not possible to easily use common text or other variables to get what you want but you want to be able to easily update the values later (which you wouldn't be able to do if you hardcoded every title into the grid)).

To map an attribute, visit the attribute mapping menu in the app (Shopify users: More>Attribute mapping) and follow these instructions https://get.codisto.help/hc/en-us/articles/235036908-Attribute-mapping.