Here’s all you need to know about data syncing on Stock2Shop.
In the below documentation we will be covering:
Data syncing is the ongoing process of sending data updates between two or more systems to automatically maintain consistency. In the context of Stock2Shop, data such as product and customer information is extracted from a data source (usually an ERP / accounting system) and synced to Stock2Shop. The data is then distributed to supported B2B and/or B2C ecommerce websites (sales channels). When customers place orders on these sales channels, the order payloads are synced to Stock2Shop and, if valid, are then raised to the ERP / accounting system (source).
Because no two systems are the same, Stock2Shop is designed to transform the data syncing from a system into a standard data type. This process is known as data mapping, where Stock2Shop matches (maps) data fields from one system to another.
Data mapping takes place in the following instances:
In each of the above instances, data is being synced, transformed, stored and processed by Stock2Shop between various systems.
Stock2Shop works with four data models, namely: