Product and category insight data

Learn how product and category insight data is synced from your store to Dotdigital.

Overview

Your store's product and category data syncs to Dotdigital in two separate insight data collections:

  • Catalog
  • Categories

Before you start

Things you need to know:

  • This article is only for Shopify, BigCommerce, and Shopware stores.
  • In Shopify categories are called Collections.

Catalog insight data collection

The catalog insight data collection contains all your store's products and product information. Each product is stored as an individual record identified by a key.

To view your catalog insight data, go to Ecommerce > Catalogs.

If you have multiple catalogs, expand the drop-down menu to choose a catalog.

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View product details

To view the detailed information stored for each product, select the product name.
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Categories insight data collection

The Categories insight data collection contains all your store's category information. Each category is stored as an individual record identified by a key.

In Shopify categories are called Collections.

Information stored in a category record:

Data record Description
id The category's unique ID number
name The category name as listed in your store, for example, Children's Clothing.
parent_id The parent category ID, if your category is child to a parent category. For example, Children's Clothing could be under the parent category Clothing.

 

To view your categories insight data, go to Settings > Insight data, then select the Categories collection.

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