Hi…I’ve been trying, unsuccessfully, to setup two dummy users (where does store fit in?) and add two products with identical titles in order to view a comparison.
When I add 2 products with ‘Type: Listing manager’ I can search the site and get 2 results but only the descriptions are shown with no pricing/store details.
If I add them with ‘Type: Compared Products’ they don”t appear in search results at all.
Am I supposed to somehow link products to Compared Products (in which case why is there a price field in Compared Products?).
Thanks in advance for any help..perhaps I’ve been staring at this stuff too long!
Still not clear about listings and compared products….Do I have to manually duplicate listings in compared products in order for the site to run a price comparison?
Surely any new listing on a Price Comparison site should automatically get compared?
You must add both products and compared products.You can then select Comparison Matching Options under Theme Setup >General Setup >Comparison Settings
Kindly advise if I got it wrongly. To create product comparison, user must create the products in both “Listing Manager” and “Compare Products” tabs. In Theme Setup >General Setup >Comparison Settings, user must activate “Exact Title Match” if they wish to compare specific item for example compare item B with item H. My next question is, how to compare item B and item H? Can you show me the steps and screenshot if possible. Thanks.
Please go to Theme Setup >General Setup >Comparison Settings >select Comparison Matching Options.For example if i wanted to compare items by title then I would turn on ‘Exact Title Match’ If I wanted to compare items by any other option but not title then I would turn off ‘Exact Title Match’ then select my option ‘price’ under ‘Custom Field Match’
I have set accordingly but the theme is not working. Please refer to the print screen.
Screen 1 is under Theme Setup > General Setup > Comparison Setting and under custom field match, I have selected “price”.
Screen 2 is under Listing Manager and I have change the pricing to $406 for listing title “Example Product 1”.
Screen 3 is under Compared Products and I have change the pricing to $406 for compare product title “Example Compared Item 1”.
Screen 4 is the preview of listing (i.e. created under Screen 2) but the comparison section is blank.
I have tried to create custom fields and have attached all the custom fields to items created under listing and compare product but the comparison section still blank when I click one of the listing.
Kindly help. Thanks in advance.
Maybe you have overlooked my message. Hope to hear from you. Thanks in advance.
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