There are several ways to perform a user-side product match.
- The most effective is the mass import of the links found using the template for upload. This method is good for a large volume of matched links.
- However, if you need to product match some items, you can use the search from the dashboard settings.
The fastest way is to perform the product match through the Competera interface in the match section of the product card.
Adding a product match to the side-product card
Enter the Products section.Locate the item of interest to you. Double clicks the item to open a side view. Go to the Matchings tab. Choose the necessary action: delete or edit. After adding a new link, click on the pencil to save it. The scanning process for the new link will start automatically.
Adding a product match to a detailed product card
In the open side view card, locate the product title and click.
This is how looks the extended detailed product card. Locate Product details menu in the right upper corner just over the table. Perform the same actions as in the side view card.
Enter Settings, locate the product that needs verification via search or click any product.
Open the product card and click Match with competitors
Here you have a possibility to copy-paste a link to the empty field for the designated competitor or utilize search option via Google in order to find the match in the internet
This option redirects you to the Google browser. Select search option for the best match or search the website directly.
Search through the site might be tricky sometimes so be careful and attentive to details.
Copy paste exact product link to the field
The process is completed. The scanning for the newly added link will start automatically.
Uploading the mass matchings option via Dashboard settings
Enter dashboard settings menu. Go to section Competitors. Select competitors and apply the action.
Adopt the same links identification procedure as explained in the previous passage.
There is also a possibility to add some matchings in the dashboard settings for each product separately. Find the path while on the product card.
Mass matchings import
To save lots of time and efforts, the user can create an excel file with the exact outline and structure, put there all missing link in the right order and apply auto import. Keep the format as described in the picture.
Enter the dashboard setting menu. Enter Products section. Select exact boxes.
Follow standard products import instructions and keep only necessary boxes with the determinant.
Use Search buttons Google
To quickly find the essential product through the search engines, you can use the Google search buttons. Click on them, and you will automatically proceed to a search page of the product.
Usually, if the product found, you will see it in the search result. As soon as that happened, click on the link, make sure it is the result you need, copy its URL and paste it into an empty field next to your product.
Use only direct product URLs. Not a website search result or a catalog page), only the link to the product page.
- Correct URL example :)
- Incorrect URL example :(
If you did not find the product in Google or Yandex (that sometimes happens with new products), try to use the site search. We recommend trying with different name options.
Product not found
In case you didn’t find the product on the website, select “Not found” tag under URL field.