Shopify Product Properties


The Shopify Product Properties page in Sellercloud allows you to easily manage the products you list on your website. You can configure attributes, Shopify Metadata, inventory and price information, and more. Once configured, you can accurately and efficiently update your listings.

Shopify Product Properties

Access the settings by navigating to Catalog > Manage Catalog > Open a product > Toolbox >  Website Properties.


Field Description
Enabled By Enabling Shopify for the selected product, you allow Sellercloud to send inventory and price updates to Shopify.
Merchant SKU This is a Shopify-specific SKU used when importing orders, sending inventory updates, etc.
Ready to Post  Yes or No. When No, click to open a pop-up listing the missing attributes you need to add to be able to post the product on Shopify.


Field Description
Safety Qty A quantity to subtract from the Available Qty to prevent overselling. This amount won’t be included in the inventory feed. 

  • Default – You pull the safety qty from your Company’s Shopify settings by enabling default safety quantity.
Disconnected From Inventory Sellercloud will not send any quantities to the channel, and the last sent quantity will remain on the channel.
Replenishable Enable for SKUs that are consistently restocked or tend to restock quickly. It keeps your listings active and prevents you from missing out on potential sales, especially for hot-selling products.
Enable Default Qty Displays a Default Qty field and Default checkbox. Default quantity only applies to replenishable products. For these products, the default quantity is the amount that will always be sent to the channel in inventory updates, regardless of the actual available inventory.
Max Qty Enabled Enables a maximum quantity to be sent to Shopify regardless of the full quantity.


Field Description
Website Price The price of the product that will be sent to Shopify. You can set a default website price, which will use the site/retail price instead.
Retail Price The retail price mirrors the Site/Retail Price from the product home page. 
Price for Website  This informs you how much will be the product price on the next product price update.
Standard/List Price  The price of the online listing.
Sale Price An advertised product sale price.
Sale Price Start Date An advertised product sale price.
Sale Price End Date A date for the Sale Price to end.
Tax Class The Tax Class depends on the store’s location.

Listings Details

Field Description
Inventory Item ID  A Unique identifier will be sent to the Shopify Inventory feed. Generated by Shopify.
Website Product ID Your Shopify Specific Listing ID. Generated by Shopify.
Website Product Variant ID This is a unique identifier that is used to link products and variants to their corresponding websites. Generated by Shopify.
Website Categories These are the categories under which the product will be listed on Shopify.
Item Specifics Once set, these will be displayed under your listing’s description, giving buyers information about the listing in an easy-to-read format

Read more about Item Specifics.

Description Template You can choose one of your reusable templates and ensure that you give your clients consistent information across listings.

Read more about Description Templates.

Visibility You can choose to show your product in the online store or physical store or hide it for the moment.  Shopify allows hiding an active listing for physical stores, but it should always be included for online sales.
Short Description Describe your product with a few words 
Long Description Give your product a more detailed representation.
Channel Specific Description Customize your product description for each individual sales channel.
Item Includes Desc. This description shortly describes what the item consists of.
Мeta Title This is an HTML attribute used in Shopify to determine the title of a webpage. It appears in the browser tab, search engine results, and social media posts
Meta Description In Shopify, meta descriptions are used to provide a brief overview of the store’s content, which can help improve visibility in search engine results.
Meta Keyword Meta Keywords are a specific type of meta tag that appear in the HTML code of a web page and tell search engines what the topic of the page is.
Website Handle This is a unique identifier assigned to each Shopify store. It is typically made up of a combination of letters, numbers, and/or words and is used to identify the store in the Shopify admin.


Field Description
Shopify Fulfillment Service You can set the product fulfillment as Manual or Custom.
Do not Send Variation Images to Website When enabled, the product images for the variation items will not be sent to Shopify, and Shopify will display the product image of the parent item instead.

Channel Images

This panel allows you to upload, store, and easily sync product images between Sellercloud and multiple sales channels. In addition, this panel allows for bulk image uploads, image editing, and image tagging for easier organizing.

Qty For Website

Field Description
Local Warehouse  This field displays the specific warehouses which could hold qty for the item. They need to be mapped to a Shopify Location for the quantity to be included in updates.
Qty to Send  This field displays the number of units available in the corresponding warehouse.

Listing Details Extended 

Field Description
Custom Title This allows you to customize the title of your listing in Shopify. You can create unique titles to help your store’s homepage stand out in search engine results. If left empty, Sellercloud will use the Product Name.
Allow Back Order  When enabled, this will allow you to process and ship orders even if the item is out of stock. This setting is useful if you have a large number of customers and want to maximize your sales by offering items that may not be in stock at the time of the order.

Manage Shopify Product Fields

You can configure the Shopify Properties of your products individually and in bulk.


You can update the product properties individually by navigating to Catalog > Manage Catalog > Open a Product > Toolbox > Website Properties > Click Edit in the upper-right corner.

In Bulk

To bulk update Shopify product properties, go to:

  1. Catalog > Tools > Import Product Info
  2. Click on Generate Template.
  3. A pop-up will appear.
  4. Click on Create New Template.
  5. Choose your desired format from CSV, tab-delimited, or Excel, and click Next.
  6. Choose Columns and click Next.
  7. Click on Download.
  8. Populate the newly downloaded Template.
  9. Go back to Sellercloud.
  10. Select the template and click Upload.


Access the Action menu by navigating to Settings > Company > Manage Catalog > Open a product > Toolbox >  Website Properties > Actions.

Action Name Effect
Post to Website This action allows you to make a product listing on Shopify. It can be used to create a new product listing, or it can be used to update existing product listings. With Post to Website, you can ensure that all of your product listings are up-to-date and accurate.
Update Inventory to Website This action syncs the stock levels of your product with Shopify’s inventory. This ensures that your customers receive accurate, up-to-date information about the availability of your products.
Update price to Website Allows you to update the prices of your product on Shopify. This action is usually used when you want to update the prices of your products on Shopify without having to wait for the automatic updates to resume.
Manage Metafield This allows you to manage the meta fields associated with an item or product. Meta fields are name/value pairs of custom data associated with an item or product.
Post Meta Fields to Shopify If you have changed the Metafields for your product, perform this action to send an update to Shopify and sync the information between the two platforms.
Update Categories to Shopify If you have changed the Category for your product, perform this action to send an update to Shopify and sync the information between the two platforms.
Update Tags on Shopify If you have changed the Tags of your product, perform this action to send an update to Shopify and sync the information between the two platforms.
Update Description on Shopify If you have changed the Description of your product, perform this action to send an update to Shopify and sync the information between the two platforms.
Update Images on Shopify If you have changed the Images of your product, perform this action to send an update to Shopify and sync the information between the two platforms.
Download MetaField values
Allows you to quickly and easily download all of the metadata associated with the active listing, including any custom Metafields that have been added.
Disconnect from Inventory This will disconnect an inventory item from your Shopify store. This action will remove the item from the store, but it will not delete the item from Sellercloud. The item will remain in Sellercloud but will no longer be associated with your Shopify store.
Update Listing Part to Website The action allows you to update your product listings on your Shopify website. You can use it to update the description and images.
Remove Website Product/Variant ID This action removes the Website ProductID and Variant ID associated with the product. It is useful if you want to relist an item or if the current IDs are outdated.
Delete from Shopify This is used to remove a product from the Shopify platform. This can be useful if you need to delete a product that is no longer available or for any other reason.
Restrict/Unrestrict For Channel It is used to temporarily restrict any information for that product to be sent to Shopify. This includes automatic Inventory and Price updates or even posting on Shopify.

Bulk Actions

Some of the Shopify-related product actions are also available to perform in bulk. Navigate to Catalog > Manage Catalog > Choose your products > Action menu > Choose an action. Once done, Sellercloud will send information for the selected products to Shopify.

The available Bulk Actions are:

  • Launch on Channel..
  • Enable/Disable For Channel…
  • Update Inventory on Channel
  • Update Prices on Channel
  • Export Channel Missing Information…
  • Export Channel Category Suggestions
  • Update Images On Channel
  • Export Channel Info…
  • Restrict/Unrestrict For Channel
  • End Listing On Channel…

Once you choose any of the above-mentioned actions, a pop-up window will appear, where you will have to choose Website (you can also add any other channels as well). These actions will send information to Shopify only for products created under Shopify-enabled companies.

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