|Table of Contents|
In Koongo Connector version 220.127.116.11 we have introduced some major changes in the logic of taxonomies handling and processing, causing noticable increase of the rendering speed of category page. If you are facing some performance issues or rendering errors we encourage you to upgrade your connector to the version 18.104.22.168 or newer.
Basicaly, taxonomies allow you to map your store categories onto feed categories. The term Feed taxonomy is explained in Terms Definitions.
Please note that not all Feed authorities provide category trees, so Taxonomies for all Feed layouts are not available.
The taxonomy setup is actually available only on a category level. The setup on a product level is on the roadmap but not scheduled. Thus fire us a message if you need to define taxonomies on a product level.
Taxonomies rendering is enabled by default but you may disable taxonomies rendering in Connector Configuration.
You see only taxonomies corresponding to the existing Export profiles (Koongo → Export profiles). Thus, the right proceedure how to activate rendering of given taxomony is as follows:
To setup category mapping navigate to Catalog → Manage Categories. Click on a category to open the category detail and choose desired mapping:
Some Feed authorities provide language-specific taxonomies which you can use with advantage for your localized Magento multi-website or multi-store setup. However, in this case, you have to set up the taxonomy associations manually for every Store View (using the Choose Store View select in left up corner of category management page.
If given Feed Authority provides taxonomy, a few feed-specific taxonomy attributes are automatically created. You can use them in Attributes Mapping table to fine tune your Export profile. For instance, in the case of Beslist.nl you may see following attributes: