3dcart

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Icon.3dcart.png The 3dcart module, located in the Integrations group, is an add-on module that can be installed from the Small.Plugin.png Plugin module. After installing the plugin, a new module is added that integrates with one or more 3dcart shopping carts.

3dcart.png

The documentation on this page is for the most recent version of the Small.3dcart.png 3dcart plugin. To get the most recent version, Update Fishbowl.

Install

  1. In any Fishbowl Client, open the Small.Plugin.png Plugin module, located in the Integrations group.
  2. Select the Small.3dcart.png 3dcart plugin and click Install Now.
  3. Completely close all Fishbowl Clients.
  4. Exit the Fishbowl Server by right-clicking the Fishbowl Server tray icon and selecting Exit.
  5. After re-opening the Fishbowl Server, the admin user can access the Small.3dcart.png 3dcart module from any Fishbowl Client by opening the Integrations module group.
  6. To grant access to additional users, assign the 3dcart-View access right to the appropriate groups in the Small.User Group.png User Group module

Setup

Complete the steps below to prepare the 3dcart website for integration. Then enter a Store Name and any other required information on the Store Settings tab of the Small.3dcart.png 3dcart module.

  1. Log into the 3dcart admin portal, for example www.mycompany.3dcartstores.com/admin
  2. Click Modules on the left, expand the REST API module, and then click Change Settings.
    3dcart REST API 1.png
  3. Click the + Add button to add a REST API app to 3dcart.
  4. Copy and paste the Public Key from the Small.3dcart.png 3dcart module into the Public Key field, and then click + Add.
    3dcart REST API 2.png
  5. Contact Support to obtain the Auth Token and enter it into the Small.3dcart.png 3dcart module.

TABS

Shopping cart plugins in Fishbowl have a standardized layout. Some of the images below show the options that are most common between all plugins. Any additional Small.3dcart.png 3dcart options or notes are included at the bottom of each section.

Store Settings

Cart Store Settings.png
  1. If applicable, copy any needed setup information from the 3dcart website.
  2. Click the Store Settings tab of the Small.3dcart.png 3dcart module.
  3. Enter a name in the Store Name field and any other required information.
  4. Click the Connect Button.png button and verify that the connection to the 3dcart website is working.
  5. Click the Save Button.png Save button at the top of the module to save the 3dcart settings.
  6. Click the New Button.png New button at the top of the module to configure another 3dcart store.

Order Import

Cart Order Import.png
  • Schedule - Select the Checked.png Active checkbox to import orders on a set schedule. Click the Run task Button.png Run task button to run the scheduled task right now. Data that has changed since the Last Sync date will be synchronized. This date will be updated automatically after a sync, or it can be manually edited to adjust which data will be synchronized.

Order

Cart Order.png

Additional order data will be imported and displayed on the Details tab of the Small.Sales Order.png Sales Order module

  • Salesperson - Sales orders will be created using this salesperson.
  • Location Group - Sales orders will be created using this location group.
  • Class - When selected, sales orders will be created using this class as the sales order class.
  • Payment Terms - When selected, sales orders will be created using this payment term.
  • Shipping Item - When selected, sales orders will be created using this product as the default shipping item.
  • Shipping Terms - When selected, sales orders will be created using these shipping terms.
  • Discount Item - Discount item for the order discount amount from 3dcart. Can only specify a flat rate discount. The flat rate discount can be set to $0 in the Small.Discount.png Discount module and then the correct discount amount will be set when the order is imported from 3dcart.
  • Use 3dcart order number as Fishbowl SO number - When selected, sales orders will be created using the 3dcart order number as the Fishbowl sales order number.
  • Assign 3dcart order number to Customer PO field - When selected, the 3dcart order number will be displayed in the Sales Order Customer PO field.

Order Status Mapping

Cart Order Status Mapping.png
Use the table to assign 3dcart order statuses to Fishbowl order statuses. The Order Import task will only import orders from 3dcart that are in a status assigned to a Fishbowl order status. At least one active status mapping is required to use the Order Import task.

Customer

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Use the options below to determine how customers are created in Fishbowl and what information is imported into Fishbowl.
  • Use default customer - This option will associate all imported sales orders with the customer selected in the Customer Name field. This could be used with a generic Fishbowl customer such as 3dcart customer.
  • Use order Bill To address - Use the Bill To address from the 3dcart order instead of the Fishbowl address for the default/generic customer.
  • Use order Ship To address - Use the Ship To address from the 3dcart order instead of the Fishbowl address for the default/generic customer.
  • Use order customer - This option will import the 3dcart customer instead of using a generic customer.
  • Customer Name - Select the 3dcart field that contains that customer name that should be imported to Fishbowl.
  • Use 3dcart customer name if selected field is blank - When selected, the 3dcart customer name will be used if the value selected doesn't exist on the order.
  • Customer Contact - Select the 3dcart field that contains that customer contact that should be imported to Fishbowl.
  • Phone Number - Select the 3dcart field that contains that phone number that should be imported to Fishbowl.
  • Email Address - Select the 3dcart field that contains that email address that should be imported to Fishbowl.

Carrier Mapping

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  • Use same carrier and carrier service for all orders - When selected, all orders imported from 3dcart will use the selected carrier and carrier service. If this option is unchecked, carriers can be mapped between Fishbowl and 3dcart.

Payment Mapping

Cart Payment Mapping.png
  • Create payments in Fishbowl - When selected, payments from the 3dcart transaction will be shown in the Small.Payment Viewer.png Payment Viewer module.
  • Use same payment method for all orders - When selected, all orders imported from 3dcart will use the selected payment method. If this option is unchecked, payment methods can be mapped between Fishbowl and 3dcart.

Taxes

Cart Taxes.png
  • Flat Rate Tax Item - When selected, the tax amount from the 3dcart order will appear on the Fishbowl sales order as a flat rate line item. The flat rate amount can be set to $0 in the Small.Tax Rate.png Tax Rate module and then the correct total tax amount will be set when the order is imported from 3dcart.

Order Fulfillment

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  • Schedule - Select the Checked.png Active checkbox to export orders on a set schedule. Click the Run task Button.png Run task button to run the scheduled task right now. Data that has changed since the Last Sync date will be synchronized. This date will be updated automatically after a sync, or it can be manually edited to adjust which data will be synchronized.
  • Update 3dcart order status - When selected, 3dcart orders will be updated after the product(s) on the order have been shipped in Fishbowl. If left blank, Fishbowl will not update the status of the 3dcart order.

Product Import

Cart Product Import.png
  • Schedule - Select the Checked.png Active checkbox to import products on a set schedule. Click the Run task Button.png Run task button to run the scheduled task right now. Data that has changed since the Last Sync date will be synchronized. This date will be updated automatically after a sync, or it can be manually edited to adjust which data will be synchronized.

Select ONE of the following options:

  1. My products already exist in Fishbowl and 3dcart. They need to be linked together. - Select the fields that match between 3dcart products and Fishbowl products.
  2. My products only exist in my 3dcart store. They need to be imported into Fishbowl. - Map the fields that should be imported from 3dcart into Fishbowl. If the weight or size UOM isn't set in 3dcart, the default UOMs listed here will be used.

Product Export

Cart Product Export.png
  • Schedule - Select the Checked.png Active checkbox to export products on a set schedule. Click the Run task Button.png Run task button to run the scheduled task right now. Data that has changed since the Last Sync date will be synchronized. This date will be updated automatically after a sync, or it can be manually edited to adjust which data will be synchronized.

Select ANY of the following options:

  1. Create products in 3dcart- Map the fields that should be imported from 3dcart to Fishbowl. If the weight or size UOM isn't set in 3dcart, the default UOMs listed here will be used. The selected product trees will be included, or all product trees will be included if the field is left blank. Selecting the Export All Products option will ignore the last sync date and attempt to push all of the Fishbowl products to 3dcart. The product tree filter will still apply.
  2. Update linked products in 3dcart - This section has the same options as the Create products in 3dcart section above. After the initial product export, only the selected fields will be updated.

Inventory Update

Cart Inventory Update.png
  • Schedule - Select the Checked.png Active checkbox to export inventory levels to 3dcart on a set schedule. Click the Run task Button.png Run task button to run the scheduled task right now. Data that has changed since the Last Sync date will be synchronized. This date will be updated automatically after a sync, or it can be manually edited to adjust which data will be synchronized.
  • Location Group - When selected, the Available For Sale inventory quantity will be used from this location group only. If left blank, the quantity from all location groups will be used.
  • Product Tree Filter - The export can be limited to certain product tree categories. If this field is left blank, all products will be included in the export.

Troubleshooting

  • The attributes and IDs for orders and products can viewed or modified by clicking the Small.3dcart.png 3dcart button at the top of the Small.Sales Order.png Sales Order module and the Small.Product.png Product module.
  • To view the scheduled tasks for the Small.3dcart.png 3dcart module, open the Small.Schedule.png Schedule module.
  • A scheduled task can be run manually by double-clicking the task.
  • Enter an email address in the Small.Schedule.png Schedule module to receive error notifications.
  • To view the history of a scheduled task, including the result/error, click the History Icon Button.png History button in the Small.Schedule.png Schedule module.
  • More details about recent errors can be viewed by opening the Small.Data.png Data module and clicking the Server Log Button.png Server Log button.
  • Check for multiple versions of the 3dcart.jar file in C:\Program Files\Fishbowl\plugins\ or \Applications\Fishbowl\plugins\ on a Mac. If there are two 3dcart versions, exit the Fishbowl Server and remove the older version on all client and server computers.

Release Notes

2018.8 – 8/23/2018 - Fishbowl 2018.8

Do not skip this version unless installing the plugin for the first time. If you’re planning to update to a later version of Fishbowl, install 18.8 first, update your plugins, and open them so the data migrator (described below) can run. Then update Fishbowl to the desired version.

  • Channel data, such as product IDs, variant IDs, etc. will no longer be stored in custom fields. New database tables will be created for this purpose. Data from your custom fields will be automatically migrated to the database the first time you open the plugin after updating. Data will still remain in the custom fields for reference. The custom fields can be deactivated.
  • New version number system to match Fishbowl.
  • Schedule task now gives a count of the items that were imported/exported. Error message will list items that failed.
  • Will now use the account specified on the payment type (instead of the default) during order import.
  • Fixed a bug regarding taxes in the Fishbowl Canada version.
  • Ability to select which date field the Last Sync Date references.
  • Shipping tax now accounted for in Fishbowl Australia version.
3.4 - 7/12/2018 - Fishbowl 2018.7
  • Bug Fixes
  • Updated for compatibility with Fishbowl version 2018.7
3.3 – 6/14/2018 - Fishbowl 2018.6
  • Product import tab redesign. Now includes an order sync for situations where all products exist in both Fishbowl and the webstore.
  • Product export tab redesign. Export and update have been separated. It’s now possible to update item fields in the webstore without doing a full product export.
  • Settings have been relocated. They are now in a new tab.
  • Added the ability to map a carrier service to an order priority in Fishbowl.
3.2.2 – 5/15/2018 - Fishbowl 2018.5
  • Fixed a bug that was causing settings to not save.
3.2 – 5/11/2018 - Fishbowl 2018.5
  • Redesigned Customer section in Order Import tab. **Reconfiguration of the customer settings will be required when you update to this version or beyond.
3.1 - 4/12/2018 - Fishbowl 2018.4
  • Addition of a new order status mapping table. You can now import multiple statuses at the same time.
3.0 - 3/8/2018 - Fishbowl 2018.3
  • New layout and updated feature set, including new mapping options for Product Import and Product Export.
2.7 - 12/21/2017 - Fishbowl 2017.11
  • Fixed a bug where "Not Completed" orders in 3dcart were being imported into Fishbowl.
2.5 - 7/13/2017 - Fishbowl 2017.6
  • Compatibility fixes for 2017.6 version of Fishbowl
2.4 - 5/18/2017 - Fishbowl 2017.4
  • Improved last sync date functionality
  • All plugin syncs now use the product id to sync with 3D cart
  • Product options (configurable product options) now sync correctly with Fishbowl
2.3 - 4/13/2017 - Fishbowl 2017.3
  • Compatibility fixes for 2017.3 version of Fishbowl
  • Fixed tax functionality for Australia and Canada versions of Fishbowl
2.2 - 3/15/2017 - Fishbowl 2017.2
  • Compatibility fixes for 2017.2 version of Fishbowl
2.1 - 10/13/2016 - Fishbowl 2016
  • Issue: Fishbowl creates products in the cart but then fails to import the custom field ID that identifies the product.
  • Resolution: Custom field data is now entered correctly.