Note: This topic is for administrators and developers with administration access rights in Episerver Campaign.
If you are using Magento 2 as e-commerce platform you can integrate this with Episerver Campaign to take advantage of your e-commerce and customer communication marketing activities.
With the Magento 2 integration, customers can subscribe/unsubscribe to newsletters directly in your shop. The integration transfers customer data received during registration to Episerver Campaign so that you can use the information to personalize emails. You can also automatically send transactional mailsAn email triggered by a recipient action (such as an order or purchase) or event (such as an anniversary). It is sent out subsequent to the event. like order confirmations and invoices. When registered customers change their data in the shop, customer data is synchronized. The integration also lets you transfer the product catalog to Episerver Campaign daily.
The Magento 2 integration supports multiple clients, and the connection of several shops to Episerver Campaign.
Feature range and supported versions
|Feature||Magento 2.0 – 2.2 (Community Edition)||Enterprise Edition|
|Newsletter subscription and unsubscription||✓||On request|
|Transactional mails via HTTP API and SMTP API||✓||On request|
|Export product catalog into Episerver Campaign||✓||On request|
Setting up in Episerver Campaign
To set up the Magento 2 integration, contact customer support to get the integration software package.
Provide Episerver with the following information:
- The version number of your Magento 2 system.
- The recipient list structure for your newsletter recipients. Let Episerver know if you want to add additional fields.
The Magento 2 integration offers two ways to send transactional mails via Episerver Campaign:
- Via the HTTP API. When you want to use the Episerver Campaign templates for your transactional mails. Episerver requires the transaction recipient list for your transactional mails. Episerver provides a default template for the transaction recipient list structure that is suitable for many applications/scenarios. Episerver can discuss with you whether the standard template meets your requirements. See Transactional mails via HTTP API.
- Via the SMTP API. When you want to use the Magento 2 templates for your transactional mails and Episerver Campaign only for sending. If you want to use the SMTP API, provide the IP address of your web shop for configuration purposes. See Transactional mails via SMTP API.
- For product catalog export to Episerver Campaign, you must have a user account on the Episerver server. If you do not, one can be arranged for you. As part of the installation, Episerver requires a public key and a key fingerprint from you to securely transfer the data. See File exchange via SCP.
- If you are running multiple shops (including sub-shops and shops that are localized in other languages), let Episerver know the number of shops you want to connect to; see Advanced configuration.
- If you are integrating multiple shops, you may need:
- Separate clients for the individual web shops.
- A separate client for your transactional mails.
- Setup of a recipient-list-based newsletter subscription.
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