Onboard Channel Manager

After you complete onboarding, configure and manage sales channel operations from the Channel Manager option on the Commerce Admin Marketing menu.

Channel Manager option in Admin view

Onboarding overview

  1. Install the Channel Manager extension.

  2. Configure the Commerce Services Connector to integrate Channel Manager with the Commerce instance, and other supporting services.

  3. Connect your Commerce store to Walmart Marketplace.

  4. Complete store setup.

Requirements

  • Verify that you meet the Walmart Marketplace requirements to integrate with Channel Manager.

  • Commerce account information–Downloading and installing Channel Manager requires a Commerce account. You need an account ID and credentials with Owner or Admin access to the Adobe Commerce or Magento Open Source instance.

    • MAGE IDLog in to the Commerce account to get the ID from My Account - Magento settings.

      MAGEID on Commerce account settings

    • Access keys– Get authentication keys to download Commerce extensions from the Commerce Composer repository (repo.magento.com).

      Commerce Marketplace access keys

      On Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source projects, the owner can set up Shared Access to allow trusted employees and service providers to download extensions using credentials from the Owner or license holder account.

      For Adobe Commerce on cloud infrastructure projects, software installers must have the following access to the Commerce instance:

      • Super User access to the Cloud project
      • Admin access to a specific environment
      • an Adobe Commerce or Magento Open Source account with permissions to access the Composer repository

      See Manage user access.

  • Experience using Composer and the Commerce CLI –See General CLI Installation for information about using these tools to install and manage extensions on Adobe Commerce or Magento Open Source platforms.

  • Amazon Sales Channel version 4.4.2 or later–If you have activated Amazon Sales Channel for your Commerce sites, verify that your Commerce platform has version 4.4.2 installed before you install Channel Manager.

  • Inventory Management extension for Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source

    If you plan to use Channel Manager for inventory and Order Management, you must have the Inventory Management extension installed and enabled on your Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source instance. Typically, this extension is installed and enabled by default on Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source 2.3.x and later.

    If you have upgraded Commerce from 2.2.x, or if you have disabled Inventory Management, you must update your installation to include the required modules. For more information, see Install Inventory Management in the Adobe Commerce Developer documentation.

System Requirements

Supported platforms

  • Adobe Commerce on Cloud (ECE) : 2.4.x
  • Adobe Commerce on premises (EE) : 2.4.x
  • Magento Open Source 2.4.x

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