FAQ & Manual


Index

  1. How to add new site ?
  2. What is Key-string, availability vs unavailability method
  3. How to enter activation key ?
  4. I’m using auto-checking feature but why Outstockchecker doesn’t check all my items ?
  5. How to migrate data from Outstockchecker v.1 to Outstockchecker v.2 ?
  6. How if the supplier site requires user to be logged before browsing any item ?

Didn’t find your problem here ?, feel free to ask support



How to add new site ?

  1. Open Edit -> Site List
  2. Press (+) add new site, set name for your new site
  3. Select method by availability or unavailability
  4. Set Key string
  5. Done

What is Unavailability/Availability method and Key-string ?

This is the method to determine whether the items on the website are Available or Unavailable (out of stock), if you set the method to “Available” then you need to provide Key-string which sometimes can be an image, text, or caption. I recommended “Availability” method instead “Unavailability”.

Example-Availability

Example-Availability

Example-Unavailability

Example-Unavailability

According to both preview, the item availability is determined by “Add to Cart” image. If you are Firefox user, then you just have to right click on “Add to Cart” image and click “View Image” so the full URL of image will opened, e.g. : http://www.thesuppliers.com/themes/blackcat/images/btn-cart.png

The Key-string by “Availability” method is “btn-cart.png”

Tips : If you prefer to user Unavailable method, then you have to right click on “Temporarily Sold Out” image and set the file name as Key-string

Please be mind that other e-commerce website could have different way to determine item availability, feel free to contact us if you having trouble to get key-stringĀ  on certain website.

You can watch our simple video on how to add your custom supplier


How to enter activation key ?

  1. Open Help -> About/Registration
  2. Press “Enter Pro Key” button;
  3. Enter your activation number then press “activate” button;
  4. Done.


I’m using auto-checking feature but why Outstockchecker doesn’t check all my items ?

It because Outstockchecker will only check active site that user choose. If you want Outstockchecker to check all your items then change site to “All”.

How to migrate data from Outstockchecker v.1 to Outstockchecker v.2 ?

You can download small application to export data from Outstockchecker v.1 into CSV file then import into Outstockchecker v.2.

Export data to CSV

Export data to CSV

Import Data from CSV

Import Data from CSV

How if the supplier site requires user to be logged before browsing any item ?

Some sites need you to be logged before you can browse any item, you just have to close Outstockchecker, login the site with Internet Explorer and Re-open outstockchecker and check IE Engine on Site List.