This article references our deprecated Magento 1 module. With Magento 1 past end of life this module will no longer be supported and is used at your own risk. For more information see the Magento 1 end of life announcement.
Please see our Magento 2 knowledge base for our Magento 2 documentation.
The following instructions outline the process of installing the Magento 1 module (extension).
Install by direct download via Magento Connect Manager
If you're installing our Module on a Dev Store which has Basic Authentication enabled, the path to /searchspring/generate/feed must be removed from your password protection. And if your Dev Store is IP-restricted, be sure to whitelist our Searchspring VPN, Indexing Servers, and all Searchspring VPC IPs; see Searchspring IP Addresses
1. Log in to your Magento Connect Manager
2. Download package
Download the Searchspring_Manager package from our CDN
3. Upload package file
Drag and drop the file or click "Choose File" and browse to the downloaded file.
4. Click "Upload"
Setup the Searchspring Magento Module
You will need a Searchspring Management Console (SMC) user and website setup first.
From the Magento admin top menu, go to "System > Configuration"
2. Manager Settings
Scroll down to Searchspring and click "Manager Settings"
3. Username & Password
Type in your Searchspring username and password
4. Authentication Method
We recommend using Simple Authentication, but for the newest versions of Magento, you may use the OAuth as the authentication method
5. Select Website
Select your Website and Feed and click "Connect"
6. Accept OAuth
If you chose OAuth, read the notice and accept if you are comfortable.
7. Tweak Settings (Optional)
OK with the defaults (e.g. live indexing enabled)? Or change them to your needs.
Configure Searchspring Management Console
1. Go to the Data Feed page
Go to the Data Feed page in the Searchspring Management Console.
2. Select "Magento"
Select "Magento" under "Select Your Platform"
3. Set Feed URL
Set the "Data Feed Location > URL" as:
The "media/searchspring/feed/" segment is the default, but must match what is configured in Magento if it's been modified.
4. Regeneration Settings
Set the "Regenerate Data Feed Before Update > URL" as: