Guide: Using WooCommerce with Databox

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How to connect WooCommerce to Databox

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How to connect WooCommerce to Databox

To connect a WooCommerce Account in Databox, go to   Data Manager > + New connection. Type WooCommerce in the search bar and click on the green Connect button. 

This will open the  Activation window, which is where you will be prompted to enter your WooCommerce credentials and activate the Databox app. 

How to find your WooCommerce Consumer Key and Secret

1
 Login into the Wordpress Admin
2
 In the left side panel, select  Woocommerce > Settings Advanced Tab >  REST API
3
 Click  Add Key and enter your Key details. Click  Generate API Key 

4
 Once generated, copy the Consumer Key and Consumer Secret to the Databox Activation window

How much historical data is synced when you first connect WooCommerce to Databox?

When you connect a new WooCommerce Data Source in Databox, 36 months worth of data is initially available for most Metrics. 

Some Metrics do not have historical data available. These Metrics include Average Gross Daily Sales, Average Net Daily Sales, Refunded Orders, Refunded Items, and Refunded Amount. 

What time zone does WooCommerce data sync in?

WooCommerce data is synced in UTC. 

How to access pre-built WooCommerce Templates

1
 Navigate to the  Templates page
2
 In the Data Source drop-down list, select WooCommerce
3
 To view a preview of the Template populated with dummy data, click Preview
4
 To pull the Template into your Account and re-populate it with your own WooCommerce data, click Use Template
5
 Select the appropriate WooCommerce Data Source from the drop-down list to complete the process. The Databoard will be re-populated with data from the selected WooCommerce Account and can be found on the  Databoards page
Pro Tip: Once the Databoard is available on the Databoards page, it is completely disconnected from the public Template. Therefore, you can further customize this Databoard to meet your specific needs using the Designer.

Popular WooCommerce Template

WooCommerce (Shop Overview)
 
This dashboard gives an overview of your WooCommerce store, including total sales, popular products and new customers. 

How to build a Databoard using WooCommerce data

1
 Navigate to  Databoards > + New Databoard > Start Blank
2
 Click on the  Datablock Library icon on the lefthand side of the Designer
3
 Select the appropriate WooCommerce Account from the  Data Source drop-down list in the  Datablock Library
4
 View the list of pre-built WooCommerce Datablocks in the  Datablock Library. Drag and drop your selected Datablock onto your Databoard    
5

 If a pre-built Datablock isn't available for your use case, click on the  Visualization Types icon under the Datablock Library icon

6
 View the list of Visualizations available in Databox. Drag and drop your selected Visualization onto your Databoard
7
 Click on the Datablock on the Databoard to open the corresponding  Datablock Settings on the righthand side of the Designer
8
 Select the appropriate WooCommerce Data Source and Metric in the righthand Datablock Settings. This will update the Datablock and it will populate the Datablock with the corresponding data 
9
 Complete steps 4-8 until your Databoard is complete

Popular Xero Metrics

Gross Sales Average Gross Daily Sales Refunded Orders

Net Sales Average Net Daily Sales Tax




You can view a full list of all WooCommerce Metrics available in Databox here.

Additional Information

  • "Last 7 Days" is set differently in Databox and WooCommerce, so comparing the points on a Line Chart will not result in a one-to-one match. In WooCommerce, "Last 7 Days" includes "Today," whereas in Databox, "Last 7 Days" does not include "Today." 
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