A high-level guide to connecting Akeneo PIM to your print solution

#Introduction

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Do you want to connect your PIM to your print solution?
You want to implement an Akeneo PIM print connector and you don't know where to start?

You landed in the right place!

#Goal of this guide

In the following guide, we are going to explain how to properly connect our PIM to your print solution, thanks to our wonderful API.

We're here to help you find your way around, understand how Akeneo PIM will interact with your existing print solution and go through the steps towards that goal.

#Follow the steps!

  1. Who is your connector for?
    Understand your target user: Who will install it? Who will set it up? Who will use it? What are the needs of these stakeholders?
  2. Who does what?
    Understand how external stakeholders interact and synchronize their data with the PIM, and why.
  3. Understand Akeneo PIM
    Understand Akeneo PIM, its features, its data structure in order to be able to manage these data in your print solution.
  4. Reconcile PIM data with print capabilities
    Discover how you can use PIM data on paper products.
  5. Starting your first version
    What are Akeneo's recommendations for starting the first version of a print connector?