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How to Create an Automatic Order on CJ?

Create Date: 2020-04-07 03:07:16 Last Edited: 2021-01-07 09:21:36

In this tutorial, we will show the whole process of how to create automatic orders on CJ. You can follow the steps and try to create automatic orders on the CJ platform by yourself.

Main Steps:
1. Store Authorization;
2. Product Searching/Sourcing;
3. Product Listing/Connection;
4. Add to cart & Pay.   


Here is a video for your reference:

Specific steps: 

1. Store Authorization

The first step is to authorize your stores on the CJ platform. It's the precondition to list or connect our products to your stores and generate synchronous dropshipping orders.

Please go to My CJ > Authorization, you can see the 6 types of stores we currently support. They are Shopify, eBay, WooCommerce, Shipstation, Lazada, and Shopee, as well as API, which is for a personal website.

For each store type, we have general and detailed authorization steps on each page. For instance, if you want to open a Shopify store, please go to the Shopify page and Add Store. Then you can see detailed instructions on how to authorize your store step by step. Just follow the steps to complete the authorization.  

If your stores are not in the list of the 6 types, for example, stores from Etsy/Clickfunnel or personal website, you can authorize your stores through our API keys. The detailed flow is in the API document, but it needs you to be familiar with IT and Code. You can go to our Chat or contact your personal agent for more information.


2. Product Searching/Sourcing.

After the store authorization completed, the next step is to find the products you want to sell. There are four ways to hunt for products.

a. Browse our website. Products are classified on the homepage, and you can search for what you want. 

b. Search the keywords or SKU on the searching bar. SKU is the identification of a product. You may get it from your agent or our product push and recommendation videos. 

c. Search by image. If you have images for a specific product, you can drag the image or upload it by hitting the camera icon to find a product.

d. Sourcing a product. If you don't find them on CJ, we recommend you to use the service - Sourcing ProductsOur sourcing team will source for you and give you a result within 24-48 hours.

  • Go to My CJ > Sourcing;
  • Post Sourcing Request
Note: You can post an existed product from your store, or upload images and details for an individual product

3. Product Listing/Connection

Product listing and connection are a must to build a bridge between your store and our platform. Then the orders in your store will be synchronized to the CJ system.

a. How to list a product?

When finding a product you want to sell on CJ, please list it to your store directly. Then the product will be imported to your store successfully. The steps are as follows:

  • Enter the product page and click "List";
  • Select all variants and set the price;
  • Click "List it Now". 

If you want to list one variant as a product or list some variants, please click "Edit Before listing". The listed products from CJ will be automatically connected.   

b. How to connect a product?

If you want CJ to fulfill orders of products in your store, you need to create a connection between them and CJ. The steps are:

  • Go to My CJ > Products;
  • Click "Add Automatic Connection"; 
  • Sync products from your store, and find the same product by searching image, clicking "Match", or entering the product name/SKU; 
  • Click "Connect" to make it.

There is another option to connect your sourcing products to your store products quickly - Add Sourcing Connection. The connecting process is similar to adding an automatic connection.

Differently, on the left, it will show your products that have been sourced successfully and products from your stores are on the right. 

4. Add to cart & Pay.  

When you finish store authorization and product connection, orders of these products from your store will be pulled into your CJ platform automatically.

  • Find those orders in My CJ > DropShipping Center > Imported Orders;
  • Select the orders and add them to the cart;
  • Confirm your selected orders and pay for them.

Note: If you don't pay right now, you can also find them by Dropsphipping Orders-Awaiting Payment.

Incomplete Orders and Store Orders.

When some products in your order are not connected well with CJ, it will go to Incomplete Orders; when all products of the order or you changed the product title/SKU, it will go to Store Orders.

You can click here to see how to proceed with these orders.

Please check the details of your order and connect these missed products to CJ. Then go back to the Process Required, and hit "Start to Sync Latest Orders". You can continue the steps: Add to cart, confirm and pay.

If you have any other doubts, you can contact us for help anytime!