What is a good XPath?

Sniffie extension 1.0.0 preview has the ability to define XPath manually for table refining mode and dynamic serialization. This article has tips on how to create a good XPath selector for those circumstances. Sniffie tries to optimize all of this during initial configuration, but sometimes results may vary. Thus, you can give your specific XPath […]

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How to Use Price Matrix for Repricing [EXPERIMENTAL]

The price matrix in Sniffie service is a good place to see your market situation. This information is useful for making decisions on setting new prices. On our customers’ request, we have built an experimental repricing module to use in addition to price matrix. If you use this module, please leave feedback for our engineers […]

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How to Make Sure You Hover on the Right Element

In certain website structures, hovering on and selecting the desired element may be harder than on others. Sometimes traversing the html tree up/down may result in very large Sniffie tables, which is not what we want. A typical case is, for example, when you have 60 product cards on the page but the hovering number […]

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Sniffie Table Refining Mode

If you are an advanced user, you may want to create the Sniffie table from scratch by defining CSS selectors yourself. This is where the refining mode comes handy! This is a feature in Sniffie v0.7.0.6. This documentation is also a work-in-progress and may change before actual release. Please note that using the refine mode […]

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How to Create a Sniff if Product Cards are not Selectable

Some website structures make it hard to focus on product cards. This is where traversing up and down html tree comes into play. Look in to the following video for tips! How to proceed (i.e. how to traverse HTML tree up and down) Select any starting element within the product card. Usually product name or […]

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Download Snapshot of Sniffie Table in a CSV File

Sniffie extension is a good way to get extract any web data. However, sometimes you just need the data once on the website that you are currently working on. This is where downloading the Sniffie table as a CSV comes in. When you download the snapshot, you will not save any data to Sniffie, thus […]

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Importing Offline Data to Existing Products in Product Catalogue

Sometimes it’s just wise to import offline data to existing products. This may really help with matching processes, especially using Sniffie’s bulk AI matcher. Note that bulk AI matcher is an experimental feature currently in testing at Sniffie Nightly, mostly by Sniffie data team. How it works Create a Sniffie product feed link normally. Copy […]

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Importing an Offline Reference Catalogue

Sometimes you have a reference catalogue that is not available online. Don’t worry, you can import an offline reference catalogue with a CSV file! Just look into the following these steps. How to import offline reference catalogue to Sniffie You need to be the administrator for your organization. You need to have an Excel file […]

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What Happens if Multiple Columns Are Named Similarly?

Sometimes it may be necessary to name multiple columns similarly in Sniffie extension due to a website structure in order to get all the data to appear in the product catalogue. If you name multiple columns with the same column name, this is what happens. It’s basically automatic merging of columns with the same names […]

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Importing offline data to Sniffie platform

Sometimes not all the necessary data is available from the web. For example, you may only have your internal product code available in your website but you still have EAN numbers or manufacturer codes that you’d like to use for matching. Worry not, as it’s not possible to import offline data to Sniffie! Here’s how […]

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