IdoSell Shop internet stores can now export their product offers in a new format - IOF 2.6. The update comes with a few key improvements, such as strikethrough price and parameter context support, as well as improved handling of product parameters.
Internet Offer Format is an is an XML standard for product data exchange in IdoSell Shop online stores. As it is provided under the Creative Commons license, it can and is used in a number of external solutions. Its structure aims to provide an efficient way for exchanging data about products, prices and special parameters. We aim to develop the standard in accordance with actual requirements of the ecommerce landscape by adding only the essential elements to the base format, and creating space for additional information in the form of IOF Extensions.
Most important changes in version 2.6 of the Internet Offer Format are:
In addition to the above, IOF 2.6 comes with the following changes:
In addition to IOF 2.6 we are also releasing a new version of IAI Downloader 126.96.36.199 which fully supports the new format.
The current technical specification of the Internet Offer Format is available in the developers’s section.
As per our backwards compatibility policy, support for Internet Offer Format v. 2.5 is guaranteed for the next two years. We do however recommend all new projects and updates for existing integrations incorporate the new version, 2.6.