Create & Add a Preferred Supplier Catalog to a Website

Here are instructions on how to set up a Preferred Supplier Catalog to include a specific list of suppliers on your website:

  1. Log into your DistributorCentral Account 
  2. Click on the "Products" menu on the left side
  3. In the sub-menu click on "Manage My Catalogs"
  4. On the next page, click on the "Add New Catalog" button
  5. Name the catalog (name can be what you want, however, your customers could see this on your website)
  6. Select "Preferred Supplier Catalogs" as the catalog type 
  7. Make sure "Include Selected Suppliers" is checked t
  8. Now click on "Save & Add Products". You will see 2 boxes appear underneath the catalog details form
  9. Just go through the list of suppliers in the left box and move over those you would like to show up on your website.
    1. You will have to go through the list alphabetically, but be sure to click "Update" before moving to the next letter to save your changes.
  10. Click "Save & Exit" when you're done.

Now you will go into the website editor and add this catalog on the catalog page 

  1. Launch your website editor from your "Hosting Manager" page by clicking "Manager" to the right of your website
  2. Click "Edit" to the right on the next screen
  3. In the editor, click on "Library"  (in the top left) 
  4. Then choose "Catalogs"
  5. In the "Catalogs" pop-up click "Add New Catalog"
  6. Be sure to remove catalogs (i.e. All Products) that have other suppliers listed. This will limit your website to just the suppliers in your new preferred catalog.
  7. Once you're done adding or deleting catalogs, click "Done" in the bottom right.
  8. Now click "Save" (top right button) to save your changes.