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. 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
  8. Click on Save & Add Products. You will see 2 boxes appear underneath the catalog details form.
  9. 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 are 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 Manage to the right of your website
  2. Click Edit to the right of your website name
  3. In the editor, click on Library (in the top left) 
  4. Click Catalogs
  5. 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