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The eContent data provider stores product data in database tables with a simple structure.

The eContent data provider and eContent factory get the information from the database to create catalog elements.

Using eContent has the following limitations:

  • eContent products are not visible in the Back Office.
  • An eContent product cannot be embedded by using the standard embed feature.

eContent Back Office

You can see an overview of the data model for eContent in the Back Office in Control center.

The model itself has to be defined by using SQL. The eContent types tab shows an overview of:

  • the defined eContent types (for example, product_group or product)
  • the list of attributes per eContent type