How do I use Aviary to Edit my Images?
Aviary (by Adobe) is a web based photo editing product which allows you to upload your images to their interface, edit the images as needed and then download them for use on your store. Best of all, the service is free of charge!
With 3dcart, you can add a simple integration to Aviary which will allow you to edit images directly through your 3dcart Online Store Manager. This article will describe the steps needed to do this.
Register With Adobe Creative SDK
The first step in using the Aviary image editor is to register an account with Adobe's Software Development Kit (SDK) service. This free service will be used to create your own "App" with that can be applied to your store.
Once you are registered and logged in, you may proceed with the following steps.
Now that you've created your Adobe Creative SDK account, you will be create an "App" that will furnish you with an API key that will be used on your store.
To create your app, follow these steps:
You will see a section with your created apps. If this is your first ever app, then the page will be blank. To continue:
The only thing that is important is to select "Web" as the platform.
You will be given two keys:
For the integration to your 3dcart store, you will use the "Client ID"
Once you've received your API key, you will need to enter the API key into your store's Modules section. To do this, follow these steps.
Log into your 3dcart Online Store Manager and, using the left hand navigation menu:
Editing Images with Aviary
Now that you've integrated your store with Aviary, you can edit your images directly from your 3dcartadministration interface.
When you hover over any of your product images, you will now see an "Edit" button on each of your image listings. Clicking on these buttons will take you (and your image) directly to your Aviary account.
Once you are finished with your image editing, click on the "Save" button at the top right of the Aviary window and your image will be updated automatically!