After you decide which products you want to sell, you can add them to your Shopify store. You first need to add the products to your Import List in Oberlo, and then import them into your Shopify store. You can add products from your Oberlo admin, from the aliexpress.com website, or using an AliExpress product URL or ID.


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Add products from the Oberlo admin

You can browse and add products directly from your Oberlo admin in the Find products page.

Steps:

  1. From your Oberlo admin, go to Find products.

  2. Use the search bar or click a product category to search for products that you want to add to your store.

  3. When you find a product that you want to add, move your cursor over the product, and then click ADD TO IMPORT LIST.


Add products from the aliexpress.com website

You can browse and add products directly from the aliexpress.com website. Before you add products to your store from the aliexpress.com website, make sure you meet the following requirements:

Steps:

  1. Go to aliexpress.com website.

  2. Use the search bar or click a product category to search for products that you want to add to your store.

  3. Navigate to a product that you want to add to your store.

  4. Click ADD TO OBERLO to add the product to your Import List in Oberlo.

Note: You can't add products from an AliExpress supplier store page or from the main AliExpress page.


Add products using an AliExpress product URL or ID

You can add a product directly from your Import List using an AliExpress product URL or ID.

Steps:

  1. Go to aliexpress.com website.

  2. Use the search bar or click a product category to search for products that you want to add to your store.

  3. In your browser's address bar, copy the product URL or ID.

  4. From your Oberlo admin, go to Import List.

  5. Click Add by URL or ID.

  6. Paste the product URL or ID in the appropriate field.

  7. Click ADD PRODUCT.


Import products to your Shopify store

Before you import products to your Shopify store, you should edit the product details. When you're ready to import products to your Shopify store, you can do it from the Import List page.

Steps:

  1. From your Oberlo admin, go to Import List.

  2. Import products individually or in bulk:

    1. If you want to import one product, then click IMPORT TO STORE next to the product that you want to import.

    2. If you want to import multiple products in bulk, then use the checkboxes to select more than one product, and then click IMPORT ALL TO STORE.

Your imported products appear on the Products page in the Shopify admin.


Can't add products to Oberlo

There can be different reasons why you can't add products to your Import List. Review the table below of the possible error messages, their explanations, and solutions.

Error message

Explanation

Possible solution

Product is gone or its information cannot be fetched from the supplier.

You're trying to add a product that's no longer available or can't be shipped to the United States.

Try to contact the AliExpress supplier to resolve this issue. Otherwise look for an alternative product.

Unfortunately, this product does not comply with Oberlo’s Terms of Service. Please find another product to sell.

You're trying to add a blocked product whose designs/branding may be an infringement of intellectual property.

Look for an alternative product to add to Oberlo.

You have reached your Products limit (500 products). Please upgrade your plan to proceed.

You've reached the product limit in the Import List and Products page combined.

Upgrade your Oberlo plan to increase your product limit to 30,000.

You can only add products from AliExpress. Please enter a valid AliExpress product URL or ID.

You're trying to add a product from an unsupported AliExpress website or from another platform such as Alibaba.

Add products from the aliexpress.com website.

The product has already been imported.

You've already added the product to your Import List.

Go to the Import List to find your product.

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