Create unique IDs for your products with the Unique ID Generator

Create unique IDs for your products with the Unique ID Generator in Productsup.

The Unique ID Generator can create unique numerical IDs for your products across an account, project, or site. It works by comparing all columns for a product and assigning each unique product a numeric ID. If two products have exactly the same data, they will receive the same ID.

Note

Make sure you have set a product identifier to use this service.

Adding the Unique ID Generator

In order to add the Unique ID Generator, you should:

  1. Navigate to your site

  2. Navigate to Data Services on the left-hand tab

  3. Click add service

  4. Add the Unique ID Generator service

  5. Give the service a name (if desired)

  6. Click add

  7. Select one of the below entries from the ID pool based on… drop-down menu

    • Account: all products in this account will be assessed for uniqueness. Each unique product in this account will get its own ID. If the same product is in multiple sites, it will receive the same ID.

    • Account (distinct): all products in this account will be assessed for uniqueness. Each unique product in this account will get its own ID. If the same product is in multiple sites, it will still receive a unique and different ID.

    • Project: all products in this project will be assessed for uniqueness. Each unique product in this project will get its own ID. If the same product is in multiple sites, it will receive the same ID.

    • Project (distinct): all products in this project will be assessed for uniqueness. Each unique product in this project will get its own ID. If the same product is in multiple sites, it will still receive a unique and different ID

    • Site: all products in this site will be assessed for uniqueness. Each unique product in this site will get its own ID.

  8. Click save

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Edit an existing Unique ID Generator

In order to edit settings for your Unique ID Generator, you should:

  1. Navigate to your site

  2. Navigate to Data Services on the left-hand tab

  3. Click on the settings wheel

Delete an existing Unique ID Generator

In order to delete your Unique ID Generator, you should:

  1. Navigate to your site

  2. Navigate to Data Services on the left-hand tab

  3. Click on the settings wheel

  4. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click remove this service