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Using standard custom field names

Purpose and scope

Aphix Digital Platform integrates seamlessly with your ERP, allowing you to use and extend your business data without compromising its quality and integrity. Aphix has developed and maintains a standard set of services to integrate its Digital Platform with your ERP.

Data is requested and sent through a standard data interface using a web service. Which web service you integrate with depends on the ERP you use.

Integrating your ERP with Aphix Digital Platform is a key task that occurs when your solution is being built. Often, it is necessary to use custom fields when integrating your ERP with Aphix Digital Platform so that business data can be used to carry out typical eCommerce tasks, such as placing sales orders or creating quotes.  Consequently, there is a set of custom fields that are frequently used. In order to streamline integrating Aphix Digital Platform with your ERP, there is a standard convention when naming these custom fields.

The custom fields listed in this guide are all required fields for successfully integrating Aphix Digital Platform with your ERP. 

This feature guide lists the names of the custom field that are typically used to support a seamless integration with your ERP.


Using custom fields as part of an integration between Aphix Digital Platform and your ERP allows you to get the most out of your Aphix eCommerce, MobileApps or eProcurement solution.

Using the standard naming convention and the standard custom name fields listed in this article enables a more streamlined and standard integration to take place.

Introducing terms and concepts used in this article



Enterprise resource planning (ERP)

a collection of your critical business operating systems, such as product, stock levels, financial, customers, suppliers and so on that run on the same platform.

Web service

service that allows two disparate systems communicate with each other via a standard messaging system.

Standard custom field names

Aphix Digital Platform uses standard custom field names to extend the integration between it and your ERP. 

As a general rule, custom field names that are used in Aphix Digital Platform are prefixed with "AX-".

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