You simply enable the list as a Catalog. The beauty of the â€œProduct Catalogâ€ in SharePoint 2013 is all the pre-configured options to make the Cross-Site Publishing smoother. As you noticed above, you can choose which terms and fields will be used for the Navigation and to build easy URLs.
The SharePoint 2013 Product Catalog is NOT just for Products. Collection using the Product Catalog template and a Publishing Site Collection that will display .
If you want the catalog items on your publishing site to have friendly URLs, for example http://www.contoso.com/cameras/camera-accessories, you have to .
Task 3 â€“ Connect the publishing site to the product catalog .. . Background. In SharePoint 2013, assets can reside in separate site collections, and then the content can be combined. the catalog. â€¢ Implement custom page layout templates.