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A few key concepts will help you understand a platform connector and how it works.

Components of a platform connector project

A completed platform connector project integrates the following components:

  • The Checkout Experience Suite.
  • A platform.
  • An implementation of the Platform Connector APIs.
  • An implementation of the Platform Event Notifications.

The following diagram depicts how these components interact:

Refer to the Components of a Platform Connector page for a deeper dive into the components and how they fit together.

Example implementation architectures

The Bold platform connector is designed to be flexible, and you can implement it with a variety of platform configurations, such as:

  • Traditional platforms.
  • Open-source platforms.
  • Custom platforms.

Refer to Example Implementation Architectures for more information about each of these integration types.