Managing Product Feeds

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Navigate to: Dev Center > Product Feeds

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A Product Feed, also known as a Data Feed, is an Excel, TXT, or XML file that contains Product information. The Product Feed is used by search engines, such as Google or Bing, to Index the website.

To configure XML Site Map following are the configurations that are needed. 

  1. Store

  2. XML Site Map Type

  3. File Name

To configure Google Product Feed following are the configurations that are needed. 

  1. Store

  2. Locale

  3. Feed Title

  4. Feed Link

  5. Feed Description  

To configure Bing Product Feed following are the configurations that are needed. 

  1. Store

  2. Locale

  3. Feed Title

  4. Feed Link

  5. Feed Description 

To configure the XML Product Feed that is supported in ShoppingFeed following are the configurations that are needed. 

  1. Store

  2. Locale

  3. Feed Title

  4. Feed Link

  5. Feed Description

Adding Product Feeds

Detail

Description

Locale ID

Create Feed for selected Locale from the drop-down list.

Type of XML Site Map

Administrators can select any type of XML site map from the dropdown. 

  1. XML site Map

  2. Google Product Feed

  3. Bing Product Feed

  4. XML Product Feed (Supported by ShoppingFeed)

Feed title

 Administrators need to add Title in this field. This title shows in the Product Listing Ad (PLA) on Google’s/Bing result page.

Feed Link

Administrators need to add the feed URL in this field. Clicking on this link on Google or Bing search result page will have the direct products link. 

Feed Description

Administrators need to add a general description of this field. This field shows the specification and guideline that describes what information is provided to Google and Bing.

XML Site Map Type

Specify the type of field that needs to be generated - Categories, Products, or Content Pages or for all data. 

File Name

Specify the file name for generating the Product Feed. 

Store

Select Store where the administrator wants to generate Product Feed.

Saving Product Feeds

  1. Update Product Feed Details

  2. Save progress using the "Save" button. The page reloads with confirmation of the action.

  3. The product feed is successfully saved.

  4. The XML feed file is generated and saved on the server on the following path.

Under the API folder ~/data/default/content/

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