Instruction Facebook Feed for CS-cart
Download and install
Download the archive with a plugin in the Shop Pinta store and save it on your computer.
In the admin panel of your website, select Add-ons > Manage add-ons.
Click the Upload & install add-on button.
Upload the archive of the plugin from your computer (1, 2, 3) and click the Upload & install button (4).
To configure the plugin, select the section on the main menu of the admin panel Marketing > Facebook Feed Product that appears after installation.
The plugin page includes:
The Company field (1) - to select the vendor for which the feed will be generated.
The Language field (2) - to select the language for the feed according to the language of the products on your website.
The Currency field (3) - to select the currency type.
The Options block (4) - to select the options corresponding to your product:
The Type fields checkbox - to display an extended list of options (position Options / Features).
Fields Color, Size, Pattern, Material, Brand, GTIN, MPN, Age group, Gender, Shipping label, Shipping weight - to select the options.
Check the Upload goods without images checkbox (5), if you want your goods without images to be uploaded to the feed, and the cs-cart logo will be automatically added.
Check the Do not use the google category checkbox (6), if you do not want to use the Google categories.
The Update Google category feed field (7) - to enter the URL of the Google categories and click the Save button to update the list of Google categories. By default, the list of Google categories is already added to the plugin.
In the category table, select the correspondence between categories on your website in the Category column (1) and Google categories in the Google main category column (2) (obligatorily).
Additionally, you can specify subcategories in the Google subcategory column.
To save the plugin settings, click the Save button.
To generate a feed in a new browser window as a web page, click the Generate xml to web page button (1) or copy the link in the Link to copy block.
To generate the feed as a file, click the Generate xml to file button (2). The generated feed will open in a new browser window. Or copy the link in the Url to feed file block.
To use the cron command, copy the data in the Command for cron block (3) and paste it into cron.
You can also generate a feed depending on the currency and language.
In the Generation of url depending on currency and language block, select the language (1) and currency (2) options. To generate a feed, click on the Create link button (3).
The data feed opens in a new browser window.
Sign up for a Facebook account if you don't already have one, and create Catalog in your Facebook advertising account.
Next, in the Add items to your catalogue block, select the Use bulk upload option (1) and click the Next button (2).
In the opened block Use bulk upload, select the Scheduled feed option (1) and click the Next button (2).
Copy the address of the generated feed into the browser bar.
Paste it into the Enter URL field (1) and click the Next button (2).
In the opened block, select the parameters for Plan of update schedule option (1) and click the Next button (2).
Next, in the opened tab, name your data source (1), select currency (2) and click the Next button (3).
Wait for the product to load from the feed (1) and click the Items button (2).
All products from your website corresponding to the selected categories are uploaded to the Facebook Catalog Manager and displayed in a table.
A detailed description of the product is in the Product Card. To open the product card, click on the product in the table.