Instruction Facebook Feed for Opencart3.0


Upload and install


  1. Download the archive with a plugin in the Shop Pinta store and save it on your computer.

  2. In the admin panel of your website, select Extensions (1) > Installer (2) and click the Upload button (3). Upload the archive of the plugin from your computer (4,5).




  1. Clear the cache. In the Modification subsection (1) and click the Clear (2) and Refresh (3) buttons.




  1. Go to the Extensions subsection. In the Extension List, select Feeds.




  1. Find the Facebook Feed Product plugin (1) and click the Install button (2).

  2. To configure the plugin, click the Edit button (3).






Plugin page

 

  1. The Status field (1). Activate the plug-in, by selecting the Enable option. Without this, you cannot create a data feed.

  2. The Currency field (2). Select the currency type of your goods.

  3. The Language field (3). Select the language to display products in the feed in accordance with the language of products on your site

  4. By removing the checkbox Disable image resize (4), the Image size (min. 600x600) field is displayed for entering the image size.

  5. The Do not use the Google category field (5). Enable / disable the use of Google categories.

  6. The Load product without images field (6). Enable / disable the ability to automatically insert a standard opencart image into a product without an image.

 



  1. Fields Color, Size, Pattern, Material (7). Choose matching options on your site with Facebook options

  2. The Data Google product category field (8). To update the list of Google categories, enter the address where the Google categories are located and click the Update button. By default, the list of Google categories is already in the plugin.




In the category table, select the match for your categories on the site in the Category column (1) of the main category in the Google main category column (2) (obligatorily).




Additionally, you can specify subcategories in the Google subcategory column, the more accurate - the better.




After filling in the previous fields, click the Save button.




To generate a feed as a link, click the Url button (1). To download the feed in xml format, click the Download button (2).

The Cron Links block (3) displays the command for cron.




Sign up for a Facebook account and create Catalog in your Facebook advertising account (if this hasn’t been done in advance).

 

Upload the feed to your Facebook Сatalog.

Click the Add items button.




In the opened page Add items to your catalogue select Use bulk upload block (1) and click the Next button (2).




In the Use bulk upload block, that opens, select the Scheduled feed option (1) and click the Next button (2).




Copy the address of the generated feed into the browser bar.




Paste copied address into the Enter URL field (1) and click the Next button (2).




In the opened tab, select the needed option for Plan of update schedule (1) and click the Next button (2).




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 are uploaded to the Facebook Catalog Manager.




A detailed description of the goods is in the Product Card, which can be opened by clicking on the product.





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