Instruction Facebook Feed for Prestashop
Download and install
Download the plugin archive in the Shop Pinta store and save it on your computer.
In the admin panel of your website, select Modules > Module Manager (1) and click the Upload a module button (2).
Select the archive with the plugin to install (1,2,3).
Wait for the download to finish.
To configure the plugin, go to the Module Manager section and click the Configure button next to the Facebook Feed Product.
The plugin page consists of the TAXES block, the OPTIONS block, the MAPPING FOR REPLACE EMPTY FIELDS block and the GOOGLE CATEGORIES block.
The TAXES block (1) includes fields:
Use taxes (2) to enable / disable the use of tax in the feed.
Country (3). Select the country whose tax will be displayed in the feed.
State (4). Select the state whose tax will be displayed in the feed.
The OPTIONS block (5) includes fields:
Currency (6). Select the currency type of your products.
Language (7). Select the language for displaying products in the feed according to the language of the products on your website.
Color, Size, Pattern, Material (8). Choose to match the options on your website to the Facebook options.
The MAPPING FOR REPLACE EMPTY FIELDS block (9) contains such fields Title / Description / Image link / Brand / Condition / Availability / Price.
Select the needed values for these fields in the Replaced by column, in case they are empty.
The GOOGLE CATEGORIES block (11,12) contains:
The Do not use google category field (11). If you don't want to use Google categories in your feed, move the slider to YES position.
The Update google categories field (12). To update the list of Google categories, enter the address where the Google categories are located. By default, the list of Google categories is already in the plugin.
In the category table, select whether your categories on the website in the Category on your site column (1) correspond to the main categories in the Google category column (2) (required). Additionally, you can specify the subcategories of Google in the Google subcategory column (3).
After configuring the plugin, click the Save button (1).
To generate the feed as a web page, click the GENERATION XML TO WEB PAGE button (2). You can also copy the link (3) to integrate into Facebook Catalog.
To generate the feed as a file, press the GENERATION XML TO FILE button (4). You can also copy the link (5) to integrate into the Facebook Catalog.
The Command for cron block (6) displays the command for cron.
Register a Facebook account and create a Catalog in your Facebook advertising account (if this has not been done before).
Paste the feed address into the file upload field in your Facebook Catalog.
Upload the feed to your Facebook Сatalog.
In the opened page Add items to your catalogue select the Use bulk upload block (1) and click the Next button (2).
In the Use bulk upload menu tab, 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 a 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 site 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.