Instruction Google Merchant Feed for CS-cart



Download and install


  1. Download the plugin archive from Shop Pinta store and save it on your computer.

  2. In the admin panel of your website select Add-ons > Manage add-ons.




  1. Click the "Upload & install add-on" button.




  1. Download the plugin archive from your computer (1,2) and click the “Upload & install” button (3).




  1. To configure the plugin, select the Marketing > Google Merchant Feed Product subsection that appears in the main menu of the admin panel after installation.






Plugin page

 

  1. The Companies field (1). Select the vendor for which the feed will be generated.

  2. The Language field (2). Select the language for displaying products in the feed according to the language of the products on your site.

  3. The Currency field (3). Select the currency type of your products

  4. The Options block (4) includes fields Size, Color, Pattern, Material. Select the options corresponding to your product.

  5. Update the Google category feed field (5). To update the list of google categories, enter the address where google categories are located and click the Save button. By default, the list of google categories is already in the plugin.




6. In the Google main category column, select the categories corresponding to your products.




7. Additionally, you can specify Google subcategories in the Google subcategory column.




Save the changes by clicking 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 (2).

For the cron command, copy the data in the Command for cron block (3) and paste it into cron.

 

To generate a feed as a file, click the Generate xml to file button (4). The generated feed will open in a new browser window. Or copy the link in the Url to feed file block (5).




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 window.






Sign up for a Google account if you don't already have one, and create an account with Google Merchant Center.

In the Google Merchant Center, select Products (1) and click the Create product feed (2).

 



In the opened menu New primary feed select Country of sale (1), select Language (2) and click Continue button (3).




Name your feed (1), select Scheduled fetch option (2) and click the Continue button (3).




Upload your data feed:

 

  1. Copy the feed address in the browser line (1).




  1. Paste it into the File URL field (1).

  2. Click the Create feed button (2).




All products from your website corresponding to the selected categories are uploaded to your Google Merchant Center account and collected in a table.




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

 




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