Instruction Google Merchant Feed for Opencart3.0



Download and install


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

  2. In the admin panel of your website, select Extensions (1) > Installer (2).

  3. In the Upload your extensions block, click the Upload button (3).




  1. In the opened window, select the plugin archive (1) and click the Open button (2).





  1. Clear the cache (recommended). Go to the Modifications subcategory (1), select the checkbox for the Pinta Google merchant center feed module (2), click the Clear (3) and Refresh (4) buttons.




  1. Go to the Extensions subcategory (1), in the Feeds list (2) find the Google Merchant Products plugin and click the Instal button (3).




  1. To configure the plugin, click the Edit button.






Plugin page


The plugin page consists of:

 

  1. The Status field (1) - to enable / disable the plugin (position Enabled / Disabled).

  2. The Currency field (2) - to select the type of currency for your products.

  3. The Language field (3) - to select the language for displaying products in the feed, which corresponds to the language of the product on your website.

  4. The Include Tax in price field  (4) - select the Enabled position, if you want to display tax in the price of the product.

  5. The Added field gtin field (5) - select the Enabled position, if you want to add a gtin-attribute to the feed.

  6. Fields Color, Size, Pattern, Material in the Options block (6) - select options that correspond to your product.

  7. The Data Google product category URL field (7) - to update the list of Google categories, enter the address where Google categories are located and click the Update button. By default, the list of Google categories is added to the plugin.

 



  1. In the list of categories, select the main Google categories in the Google main product category column that correspond to your products in the Product category column (required).




  1. In the Google all product category column, you can additionally select Google subcategories that correspond to your products.




After completing the plugin settings, click the Save button.



 

Then you can generate a feed with needed data.

You can open feeds as a link or download an xml file to your computer.

 

  1. The Data feed Url block allows you to generate a feed with detailed information about your product.

 

  • To create a data feed as a link, click the Url button (1). The feed will open in a new browser window in xml format.

  • To save the feed as a file, click the Download button (2).

 

  1. The Product Reviews feed Url block allows you to generate a feed with customer reviews for your product.

 

  • To create a data feed as a link, click the Url button (3). The feed will open in a new browser window in xml format.

  • To save the feed as a file, click the Download button (4).

 

Now you can upload data feeds to the Google Merchant Center.

 


 

Sign up for a Google account (if this hasn’t been done in advance) and use your account data for the Merchant Center.

 

To add a feed with detailed information about your product, go to the Google Merchant Center, select the Products tab (1) > Feeds (2) and click the Add primary feed button (3).

 


 

Next, in the New primary feed > Basic information block, select the Country of sale (1), Language (2) and click the Continue button (3).

 


 

  • To add the generated data feed as a link, in the New primary feed > Name and input method block:

 

  1. Enter the feed name in the Name your feed and choose an input method field (1).

  2. Select the Scheduled fetch option (2).

  3. Click the Continue button (3).

 


 

Copy the address of the generated feed into the browser bar (1).



 

Paste the copied address into the File URL field (2) in the New primary feed > Setup block and click the Create feed button (3).

 


 

  • To add the generated data feed as a file, in the New primary feed > Name and input method tab:

 

  1. Enter the feed name in the Name your feed and choose an input method field (1).

  2. Select the Upload option (2).

  3. Click the Continue button (3).

 


 

In the New primary feed > Setup block, select a data feed.

For this:

 

  1. Select Upload a file now (1).

  2. Click BROWSE (2).

  3. In the opened window, select the feed file that you previously saved to your computer.

  4. Click the Create feed button (3).

 


 

After checking the data feed, all products from your website corresponding to the selected categories are uploaded to your Google Merchant Center account and recorded in the table.

 



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



 

To add a feed with customer reviews for your product to the Google Merchant Center, you need to confirm your participation in the Google Reviews program. After that, you can go to Marketing > Product reviews feeds and add the generated feed. 

 


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