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Where can I find all of the Advanced Commands?

Posted on: November 26, 2015

Advanced Commands help you specify how you want your products to show up. For example, to remove all images from your product feed, you would use deleteAttribute featured_imgurl. If you want to view all of the Advanced Commands, go here. Please note that if you want to view the list of available attributes at any given time, choose the ProductlistXML feed and click view source. 

Is it possible to map from YITH Brand (woocommerce plugin) fields?

Posted on: November 20, 2015

Yes. The mapTaxonomy command can be used to "pull" the taxonomy field. The following advanced commands will use this field for brands (and map it to the Google g:brand field) #map from yith brand fields. mapTaxonomy yith_product_brand to brand mapAttribute brand to g:brand

eBayCommerceNetwork

Posted on: August 24, 2015

What is eBayCommerceNetwork? The eBayCommerceNetwork help the consumers anywhere to find, compare, and buy anything. They maintain the very large product catalog and provide an unprecedented depth of information necessary to make purchase decisions. Creating your data feed for eBayCommerceNetwork is easy. Feed format: csv, txt, excel(97-2003) and .xml Upload options: manually, FTP, HTTP More about eBayCommerceNetwork eBayCommerceNetwork Requirements Detailed feed specifications can be found here There are a total of 8 required fields (see the table below). The presence of these mandatory fields must…

Google: The gender is showing as default despite it appearing as male or female in the product attribute. How do I resolve this?

Posted on: August 20, 2015

Sometimes, the plugin detects the previously saved attributes. This might be due to our plugin detecting the value saved at some point of time. To resolve this, add set attribute_granularity to 0 command in the 'Advanced Commands' box and click on 'Update'. The command above basically tells the plugin to not search/find extra attributes from the WordPress wp_postmeta table.

Nextag Integration Guide

Posted on: August 20, 2015

What is Nextag? Optimizing your data feed for Nextag is easy. Feed format: xml or txt Upload options: manually, FTP Categories: required, Nextag taxonomy Full feed specification: Nextag Feed sample: sample More about Nextag Nextag Requirements Detailed feed specifications can be found here There are a total of 7 required fields (see the table below). Please ensure your e-commerce webshop contains data for these mandatory fields. In the table below is a list of attributes that the plugin maps automatically; you may need to map…

Configuring Sharesale Merchant ID, Commission Rates & Subcategories

Posted on: May 27, 2015

Alex Hello Client. How may I help you? Client Hi Alex, where do I put in my Shareasale merchant id? Alex Good question...let me check on that. Client It's requiring one. Does that need to be on every single product? Alex still checking... Hey Client...transferring you over as you may have further question, but the guys have information for you. Alex transferred the chat to Support. Client Ok. Support Hey Client, when creating the shareasale feed, do you get an error? Client Yes. It says…

Become Integration Guide

Posted on: May 26, 2015

What is Become? Become, Inc helps merchants increase sales, publishers monetize traffic and consumers make more informed shopping decisions. With over 500 publishers, Become operates the world’s largest syndication network for Product Ads. More about Become.com More about Become.co.uk Become Requirements Detailed feed specifications can be found here There are a total of 7 required fields (see the table below). Please ensure your e-commerce webshop contains data for these mandatory fields. In the table below is a list of attributes that the plugin maps automatically; you may…

Merchant Attribute Requirements

Posted on: May 14, 2015

To list your products, it is necessary to provide a set of attributes for each product. Most merchants require a product title, description, link and image URL, while some require additional information like UPC and brand. Our plugin remains up to date with current changes and ensures your feed file meets merchant requirements. Follow the links below for the full list of attributes. Merchant attribute requirements for: Google AmmoSeek XML Amazon Product Ads feed format Amazon's category-specific attributes: Select a template file to view required fields…

Houzz Export Guide

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Our Houzz feed provider requires the user to set just a few static/default fields. These required fields are: LeadTimeMin, LeadTimeMax and Style To set default values for these fields, please find the advanced commands near the bottom of the Create Feed page. 1) Advanced commands to set the Lead Times (change number as needed): setAttributeDefault LeadTimeMin as 7 setAttributeDefault LeadTimeMax as 21 2) Advanced command to set the Style (select a Style from the Houzz template ‘Value Tab’) See Houzz template.xls or Houzz style list…

Creating Mappable Attributes

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Your store's categories, product titles, descriptions and attributes, are automatically mapped by the Cart Product Feed plugin. If you do not see attributes in your feed, please proceed to mapping your attributes to include them in the data feed. Note that custom fields, tags or custom product attributes are mapped manually via the advanced commands. Creating local/mappable attributes can be done in various ways. Most commonly they are created through the WooCommerce Product's Attribute page. Other ways of creating local attributes include: Custom Product Attributes, Custom…

Mapping Attributes

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Once your local attributes are created, it's time to map them to merchant-specific fields/attributes. The Shopping Cart Product Feed plugin allows you to map from almost any data within WooCommerce: title, sku, descriptions, WooCommerce id, WooCommerce attributes, custom product attributes, custom fields, tag (single value), as well as default attributes (created by advanced commands) and even data stored in third party plugins! We've developed the plugin to automatically locate and export common attributes. Please see instructions below to map or remap from existing data. 1.…

Rapid Cart for Shopify: Generate your first feed

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Note: This page assumes you have already installed the app. Browse to Create Feed. If you see an error message saying Not Authorized, be certain to log in using your Rapid Cart account.   You can now fill in the feed details Test your feed. Click "Get Feed" and you should receive the data in a popup window. Almost there! Head over to Manage Feeds now... Locate the feed you just created and click Edit Open the advanced commands box... Within Advanced commands, map your…

Amazon Seller Central Guide

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Pre-requisites An Amazon Professional Seller Account - which will provide access to Amazon's volume listing tools Have a WooCommerce Store with products, Amazon's required attributes, categories (and product variations) Step-by-step How To's Install the Shopping Cart Product Feed Plugin Generate an Amazon Inventory File - Select "Amazon Seller Central" as the Merchant Type Required: classifying by Item Type Keyword & Browse Nodes Advanced Command Mapping examples Upload an Inventory File to Amazon & Download Processing Report Optional Steps: Save CSV to local hard drive for…

eBay Seller Guide

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Pre-requisites An active eBay Seller Account - Set up a seller account (eBay link) Ensure your Selling Limits will not prevent you from selling all products Access to eBay's File Exchange service for bulk listing eBay US File Exchange - click Sign Up eBay UK File Exchange - click Sign Up Step-by-step Select eBay Seller as the Merchant Type. A required attributes table will be shown. Set some values for required fields (non payment/refund/shipping settings). You will need to enter at least two commands for this section:…

Bing! Product Ads Guide

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Pre-requisites Before you're able to publish a Bing Catalog File: Create a Bing Ads Account: Sign up for Bing Ads Verify your website through: Bing Webmaster Tools Add a Merchant Center Store: Create your Bing Merchant Center Store *View the videos below for a complete video guide to setting up Bing Product Ads. Step-by-step How To's Install the Shopping Cart Product Feed Plugin Generate Bing Feed Upload catalog file to bing Bing video link Create your Campaign: Follow instructions after "Upload your catalog" Bing! links…

Google Merchant Shopping Product Upload

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Pre-requisites To upload your products to Google Shopping, you will need to: Create a Google Merchant Account Verify and claim your website URL Have a WooCommerce Store with products, categories and attributes Step by Step Instructions Install the Shopping Cart Product Feed Generate Google Data Feed Upload Data Feed to Google Merchant Center Resolving common Google feed errors Additional Google Links

Parameter to pull in featured image for products

Posted on: May 13, 2015

Support Welcome - Ask us about our Install & Config Promotion! Client Hey guys! hope all is well! Can I make this parameter pull in the featured image for every product...g:image_link> Support Hi Yes certainly, are you from ###? Client lol is this Calvin? Support Yep. Client Yes it's me I though I had a work around Support Okay so I think I have an update that will work. Will pull only featured images Client but it messed up my variations. Support oh no :(…

Issues with Custom Attributes to appear [Color & Brand]

Posted on: May 13, 2015

Support Hello Client. How may I help you? Client Hi, yes I talked with support earlier and was having trouble getting the custom attributes to appear to make Google Merchant happy. I'm still having issues with color and brand name. It is a boutique so the brand name is the name of the boutique Support Hey Client, yes it’s the same Support you spoke to last time Client http://pamalasboutique.com/wp-content/uploads/cart_product_feeds/Google/pamalas-boutique.xml oh cool. Support Checking feed... Ok can you please copy/paste the commands you have here? Client…

Joomla VirtueMart – Configure CartProductFeed Component

Posted on: May 13, 2015

Follow the simple steps below to configure the Cart Product Feed component and generate your first data feed. 1. Create Feeds Page From the Joomla Admin’s top navigation bar, click Components > Cart Product Feed > Create Feeds 2. Enter Valid License Key You may skip this step to continue using the product for free (10 product restriction) If you've purchased a license key from our shoppingcartproductfeed.com website, enter it's entirety (including the "Single-" or "5DayTrial-" text) into the field and click Save. 3. Select…

Woo to Google Shopping – Initial Configuration of Feed

Posted on: May 12, 2015

Support Thank you for stopping in. Is there something I can help you with today? Client Hello Support Hi Client I am interested in possibly using your products. I am working on trying to link up my woocommerce store to Google Shopping Support Super... we can do that Client Also I am interesed in the Trusted Store Seal Support We have a plugin for Google Trusted Store as well... do you already have a Google Merchant Account? Client Yes I do Support Great. Then please…

E-bay Shopping Guide

Posted on: May 12, 2015

Support Hi Client Hi, I wonder if you have a users guide for mapping the cart product feed in woocommerce to our Ebay uk shop. I am new to this and it is a little confusing getting started. many thanks Support Yes eBay isn’t too bad, it’s mostly setting default attributes. Also I should mention we use eBay’s File Exchange service which you may need to sign up for There will be a guide online soon… let me get the link Client Thank you I…

Missing Brands

Posted on: May 12, 2015

Support Welcome Back! :) Client hey Support Hello Client we installed the plugin i tried to generate the feed but it sayd brand missing we added the brand as well but still errors Support sure... is brand saved anywhere in the plugin for each product? Perhaps as an attribute or custom_field? I mean in the woocommerece installation Client no i have used 10 products in the feed where these products have 5 variants which will add upto 50 is that a problem? Support No, that…

PAttributeDefault Example 2

Posted on: May 12, 2015

Example 2: Set an attribute directly Mapped via Advanced Commands: setAttributeDefault a_custom_attribute as PDirectChange    

PAttributeDefault Example 1

Posted on: May 12, 2015

  Example 1: Return a random color Mapped via Advanced Commands: setAttributeDefault my_color as none PRandomColor mapAttribute my_color as g:color  

Pronto Integration Guide

Posted on: May 7, 2015

What is Pronto.com? Pronto is a shopping search engine that makes it easy for consumers to find products and compare prices. More information on Pronto Merchant Solutions can be found here: https://merchant.pronto.com/enrollment/marketing/faq.do Pronto Requirements Detailed feed specifications can be found here All data fields must not contain HTML or XML tags or comments, field delimiters (extra tabs or pipes), carriage returns, new line characters, quotation marks, encoded characters, or any smart quotes. All required fields must be completed or the feed will be rejected. See…

PAttributeDefault

Posted on: May 5, 2015

PAttributeDefault is the first hook. It occurs when the product streams out from the database but before any attributes are applied. At this time, only two properties are known for certain: id and title. Some attributes exist already, such as valid. Attributes set here will be overwritten by any content found in the database. This is the ideal place to set a default brand: the chosen value will be replaced by the brand of the product if a brand has been set. If no brand…

CartProductFeed API: Feed Generation Part 2 – PActionAfterLoad

Posted on: May 5, 2015

Data leaves the Content Management System and enters a feed in a controlled process. There are four points where your custom modifier can hook the feed generation process. This post discusses the second of those four points and the differences. PActionAfterLoad is the second hook. It occurs once for each product immediately after that product has been loaded and converted. All attributes exist within the item and may be inspected and/or modified. Setting the valid attribute to false at this time will cause the item…

CartProductFeed API: Feed Generation Part 3 – PActionBeforeFeed

Posted on: May 5, 2015

Data leaves the Content Management System and enters a feed in a controlled process. There are four points where your custom modifier can hook the feed generation process. This post discusses the third of those four points and the differences. PActionBeforeFeed is the third hook. It takes the harmonized product and makes any changes that need to occur before the feed-provider steps in to take over. (A harmonized product is what you see in ProductList XML. All CMS databases will generate similar harmonized products -…

Additional Product Fields

Posted on: May 5, 2015

This add-on will create additional identifier fields for WooCommerce simple and variable products. Currently, the add-on will create separate and mappable Brand, MPN, UPC and EAN fields. Download it here: cpf-additional-product-fields.zip How to use: 1. Install and Activate the CartProductFeed Additional Product Fields module (as you would any other plugin) 2. Edit a product and enter in values for required fields Simple Products: Variable Products: By entering a Brand in the general tab, all variations will have this brand. Variation tab: 3. When creating a…

Rapid Cart Solution

Posted on: April 25, 2015

Alex Thank you for stopping in. Is there something I can help you with today? Client I'm considering purchasing the Shopping Cart Product Feed plugin. Alex Hi Are you using Woo? Client Yes I am. Alex and which merchants are you targeting? I have a couple of more questions to help me better understand your requirements Client I would like to stick with just uploading to Google Shopping / Google Merchant Center. Alex Ok...sounds good. How many products and variations (approx) do you have Client…

How do I use my store’s category tree for Google’s Product Type?

Posted on: April 16, 2015

Using your store's category tree as Google's product type can help you down the road in managing products in Adwords: Enter the following commands in the [open advanced command] tab deleteAttribute product_type setAttributeDefault category as none PCategoryTree mapAttribute category as g:product_type Click Update to save and then regenerate the feed. If you don't see changes please refresh the resulting feed page.

API

Posted on: April 13, 2015

These topics discuss how to extend the functionality of the Cart Product Feed plugin using "Custom Modifiers". To make use of this, you will need an understanding of PHP. Custom Modifiers can add and remove attributes on the fly. They can change the contents of the attributes or even reformat the feed output. They exist as outside plugins, meaning that even if you upgrade Cart Product Feed, your custom modifier code will be preserved. Feel free to download the sample custom modifiers and rework them…

Instructions for Trial and New Customers

Posted on: April 3, 2015

Follow the steps below to configure the Cart Product Feed plugin and generate your first data feed. If you haven't already, make sure you have: -  Created your merchant account ie. Google Merchant, Amazon Seller, eBay, etc . . . -  Have WordPress running and your ecommerce plugin (WooCommerce, WP e-commerce) installed in order to utilize the plugin. - Installed the CartProductFeed plugin 1. Create Feeds Page To start creating feeds, from the WordPress Admin’s left navigation bar click CartProductFeed. 2. Enter Valid License Key Skip this…

Houzz Export Guide

Posted on: April 1, 2015

Our Houzz feed provider requires the user to set just a few static/default fields. These required fields are: LeadTimeMin, LeadTimeMax and Style To set default values for these fields, please find the advanced commands near the bottom of the page. 1) Advanced commands to set the Lead Times (change number as needed): setAttributeDefault LeadTimeMin as 7 setAttributeDefault LeadTimeMax as 21 2) Advanced command to set the Style (select a Style from the Houzz template ‘Value Tab’) See Houzz template.xls or Houzz style list below for…

Why is export freezing at xx%?

Posted on: March 24, 2015

An updated version of the plugin addresses many freezing and speed issues:  Please update or Download it here The issue: I am getting the exports timing out at: 25, 60, 80%, etc Reasoning: The plugin searches for any and all product data associated with your products: tags, custom fields, attributes, descriptions, etc… The following advanced command tells the plugin to only search/pull 1000 custom fields rather than 50000 fields (default). Note this value controls the number of exported custom fields and NOT number of products. Solution…

How do I add UPC/EAN values to Variable Products in WooCommerce?

Posted on: March 24, 2015

As WooCommerce does not currently have a system to include barcodes for variable products, we have devised our own way to "attach" these values to your variations. Update: There is an add-on available for users to input product/variation Brand, UPC and EAN. Please find instructions here: Additional Product Fields. Alternate/Old Method: Please see below image showing an example for including UPCs/EANs to variations. Adding these values will include creating custom fields and then two lines in the plugin's advanced commands box. Let’s say your custom…

eBay Seller Guide

Posted on: March 17, 2015

Pre-requisites An active eBay Seller Account - Set up a seller account (eBay link) Ensure your Selling Limits will not prevent you from selling all products Access to eBay's File Exchange service for bulk listing eBay US File Exchange - click Sign Up eBay UK File Exchange - click Sign Up Step-by-step Select eBay Seller as the Merchant Type. A required attributes table will be shown. Set some values for required fields (non payment/refund/shipping settings). You will need to enter at least two commands for this section:…

Can I modify my Product Titles in the feed?

Posted on: March 6, 2015

Yes, using the concat command example below will append " - MyModifiedTitle" to your current Product Titles rule concat(title," - ", "MyModifiedTitle") as combo_title setAttributeDefault title as $combo_title This set of commands will concatenate 'brands' to your title rule concat(brand," - ",title) as combo_title setAttributeDefault title as $combo_title Comprehensive Advanced Commands and examples can be found here

How do I enable CDATA tags or enclose values with double quotes?

Posted on: March 5, 2015

When mapping from Custom Attributes or Custom Fields, values may contain illegal XML characters or include commas that will interfere with CSV files. Adding a "true" after the mapping command will surround the value with CDATA tags (XML files) or double quotes (CSV, TXT). Example: mapAttribute customAttribute to g:brand true

Does the Google shopping feed do custom_label_0, custom_label_1, etc.?

Posted on: March 5, 2015

Yes! On the Create New Feed page, under "Show Additional Attributes" you can find options to map to these custom labels. Alternatively, you can set these attributes to static values with the advanced command: setAttributeDefault custom_label_0 as "MyCustomLabel"  

Creating Mappable Attributes

Posted on: February 10, 2015

Your store's categories, product titles, descriptions and attributes, are automatically mapped by the Cart Product Feed plugin. If you do not see attributes in your feed, please proceed to mapping your attributes to include them in the data feed. Note that custom fields, tags or custom product attributes are mapped manually via the advanced commands. Creating local/mappable attributes can be done in various ways. Most commonly they are created through the WooCommerce Product's Attribute page. Other ways of creating local attributes include: Custom Product Attributes, Custom…

Do you support multilingual plugins?

Posted on: January 20, 2015

Yes. If your WooCommerce is set up using WPML for instance, we can target different countries by exporting products from your language-specific category. Additional prices or currencies may be mapped via Custom Attributes if needed, or easily modified using the Advanced Commands below. For example. If my prices are set up in USD, we apply the following commands to set up a Canadian feed: set currency as CAD rule discount(1.24,*) rule discount(1.24,*,s) [for adjusting sale price] - At the time of writing this, 1 USD…

How can I remap attributes?

Posted on: January 20, 2015

Remapping is done simply by selecting from a list of drop down options. Select from automatically pulled attributes or woocommerce attributes. To remap a Custom Product Attribute or an attribute not in the list, click the [open advanced commands] link to display a text box. Type the following: deleteAttribute [attribute-name] mapAttribute [woo-attribute] as [merchant-attribute] Where: [attribute-name] is that found in the drop down box [woo-attribute] is the local attribute slug (OR exact name of a custom field) and [merchant-attribute] is the desired merchant attribute. For…

Is there a way to assign a product tag as the brand?

Posted on: January 3, 2015

under Advanced Commands, enter the following: deleteAttribute brand mapAttribute tag as brand Then hit update. From then on, the plugin will supplant brand with tag.

Amazon: Why is my Product Id Type field blank?

Posted on: December 10, 2014

The product id type field looks at product id number and assigns GCID / UPC / EAN according to the number of digits. According to Amazon: The standard-product-id must have a specific number of characters according to type: GCID (16 alphanumeric characters), UPC (12 digit number), EAN (13 digit number) or GTIN(14 digit number). Please ensure that leading zeros do not get lost when the file is exported from excel to text. This can be accomplished by formatting the numbers in these cells as text,…