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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…

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…

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…

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…

Install CartProductFeed Shopify App

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Note: You must have a Shopify Store to install the CartProductFeed Shopify App. Note: You'll also need a RapidCart Account (where your feeds will be configured and stored). Registration is free... just click Create Account   You can now visit the app store: Just click "Get App"... that large green button on the upper right Confirm you want to install the app by entering your store URL ...and follow the prompts That's it! You're now ready to generate your first feed.

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…

Feed Delivery Method

Posted on: May 13, 2015

Support Thank you for stopping in. Is there something I can help you with today? Client If the "Feed delivery method" is "Feed upload", does that mean that I have to upload the feed myself or is it automatic? Support This means the Support merchant does not have a means to automatically pull the feed from your server manual upload is usually required Client I see thanks!

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…

Troubleshooting the Plugin

Posted on: May 12, 2015

WordPress 1. From the WP Dashboard, navigate to the CartProductFeed > Create Feed page 2. To activate the key, enter the license given, including the "5DayTrial" or "Single" text 3. Click save key and then refresh the page. Joomla 1. From the administrator panel, click "Components" and then click "Cart Product Feed" 2. To activate the key, enter the license given, including the "5DayTrial" or "Single" text License Key Invalid If you just signed up and still receive this error even after entering the full…

Joomla VirtueMart

Posted on: May 12, 2015

1. Log in to your Joomla Administrator panel & navigate to the extension manager. Here you can download the component and upload the package file, or use the Install URL. Download/URL: http://www.shoppingcartproductfeed.com/downloads/joomla/cartproductfeed.zip Upload Package File or Install from URL using the URL provided above. 2. After successfully installing the plugin, click Components > Cart Product Feed to begin generating data feeds

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  

The Feed Generation Pipeline

Posted on: May 12, 2015

Free Plugin; 10 Feeds and Pricing

Posted on: May 8, 2015

Alex Thank you for stopping in. Is there something I can help you with today? Client I just tried to upload my product feed to facebook dynamic ads but it only uploads 10 of my products do I need the full package to upload more products? Alex Hi Yes...just so I'm clear...are you using the 'free' version of the plugin? Client Ya is there a limit of how many products it generates a feed for? Alex k...then yes, you're correct there is a limit of…

WordPress

Posted on: May 8, 2015

Before installing - Download the latest version from https://wordpress.org/plugins/purple-xmls-google-product-feed-for-woocommerce/ Installation Install and Activate: Activate "Cart Product Feed" plugin Enter a License Key if you have one ENTER and SAVE the license key for full functionality. Please refresh the page after clicking "Save Key" in order for the license to take effect. Begin Creating Your Feeds Begin creating data feeds by clicking CartProductFeed on the left admin panel. Continue to Generating a Merchant Data Feed Please consider supporting us by purchasing the LICENSED (no restrictions) version of our…

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…

Upload data feeds via Automatic Upload to Google Merchant Center

Posted on: May 4, 2015

Follow the steps below to Upload Data Feed to Google Merchant Center: Sign in to your Google Merchant Center account. If you do not have one, click here to register. Now click on Feed tab on the dashboard. On the feed page, click on red colour Data Feed   Select these options: Choose “Standard” option radio button for Mode Choose “Product” option from dropdown list for Feed Type Choose your “appropriate country” from Target Country dropdown list Choose your “appropriate language” from Content Language dropdown…

How to upload feed to Google Merchant Center

Posted on: May 2, 2015

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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…

CartProductFeed API: Feed Generation Part 4 – PActionAfterFeed

Posted on: April 13, 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 fourth of those four points and the differences. PActionAfterFeed is the final hook. It does not return a result because it sees the entire product after the feed-provider has converted it into the target format. For XML files, the data it sees will be a multi-line XML output. For CSV formats, the data…

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…

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:…

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…

What is RapidCart?

Posted on: January 30, 2015

- Ideal for existing customers with a large amount of products (>10k) and product data. Our ‘Rapid Cart’ solution places all of the processing efforts on our servers instead of yours.  It is the same core engine and technology as the Shopping Cart Product Feed plugin, but it runs on our boxes.  To make it work is simple - we use the existing plugin (we have a slightly different version) and it acts as a shim.  The shim gives the product details/data in raw format to our…

Setup RapidCart Service

Posted on: January 29, 2015

Before you can create data feeds using Rapid Cart, you will first need to sync your product data to our servers. Follow the steps below to set up your Rapid Cart service. 1. Install SCPF plugin on & save license key WordPress: Install for WooCommerce or WP ecommerce Joomla: Install for VirtueMart 2. Create a RapidCart account Go to http://rapid.shoppingcartproductfeed.com/ and create an account. 3. Complete the registration by entering your user data. Remember or write down your username and password 4. Log into RapidCart…

Inventory Sync is here!

Posted on: January 9, 2015

The ShoppingCartProductFeed team is pleased to announce that the RapidCart Cloud Server now supports Inventory Synchronization from your eBay and Amazon store to your external web store. How does it work? Your products are most likely already listed... they have SKUs or ItemIDs (eBay) or ASINs (Amazon). If they aren't listed, the first step is to generate feeds and post them to your merchant accounts. RapidCart checks your inventories periodically. When you make a sale on one platform, RapidCart matches the product backwards using the…

How Do I used Advanced Commands with the Amazon Template?

Posted on: December 5, 2014

Please refer to this page: Advanced Commands with Amazon Seller

Advanced Commands with Amazon Templates

Posted on: December 5, 2014

1. First note that NOT ALL fields are necessary when uploading a template. You will notice our template does not have the 200 or more fields present in Amazon's.. this is OK as long as you provide at least the required fields. You may add your desired fields using the advanced commands box (provided examples below). 2. As mentioned, important fields like product title, description & quantity to name a few, are automatically mapped. If at any time you want to change these, use the…

Resolving Common Google Errors

Posted on: December 2, 2014

Upon submission, Google may provide you with errors for a failed feed upload. Here are some common Google errors and explanations on resolving them. "Insufficient product identifiers: Missing two out of three attributes [GTIN, brand, mpn]" Two of three unique product identfiers are required for uploading into Google Merchant. Here's how to include each of these in your feed: 1. MPN - Manufacturer Product Number is automatically mapped from the WooCommerce SKU field. Complete this field if you would like the g:mpn in your feed.…

Amazon Seller Setup

Posted on: November 26, 2014

1) With Amazon seller central, you will need a professional seller account where you can access their bulk upload tool. You can find steps here: http://www.shoppingcartproductfeed.com/woocommerce-export/amazon-seller-upload/upload-inventory-file-amazon/ 2) At this time Amazon does not have an automatic pull (from URL), nor does our plugin have a push-to-Amazon feature. For now you may look at alternatives such as the AMTU program (http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=200779340) which allows you to configure an interval of 15 minutes for example from your own machine. You may also be aware that Amazon provides an…

Why is the category lightbox (or browser window) is blank?

Posted on: November 26, 2014

Sometimes you 'see no categories', or 'freezing' when you click the category field: First, you should double check that your Store's categories are set up and your products are properly categorized. There are two reasons why your categories may not be shown. 1) If you have many categories, they may simply just take time to load. If you see a blank category list, exit the box by clicking away and then check it again in a few seconds. 2) The other likely cause of this…

What’s the difference between the Free Version, 5 Day Trial and Commercial?

Posted on: October 21, 2014

So what's the difference between these versions? Let us spell it out for you! Free Version: You can download the free version of the Shopping Cart Product Feed to test out the waters and see if this is what you're looking for. It includes: 10 products exported per feed, with a limit of 3 feeds; Whenever you make changes to the exported products, that information will be automatically updated to whichever online merchant you've synched with FREE VERSION IS AVAILABLE HERE FOR DOWNLOAD 5 Day Trial: Our…

Submitting Shipment and Cancelation Feeds

Posted on: October 20, 2014

After the initial Google Trusted Stores setup, you are now ready to create entries in your shipping or cancelation feeds. These feeds can be found at: https://YOUR-WEB-SITE.com/?gtsfeedtype=shipping and: https://YOUR-WEB-SITE.com/?gtsfeedtype=cancellation Shipping Feed setup: To complete a shipping feed entry, you will need change the order status to "complete", as well as supply: a shipping provider,  the tracking number and date shipped. Click "Save Order" in the Order Actions box. Cancelation Feed setup: Upon a WooCommerce order cancelation, select a cancelation reason and change the order status…

CartProductFeed API: Feed Generation Part 4 – PActionAfterFeed

Posted on: October 16, 2014

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 fourth of those four points and the differences. PActionAfterFeed is the final hook. It does not return a result because it sees the entire product after the feed-provider has converted it into the target format. For XML files, the data it sees will be a multi-line XML output. For CSV formats, the data…

CartProductFeed API: Feed Generation Part 3 – PActionBeforeFeed

Posted on: October 16, 2014

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 -…

CartProductFeed API: Feed Generation Part 2 – PActionAfterLoad

Posted on: October 16, 2014

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 1 – PAttributeDefault

Posted on: October 16, 2014

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 first of those four points and the differences. 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…

Amazon: What Inventory File Templates are supported?

Posted on: October 7, 2014

We are gradually implementing Amazon templates from all regions and categories. The ones listed below are from Amazon US. If you don't see the region/category below or are unsure, let us know and we will update the plugin!

How do I exclude products from the feed?

Posted on: October 6, 2014

To exclude a product or products and it's variations from a data feed, create a Custom Field "valid" with a value of "false" for each excluded product.

Rapid Cart for Shopify: Generate your first feed

Posted on: October 3, 2014

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…

Install CartProductFeed Shopify App

Posted on: October 3, 2014

Note: You must have a Shopify Store to install the CartProductFeed Shopify App. Note: You'll also need a RapidCart Account (where your feeds will be configured and stored). Registration is free... just click Create Account   You can now visit the app store: Just click "Get App"... that large green button on the upper right Confirm you want to install the app by entering your store URL ...and follow the prompts That's it! You're now ready to generate your first feed.

Upgrading the Plugin: Old to New

Posted on: September 23, 2014

This page will bring you up to date and guide you in upgrading to the new Shopping Cart Export Plugin! Our old Purple XMLs plugin has been rebranded and updated considerably: we have enhanced performance and scalability, tweaked the way attributes are mapped and have added (and will continue to add) new targets, such as Amazon Seller, Bing, and Beslist. The following steps will upgrade your plugin from old to new.   How To upgrade from the old Purple XMLS to the new Shopping Cart Product Feed Plugin…

How do I activate my license key?

Posted on: September 20, 2014

Obtain a 5 day trial or single site license key here OR ask us for one (provide your full name and email) :) You will receive an email from our system with the key. Insert the key into the text field, click save and refresh the page shortly after.

How does the Shopping Cart Product Export work?

Posted on: September 17, 2014

To put it simply, The Shopping Cart Product Exporter takes your products and adds them to major online merchants so that when someone does a search for your product on that site (e.g. Amazon), it will now show up there! To explain a little further, our exporter takes your existing shopping cart, with all of your products' information, and produces an ‘export’ data feed. This data feed is then sync'd or uploaded to other online merchants so that your products will show up in THEIR search engine. So, if you are selling…

WP e-Commerce to Bing! Product Ads Upload

Posted on: September 15, 2014

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 (Optional) Edit Template and Complete Missing/Required Fields Upload catalog file to bing Bing video link Create your Campaign: Follow instructions…

WP e-Commerce to Amazon Seller Central Product Upload

Posted on: September 15, 2014

Pre-requisites An Amazon Professional Seller Account - which will provide access to Amazon's volume listing tools Have a WP e-Commerce Store with products, Amazon's required attributes, categories and variations Step-by-step How To's View the supported Templates/Categories - Request a category Install the Shopping Cart Product Feed Plugin Generate an Amazon Inventory File Upload an Inventory File to Amazon & Download Processing Report Optional Steps: Save CSV to local hard drive for Editing Edit Template and Complete Missing/Required Fields Amazon Seller Central links

WP e-Commerce to Google Merchant Shopping Product Upload

Posted on: September 15, 2014

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 WP e-Commerce Store with products, variations and attributes Step by Step Instructions Install the Shopping Cart Product Feed Generate Google Data Feed Upload Data Feed to Google Merchant Center - Video included Additional Google Links

Generate Merchant Feed From WP e-Commerce

Posted on: September 15, 2014

This page explains how to configure the Cart Product Feed plugin to generate your first data feed. *Note: Steps here are similar across all Merchants 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 step to continue using the product for free - some restrictions 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 Key". 3.…

VirtueMart to Bing! Product Ads Upload

Posted on: September 2, 2014

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 VirtueMart Store complete with products, product categories and custom fields *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 -…

VirtueMart to Amazon Seller Central Product Upload

Posted on: September 2, 2014

Pre-requisites An Amazon Professional Seller Account - which will provide access to Amazon's volume listing tools VM Store with Products, Product Categories and Custom Fields Step-by-step How To's View the supported Templates/Categories - Request a category Install the Shopping Cart Product Feed Plugin Generate an Amazon Inventory File Upload an Inventory File to Amazon & Download Processing Report Optional Steps: Save CSV to local hard drive for Editing Edit Template and Complete Missing/Required Fields Amazon Seller Central links

Merchant Attribute Requirements

Posted on: September 1, 2014

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…

Google Merchant Shopping Upload Errors

Posted on: September 1, 2014

Item Errors (you may come across one or more of these) Missing tax information Tax must be specified in the 'tax' attribute or in your account settings. Note: Allow 15 minutes for account settings to take effect before uploading a new feed. Missing required attribute: gender Please make sure you include all required attributes in your data feed. Insufficient product identifiers: Missing brand attribute. Apparel items must have a value for the 'brand' attribute. Please make sure to include this required attribute in your data…

Joomla VirtueMart – Configure CartProductFeed Component

Posted on: August 28, 2014

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 (or skip to continue using the product for free - some restrictions) 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 Merchant Type Create…

Joomla VirtueMart – Install CartProductFeed Component

Posted on: August 28, 2014

1. Log in to your Joomla Administrator panel & navigate to the extension manager. Here you can download the component and upload the package file, or use the Install URL. Download/URL: http://www.shoppingcartproductfeed.com/downloads/joomla/cartproductfeed.zip Upload Package File or Install from URL using the URL provided above. 2. After successfully installing the plugin, click Components > Cart Product Feed to begin generating data feeds

Editing Your Inventory Template

Posted on: August 25, 2014

The plugin will generate a tab delimited CSV file (the required format for some merchants). To edit the file yourself, first save the file to your local hard drive. Open the file in a text editor and copy/paste all contents into a spreadsheet. Afterwards you will be able to edit and enter any missing values. Lastly, save the file as a tab delimited text file so it's ready for upload. 1. Save the CSV file - Immediately after generating a feed you'll be prompted to…

Upload an Inventory File to Amazon

Posted on: August 25, 2014

Before you can upload to Amazon, double check that your inventory template file is saved to your local hard drive. Recommended: Learn how to save and upload your inventory file template (1:30min) Add Products via Upload Go to Amazon Seller Central and hover over the INVENTORY menu. Click "Add Products via Upload" Select Type of File to Upload Find the section "Upload inventory files" and Select the type of file to upload. For most users this will be "Inventory Files for non-Media Categories" (such as…

Save Amazon CSV File for Editing

Posted on: August 25, 2014

Download your generated Amazon CSV file to edit and upload into Amazon Seller Central - After clicking "Get Feed", save the file. Note: If a new window appears that contains your store's items (check for pop-up blockers): - Save the file by right-clicking anywhere in the new window and then clicking "Save As.." - Save the file on your local hard drive by clicking "save" You can now: - Upload the inventory file to Amazon, or - Edit/Modify the file to resolve any errors or…

WooCommerce to Amazon Seller Central Product Upload

Posted on: August 25, 2014

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…

Documentation – Google Trusted Stores for WooCommerce

Posted on: August 13, 2014

Google Trusted Stores for WooCommerce creates a Shipping Feed to integrate with your Google Merchant Center and adds the Google Trusted Store snippets to check out as required to integrate a WooCommerce store with Google Trusted Stores. In other words, this combines the power of WooCommerce with reliability of Google Trusted Stores. Installation Unzip and upload the plugin’s folder to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory Activate the extension through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress Visit WooCommerce Settings and go to the Google Trusted Stores tab Choose the…

WooCommerce to Shopping.com Product Upload

Posted on: July 24, 2014

Changing the Category (taxonomy) List to Another Language

Posted on: July 11, 2014

By default, our plugin uses the English Google product categories list. If you edit the file directly then updating the plugin will cause your language file to be lost. This post explains how to install your language file in a separate module and link that module to the Cart Product Feed plugin. Download the categories.txt from Google (US taxonomy list: https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/160081?hl=en&ref_topic=3404778) for your desired language.   Download and install the taxonomy plugin for Cart Product Feed: http://dev.shoppingcartproductfeed.com/installs/taxonomy/WordPress/cpf-taxonomy.zip Locate the new taxonomy module and click edit…

Advanced Commands

Posted on: July 9, 2014

Advanced Commands grant you more control over your feeds. They provide a way to create your own attribute, map from non-standard ones or modify and delete feed data. Creating Default Attributes with Advanced Commands Mapping/Remapping with Advanced Commands Comprehensive Advanced Commands can be found here: More Advanced Commands - *PDF How To Use Advanced Commands After selecting a Merchant Type, navigate to the bottom of the page and click [Open Advanced Commands]. A textbox will be displayed where you can enter commands to apply rules…

Mapping Attributes

Posted on: July 3, 2014

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.…

Does the Google Product Feed only support Google USA (or .com) ?

Posted on: June 19, 2014

Not at all! Our customers can upload their feeds to all countries that the Google Merchant Program supports.  For example, we currently have a client specializing in women’s makeup and skin care products that uploads their product information to the US, Canada, UK, Australia and New Zealand, all with separate feeds, and all from the same shopping cart! We format specifically for each country and set it up so that you're able to choose the currency, shipping and pricing requirements.  Additionally, you can upload your existing shopping cart information to MULTIPLE countries…

Google Trusted Store – WooCommerce

Posted on: June 17, 2014

Does Google Trusted Store Help? Updated January 20, 2015: Google has made some improvements to the program and simplified integration. Click here to find out more It all started with one customer:) So, you may have heard a little bit about the new Google Trusted Store  - http://www.google.com/trustedstores/ - Program.  Somewhat new - it is Google's latest approach to leverage their wildly successful Google Merchant Program further by integrating YOUR products into their shopping and search results - giving their customers confidence about your shipping,…

WooCommerce to Bing! Product Ads Upload

Posted on: June 10, 2014

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…

How To’s

Posted on: May 30, 2014

FAQs Here Step by Step Guides: Other Guides: Install & Activate the Plugin Generate Your First Feed View, Edit, Delete Feeds Create a Google Merchant Account Mapping Attributes - Attribute Mapping Advanced Commands (PDF) Changing the Google Category (taxonomy) List to Another Lanauge How to Upgrade from Purple XMLs to Shopping Cart Product Feed Videos: Introduction to creating a Google Merchant Account Feed From WooCommerce: http://youtu.be/AkEl0_yiF14 Advanced configuration -  Feed Overrides : http://youtu.be/Yi1UekoKE7E Attribute Mapping: Understanding non-standard mappings: http://youtu.be/l4le-n1LCg4

View, Edit, Delete Feeds

Posted on: May 29, 2014

CartProductFeed > Manage Feeds Figure 1: All your generated feeds are accessible and easily managed through this page. View Feed To view a feed click "view" on the feed you want to see. You will be redirected to the data feed. Edit Feed Editing a feed will bring you to a page similar to the Create Feed page Click "Edit" You will be brought to the edit feed page Here you can re-map attributes & modify categories. If you are using advanced commands, generally it's…

Instructions for Trial and New Customers

Posted on: May 29, 2014

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 . . . - Make sure you have WordPress running and your ecommerce plugin (WooCommerce, WP e-commerce) installed in order to utilize the plugin. - please download and install the plugin 1. Create Feeds Page To start creating feeds, from the WordPress Admin’s left navigation bar click CartProductFeed. 2.…

Install ShoppingCartProductFeed WordPress Plugin

Posted on: May 29, 2014

Before installing - Download the latest version from https://wordpress.org/plugins/purple-xmls-google-product-feed-for-woocommerce/ Installation Install and Activate: Activate "Cart Product Feed" plugin Enter a License Key if you have one ENTER and SAVE the license key for full functionality. Please refresh the page after clicking "Save Key" in order for the license to take effect. Begin Creating Your Feeds Begin creating data feeds by clicking CartProductFeed on the left admin panel. Continue to Generating a Merchant Data Feed Please consider supporting us by purchasing the LICENSED (no restrictions) version of our…

Create Google Merchant Account

Posted on: May 29, 2014

Alternatively, Google has their own Google Merchant Guide to setting up your account. Otherwise, please follow directions below to create your Google Merchant account. Preparations 1.  Create a Google account (skip if you already have one). You will need to create an account (http://accounts.google.com/NewAccount) with Google before you can use Google Merchant center and begin submitting feeds. 2. Sign in to Google Merchant Center with your Google account. Go to http://google.com/merchants/ and sign in. You are now ready to set up a Google Merchant account.…

Export Shopping Cart to Google Merchant, Amazon Seller, eBay – WordPress WooCommerce – Joomla VirtueMart

Posted on: May 13, 2014

Export WooCommerce and VirtueMart Items Automatically & Simply - no coding required Google, Amazon, eBay, Nextag, Shopify CSV and XML Export

VirtueMart to NexTag Shopping Product upload

Posted on: May 8, 2014

VirtueMart to Shopping.com Product Upload

Posted on: May 8, 2014

WooCommerce to NexTag Shopping Product Upload

Posted on: May 8, 2014

WooCommerce to ShopZilla Shopping Product Upload

Posted on: May 8, 2014

VirtueMart to Google Merchant Shopping Product Upload

Posted on: May 8, 2014

Pre-requisites To upload your products to Google Shopping, you will need to: Create a Google Merchant Account Verify and claim your website URL Step by Step Instructions Install the Shopping Cart Product Feed Generate Google Data Feed Upload Data Feed to Google Merchant Center - Video included Additional Google Links

Virtuemart to eBay Product Upload

Posted on: May 8, 2014

VirtueMart to Amazon Product Ads Shopping Product Upload

Posted on: May 8, 2014

WooCommerce to eBay Product Upload

Posted on: May 8, 2014

eBay Commerce Network: http://merchantsupport.ebaycommercenetwork.com/ Adding products: http://merchantsupport.ebaycommercenetwork.com/Getting_Started   All Ebay Categories: http://www.ebay.com/sch/allcategories/all-categories#C   Antiques Antiquities Architectural & Garden Asian Antiques Books & Manuscripts Decorative Arts Ethnographic Furniture Home & Hearth Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930) Maps, Atlases & Globes Maritime Mercantile, Trades & Factories Musical Instruments (Pre-1930) Periods & Styles Primitives Restoration & Care Rugs & Carpets Science & Medicine (Pre-1930) Sewing (Pre-1930) Silver Reproduction Antiques Other Art Direct from the Artist Art from Dealers & Resellers Wholesale Lots B Baby Baby Gear Baby Safety &…

WooCommerce to Amazon Product Ads Shopping Product Upload

Posted on: May 8, 2014

WooCommerce to Google Merchant Shopping Product Upload

Posted on: May 8, 2014

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 - Google page with video included Resolving common Google feed errors Additional Google Links