FAQ: Product Feed

Product Feed
A Google product feed is generated blank. What can I do?
If you can't submit your feed because its empty, first, please, use this guide to ensure that it is set correctly. If the problem remains, please, try removing the string with the <g:rate> attribute from the feed template as below: Alt: Remove...
Are any feed templates provided with Product Feed?

Yes, the Magento Feed extension offers you ready-to-use feed templates for most popular shopping engines, so there is no need to create feeds from the scratch.

Can I change the name of the feed attributes?

Yes, since Product Feed uses the values of attributes but not names. If you need to set up a different name for any attribute, you can do that via Custom Fields.

Can I change the price or include a special tax using Product Feed for Magento 1?
If you need to change a Google shopping product feed price or enable a special tax, you should rename the custom field. Navigate to Catalog > Product Feeds >Custom Fields choose the needed Custom Field and switch to Transform tab: Then...
Can I create multiple feeds?

The number of data feeds that can be generated with our extension is not limited.

Can I include a special price in the feed?

Yes, with Product Feed extension you can export "Final price" that includes special pricing for products (based on catalog pricing rules).

Can I use product images which differ from those found on my store?

For additional images you can use custom attributes, where you can store URLs to those extra images and then use the attributes in the feed.

Can Product Feeds extension auto-generate and auto-upload the feeds?

Yes, the module can auto-generate feeds and upload them via FTP or SFTP.

Can simple products within configurable ones be exported individually?

Yes, the export of children products takes place when simple products are exported.Read on to see the examples.

Can this extension handle export of thousands of products with many columns?

Using the feed manager you can easily do the export in batches so that the server does not get overloaded. With such amount of products, it may take up to 10-15 minutes for the feed to get generated.

Does this module generate feeds for Bing?

Yes, Product Feed by Amasty will create a Magento Bing Shopping feed for you.

Does this module generate feeds for Facebook?

Yes, Product Feed fulfills Facebook feed requirements, as Facebook accepts Google feed template format.

How to make product feed output HTTPS links to image URLs?
To include an HTTPS link to an image URL in a product feed, please open app/code/local/Amasty/Feed/Model/Profile.php. Then find the #344 line and comment out: $value = str_replace('https:', 'http:', $mediaConfig→getMediaUrl($value)).After you save...
Is it possible to generate feed for only particular products and categories?

Yes, you can make it through changing filter configuration settings in the feed conditions. To see the screenshot go on reading.

We get 'XML formatting error' upon uploading our feed file to Google Merchant Center. How can we solve it?

In most cases, this error appears when special characters inside tags are present in your feed file. Please use HTML escape option for such tags to solve it. Proceed to the full answer to get a step-by-step guide.

What if there is no ready template for my needs?

Our templates are created for all major shopping sites. However, it is possible to create your own files if needed. We are always here to help, and you can contact us for assistance.

What should I do if Google Merchant Center rejects my feed?

After uploading the feed to Google Merchant Center I'm getting issues and the feed is not accepted on the Google side. How Can I solve them? Please click 'Read FULL answer' link below to see the most frequently reported issues.

What should I do if the final price for bundle products is wrong?

If you got the error with the final_price attribute, please check the settings of the product itself and product feed. Read the full answer for more details.

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