2. Create Customized Template Feed
3. Controlling the Data in your Feed
4. How to Deliver Your Custom Feed
You can now customize your own feeds in the Admin. There are two different kinds that can be created:
1. Shared Sitemap Protocol
2. Template Based Feed
Click on "Menu," scroll down to "Marketing" and then click on the "Feeds" tab.
Click on the "+" Icon
For this example, we are going to create a Google Shopping Feed.
If there are fields which you need created for a specific feed, you can create Custom Fields for your products.
Go to "Menu," scroll down to "Utilities." You'll now be on the "Custom Fields" tab.
Click the "+" icon and an "Add Custom Field" window will pop up.
Choose what you want your custom fields to be. Click the "Add" button.
Fill out the Custom Field under your Products that apply.
Choose "Menu," scroll down to "Catalog." You'll now be on the "Products" tab. Click on a product and click the "Open" icon.
Click on the "..." icon, scroll down to "Custom Fields."
Fill out the custom fields that you created.
Choose which fields you want to be included in your feed.
Click on "Marketing," click on "Feeds"
Look up your feed, "Google Shopping" and click the "edit" icon
An "Edit Feed: Google Shopping" window will pop up.
Scroll down and click on "Edit Template."
You will come to the "TEMPLATEFEED_Google_Shopping" page where you can now select all the fields that you want to be exported into your feed. Use the "Select" and "Deselect" buttons to move the fields into the appropriate boxes. Click "Update."
Name: Google Shopping
Feed Module: Template Based Feed
There are 3 ways to deliver the feed:
For this example, we are going to chose to have the file written to our server.
Enable File Creation: Checked
File Location: Script (Public)
File Name: /google-shopping.csv
You'll now see your Google Shopping Feed in your menu. Click on it, and then click on the "Process Now" button.
You'll get a confirmation pop up window letting you know the feed has processed.
You can find your feed by typing in: https://www.domain.com/google-shopping.csv - just add your domain where it says "domain.com" - it will download a csv file that you can then open in Excel.
The csv file will have all of the fields that you set up in the beginning of this process.