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Upload a data feed via FTP

Upload a data feed via HTTP

Upload a data feed from your local drive

Option 1. Upload a data  feed via FTP

  1. Log into your Google Merchant Center.
  2. Go to SFTP / FTP / GCS
  3. Create your FTP account. Save changes. Note your FTP details. It can take up to 15 minutes for the ftp account to be activated.
  4. Go to Products -> Feeds and add your feed.
  5. Select Standard mode and 'Products' from the Feed type dropdown. Choose your target country and language. Provide your Feed name. You can enter any text that you want as your name and you do not have to provide any extension. For example it can be 'DataFeedWatch' or 'Myfeed.txt'. Click 'continue'.
  6. Select 'Upload' and press 'Continue'
  7. Provide your filename.  You can enter any text that you want as your name and you do not have to provide any extension. For example it can be 'DataFeedWatch' or 'Myfeed.txt'. Click 'Save'.
  8. Log into DataFeedWatch. Go to your shop, add Google.com channel and create your feed.
  9. Go to options -> Edit channel.
  10. Provide your credentials and click update
  11. The feed will be now sent to the server automatically every day just after your products are uploaded to our system. You can also always send the feed to the sever outside the schedule by clicking on Options > FTP Upload link.

Option 2. Upload a data feed via HTTP

  1. Log into DataFeedWatch. Go to your shop and find Google.com.  Copy the URL of your feed. Note that the output feed URL is not  generated until mapping of the feed is completed.
  2. Log into your Google Merchant Center. Go to Products -> Feeds and add your feed.
  3.  Select Standard mode and 'Products' from the Feed type dropdown. Choose your target country and language. Provide your Feed name.  You can enter any text that you want as your name and you do not have to provide any extension. For example it can be 'DataFeedWatch' or 'Myfeed.txt'. Click 'Continue'.
  4. Select 'Scheduled fetch' and click 'Continue'.
  5. Select the Fetch frequency, Fetch time and Timezone. Paste the Feed URL and filename. See the example shown below to get an instruction on how to extract your filename from the URL of your data feed. Click 'Save'.
  6. Choose your feed from the list and click 'Fetch now'.

Option 3. Upload a data feed from your local drive

  1. Log into DataFeedWatch. Go to your shop. Find Google.com and go to Options –> Download to download a data feed to your local drive. Make sure that the status is "OK".
  2. Log into your Google Merchant Center. Go to Products -> Feeds and add your feed.
  3. Select Standard mode and 'Products' from the Feed type dropdown. Choose your target country and language. Provide your Feed name.  You can enter any text that you want as your name and you do not have to provide any extension. Click 'Continue'.
  4. Select 'Upload' and click 'Continue'.
  5. Provide your filename.  You can enter any text that you want as your name and you do not have to provide any extension. Click 'Manually upload a file now', select your file and click 'Save'.
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