Configuration: Google API - Google Shopping

The Google Shopping option sets the account information to enable integration with Google’s free shopping service. Google Shopping allows users to find and compare products they want to buy online. You can submit your products to Google Shopping to help people find your website more quickly and easily.

For step-by-step instructions, see: Setting Up Google Shopping

Field Descriptions

Options Scope Description
Account ID Store View The account ID for your Google Merchant Center account.
Account Login Store View

The Google Merchant Center account login. This is the user name that you used to create the Google Merchant account.

If your Google Merchant account is your Gmail account, do not type the “@gmail.com” part.

If your Google Merchant account is your Google Apps (hosted) account, you must type in the entire user name (with the @example.com part).

Account Password Store View The account password for your Google Merchant Center account.
Account Type Store View

Determines which Google account is used to authenticate the connection. Google first attempts to authenticate with your Google Apps account, if that fails then it will try your Google account, or Gmail account. Options include:

Google or Hosted: Allows you to authenticate with either accoun type.

Google: Authenticate with Google account, or non-Google Apps account. Select this option if you created the Google Shopping account with your Gmail account.

Hosted: Authenticate with Hosted Google Apps account. Select this option if you created the Google Shopping account with your Google Apps account.

Target Country Store View

Sets the Google Shopping target country. This field specifies the target market you expect to sell your products in.

Target countries supported by Google and available in Magento:

  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • China
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Netherlands
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
Update Google Shopping Item when Product is Updated Store View Specifies whether to update the Google Shopping product information whenever the product information changes.
Destinations
Google Product Search Store View

Specifies how to submit your products to the Product Search destination. Can be set to one of the following:

Default: Products are submitted using Google default settings.

Required: Products must be submitted to this destination. If the product does not meet validation rules for Google, then it won’t be submitted to any destination and will return an error.

Excluded: Products will not be submitted to this destination, but can be submitted to the other two destinations.

Product Ads Store View

Specifies how to submit your products to the Product Ads destination. Can be set to one of the following:

Default - Products are submitted using Google default settings.

Required - Products must be submitted to this destination. If the product does not meet validation rules for Google, then it won’t be submitted to any destination and will return an error.

Excluded - Products will not be submitted to this destination, but can be submitted to the other two destinations.

Commerce Search Store View

If you have a Google Commerce account, you can use any of the following methods to submit your products to the Commerce Search destination. If you do not have a Google Commerce account, select "Excluded."

Default - Products are submitted using Google default settings. (Requires Google Commerce account.)

Required - Products must be submitted to this destination. If the product does not meet validation rules for Google, then it won’t be submitted to any destination and will return an error. (Requires Google Commerce account.)

Excluded - Products will not be submitted to this destination, but can be submitted to the other two destinations. (Does not require a Google Commerce account.)

Google Product Taxonomy
The Google Product Taxonomy section is used to map your products to the organization of products in Google’s catalog. Click to expand each section to reveal its subcategories. Because Google periodically makes changes to the structure of their catalog, click the Update Google Taxonomy button to update the list.

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