15 Jan, 2019

Aelia Currency Switcher feature

By |2019-01-15T11:48:39+00:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: BLOG, Plugin settings|Tags: , , , |

As of release 4.2.2 our plugin supports the Aelia Currency Switcher. Using this feature is pretty straightforward. All you have to do is enable the Aelia Currency Switcher feature in the plugin settings section of the plugin: When enabled the plugin will show a currency drop-down on the first page of your feed configuration. The drop-down contains all currencies you configured in the Aelia Currency Switcher plugin: The plugin will now use the selected currency for calculating the product [...]

11 Jan, 2019

Cascading mother / child category mapping for Google Shopping

By |2019-01-11T17:00:15+00:00January 11th, 2019|Categories: BLOG, Plugin settings|

With today's release of the plugin (version 4.2.1) it became a lot easier and faster to map your categories to those of Google. We have introduced a cascading mother / child category mapping as shown on the screenshot below: How does it work? You will find small and bigger arrows pointing down behind your (main) category names: Pressing the smaller arrows will copy the mapping you made for the main category to all subcategories within that main category; Pressing [...]

8 Jan, 2019

Help, my feed processing is stuck!

By |2019-01-11T20:47:22+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: BLOG, Plugin settings|Tags: , , , |

You have created a new product feed configuration, but the processing of the product feed gets stuck. You keep seeing a blinking status message saying “processing (91%)” – or any other percentage - which is not increasing for hours. In most cases this is caused by the WP-cron being disabled. What is WP-cron? Read the excellent, yet nerdy, article about the WP-cron in WordPress Handbook: what is WP-cron Why is the WP-cron so important for this plugin? The plugin [...]

8 Jan, 2019

How to add variable products to your product feeds?

By |2019-01-08T14:09:02+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: BLOG, Plugin settings|Tags: , , |

Variable products are a product type in WooCommerce that lets you offer a set of variations on a product, with control over prices, stock, image and more for each variation. They can be used for a product like a shirt, where you can offer a large, medium and small and in different colors. Need more information on how to set-up these products in WooCommerce? Check out their excellent tutorial. Once you have set-up these variable products on your website you also want to [...]

24 Dec, 2018

Create a product feed for one specific category

By |2018-12-24T13:16:16+00:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: BLOG, Plugin settings|Tags: , , |

It is possible to create product feeds that only contain products of one specific category. This is how you set-up such a product feed.After you have created your product feed which contains all products you need to add a so-called "include-only" filter.Let's assume that one of my WooCommerce category names is "Digital clocks' and I want to create a product feed which only contains products that sit in this Digital clocks category.We are going to assume here that you have [...]

24 Dec, 2018

Adding Google’s g:product_type to your product feed

By |2018-12-24T13:00:14+00:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: BLOG, Plugin settings|Tags: , , , |

You would like to add Google's g:product_type to your product feed because you want to organise the bidding and reporting in your Google Ads Shopping campaign based on the g:product_type. As the g:product_type field is not one of the pre-mapped fields on the field mapping page you need to add this field and mapping yourselves. Hit the orange "+ Add field mapping" button and select "Product type (product_type)" from the left drop-down and select "Category path" from the right drop-down. The [...]

24 Dec, 2018

Send your debug.log to support

By |2019-01-13T15:02:01+00:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: BLOG, Plugin settings|Tags: , |

So you have checked out our blog, the FAQ and searched for related issues on the plugin Wordpress forum but haven't been able to find the answer to your question and need help from the AdTribes.io support team. 9 out of 10 times our support team will be asking you to provide them your plugin debug.log so they can tell how you have configured your product feeds and what versions of WP, PHP, WooCommerce and plugin you are running. [...]

24 Dec, 2018

Setting-up your first Google Shopping product feed

By |2018-12-24T11:27:35+00:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: BLOG, Plugin settings|Tags: , , , |

You have installed our plugin (Product Feed Pro for WooCommerce) and are ready to start advertising your products on Google Shopping. We have written this tutorial to help you get started creating and uploading your feed into Google’s merchant center. Before we start are going to assume the following: You have installed our plugin, Product Feed PRO for Woocommerce; You have WooCommerce (version 3 or higher) installed and it contains products; Your WP-cron is enabled; You are running PHP 5.6 [...]

6 Dec, 2018

How to use the optimized title field?

By |2018-12-06T16:00:05+00:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Plugin settings|Tags: , , |

You have enabled the ‘Extra fields option’ in the plugin settings section like this: Enabling the option will result in extra input fields for all your simple and variation products which you can use for populating your product feeds. Among all the extra input fields (such as brand, GTIN, MPN, etc) there is also an ‘optimized title’ field. By filling in this field with an alternative product title you will overwrite the ‘default’ product title generated by the plugin. [...]

6 Dec, 2018

Create a “if field Y is empty than do X” rule

By |2018-12-06T14:03:03+00:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Plugin settings|Tags: , , |

Recognize the situation where part of the product information you need is in field Y and for other products that information is empty but sits in field X and you DO want to use information from field Y and X to populate just one field for your channel product feed? That’s possible by creating an “is empty”-rule during the configuration of your product feed. Let’s explain with a real-life example: You need to fill in Google’s g:description field for [...]