How to Configure Google Shopping
This guide will walk you through configuring your Google Merchant Center account.
Verify Your Domain
If you haven't already verified your domain name with Google you'll see a message asking you to verify and claim your website in your Google Merchant Center Account.
In Google Merchant Center click
Business Information then
Complete verification following the steps in the How do I verify my website with Google article.
For more information you may review this Google support article.
Set Your Default Domain
We use your default domain to generate the product URLs in your feed. Your default domain name should match the domain you verified with Google.
- In your RPMWare account, click
- enter your default domain name and click
Save. Your default domain name should be the same domain you verified in step one.
Configure Google Shopping
Step 1: Setup FTP
We will upload your feed to Google every night using FTP. Follow these steps to set it up.
- In Google Merchant Center, from the settings drop click
SFTP / FTP / GCS.
- From this page, copy the FTP
Google Shoppingconfiguration in your RPMWare account (click
Step 2: Configure Your Feed
- In Google Merchant Center, click
- choose your
Target Countryfrom the drop drop list
- on the next page select
Input methodand click
File nameand click
Note: All the feeds are updated nightly around 3AM EST. Any changes (or new feeds) will be live after the next run.
Step 3: Configure Tax and Shipping
You must configure tax and shipping within your Google Merchant Center account before Google will approve your feed. Please refer to this Google support article for instructions.
- Your RPMWare website will always calculate tax and shipping based on your configuration within RPMWare, NOT based on your Google Merchant Center configuration.
- You have have setup a
Free Shippingshipping adjustment, we will send those rates to Google. That means: you product will display as Free Shipping or Fixed Price Shipping on the Google Shopping website.