How to create a new data feed


Pre-installed templates may require additional attributes and settings due to specific information related to the items being sold or country location. Make a point of checking a given product's attribute requirements using marketplace specifications.

To create a new data feed, take the following steps:

  1. Go to Catalog → Advanced Product Feeds → Feeds. Press the button Add Feed.
  2. Select one of the existing templates to create a feed. To create an empty feed, select Empty Template.
  3. Press button Continue.
  4. Fill in the following requirement fields:

    • Name - name of the data feed.
    • Filename - name of the data feed file. The file will be located at [magento_path]/pub/media/feed/filename.
    • Store View - the store view for which a data feed will be generated.
    • Is Active

    Additionally, if you selected Empty Template, you will need to fill in these fields:

    • File Type - there are three file types available for the data feed.
      • CSV - comma-separated values where each item is placed on a new line. The file extension is .csv.
      • TXT - same as for a CSV file, but with a .txt extension.
      • XML - uses tags to define blocks of content. Information about your items is enclosed within these tags, which are indicated by angle brackets. The file extension is .xml.
  5. Press the button Save and Continue Edit.
  6. To generate a data feed, press the button Generate at the top right corner of the page.