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jtw372

Member Since 31 Mar 2011
Offline Last Active Aug 17 2016 08:49 PM
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In Topic: UPC Codes

17 August 2016 - 08:52 PM

There are a few option for what you Google will let you use as a GTIN.  I use UPC for the Google GTIN.  I should probably only use the word GTIN to avoid any confusion.  But regardless of what the feature field is, how do you get that field inside a variant?  I will worry about exporting it later I guess, but I just don't see anyway of associating the feature field to actual Variants, only the "master" product.


In Topic: Variations: How Are You Handling Your Google Merchant Feed

17 August 2016 - 06:31 PM

Ok, this might work a little better:

 

Here the GTIN was automatically created as a feature when I added the Google export addon

http://www.evernote....249e3c9349664b5

 

See the variation after I built the combinations:

http://www.evernote....69ec812b4af8910

No where to add the GTIN at the variant level.  So, here's the export and you will see these variations do not show

 

http://www.evernote....f32dcb140d5c627


In Topic: UPC Codes

17 August 2016 - 06:07 PM

First, sorry if that came out the wrong way.  I was really frustrated with cs-cart customer service at the time. @tbirnseth, I apologize for being snippy.  

 

Yes, I figured out the part you referenced above...but when you do that and export your feed, 1) do all your variations show in the feed? and 2) does adding the feature "UPC" show for each variation? I can only see it at the main product level...not the ability to add it at the variation level...which it is necessary to add some sort of acceptable GTIN in the feed.


In Topic: UPC Codes

17 August 2016 - 12:52 PM

tbirnseth, you are correcting us, but aren't really correct. Basically, the GTIN is an umbrella name to identify one of many different types of unique identifier standards "The Global Trade Item Number, GTIN, is an identification number that may be encoded in UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8 & EAN-13 barcodes as well as other barcodes in the GS1 System"  

 

But debating what it is and isn't is hijacking the original question.  The original question was how to place the UPC (an acceptable GTIN in Google's eyes) for each product variation.


In Topic: Variations: How Are You Handling Your Google Merchant Feed

17 August 2016 - 12:46 PM

UPC is a form a GTIN.  I understand what you are saying, but I cannot figure out how to map this feature field to a variation/combination.  I know how to do it to the main product, but not the created combinations.