Why?

This attribute is optional. It should contain full category path from Google taxonomy or respective category id. If you don't know or have Google product category submit product_type instead.

Format

  • Type: String

  • Encoding: UTF-8

  • Repeatable: no

Accepted values

  • Use only one attribute of this type per product

XML examples

  • Example 1

    <google_product_category>Sporting Goods > Athletics > Figure Skating & Hockey > Ice Skates</google_product_category>
  • Example 2

    <google_product_category>1057</google_product_category>

CSV examples

  • Example 1

    Column: google_product_category

    Value: "Sporting Goods > Athletics > Figure Skating & Hockey > Ice Skates"

    google_product_category 
    "Sporting Goods > Athletics > Figure Skating & Hockey > Ice Skates"
  • Example 2

    Column: google_product_category

    Value: 1057

    google_product_category 
    1057

Requirements explained

  • Use the most nested category possible, avoid using root categories

  • This information helps us to make the products searchable for the users

  • Use full category path or respective category id from the list

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