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the url specified in you data feed wasn't working

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I moved my website and my URL changed, I am not uploading my product data feeds via FTP.  My feed is generated by an add on in my shopping cart.  all the products are being accepted except one.  I am getting this error:"the url specified in you data feed wasn't working correctly when we reviewed this item"

but when I open the product in google merchant center, the link that appears at the top of the product works, and leads to the product.  I can't post the like here because it rejects but the product number is 111 in my Merchant Center

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Re: the url specified in you data feed wasn't working

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generally, google must be able to crawl all urls and all
urls must respond properly to all requests, at all times,
without any redirects, popups, or similar.

verify that the web-server is not blocking any of google's crawl requests;
verify that the website and network can keep pace with all crawl requests;
verify that the link lands on a page with only one, single, price and item-offer;
verify the urls in the submitted data exactly match the account's claimed url;
verify any and all urls submitted including link, image_link, adwords_redirect,
additional_image_link, or mobile_link values, respond properly at all times,
and either land on a valid product page or point directly to a valid image.

check for any and all variants being submitted --
variants usually must have unique url's to select
the variant and identical item_group_id values.

check for any dynamic tracking being enabled in the account,
and the website can properly handle all added tracking urls.

check that the website responds properly when a gclid parameter is added.

check the website's logs for any and all crawl requests.

importantly, checking the url using a browser can be rather meaningless --
since this typically does not reflect crawl requests or related user-agents.

otherwise, unfortunately, forum members cannot look into feeds or accounts --
we would usually need a lot more specific information, posted here within the
public forums, to offer more specific suggestions.


having too many such issues flagged, without being resolved in a timely
manner, can result in disapproval or suspension from the program.

otherwise, a support specialist may be contacted directly.