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Creating a product feed. Add-on keeps saying invalid

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I'm trying to upload a product feed but the validating add-on keeps telling me that it found invalid data. I couldn't find any. My feed is attached below if anyone can find out what is wrong. Thanks

idtitledescriptionlinkimage linkadditional image linkadditional image linkconditionpriceavailabilitygtinbrandgoogle product categorysizesize systemproduct type
A001AJAX 100% Whey Protein - Dutch Chocolate (2lbs bottle)Ultra-filtered whey protein concentrate. Flavored with natural cocoa. 2 LBS bottlehttp://www.ajaxhealthnutrition.com/display_product.htmlhttp://www.ajaxhealthnutrition.com/img/products/just-bottle.pnghttp://www.ajaxhealthnutrition.com/img/products/facts.pnghttp://www.ajaxhealthnutrition.com/img/products/instructions.pngnew33.00 USDin stock652012233510AJAX Health NutritionHealth & Beauty > Health Care > Fitness & Nutrition > Nutrition Drinks & Shakes2lbsUSAJAX's Gym Support
                
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Re: Creating a product feed. Add-on keeps saying invalid

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spreadsheet-validation is not required for live processing --
direct feedback about google's optional validation add-on and
related inaccurate messages, may be sent directly to google.

 

the most common improper/inaccurate flag with respect to

google's optional validation add-on, is the price attribute --

setting a default-currency for the feed sometimes helps;

more typically, such validation is still inaccurate and has

no relationship to live feed processing.

only live-processing of the data may show such details --
for live-processing, click on the feed-name and the select
fetch-now, by clicking the three-dots, on the far-right
of the file-uploaded-on or no-feed-ready-yet message.

 

google's processing may still not show all issues --

sometimes a hand-inspection against all current

rules, specification, and policies is required.

note that gtin does not seem to be valid
global-trade-data, assigned by gs1, to the
manufacturer and exact item being sold --

not all bar-codes use valid global-trade-data.

note that additional_image_link images must still conform
to all product image related requirements and policies.


also, be certain there is only one, single, primary-feed
registered with google for the target-country and that
primary-feed is never deleted, unless a person at

google indicates to do so.

 

google may review or re-review all submitted data, images,

website, landing-page, physical product, business-model,

business, or supply-chain, at any time.


that said, forum-members cannot look into any accounts or submitted data --
forum-members can mainly offer suggestions based on information posted
here in the public forum.

posting a specific url link to a (read-only)  version of the google-sheet
that is being used -- rather than a copy-and-paste in the forums, which
may not show all potential issues within the google-sheet -- and possibly
screen-captures of the merchant-center's products-feeds, feed processing,
and products-lists pages, after live processing, may allow others to offer
more specific suggestions.

otherwise, google may be contacted directly.

see also
http://www.gs1.org/barcodes/ean-upc
https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/160161
https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/7052112#additional_image_link

 

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Accepted by MosheTLV (Top Contributor)
November

Re: Creating a product feed. Add-on keeps saying invalid

[ Edited ]
Top Contributor
# 2
Top Contributor

spreadsheet-validation is not required for live processing --
direct feedback about google's optional validation add-on and
related inaccurate messages, may be sent directly to google.

 

the most common improper/inaccurate flag with respect to

google's optional validation add-on, is the price attribute --

setting a default-currency for the feed sometimes helps;

more typically, such validation is still inaccurate and has

no relationship to live feed processing.

only live-processing of the data may show such details --
for live-processing, click on the feed-name and the select
fetch-now, by clicking the three-dots, on the far-right
of the file-uploaded-on or no-feed-ready-yet message.

 

google's processing may still not show all issues --

sometimes a hand-inspection against all current

rules, specification, and policies is required.

note that gtin does not seem to be valid
global-trade-data, assigned by gs1, to the
manufacturer and exact item being sold --

not all bar-codes use valid global-trade-data.

note that additional_image_link images must still conform
to all product image related requirements and policies.


also, be certain there is only one, single, primary-feed
registered with google for the target-country and that
primary-feed is never deleted, unless a person at

google indicates to do so.

 

google may review or re-review all submitted data, images,

website, landing-page, physical product, business-model,

business, or supply-chain, at any time.


that said, forum-members cannot look into any accounts or submitted data --
forum-members can mainly offer suggestions based on information posted
here in the public forum.

posting a specific url link to a (read-only)  version of the google-sheet
that is being used -- rather than a copy-and-paste in the forums, which
may not show all potential issues within the google-sheet -- and possibly
screen-captures of the merchant-center's products-feeds, feed processing,
and products-lists pages, after live processing, may allow others to offer
more specific suggestions.

otherwise, google may be contacted directly.

see also
http://www.gs1.org/barcodes/ean-upc
https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/160161
https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/7052112#additional_image_link