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Google Merchant Centre Promotion Feed - "ERROR: Invalid or missing required attribute: ."

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We have a Google Sheet containing our promotions which has been in use successfully for a number of months. 

I've added a new promotion to the sheet this morning and triggered a Fetch, but I'm getting the following error:

 

"ERRORInvalid or missing required attribute: ."

 

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It looks like the attribute name that's "missing" is missing from the error message.

 

Is this a problem at Google's end? Nothing else in the feed has changed, but the error message suggests all 16 lines are affected.

 

Any help much appreciated.

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Google Merchant Centre Promotion Feed - "ERROR: Invalid or missing required attribute: ."

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Hello, the last 3 columns are not supported by Google Merchant Promotion feed specifications. Please check this document for what you can add : https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/3398330?hl=en

 

If this is something you did in an old feed, that is possible. When registering a new feed the new requirements apply and not the old ones.

 

If you do not have many promotions, than use the Promotion > List instead of Promotion > Feed, which will allows you to use an easy form to submit data.

 

Hope it helps.

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Google Merchant Centre Promotion Feed - "ERROR: Invalid or missing required attribute: ."

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As we have no account access, we can not see what your issue is. For forum members to help you, please provide further info. Showing the contents or sharing the google spreadsheet will allow us to help you.

 

If that is not possible, please contact Google directly : https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/7218750

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Google Merchant Centre Promotion Feed - "ERROR: Invalid or missing required attribute: ."

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Thanks Emmanuel.

Here is a link to an anonymised excerpt of the sheet:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16Sm3bHzIrPhcKaTbE_pGR9X8V8tLoogkkXbJECBPXzE/edit?usp=sharing

 

 

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Google Merchant Centre Promotion Feed - "ERROR: Invalid or missing required attribute: ."

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Hello, the last 3 columns are not supported by Google Merchant Promotion feed specifications. Please check this document for what you can add : https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/3398330?hl=en

 

If this is something you did in an old feed, that is possible. When registering a new feed the new requirements apply and not the old ones.

 

If you do not have many promotions, than use the Promotion > List instead of Promotion > Feed, which will allows you to use an easy form to submit data.

 

Hope it helps.

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Google Merchant Centre Promotion Feed - "ERROR: Invalid or missing required attribute: ."

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Thanks Emmanuel. We don't have that many promotions, so will try using the form instead.