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what are the advantage of xml format over txt format of google feed?

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September 2015

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Hi Neha,
There really is no technical advantage or ranking advantage.

It all comes down to personal preference or the preference of your ecommerce platform. It would be like your bank account providing your statements in PDF or Excel format, it's really what you want to do with them that counts.

If your ecommerce platform uses plugins for this (most do) for some programmers, one format is easier to create than another.

For those auto generating feeds via a command line script, txt might be easier. It would be akin to choosing a programming language to code your website in. It's personal preference. Some formats have advantages for some etc.

Once they're uploaded to Google Shopping, Google doesn't differentiate between the two.

Use whatever format you like to work with.

Hope that helps.

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Thankyou so much

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