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Taxonomy for Golf Accessories

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We sell golf accessories. We have a problem with two designations. 

Sporting Goods > Outdoor Recreation > Golf > Divot Tools

Sporting Goods > Outdoor Recreation > Golf > Golf Ball Markers

 

We sell both golf divot tools as well as golf ball markers. Both designations have been rejected in our feed for our products. Our golf divot tools are exactly that. Our golf ball markers are medallions used to mark golf ball in play, not a mechanical device or transfer type of marker. 

 

We have reverted back to

Sporting Goods > Outdoor Recreation > Golf  for each of these two items and they have been accepted. Any information regarding this problem would be appreciated. We are in process of setting up a new responsive site and would like to be assured it is correct.

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September 2015

Re: Taxonomy for Golf Accessories

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those original google_product_category values should have been accepted.

check the target-country registration and the raw data-feed by
clicking the download-feed button and inspecting the raw data
file within a browser window.

check for any quotation-marks, stray spaces, or any stray marks whatsoever;
the value submitted in the data must be exactly as google defines and only
one, single, taxonomy value is allowed per-item.

otherwise, having both items under the same higher-level taxonomy value is
also acceptable -- quality and bidding strategies may simply be diminished;
in addition, submitting a more granular and relevant product_type taxonomy
value may help strengthen both.

the exact error in a screen-capture and the exact feed entry, posted
here in the public forum, may help with a more specific diagnosis.

otherwise, a support specialist may be contacted directly.

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Marked as Best Answer.
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Accepted by topic author Robert J
September 2015

Re: Taxonomy for Golf Accessories

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# 2
Top Contributor

those original google_product_category values should have been accepted.

check the target-country registration and the raw data-feed by
clicking the download-feed button and inspecting the raw data
file within a browser window.

check for any quotation-marks, stray spaces, or any stray marks whatsoever;
the value submitted in the data must be exactly as google defines and only
one, single, taxonomy value is allowed per-item.

otherwise, having both items under the same higher-level taxonomy value is
also acceptable -- quality and bidding strategies may simply be diminished;
in addition, submitting a more granular and relevant product_type taxonomy
value may help strengthen both.

the exact error in a screen-capture and the exact feed entry, posted
here in the public forum, may help with a more specific diagnosis.

otherwise, a support specialist may be contacted directly.