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how can we add categories to Google taxonomy

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there is no proper category for my 3 main products   nothing even close 

 

who do we contact to try to fix this  doll making is a huge industry I can not understand why we have no categories   and fiber arts   is huge also    the closest we have is spinning supplies but mohair weft does not fit as you can not spin it   and loose curl mohair locks for doll hair also do not fit in any category 

 

doll making -hair 

 

dye - acid dye 

 

animal fiber - mohair and wool 

 

 

 

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Re: how can we add categories to Google taxonomy

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google_product_category values cannot be changed or added to by merchants;

google does tend to read the community forum posts for potential future changes.

(a) google_product_category is not required except
for apparel, apparel accessories, and media items --
otherwise, the attribute is simply recommended.
https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/1344057

(b) if google_product_category is used then,
an exact google-defined value is required --
but google does not require an exact fit to
the physical item.

(c) product_type is designed for merchants to submit their own taxonomy.

so, either submit google_product_category with the closest high-level

google-defined value that best categorizes the physical product --

for example, based on the physical item or aisle in a store where

the items might be located.

or, simply do not submit any google_product_category, at all --
only apparel and media items require google_product_category.

regardless, product_type may be submitted with proper

> breadcrumbs -- and just about any value you wish.