How to import my products into a Facebook catalog?

To create ads in different languages or for different currencies, you first have to create your own catalogs (one catalog per different "Country/Language/Currency" group) in the Facebook Business Manager. Click here to know how to do.

 

Then, you have to import the product data that match with each different "Country/Language/Currency" group in the matching created catalog.

To import your products, follow the procedure:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

        - OR XML data file recovery method (catalog > 1000 products):

 

 

 





Important note: if you have created a CRON task to update an XML file that will be retrieved by Facebook, be careful to set this CRON task so that it updates the XML file before Facebook retrieves it. Also try to space the schedules of both tasks because depending on the size of your catalog, updating the XML file may take more or less time. For example, if you have set your CRON task so that the XML file is updated every day at 3:00 am, set the file recovery by Facebook at 6:00 am. Also, be careful that the time zone selected is the same for the CRON task and for Facebook recovery.

Click on "Next".





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You will also find your products in the "Items" tab of the "Catalog" section of the menu on the left (if they are not yet present, remember to reload the page):

 

 

Repeat the previous steps for all your product catalogs (as a reminder, a catalog corresponds to a feed, i. e. a single group "Country/Language/Currency").

 

If for any reason you want to import your products without waiting for the next automatic update, you can do so by going to the "Data Sources" tab, clicking on the name of your feed and going to the "Settings" sub-tab. Then click on "Request Update Now" in the "Schedules" section:

 

 

 

Finally, don't forget that to track the activity of your customers and vistors on your shop and be able to set dynamic remarketing ads, you have to install a Facebook pixel on your shop. To know how to create and install it, click here. To test the pixel working, click here.

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