You have just exported your product feed to Google Actions and you receive a report with some errors.
Overview of these errors and corrections to be made (non-exhaustive list):

"not_inserted: The item could not be inserted".

Your product has not been added to your Google Actions feed because of some errors (description, attribute, category ...).

Recommended action:

Check fields for concerned products and modify them so that they match to values expected by Google.

Validation: [description] validation/invalid_value: Invalid string value in attribute: description

Something in your description or an attribute doesn't match values expected by Google.

Recommended action:

Make sure that all mandatory attributes are filled in and these attribute values match with Google taxonomy.

This kind of errors could refer to:

  • Incomplete titles
  • Special characters in the description
  • Size, color or gender attribute not specified or incorrect match
  • GTIN code missing or invalid
  • Invalid link
  • Invalid image

Please read the attributes and values list expected by Google.

Validation: [description] validation/invalid_character for ExpressOnline: Encoding problem in attribute: description

The brand, the description or an attribute do not respect the encoding requested by Google (UTF-8).

Recommended action:

Find out which value(s) are causing this problem and correct this value by ensuring that UTF-8 encoding is applied correctly.
Once your source catalogue has been corrected, you can resubmit your catalogue.

Validation : [google_product_category] validation/invalid_value for ExpressOnline: Unknown ‘google product category’ value

The value you specified for the 'google product category' attribute [google product category] doesn't match any category in Google taxonomy.

Recommended action:

Use 'google_product_category' attribute [google_product_category] to indicate your product category according to Google's taxonomy. Categorizing your product helps ensure that your ad appears for the right search results.

Check the list of categories expected by Google.

We advise you to review categorization of your products. to ease this step, Lengow suggest you category to match through a predictive categorization in the Categories Matching.

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Recommendation Tool to Facilitate Matching Categories

Google Actions: Common errors

You have just exported your product feed to Google Actions and you receive a report with some errors.
Overview of these errors and corrections to be made (non-exhaustive list):

"not_inserted: The item could not be inserted".

Your product has not been added to your Google Actions feed because of some errors (description, attribute, category ...).

Recommended action:

Check fields for concerned products and modify them so that they match to values expected by Google.

Validation: [description] validation/invalid_value: Invalid string value in attribute: description

Something in your description or an attribute doesn't match values expected by Google.

Recommended action:

Make sure that all mandatory attributes are filled in and these attribute values match with Google taxonomy.

This kind of errors could refer to:

  • Incomplete titles
  • Special characters in the description
  • Size, color or gender attribute not specified or incorrect match
  • GTIN code missing or invalid
  • Invalid link
  • Invalid image

Please read the attributes and values list expected by Google.

Validation: [description] validation/invalid_character for ExpressOnline: Encoding problem in attribute: description

The brand, the description or an attribute do not respect the encoding requested by Google (UTF-8).

Recommended action:

Find out which value(s) are causing this problem and correct this value by ensuring that UTF-8 encoding is applied correctly.
Once your source catalogue has been corrected, you can resubmit your catalogue.

Validation : [google_product_category] validation/invalid_value for ExpressOnline: Unknown ‘google product category’ value

The value you specified for the 'google product category' attribute [google product category] doesn't match any category in Google taxonomy.

Recommended action:

Use 'google_product_category' attribute [google_product_category] to indicate your product category according to Google's taxonomy. Categorizing your product helps ensure that your ad appears for the right search results.

Check the list of categories expected by Google.

We advise you to review categorization of your products. to ease this step, Lengow suggest you category to match through a predictive categorization in the Categories Matching.

Capture_d_e_cran_2019-03-27_a__11.39.51.png


Recommendation Tool to Facilitate Matching Categories

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