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Old February 11th, 2012, 07:24 PM
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Originally Posted by stefan View Post
It's the network (not the merchant) that's determining the datafeed format for all merchants in the network. If the network has not provided a field for sales price there's no way for a merchant to add a sales price (unless another datafeed field is "abused" for this).
so is it shareasale I should be talking to. I would find it hard to beleive that shareasale do not offer that field. I check that out though.

That was easy
1 ProductID ProductID
2 Name Text Product Name
3 MerchantID MerchantID number
4 Merchant Merchant Name
5 Link URL URL to the product's page
6 Thumbnail URL to the products thumbnail image
7 BigImage URL to the product's large image
8 Price Numeric Product price
9 RetailPrice Product full retail price (or MSRP)
10 Category ShareASale defined Category
11 Subcategory ShareASale defined Subcategory
12 Description Product Description (HTML allowed)
13 Custom1 Merchant Defined Data
14 Custom2 Merchant Defined Data
15 Custom3 Merchant Defined Data
16 Custom4 Merchant Defined Data
17 Custom5 Merchant Defined Data
18 Lastupdated Last updated date
19 Status Stock Status. instock refers to product in stock
20 Manufacturer Product Manufacturer
21 PartNumber Text Manufacture's part number
22 MerchantCategory Merchant defined category
23 MerchantSubcategory Merchant defined subcategory
24 ShortDescription Text Short description (no HTML)
25 ISBN Text Product ISBN number
26 UPC Text 25 characters Product UPC

The following columns will be added on August 1st, 2009
27 SKU Text Merchant SKU for this product. This is a unique value, and can be used to generate a primary key.
28 CrossSell Comma separated list of SKU values that cross sell with the product.
29 MerchantGroup 3rd level category (sub subcategory) for the product
30 MerchantSubgroup 4th level cateogy (sub sub subcategory) for the product.
31 CompatibleWith Comma separated list of compatible items in format of Manufacturer~PartNumber.
32 CompareTo Text Comma separated list of items this product can replace in format of Manufacturer~PartNumber.
33 QuantityDiscount Text Comma separated list in the format of minQuantity~maxQuantity~itemCost. Blank Max Quantity represents a top tier.
34 Bestseller Bit 1 A 1 indicates a best selling product. Null values or zero are non-bestsellers.
35 AddToCartURL URL that adds this product directly into the shopping cart.
36 ReviewsRSSURL URL to RSS formatted reviews for this product.
37 Option1 Comma separated list of product options in the format optionName~priceChangeInDollarsPerUnit.
38 Option2 Comma separated list of product options in the format optionName~priceChangeInDollarsPerUnit.
39 Option3 Comma separated list of product options in the format optionName~priceChangeInDollarsPerUnit.
40 Option4 Comma separated list of product options in the format optionName~priceChangeInDollarsPerUnit.
41 Option5 Comma separated list of product options in the format optionName~priceChangeInDollarsPerUnit.
42 ReservedForFutureUse - - Reserved for future use.
43 ReservedForFutureUse - - Reserved for future use.
44 ReservedForFutureUse - - Reserved for future use.
45 ReservedForFutureUse - - Reserved for future use.
46 ReservedForFutureUse - - Reserved for future use.
47 ReservedForFutureUse - - Reserved for future use.
48 ReservedForFutureUse - - Reserved for future use.
49 ReservedForFutureUse - - Reserved for future use.
50 ReservedForFutureUse - - Reserved for future use.
51 ReservedForFutureUse

So there are differnet options in this format that this merchant could use to display things like;

sale items, best sellers, new products, they just have to have the will and use what is there for them to fill in.

Last edited by stefan : February 11th, 2012 at 09:00 PM.