How to update Google Product Category for data feeds?

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New Member
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I see Google prefers to know the "Product Category" for products I'm feeding into Google Shopping. How is this category defined with Shopify?

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Shopify Partner
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Hey Sean,

This is an extra field you will need to edit after you add the Google Shopping app. The values are according to Google's product taxonomy: https://www.google.com/basepages/producttype/taxonomy-with-ids.en-US.txt

For your own products you need to find the categories that are relevant. Shopify uses the same list for its autocomplete.

Here is an example:

 

You'll see that the Google Product ategory name is in Dutch, its different in every language :-)

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