Google Shopping connector

Akeneo PIM compatibilty
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Google Shopping connector

Google Shopping Connector for Akeneo PIM >= 1.5

This connector allows you to export your products into XML format for Google Shopping.

It will create a new "Google Shopping" export type in which you can map your Akeneo attributes to the mandatory attributes needed for Google Shopping exports. The connector will generate a XML file with the correct header for Google Shopping integration.

Video demonstration

You can watch the webinar dedicated to the extension :


PIM Community/Enterprise Edition v1.5.* / v1.6.* / v1.7.* :

  • GoogleShoppingConnectorBundle v1.0.* & v1.1.* & v1.2.*

PIM Community/Enterprise Edition v2.* :

  • GoogleShoppingConnectorBundle v1.3.*

    About us

    Founded by lovers of innovation and design, Agence Dn'D assists companies in the creation and development of customized digital (open source) solutions for web and E-commerce since 2004.

    Release notes

    Version 1.3.0 - (2018-02-01) :

    • Compatibility with PIM 2.1 community edition 2.1
    • Compatibility with PIM 2.1 enterprise edition 2.1


    Connector installation on Akeneo PIM

    If it's not already done, install Akeneo PIM.

    Get composer (with command line):

    $ cd /my/pim/installation/dir $ curl -sS | php

    Then, install DnD-GoogleShoppingConnectorBundle with composer:

    In your composer.json, add the following code:

    • In require:

    { "agencednd/google-shopping-connector-bundle": "1.3.*" }

    Next, enter the following command line:

    $ php composer.phar require agence-dnd/google-shopping-connector-bundle

    Enable the bundle in app/AppKernel.php file, in the registerBundles function, before the line return $bundles:

    $bundles[] = new Dnd\Bundle\GoogleShoppingConnectorBundle\DndGoogleShoppingConnectorBundle();

    Add the route in app/config/routing.ymlfile, under the pim_reference_data node:

    dnd_google_shopping_connector: prefix: /google-shopping-connector resource: "@DndGoogleShoppingConnectorBundle/Resources/config/routing.yml"



    Create symlink for your images

    If you manage your images in the PIM, you must create a symlink of the app/file_storage folder into the web folder :

    $ ln -s /my/pim/installation/dir/web/file_storage /my/pim/installation/dir/app/file_storage


    • Go to Collect > Import profiles and then create your GoogleShoppingConnectorBundle import categories profile
    • Select the category you want to import the google categories in (we advice you to create a new tree and a new channel dedicated to google shopping)
    • Download the file of the taxonomies Taxonomy with numeric IDs in an Excel Spreadsheet (.xls) on Google Website
    • Open this file in an editor like Open Office and save it as a XLSX file
    • Import this file with the previously created import profile


    • Go to Spread > Export profiles and then create your GoogleShoppingConnectorBundle export products for Google shopping profile
    • Fill the informations of your channel
    • Map your attributes to Google Shopping attributes (leave empty if you don't use one of them, see the Documentation to know the required attributes)

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