sell_on_google_quantity attribute to let customers know the total number of items available to sell on Google of a particular product.
Google will take this value into account and decrement it with each item sold. For example, if you specify "12" for a given product and a user orders two products, Google knows that the next order on Shopping Actions can only hold up to ten units of that same product.
When to use
- Use the
sell_on_google_quantityattribute to indicate which quantity of a product is available to sell on Google. Use the
availabilityattribute to indicate the status of the product, such as in stock or out of stock.
- Make sure that the information given in both attributes is up to date to ensure that your products are displayed as desired. For example, if a product is marked as out of stock, it may not display even if the
sell_on_google_quantityamount is greater than zero.
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These are the requirements you'll need to meet to show your product. If you don't follow these requirements, we'll disapprove your product and let you know on the Diagnostics page of your Merchant Center account.
- Share frequent and accurate available quantity with Google using
- Google may limit the maximum daily orders for products that do not share accurate available quantity using the
These best practices can help you go beyond the basic requirements to optimize your product data for performance.
- Provide the most up-to-date data. Availability and prices of your items can change quite frequently. This feature works best when you update this attribute as frequently as possible by making calls to the Product API or through a supplemental data feed. Use the
availabilityattribute if you want to mark a product as out of stock.
Product is available for sale on Google
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