Feed Settings: Facebook / Instagram
This article will help you configure product feeds in GoDataFeed for use in Facebook Business Manager.
Step 1 Select your Facebook API feed template
Primary or Supplementary? Be sure to select the type of feed required for your use case:
- If you are looking to upload new products, you will need a Primary Facebook feed. For Primary feeds, select Facebook API.
- If you are using Facebook Checkout or are only interested in adding additional data to an existing product feed, you will need a Supplementary feed. For Supplementary Facebook feeds, select Facebook API - Supplementary.
Authenticating your Facebook account
Step 2 Navigate to GoDataFeed's Facebook Dashboard located inside the Facebook API feed that you have added to your GoDataFeed store.
Step 3 Click the connect button to initiate the connection workflow.
Step 4 Next you will be redirected to Facebook Business Manager. Log in to your Facebook Business account and approve the requested permissions.
Configuring your catalog and feed
Step 5 Now that your Facebook account is linked to GoDataFeed, enter the Catalog Id for your data feeds.
Your Catalog ID is located in your Facebook Business account in the Commerce Manager section.
For help creating a new Facebook Catalog, see Steps 1 through 4 of this help article.
Step 6 Click Verify Catalog to confirm that GoDataFeed can access the provided catalog.
Step 7 Click Finish to be redirected back into GoDataFeed's Facebook Dashboard.
There you can set up import and feed schedules, update field mapping, create custom rules, and automate the submission of your product feed to Facebook.