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Item Error and Warning Help

id missing
'id' is a required attribute and should be set to the unique identifier, SKU, or product ID of the product.
title missing
'title' is a required attribute and should be set to the product name.
description missing
'description' is a required attribute and should be set to the product description.
image_link missing
'image_link' is a required attribute and should be set to the main product image URL.
invalid image_link
'image_link' must be a valid image URL starting with 'http'
yahoo error image detected
Yahoo store error-img.gif was detected
Related: Error images (all red square images) in Yahoo Store feeds
magento no_selection image detected
Magento product/no_selection image was detected, which is not a valid image URL.
volusion nophoto.gif image detected
Volusion nophoto.gif image was detected, which is not a valid image URL.
link missing
'link' is a required attribute and should be set to the product URL.
invalid link
'link' must be a valid product URL starting with 'http'
price missing
'price' is a required attribute and should be set to the product selling price.
Related: Why don't product sections, products with zero price, or items marked non-orderable show up in the product list?
price is zero
Items with zero price are not allowed.
Related: Why don't product sections, products with zero price, or items marked non-orderable show up in the product list?
zero sale price detected
Items with zero sale price are not allowed.
Related: Why don't product sections, products with zero price, or items marked non-orderable show up in the product list?
invalid condition
'condition' must be one of the following values: 'new', 'used', or 'refurbished'
Related: Configuring the 'condition' attribute for Google feeds.
invalid availability
'availability' must be one of the following values: 'in stock', 'out of stock', 'available for order', or 'preorder'
Related: How to configure Google Shopping Availability attribute
invalid online_only
'online_only' must be one of the following values: 'y', 'n', or ''
invalid age_group
'age_group' must be one of the following values: 'adult', 'kids', 'toddler', 'infant', 'newborn' or ''
Related: Google Required Attributes for Apparel Items (US-sellers)
invalid gender
'gender' must be one of the following values: 'male', 'female', 'unisex', or ''
Related: Google Required Attributes for Apparel Items (US-sellers)
2 of 3 of brand/MPN/GTIN are required
A minimum of two of the three identifier fields (brand, MPN, and GTIN) must be filled in with properly formatted and factually correct data.
Related: How should I configure the brand, MPN, and GTIN/UPC fields?
invalid UPC
UPC must always be 12 numeric digits. Use leading zeros if needed.
Related: How should I configure the brand, MPN, and GTIN/UPC fields?
invalid GTIN
GTIN must be a valid UPC, JAN, EAN, or ISBN.
Related: How should I configure the brand, MPN, and GTIN/UPC fields?
invalid JAN
JAN must be 8 or 13 numeric digits.
Related: How should I configure the brand, MPN, and GTIN/UPC fields?
invalid EAN
EAN must be 8, 13, or 14 numeric digits.
Related: How should I configure the brand, MPN, and GTIN/UPC fields?
invalid ISBN
ISBN must be 10 or 13 numeric digits, or 9 numeric digits followed by an 'X'.
Related: How should I configure the brand, MPN, and GTIN/UPC fields?
invalid MPN
MPN must be at three or more characters.
Related: How should I configure the brand, MPN, and GTIN/UPC fields?
prohibited text '{x}' found in {x}
The specified keyword is not allowed in any field and will cause the item to be disapproved.
Related: Items disapproved due to shipping terms in the product description
10000 character limit exceeded in {x}
Each attribute may only have up to 10,000 characters.
age_group required for apparel items
Age_group must be set to one of the following values for apparel items: 'adult', 'kids', 'toddler', 'infant', or 'newborn'.
Related: Google Required Attributes for Apparel Items (US-sellers)
gender required for apparel items
Gender must be set to one of the following values for apparel items: 'male', 'female', or 'unisex'.
Related: Google Required Attributes for Apparel Items (US-sellers)
invalid google_product_category
'google_product_category' must be one of the official categories from the Google taxonomy. Only one category can be specified. Spacing is important, but capitalization is not. You must use the 'Text' format, either with or without double-quotes.
Related: Google Product Category and Product Type attributes
id too long
'id' must be 50 characters or less.
Related: Google Feed Warning: Value too long in attribute: id
link too long
'link' must be 2000 characters or less.
Related: Google Feed Warning: Value too long in attribute: id
mobile_link too long
'mobile_link' must be 2000 characters or less.
Related: Google Feed Warning: Value too long in attribute: id
image_link too long
'image_link' must be 2000 characters or less.
Related: Google Feed Warning: Value too long in attribute: id
additional_image_link too long
'additional_image_link' must be 2000 characters or less.
Related: Google Feed Warning: Value too long in attribute: id
brand too long
'brand' must be 70 characters or less.
Related: Google Feed Warning: Value too long in attribute: id
mpn too long
'mpn' must be 70 characters or less.
Related: Google Feed Warning: Value too long in attribute: id
gtin too long
'gtin' must be 50 characters or less.
Related: Google Feed Warning: Value too long in attribute: id
item_group_id too long
'item_group_id' must be 50 characters or less.
Related: Google Feed Warning: Value too long in attribute: id
custom_label_0 too long
'custom_label_0' must be 100 characters or less.
Related: Google Feed Warning: Value too long in attribute: id
custom_label_1 too long
'custom_label_1' must be 100 characters or less.
Related: Google Feed Warning: Value too long in attribute: id
custom_label_2 too long
'custom_label_2' must be 100 characters or less.
Related: Google Feed Warning: Value too long in attribute: id
custom_label_3 too long
'custom_label_3' must be 100 characters or less.
Related: Google Feed Warning: Value too long in attribute: id
custom_label_4 too long
'custom_label_4' must be 100 characters or less.
Related: Google Feed Warning: Value too long in attribute: id
description less than 15 characters
The description is recommended to be at least 15 characters long.
title over 70 characters
The title is recommended to be less than 70 characters long.
Related: Title Length for SEO: Importance of the 70 character limit for Google
missing google_product_category
Google_product_category is a strongly recommended field.
Related: Google Product Category and Product Type attributes
outdated google_product_category
The google_product_category is outdated. Please use a category from the latest official taxonomy.
Related: Google Product Category and Product Type attributes
missing product_type
Product type is a recommended field. It is not required. Set a Default Value if desired by going to Manage Feed > Define Fields and editing the field.
Related: Google Product Category and Product Type attributes
color required for apparel items
A 'color' value is required for all items in Apparel & Accessories. The color must be the dominant color of the pictured item.
Related: Google Required Attributes for Apparel Items (US-sellers)
invalid identifier_exists
'identifier_exists' must be one of the following values: 'true', 'false', 'yes', 'no', or ''
identifier_exists false but identifiers provided
When a minimum of two of the three identifier fields (brand, MPN, and GTIN) are provided, 'identifier_exists' may not be 'false'.
Related: How should I configure the brand, MPN, and GTIN/UPC fields?
size required for clothing and shoes
A 'size' value is required for items in Apparel & Accessories > Clothing and Apparel & Accessories > Shoes. Specify the size of the pictured item, or the most common size of the item.
Related: Google Required Attributes for Apparel Items (US-sellers)
GTIN missing for designated brand
The brand is designated to require a GTIN.
Related: How should I configure the brand, MPN, and GTIN/UPC fields?

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Lasted Updated: June 20, 2015