Feeds via FTP, SFTP, or HTTP URL

Integrating your product or content feeds allows Blueshift to include relevant and up to date recommendations in your messages.

You can set up feeds for JSON or CSV file uploads using FTP, SFTP, or HTTP URL.

Prerequisites

You must include your catalog data in a CSV file before you can import it. For more information about the catalog information to include in the CSV file, see Catalog Attributes.

Set up an import task

To set up a catalog import task, complete the following steps:

  1. To import catalogs, go to the Setup menu and click Catalogs. Click +CATALOG.

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  2. Select one of the following options:
    • Upload via HTTP URL
    • Upload via FTP credentials
    • Upload via SFTP credentials
  3. Add a unique Feed Name.
  4. If you are uploading via HTTP URL, complete the following steps:

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    1. Specify the Upload URL from where the file is to be uploaded.
    2. Set the Update Frequency. You can set the frequency as Only once, Hourly, Daily, or Weekly.
    3. Specify the Update Time.
    4. For recurring imports, specify an End time.
  5. If you are uploading via FTP or SFTP, complete the following steps:

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    1. Specify the Login username and Password.
    2. Specify the Domain URL for the server.
    3. Specify the Port for the server and Path from which the file is to be uploaded.
    4. For an FTP server, specify the Connection Type.
    5. Set the Update Frequency. You can set the frequency as Only once, Hourly, Daily, or Weekly.
    6. Specify the Update Time.
    7. For recurring imports, specify an End time.
  6. Click Validate.
  7. Map your catalog attributes to defined attributes in Blueshift. Attributes that cannot be mapped to standard attributes in Blueshift ones are uploaded as custom attributes.

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  8. When you Map Item Categories, if you have multiple levels of item categories, use ">" as the Category Separator. For more information, see Considerations for category fields.
  9. Click Submit to create the import task.

    You can view the task status from the Catalog index page.

  10. You will receive an email confirmation after the catalog has been uploaded. The email includes information for both processed and failed records.
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