Do I Need To Create A Product Catalog?

In order to maximize Pixel Bay's performance, you will need to have a product catalog in place.

To create a Product Catalog, please watch the video HERE or follow the steps below:

  1. Go To Pixel Bay App.
  2. Click on "Settings".
  3. Under the Facebook Product Catalog Feed section, copy the Product Catalog Feed URL.  If you have a lot of products and variants on your store, you may want to check out this article for instruction on changing the product catalog feed limit before proceeding with step #4.
  4. Then, go to your Facebook Business Manager Account > Ads Manager
  5. Click on the drop down menu at the top left corner and click "Catalogs" under Assets.
  6. Click on the "Create Catalog" button.
  7. Select a catalog type that presents your product catalog.  For example, "E-commerce" for Shopify store owner and click "Next".
  8. Select the Ad Account that this catalog is for under "Catalog Owner" and name your catalogue.
  9. Next, click on "Create" and then go to your newly created catalog.
  10. Once your catalogue is created, you will see a message "Catalogue created".
  11. Click "View Catalogue" to proceed with the setup.
  12. Once you are in your product catalog, click on "Products" from the navigation menu.
  13. Then, click on "Add Products".
  14. Select "Use Data Feeds" to upload your product catalog feed.
  15. Then, click "Next".
  16. Select "Set a Schedule" and paste in the product catalog feed url that you have copied earlier from Pixel Bay.
  17. Under "Schedule Your Automatic Uploads", select when you want to upload products from the data feed url and enter in a "Data Feed Name" for your own reference. Then, select the default currency (the currency your Shopify store is in).
  18. Click "Start Upload".
  19. After you have successfully uploaded the product feed url, go to "Settings" in your product catalog.
  20. Then, under "Event Source", click on "Connect Event Source". 
  21. Select the Pixel ID that you have integrated to your Shopify store and then click on "Done".

    You have now completed uploading your product catalog!

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