How to create an Affilinet product feed
If you want to register an account with affilinet, you need to register your interest on their website and a member of the sales team will get in touch with you.
Required Affilinet feed fields with a description of each field
|Field Name||Short Description|
|Product ID||Unique ID for the product, e.g. the article number. Max 50 characters.|
|Product category||This can include categories and sub-categories, e.g. Women>Clothing>Skirts. Max 250 characters.|
|Product title||Name of the product. Max 250 characters.|
|Product description||Full description of the product. Maximum 4500 characters.|
|Product price||Price including VAT. Decimals can be used but no currency symbols.|
|Product image URL||Link to the product image on the website, including ‘http:’ or ‘https:’|
|Product URL||Link to the product page on the website, including ‘http:’ or ‘https:’|
|EAN||European Article Number, 13 or 14 digits long.|
|Shipping cost||Full cost of shipping the product.|
Optional Affilinet feed fields with a description of each field
|Field Name||Short Description|
|Short description||Short description of the product, Max 500 characters.|
|Price prefix||Any additional text that should be placed in front of the price. Max 50 characters.|
|Price suffix||Any additional text that should be placed after the price. Max 50 characters.|
|Old price||Previous product price including VAT|
|Currency||Use 3-letter code, e.g. USD, GBP, EUR|
|Second product URL||Link to second page about product on website.|
|Keywords||Any keywords relevant to the product|
|Manufacturer||Name of manufacturer, e.g. Nestle|
|Brand||Name of the brand, e.g. Nespresso|
|Distributor||If applicable, e.g. books, DVDs|
|Offer valid from||Date that offer started.|
|Offer valid until||Date that offer will end.|
|Shipping prefix||Any text that should go in front of shipping amount. Max 25 characters.|
|Shipping suffix||Any text that should go after the shipping amount. Max 50 characters.|
|Base price||Price per unit (if mandatory by law)|
|Base price prefix||Any text that should go in front of the base price. Max 25 characters.|
|Base price suffix||Any text that should go after the base price. Max 50 characters.|
|Efficiency class||e.g. A++, A+++, B, etc.|
|Product availability||Whether the product is in stock, out of stock, etc.|
|Delivery time||How long it will take to get the product delivered.|
|ISBN||International Standard Book Number. For books only.|
|Product size||Size in measurement or ‘small’, ‘medium’, ‘large’, etc.|
|Gender||If the product is for men, women, etc.|
Additional data fields can be added if necessary.
There is an additional dataset for mobile phone advertisers consisting of the following fields (optional unless specified):
Network operator (required)
Charge to land lines
Charge to other networks
Charge to own network
What formats does Affilinet accept?
Files should ideally be provided in XML or CSV. They will also accept TXT.
How to send your product feed to Affilinet
Affilinet will download the data from a source that you provide (e.g. URL) and will import the information into their database.
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