Onboarding Google Shopping ads Channel
This guide walks you through the entire onboarding process of setting up your accounts including Magento web account, Google Merchant Center (GMC) account, and Google Ads account. With your accounts created, your account and products start the Google approval process. You do not need to create your accounts prior to onboarding.
Helpful tips for onboarding!
Turn off pop-up blockers in your web browser. Some browsers may include pop-up blockers by default (like Chrome). You cannot complete onboarding with pop-up blockers enabled.
Your progress through the onboarding process will not be saved until you tap Complete Setup. We recommend completing all of these instructions to fully save your configurations.
Invalid APIApplication Program Interface: A software interface that lets third-party applications read and write to a system using programming language constructs or statements. key error? You should have a valid API key to start onboarding. If you receive an invalid key error, follow these instructions to update your API key. You only need to add this key once.
This leads you through a 4 step process to create a new Google Merchant Center account.
This leads you through a 2 step process in Magento and in Google Ads to create and activate a new Google Ads account, enter a payment method, and update settings. Optional third step, we also walk you through creating your first Smart Shopping Ads campaign.
When complete, this guide provides next steps to manage your products and kick off campaigns!
Have questions? Check out the Google Shopping ads Channel FAQ and best practices topics to better understand Google and Magento integrations. You can also perform a search for Google Shopping ads in the Magento Help Center for additional troubleshooting topics.