Editing Account Settings

After onboarding, edit and update your account settings anytime you need through the Google Shopping ads dashboard. The available settings include all GMC selected options and information during account creation. The page also provides Ads account information and access, and the linked Google and Magento web accounts to this Google Shopping ads implementation.

Depending on product or account errors, you may need to update some or all of these settings.

Have questions? Check out the Google Shopping ads FAQ and best practices 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.

Through this page, you can:

Settings Overview

The settings page includes:

  • Google Merchant Center with a table of all created GMC accounts
  • Google Ads account associated to your integration including an option for Payment Method and links to access Ads account pages on Google
  • Email address of your linked Google account
  • Email address of your linked Magento web account

Account Settings

Google Merchant Center

Option Description
Site URL The website URL targeted by the ad campaign. This identifies your storefront and product catalog.
Google Store Name The name entered when creating your GMC account for your URL, associated to your Magento store. See Google’s About your store name.
Google Merchant Center Account ID The unique ID generated by Google for your GMC account.
Actions Click Select to use one of the following options. Updates completed in the Magento Admin save to your GMC accounts.

Edit URL: Update the URL for the GMC account.
Edit Shipping and Tax: Modify shipping and tax settings for the account. if you select options to set information in Google, make sure to access and update those settings in your GMC account.
Edit Attribute Mapping: Modify all attribute mappings between Magento and Google attributes.
Remove: Removes the integration to the GMC account.

Google Merchant Center

These settings cannot be edited after creating the account.

Option Description
Account ID Linked Google Ads unique account ID, generated when creating your account.
Currency The currency automatically populated when you selected the country.
Timezone Timezone for your store’s region.
Payment method configured Select this option when you have added a payment method to your Google Ads account.
Configure Payment Link to access payment methods in your Google Ads account.
View Google Ads Account Link to access your Google Ads account.

To update GMC account settings:

  1. On the Admin sidebar, click Marketing. Then under Advertising Channels, click Google Shopping ads.

  2. Click Settings. A list of all GMC and Ads accounts and settings display.

  3. For a specific GMC account, click Select in the Actions column. Select an option.

To edit the URL:

  1. Click Edit URL from the Select list.
  2. Update the Website URL from the available list.
  3. Update the Google Store Name.
  4. Click Save Changes.

    URL Setting

To edit the shipping and tax:

  1. Click Edit Shipping and Tax from the Actions Select list.
  2. Update your shipping costs or select a new option.

    • To assign a flat shipping rate for all your products, select Use a flat rate for all orders and enter an amount per country listed. To set free shipping, select this option and enter 0 for the flat rate.
    • To configure your shipping costs in Google Merchant Center, select I will set this up on Google Merchant Center.

      If you select this option and your country’s required shipping costs, you may receive an [account error] until you configure this setting in Google Merchant Center.

  3. Update your tax settings or select a new option. For complete details, see Shipping and Tax.

    • If you are operating inside of the United States, select Use auto tax estimation (U.S. Only) for Google to provide estimated taxes based on the address of customers and your configurations. For Select the states where you operate from, select the states where you operate from the list or by entering the name. For details, see Google’s Set up tax settings (US only).
    • To configure your tax information in Google Merchant Center, select I will set this up on Google Merchant Center.

      If you select this option, all your products will be disapproved until you configure this setting in Google Merchant Center.

    • If you are operating out of a country that uses VAT, or have no nexus in the United States, select VAT is included in my product price, I don’t want to use tax settings.
  4. Click Save Changes.

    URL Setting

To edit attribute mappings:

  1. Click Edit Attribute Mapping from the Select list.
  2. For complete details and information, see Editing Attribute Mappings.

To remove a GMC account:

  1. On the Admin sidebar, click Marketing. Then under Advertising Channels, click Google Shopping ads.

  2. Click Settings. A list of all GMC and Ads accounts and settings display.

  3. For a specific GMC account, click Select in the Actions column.

  4. Click Remove.

To update Google Ads information and payment method:

  1. On the Admin sidebar, click Marketing. Then under Advertising Channels, click Google Shopping ads.

  2. Click Settings. A list of all GMC and Ads accounts and settings display.

  3. In the Google Ads section, review the linked account information. The linked ID and Visit Google Ads Account will take you to your Google Ads account.

  4. To update the payment method, click Configure Payment. Update your billing information with Google.

  5. If you have added and updated your payment method, make sure to check Payment method configured. Magento requires this option checked.