What is a data feed?
Data feed is a big file that contains information about merchant’s products and services. It is like a large database, that includes descriptions, images, links, pricing and much more. Normally it is in CSV or XML format.
Data feeds are created by merchants for affiliates. It should help them with promoting merchant’s products or services. It is possible for affiliates to create individual pages or insert their information about products to this data feed. Merchants can deliver it to affiliate via email or server.
Frequently asked questions
What are the types of data feeds?
There are many types of data feeds, but some of the most common are RSS feeds, Atom feeds, and XML feeds.
How can I create a data feed?
Some tips on how to create a data feed include using a data management platform to automate the process, using an API to connect to data sources, and using a data visualization tool to help make the data more understandable.