XML : Product Search Engine

XML response example | PSE Documentation | PSE Parameters | XML + PHP Integration Example | Product SKU data feed download | Output Explanation

You have the flexibility to parse and output our XML data feed. Simply submit a request to this address:

Version 1: http://www.datafeedfile.com/xml/xml_search.php?affid=...&dfftoken=...&keyword=...

Version 2: http://www.datafeedfile.com/xml/xml_search2.php?affid=...&dfftoken=...&keyword=... (utf8 + more data)

This XML example demonstrate the XML layout provided by DataFeedFile.com

Affiliate ID: Search Keyword:    

Request Variables

In order for you to get XML data feed, there are some request variables that you need to submit to Datafeedfile.com XML Service. Here is list of variable that you need to specify when requesting a XML document:

VariableRequiredDescription
affidYAffiliate ID, is a unique identifier number for each DFF affiliate account
dfftokenYYour unique token. Generate this unique token string of characters from your Affiliate Control Panel > Settings > XML.
keywordNSearch Keyword Phrase, is the keyword(s) you would like to perform the search about
mernumNMerchant Number, is the merchant / store number used by DataFeedFile.com to narrow search to a particular merchant only.
mfgnumNManufacturer Number, is the manufacturer / name brand number used by DataFeedFile.com to narrow search to a particular manufacturer only.
cat1numNDFF 1st level Category Number, is DFF category number used by DataFeedFile.com to properly classify products in our internal database.
cat2numNDFF 2nd level Category Number, is DFF category number used by DataFeedFile.com to properly classify products in our internal database.
catnumNDFF 3rd level Category Number, is DFF category number used by DataFeedFile.com to properly classify products in our internal database.
pricelowNMinimum price. Filters search result to only show products with minimum price of pricelow
pricehighNMaximum price. Filters search result to only show products with maximum price of pricehigh
sortNControls the ordering of search result. The options are priceasc, pricedesc, relevance, prdtrating, storerating
offsetNStarts output of search result from a particular record number instead of starting from default 1
limitNLimit the amount of output from 1 - 20, maximum output for xml query is limited to 20 search results at this time.
For more detailed list of options you can use go to our WIKI about DFF PSE parameters.

Price Search Engine Data Query Testing Tool

We have a data query testing tool to help test the affect of the Price Search Engine parameters located at Affiliate Login > Support > Debug > PSE

Requirements

1. Please make sure your XML Access DFF Token is ACTIVE. To activate and generate token you must login and go to Settings > XML.

2. Set the Requesting IP address of the computer / server / client that will be used to make the query. Set IP at Settings > XML.

3. Generate dfftoken variable. You must go to Settings > XML to generate an XML Access DFF Token and use this in the dfftoken variable.







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