Your data feed should include all the deals listed on your website. In order for your deals to appear correctly on the Daily Deals Philippines, the data feed must be created in XML format and then the live location (URL) provided to Daily Deals Philippines.
It is our preference that you supply a dynamic (automatic) feed set to update at 12.01 PM (one minute past midnight), or let us know when your feed is set to update, so that we can scan this daily for deal updates.
Here you can download an example of the required XML file format. Below you can find explanations of the different elements of this document.
|Field Name||Field Description||Requirement|
|merchant||Your company name.||Required|
|merchant_url||Your full website URL including http://||Required|
|country||Your country: PH.||Required|
|currency||Currency that deals are offered in: PHP.||Required|
|deals||This element contains all deals of your website. The minimum number of deals is one.||Required|
|deal||A unique deal.||Required|
|code||Unique identifier for each deal.||Required|
|short_description||The description of your deal, as it will appear on our website. Character limit of 300 characters.||Recommended|
|description||Detailed deal description. No character limit.||Required|
|price||Must be in PHP. No peso signs. Value inclusive of decimal points for cents.||Required|
|old_price||Must be in PHP. No peso signs. Value inclusive of decimal points for cents.||Required|
|start_date||The date/time when the deal starts in YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS military time format.||Required|
|end_date||The date/time when the deal ends in YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS military time format.||Required|
|city||City of deal.||Required|
|address||Full address of the deal vendor.||Recommended|
|url||URL where users can purchase the deal. Please provide full URL including http://||Required|
|image_url||URL that links to your deal image. Please provide full URL including http://||Required|
|category||Category for the deal.||Recommended|
|highlights||Highlights of the deal||Required|
|fine_print||Fine Print of the deal||Required|
|number_available||The number of deals left available for purchase in the group.||Recommended|
To get the most out of Daily Deals Philippines, please ensure your deal descriptions have relevant keywords that you think your customers will use while searching. This will give you greater results when potential customers are using the ‘Search’ function on our website.