Data Feed

What is Data Import/Export?

Import/Export Requirements | Import/Export Examples

The Data Import Wizard is designed to load data into the Inventory, derived from external sources – other providers, dealers, etc. Data source – a normal text file separated, or a data file in xml format.

This Data Import Wizard can send your inventory to the Top online automotive marketplace sites, these are listed below:

    Aggregators

    Auction Link Multi Posting API

    ECommerce — API

    Third Party Data Exchange

*Title (New, Used, Certified Pre-Owned, Pull Apart, Insurance, Dealer, Other)

Incoming in the feed Treated as
N or NEW NEW
U or USED USED
SALVAGE SALVAGE
PULL APART PULL APART
INSURANCE INSURANCE
DEALER DEALER
Any containing “CPO” or “CERTIFIED” CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED
“”, “NO”, and ANYTHING ELSE USED
Numeric “0” NEW
Numeric “1” USED
Numeric “2” CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED
Numeric “3” SALVAGE

Import/Export Manuals And Examples

CSV format options:

  • Data Separator – , (comma)
  • End of Line – Unix-style line-endings: LF (Line Feed, 0A – hexadecimal) or Windows-style line-endings: CRLF (Carriage Return Line Feed characters, 0D0A -hexadecimal). Please DO NOT use Mac-style line-endings (CR)
  • Field Separators – ” (quotation mark)
  • Image Separator – ; (semicolon)
  • Option Separator – , (comma)

Important! XML file requirements:

  1. XML file must have only 2 levels and be well-formed;
  2. XML file must have a title
  3. The file should begin with tag <vehicles> (in plural) and end with </vehicles> (in plural);
  4. Every vehicle should be set between 2 tags: <vehicle></vehicle> (in singular);
  5. If there is no info in the tag, it should stay empty (never delete it). Ex.: <engine></engine> or <engine />
  6. All images should be included in one line, delimited with semicolon;
  7. The field order for each vehicle must be constant.