If you're still using v2 of the Content API for Shopping, please migrate to v2.1 immediately to avoid disruptions with your integration.

For more information, see Migrating to v2.1 and this blog post.

Method: datafeeds.fetchnow

Invokes a fetch for the datafeed in your Merchant Center account. If you need to call this method more than once per day, we recommend you use the Products service to update your product data.

HTTP request

POST https://shoppingcontent.googleapis.com/content/v2/{merchantId}/datafeeds/{datafeedId}/fetchNow

Path parameters

Parameters
merchantId

string

The ID of the account that manages the datafeed. This account cannot be a multi-client account.

datafeedId

string

The ID of the datafeed to be fetched.

Query parameters

Parameters
dryRun

boolean

Flag to simulate a request like in a live environment. If set to true, dry-run mode checks the validity of the request and returns errors (if any).

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains data with the following structure:

JSON representation
{
  "kind": string
}
Fields
kind

string

Identifies what kind of resource this is. Value: the fixed string

"content#datafeedsFetchNowResponse"

.

Authorization Scopes

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:

  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/content

For more information, see the OAuth 2.0 Overview.