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Yahoo Feed for VP-ASP - BYZ040

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Create a Yahoo data feed file for all your products at the push of a button through a vpasp admin Yahoo Feed File creation screen.



Compatibility, Bundling, and Status Notes:
Compatible with VPASP V4.5 to V7
Before installing, you must have installed:
BYZ038
BYZ036

This product includes:
BYZ038
BYZ036
Latest version:15/08-MAR-2010
From vendor:Big Yellow Zone
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Price:£35.00
add to cart

Runs direct from VP-ASP Shopadmin.
Specify where to save your Feeds.
Select cimageurl or extended images.
Set the maximum number of products to extract (useful for testing).


Technical/Developer Information:
You will need to register for a Yahoo! Product Submit Account at: Yahoo! Product Submit where full details can be found.


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Full Version History:
VerNo Version Date Release Notes
01 04-OCT-2004 Initial version - Big Yellow Zone Yahoo Data Feed Utility For VP-ASP.
02 07-APR-2005 Enhanced to be able to cater for very large numbers of products.
03 10-JUL-2005 Enhanced to swap backslashes with forward slashes on generated product URLs and generated image URLs. Files changed were:
shopa_generateyahoofiles.asp
byz040_install.asp
README.htm
04 10-FEB-2006 Changed documentation to be VP-ASP V6-compliant.
BYZ036 Upgraded from V01 to V02.
No changes to the main yahoo-file generator files were made.
Files changed:
byz040_install.asp
README.htm
BYZ036
05 06-MAR-2006 Enhanced to add missing/invalid product-image check as a new option, and submission screen format improved and parameter-field notes clarified.
Files changed were:
shopa_generateyahoofiles.asp
shopa_generateyahoofiles_config.asp
byz040_install.asp
RE
06 22-MAR-2006 Minor change to cater for root paths for image data (eg /images/myimage.jpg)
Files changed:
byz040_install.asp
README.htm
shopa_generateyahoofiles.asp
07 18-MAY-2007 Changed to be compatible with VPASP V6.5.
Upgraded BYZ038 (Licensing) module to cater for VP-ASP V6.5.
Effected files:
byz040_install.asp (changed file)
README.htm (changed file)
shopa_generateyahoofiles_config.asp (changed file)
shopa_generateyahoofiles.asp (changed file)
08 17-OCT-2007 Upgraded BYZ038 (from V07 to V08)
Upgraded BYZ036 (from V02 to V04)
Changed instructions to be compatible with bigyellowkey.com licensing notes.
Effected files:
byz040_install.asp (deleted file)
README.htm (changed file)
09 14-JUN-2008 Upgraded BYZ038 (from V08 to V09)
Changed config variable to avoid possible conflicts with other BYZ Addons (particularly with the CMS Addon, BYZ110) - tconfig_striphtml has been renamed to tconfig_yhf_striphtml.
Effected files:
README.htm (changed file)
shopa_generateyahoofiles_config.asp (changed file)
shopa_generateyahoofiles_system.asp (changed file)
shopa_generateyahoofiles.asp (changed file)
10 11-FEB-2009 Upgraded BYZ038 (from V09 to V10)
Upgraded BYZ036 (from V04 to V05)
Completely restructured how the yahoo feed is processed; re-written to tune to reduce memory use, increase speed, and various bugs fixed, and made columns more flexible (brought into line with how the BYZ GoogleBase feed works).
If upgrading from a previous version, please backup all your shopa_generateyahoofiles* files in a local folder for reference, then delete them all from your site, then re-install this new version and apply the relevant configuration settings in the new shopa_generateyahoofiles_config.asp file, and optionally the shopa_generateyahoofiles_config_header.asp and shopa_generateyahoofiles_config_details.asp files.
Effected files:
README.htm (changed file)
byz$040_version.asp (new file)
shopa_generateyahoofiles* (deleted/new/changed files; total replacement)
11 04-DEC-2009 Added new config options (tconfig_yhf_columns_to_query_products and tconfig_yhf_columns_to_query_categories) to allow you to speficy columns to select from products/categories (instead of the default select *) which can be used for sites which have very large numbers of products to help minimise memory usage on the main queries.
Effected files:
README.htm (changed file)
byz$040_version.asp (changed file)
shopa_generateyahoofiles_config.asp (changed file)
shopa_generateyahoofiles_formprocessing_inc.asp (changed file)
shopa_generateyahoofiles_globalvars_inc.asp (changed file)
shopa_generateyahoofiles_products_inc.asp (changed file)
12 07-DEC-2009 Added extra config option (tconfig_gbf_breakpoint_productcount) for break-points when very large numbers of products are listed, and changed feed generation to create additional feed files at each break-point reached.
Added sql connection timeout setting so that long queries dont time out.
Tuned bottom-level category logic to use a temporary table to store the levels and trees.
NOTE: The tuning aspect of this version is a considerable improvement for large databases and will speed up the feed a lot.
Effected files:
README.htm (changed file)
byz$040_version.asp (changed file)
shopa_generateyahoofiles.asp (changed file)
shopa_generateyahoofiles_categories_inc.asp (changed file)
shopa_generateyahoofiles_config.asp (changed file)
shopa_generateyahoofiles_formprocessing_inc.asp (changed file)
shopa_generateyahoofiles_globalvars_inc.asp (changed file)
shopa_generateyahoofiles_products_inc.asp (changed file)
13 01-JAN-2010 Changed to be compatible with VPASP V7 (this version does not cater for situations where xSEODynamicEnable=Yes).
Added new config options (tconfig_gbf_default_parent_exc and tconfig_gbf_default_child_exc) to be able to optionally exclude parent and/or sub products.
Added version control settings to the bottom of the shopa_generateyahoofiles_config.asp file.
Upgraded BYZ038 (from V10 to V11)
Upgraded BYZ036 (from V05 to V06)
Effected files:
README.htm (changed file)
byz$040_version.asp (changed file for all vpasp versions)
shopa_generateyahoofiles.asp (changed file for all vpasp versions)
shopa_generateyahoofiles_config.asp (changed file for all vpasp versions)
shopa_generateyahoofiles_formprocessing_inc.asp (changed file for all vpasp versions)
shopa_generateyahoofiles_globalvars_inc.asp (changed file for all vpasp versions)
shopa_generateyahoofiles_products_inc.asp (changed file for all vpasp versions)
shopa_generateyahoofiles_categories_inc.asp (changed file for vpaspv7+ version only)
shopa_generateyahoofiles_translate_brands.asp (changed file for vpaspv7+ version only)
14 13-FEB-2010 Added calculated category tree branch description to the end of the select-list to help avoid cursors being blanked out due to sqlserver bugs.
Upgraded BYZ038 (from V11 to V12)
Upgraded BYZ036 (from V06 to V07)
Effected files:
README.htm (changed file)
byz$040_version.asp (changed file for all vpasp versions)
shopa_generateyahoofiles_products_inc.asp (changed file for all vpasp versions)
15 08-MAR-2010 Corrected a bug which was not allowing the last column in the products table to be found when using the BYZ_GBF_COLUMN_VALUE functions in the details config files.
Effected files:
README.htm (changed file)
byz$040_version.asp (changed file for all vpasp versions)
shopa_generateyahoofiles_tools_inc.asp (changed file for all vpasp versions)