Fragoo is a simple program that takes extracts the products on your Yahoo
Store and adds it to Google Base (previously known as Froogle and Google
Products). You can do this for as many stores as you like with one
license, but it can only be installed on one computer.
Click here to download Fragoo
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Computer with Windows XP, Vista, Win2k, 2003 or 2008.
YahooStore account with minimal knowledge.
Google Base account (free).
1. In your YahooStore, enable the XML feed file by going to
Store Manager and clicking the Search Engine link (under the Promote
section.) Then click "Enable" and "Done". This
setting may have already been enabled.
2. If you don't have a Google Base account, you can set one up by
clicking here. Once
you have a Google Base Account:
a. Inside your Google Base account,
click the Data feeds link on the left side of the page.
b. Click the New data feed
c. Make sure that the Data feed type
is set to googlebase
d. Then type any simple name for
the data feed with an ending of .txt for example: mydomaindatafeed.txt
e. This next step is optional and
will automate your insertion of products. While you are still in the Google Base
website, click the Settings link on the left side of the page and then
click the FTP link that will appear just under it. Enter a password
and save it. Write down the exact username and password to use in the
2. Download Fragoo and run the setup program.
3. Run Fragoo, you will find it by clicking your Start button and then
Programs / Software Scientific / Fragoo
4. In Fragoo, type your Yahoo Store Name exactly as it appears when
you log into YahooStore as shown below in the blue section in bold
letters. In this example, the store name is exactly: worlds-greatest-store
5. In Fragoo, below the Yahoo Store Name, click the tab that says Google
Base. While on this tab:
a. Choose the category that
is most appropriate for your website.
b. Type the same exact Feed File name
for step 2d above.
c. Type the exact same username and
password from step 2e above and check the Enable FTP checkbox, if you
want to automatically send the file to Google Base. Otherwise, the program
will simply create the file and leave it on your computer for you to alter
and/or manually submit it.
d. Select the condition of products
that you sell.
e. Enter a brand name or your website
name into the Brand Name field.
f. Enter the days for your
listings to expire as a number between 1 and 30. 30 is the maximum allowed
e. The Append String field can
be left blank. It is for those that want to add tracking codes for
analytical programs to their links.
f. Click the Add button.
6. Click "Run" and watch it work.
Yahoo and Froogle have nothing to do with Software Scientific. They are
both trademarks of their respective companies. Software Scientific has
only developed a tool to make them work together.