XML Feed Format

Here are some simple guidelines for creating an XML feed in order to include your ads in Voobay. If you would like additional information about the XML format, check Wikipedia.

The UTF-8 XML file has one ‘Voobay’ tag, and one or more ‘item’ elements. Each ‘item’ element has the following fields:

Voobay iPhone

  • id: id of the ad on your website (numeric or alphanumeric, however it must be unique because we use it to avoid duplicate entries)
  • alternate: URL of the ad on your website
  • title: title of the ad
  • type: type(optional)
  • brand: brand (string)(optional)
  • price: price (optional)
  • condition: used, new... (optional)
  • year: year (int)(optional)
  • color: color (string)(optional)
  • location: location (city, area, postcode...) (optional)
  • content: general description (optional)
  • image: image source (optional)


Example XML feed

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
	<title><![CDATA[Apple Iphone 3g 8gb *unlocked* Mobile Phone]]></title>
	<location><![CDATA[London 200122]]></location>	
	<content><![CDATA[Item Specifics - Mobile Phonesbrand: Applemodel: Iphonenetwork Standard: Gsm Tribandcamera: 2 Megapixels Or More Features: Bluetooth, Colour Screen, Email / Web, Gps, Mp3 Player, Polyphonic Ringtones]]></content>