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 Motorcycles

  • 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
  • content: description of the motorcycle (minimum of 30 characters)
  • price: price of the motorcycle (string)(optional)
  • make: make of the motorcycle (optional)
  • model: model of the motorcycle (optional)
  • color: colour of the motorcycle (optional)
  • location: location of the motorcycle (city, area, postcode...)(optional)
  • mileage: mileage (optional)
  • image: URL of a motorcycle image (optional)
  • date: year of manufacture (optional)
  • type: type of motorcycle (optional)
  • vin: if available, Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)(optional)
  • amenities: amenities list (array)(optional)


Example XML feed

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
	<title><![CDATA[2008 Kawasaki ZZR]]></title>

	<content><![CDATA[Disc Brakes, Luggage/gear, Side Compartments, Extra Chrome, Custom Wheels, Custom Paint/graphics, Custom Exhaust, Custom Seat, Windshield, Foot Pegs, Floor Boards, Custom Grips, Leather Saddlebags]]></content>

	<color><![CDATA[Metallic Black]]></color>
	<location><![CDATA[London 10000]]></location>	
        <amenitie><![CDATA[keyless entry]]>
        <amenitie> ><![CDATA[power door locks]]>

	<date><![CDATA[May 2009]]></date>