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 Notebooks

  • 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[Msi U210 12.1-inch Netbook - 5 Hour Battery Life]]></title>
	<location><![CDATA[London 200122]]></location>	
	<content><![CDATA[Jeanpaul708 Store Product Description Color Name: White Athlon Neo Mv-40 1.6 Ghz Processor, Chipset Amd Rs690 + Sb600 2gb 200-pin Ddr So-dimm Ram 250gb Sata Hard Drive, Wlan 802.11b/g/n]]></content>