The bug was between 6pm PST on Friday Nov 12 through 3am PST Saturday, Nov 13.
Google Shopping is a service that lets users search for products online and compare prices.
Vendors can list products for free, with additional paid advertising options available. Product results are ranked based on relevancy, quality and spend (for sponsored listings).
Google Shopping was formerly known as Google Product Search until taking its current name in 2012.
We invite you to read our guides and tips for using Google Shopping, along with the latest news and feature updates.
The company is expanding areas in its search results where deals can appear and making it easier for smaller retailers to showcase their promotions.
While MUM was the highlight of the Google Search On event, more search changes were announced — some might generate a lot of interest for search marketers.
The new guide from Google gives e-commerce SEOs documentation they can take to clients and stakeholders to get their recommendations implemented.
Starting on September 15, 2021, Google said it will begin to enforce the requirement of products having unique product identifiers in the merchant feeds for free listings.