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Method: collections.create

Uploads a collection to your Merchant Center account. If a collection with the same collectionId already exists, this method updates that entry. In each update, the collection is completely replaced by the fields in the body of the update request.

HTTP request

POST https://shoppingcontent.googleapis.com/content/v2.1/{merchantId}/collections

Path parameters


string (int64 format)

Required. The ID of the account that contains the collection. This account cannot be a multi-client account.

Request body

The request body contains an instance of Collection.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains a newly created instance of Collection.

Authorization Scopes

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:

  • https://www.googleapis.com/auth/content

For more information, see the OAuth 2.0 Overview.