The folks at WhiteSpark showed screenshots of Google Organization Profile restricting the management you have about your product listings within your area panel. They confirmed how “businesses can no for a longer time edit current Products on their Google Organization Profiles and can only add new Goods by Service provider Heart.” Google Merchandise is now mechanically connected to Service provider Center in the GBP Supervisor. Google afterwards on in the day reverted this transform.
I spoke with another person at Google and they reassured me this was a bug that lasted a handful of several hours or so and they have no intention to drive folks to take care of their merchandise in the Google Service provider Middle.
Truthfully I guess it would would make sense to transfer merchandise administration from Organization Profiles to Service provider Heart, as Google is gently pushing people absent from the Google Business enterprise Profile Supervisor in normal but all over again, Google mentioned no – though you can deal with your items in Merchant Centre, Google has no intention to end any person from managing their goods in Google Profile Manager.
Darren Shaw requested on Twitter “Is it the conclusion of Google Products as we know it? Firms can no lengthier edit present Products on their Google Business enterprise Profiles (GBP) and can only increase new Products and solutions by means of Service provider Center!”
When they try to edit products, they get this crimson detect that reads “Products and solutions can’t be edited. You can only delete products.”
Individually, I see the potential to insert items on my enterprise profile. But I have in no way done so, so I do not know if this will operate and then I will not likely be capable to edit it just after. I never promote solution, so I rather not examination this out – I believe that the folks at WhiteSpark:
Just after a couple hrs of this bug, Google put matters back again, but it does make you speculate if this is the route Google is headed. I mean, it can make sense Google would do this dependent on all other indicators. All over again, Google reported no – this is not the path Google is heading with this.
We checked a bunch of profiles and we’re equipped to add and edit Items manually all over again.🐛 I wonder if this is just a indication of matters to arrive although?
— Allie Margeson (@SeoAllie) May 31, 2022
Discussion board dialogue at Twitter.