Special price for a limited time

In the price list, specify the discount on the item and the time period when the promotion is valid.

Note. Yandex.Market verifies that the item was sold at the old price or higher before the promotion:
  • For 60 days in the “Clothing, shoes and accessories” category.
  • For 30 days in all other categories.

If this is not the case, the offer is displayed without the promotion.

  1. Structure
  2. Attributes and elements
  3. Example

Structure

<promos>
   <promo id="promo ID" type="flash discount">
      <start-date>promo start date</start-date>
      <end-date>promo end date</end-date>
      <description>summary</description>
      <url>promo on the store's site</url>
      <purchase>
        <product offer-id="ID of the promo item">
          <discount-price currency="currency">new price</discount-price>
        </product>
        ...
      </purchase>
   </promo>
</promos>

Attributes and elements

Element/attributeDescriptionRequired
Attribute idID of the promotion. Must be unique for the entire price list. It may contain only numbers and Latin letters. The maximum length of id is 20 characters.
Attention. Each offer can only participate in one promotion.
Required
Attribute type

Type of promo — flash discount.

Required
start-date

Date and time when the promo starts. Allowed formats: YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm:ss or YYYY-MM-DD.

The date and time are the same for all time zones.

Example

The store sells products in Moscow and delivers to Yekaterinburg; date and time of the promo: from 10 AM on March 8 to 10 AM on March 9.

For users in Moscow, the promo will run from 10 AM on March 8 to 10 AM on March 9 (Moscow time).

For users from Yekaterinburg, it will be from 10 AM on March 8 to 10 AM on March 9 in the Ural time zone.

The maximum duration of a promo is 7 days.

Required

end-date

Date and time the promotion ends. Allowed formats: YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm:ss or YYYY-MM-DD.

The date and time are the same for all time zones (see the example above).

The maximum duration of a promo is 7 days.

Required

description

Brief description of the promo. Maximum of 500 characters. You can use XHTML markup, but only as a CDATA block of character data.

Optional
url

Link to the promotion description on the store's website.

Optional
purchase

Information about items participating in the promotion.

Required

product

Items that the promotion applies to. Specify their IDs in the offer-id attribute.

Attention. Categories cannot participate in the promotion (only individual items can participate).

Each product element corresponds to a single item. A purchase element may contain multiple product elements.

Required
discount-price

The price during the promotion. Specify the currency in the currency attribute.

Required

Example

Special price in February:

<promo id="Promo2" type="flash discount">
  <start-date>2018-02-01 00:00:00</start-date>
  <end-date>2018-02-07 00:00:00</end-date>
  <description>Скидка на старую коллекцию.</description>
  <url>http://best.seller.ru/promos/2</url>
  <purchase>
    <product offer-id="77">
      <discount-price currency="RUR">300</discount-price>
    </product>
    <product offer-id="88">
      <discount-price currency="RUR">501</discount-price>
    </product>
  </purchase>
</promo>