Your ads on Trovit Philippines

Jobs feed

If you have a classified ads website you can include your ads in Trovit! Just follow these simple steps:

  1. Prepare a UTF-8 XML feed in the format specified for our Jobs vertical (see below)
  2. After creating the feed, download our XML Validator to ensure that your feed is Trovit friendly. The Validator will confirm if we can index your content correctly
  3. Use our contact form to send the URL link where we can read your XML feed. (For example: http://www.yourdomain.com/wp_feed.xml)

Upon receiving your feed, we will index your ads in Trovit as soon as possible.

Please keep in mind that we only accept feeds containing job offers. We do not include ads for services, trainings, or business opportunities.

If you have questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

XML feed format

Here are some simple guidelines for preparing an XML feed in order to include your ads in Trovit. If you would like additional information about the XML format, check Wikipedia.

The feed should be written in UTF-8.

The UTF-8 XML file has one ‘trovit’ tag, and one or more ‘ad’ elements. Each ‘ad’ element has basic and optional fields:

REQUIRED FIELDS

Basic fields have to be included in the feed as they contain the minimum amount of information necessary for our system to include your ads in Trovit.

See technical specifications for further information about the data types and field restrictions.

  • id:id of the ad on your website (numeric or alphanumeric, however it must be unique because we use it to avoid duplicate entries)
  • url: URL of the ad on your website
  • title: title of the ad (a concise summary of the listing which does not contain your website’s name or URL).
  • content: job description (minimum of 30 characters). Please note that the quality of the description has a strong effect on the amount of visitors you will receive!

OPTIONAL FIELDS

You don’t have to fill out the optional fields. However, if you do have the information, don’t hesitate to include it. Trovit’s algorithm prioritises higher-quality ads, so including more information optimises your positioning!

  • mobile_url: URL of the ad on your site when a user is browsing on a mobile device. Useful when your website has a mobile version.
  • city: city where the job is located
  • city_area: city area or neighbourhood
  • region: state
  • postcode: postcode
  • salary: salary (free text; can include comments or ranges e.g.: 800000-1000000)
  • working_hours: hours of the job; full time/part time, 8 hours/day
  • telecommute: Indicates whether the post is ‘work from home’.
  • company: name of the company hiring (do not include recruiting agencies’ names)
  • studies: required level of education
  • experience: required minimum experience; intern, without experience, less than a year, between 1 and 3 years, between 3 and 5 years, between 5 and 8 years or more than 8 years
  • requirements: job requirements
  • contract: type of contract; permanent, temporary, contract, freelance or internship
  • category: job category
  • date: publication date of the ad, in the format: DD/MM/YYYY or DD/MM/YYYY HH:MM:SS
  • expiration_date: expiration date of the ad (format: DD/MM/YYYY)
  • date: date and time the ad was published. Valid formats: DD/MM/YYYY or DD/MM/YYYY HH:MM:SS and YYYY/MM/DD or YYYY/MM/DD HH:MM:SS.
  • expiration_date: date the ad will expire on. Valid formats: DD/MM/YYYY or DD/MM/YYYY HH:MM:SS and YYYY/MM/DD or YYYY/MM/DD HH:MM:SS.

The XML feed should look like this:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<trovit>

<ad>
    <id><![CDATA[...]]></id>
    <title><![CDATA[...]]></title>
    <url><![CDATA[...]]></url>

    <content><![CDATA[...]]></content>

    <city><![CDATA[...]]></city>
    <city_area><![CDATA[...]]></city_area>
    <region><![CDATA[...]]></region>
    <postcode><![CDATA[...]]></postcode>

    <salary><![CDATA[...]]></salary>
    <working_hours><![CDATA[...]]></working_hours>
    <company><![CDATA[...]]></company>

    <experience><![CDATA[...]]></experience>
    <requirements><![CDATA[...]]></requirements>
    <contract><![CDATA[...]]></contract>
    <category><![CDATA[...]]></category>
    <date><![CDATA[...]]></date>
    <studies><![CDATA[...]]></studies>



</ad>

<ad>
    ....

</ad>

<ad>
    ....
</ad>

...

</trovit>

Example XML feed

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<trovit>
<ad>
    <id><![CDATA[1876]]></id>
    <url><![CDATA[http://www.yourdomain.com/1876]]></url>
    <title><![CDATA[Sales Agent Cebu City]]></title>
    <content><![CDATA[Looking for Sales agent with experience in retail industry.]]></content>
    <city><![CDATA[Lapu-Lapu City]]></city>
    <city_area><![CDATA[Nungambakkam]]></city_area>
    <region><![CDATA[Cebu City]]></region>
    <postcode><![CDATA[600034]]></postcode>
    <salary><![CDATA[800000-900000]]></salary>
    <working_hours><![CDATA[Full-Time]]></working_hours>
    <company><![CDATA[Sara Lee]]></company>
    <experience><![CDATA[at least two years]]></experience>
    <requirements><![CDATA[English speaking]]></requirements>
    <contract><![CDATA[Permanent]]></contract>
    <category><![CDATA[Sales]]></category>
    <date><![CDATA[20/02/2010 16:30]]></date>
    <studies><![CDATA[Bachelor degree]]></studies>



</ad>
</trovit>

Technical Specifications

For more information, click here: see technical specifications.

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