Global settings are applied to every new product imported into the store. With the exception of the category and image settings, only new products will be assigned these fields. Pre-existing products will retain their existing global settings, which cannot be changed through an import.
Availability Settings: These settings determine the text displayed when a product is in-stock, when allowed to be back-ordered, and how to treat items when they go out of stock.
Default Product Status: Determines whether a product defaults to enabled or disabled.
Options: Determines whether a product is Available for order, whether the price is shown, and if an item is online only.
Visibility: Determines how your product will be shown, if it appears in catalog only, search only, everywhere, or nowhere.
Condition: Determines what condition the product is in, new, used, or refurbished.
Store: The store(s) you wish to import products to (for multistore).
Download Remote Images: Whether the script should attempt to download images from URLs in your feed. Downloading remote images is likely to increase how long your import takes to complete.
Generate Thumbnails: If you want thumbnails to be generated for your images.
Delete Images: Delete a product's pre-existing images when updating an product.
Identify Categories by: This determines how you would like to identify categories, either by name or by category ID.
Remove Categories: Removes categories associated to product prior to adding new category associations.
Discount: If you are importing a discount, this determines if you are importing a percentage or an amount.
Unit for Unit Price field: This determines what will be displayed beside the unit price, eg: kg, lb, m, inch, etc.
Accessories Matching Field: This determines the matching field for Accessories.
Product Pack Matching Field: This determines the matching field for Product Packs.
Attribute Group Type: This determines what type new attribute groups created for combinations will be.
Stock Movement Label: This determines your stock movement label for advanced warehouse stock management.