When you use native Magento 2 import and export tools to transfer products to your e-commerce website, it is impossible to manage product positions inside categories, meaning you have to assign them manually, which proves to be a tedious task. However, there is a solution that addresses the existing issue. Meet the Improved Import and Export extension for Magento 2. It lets you import and export product positions using CSV, XML, XLSX, ODS, and JSON files. In this article, you will learn how to import product category positions in Magento 2. Next, we discuss how the categories_position attribute works and what its peculiarities are. And of course, we unveil several interesting facts about the Improved Import & Export extension. But before going any further, let’s define what product category positions are and how to leverage them in Magento 2.