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Leverage Magento 2 and Reach New E-Commerce Heights with Lumao

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Meet the team of developers from France called Lumao. It gathers the best developers specializing in Magento 2. Being a certified Magento partner, the agency delivers the best coding experiences associated with the platform. And we are happy to announce our partnership with Lumao. The agency streamlines our Improved Import & Export along with other tools to integrate Magento 2 websites with any external systems in the most efficient and seamless manner. If you’re looking for a team of experts, you’ve come to the right place. Continue Reading

How to Run Product Import in Magento 2 from CLI

- Fire development, Magento 2

Magento 2 Development; Magento 2 tutorial

If you want to optimize your daily routine related to Magento 2 product import, you’ve come to the right place. Below, we shed light on several data transfer optimizations that will help you save tons of time spent on daily chores. Many merchants look for tips on how to import products to Magento 2 using the command line interface or an alternative way to achieve the same goal. Below, you will find the answer. The following article is based on the StackExchange question by Massimo Camoni and the answer by Khoa TruongDinh. However, it extends the solution provided in the discussion. So, let’s see how to run Magento 2 product import via CLI. Also, you will find out what commands to use to export products from Magento 2.
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How to Import & Export WSDL Data to/from Magento 2

Magento 2 Development; Magento 2 tutorial

In the following article, we shed light on how to import and export data between Magento 2 and other systems using WSDL. Below, we define what WSDL is and how to manage it. You will find out the background of the Magento 2 WSDL import & export with the Improved Import & Export extension. Besides, we shed light upon the WSDL structure and elements, including the WSDL message part and port type binding. The benefits of WSDL are also listed below. And since the article described various data transfer processes based on the Improved Import & Export module, we also highlight the most important features of the extension. 
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How to Import Magento 2 Cart Price Rules

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 cart price rules are an invaluable tool for running promotions. They work perfectly along with catalog price rules. And while Magento 2 lets you easily configure both, it is impossible to import cart price rules unless you use a third-party instrument. Thus, having migrated from Magento 1 or other ecommerce platform to Magento 2, you can find yourself in need of the solution to import cart price rules and coupon codes.

In this post, we will show you how to import coupon codes and cart price rules to Magento 2 with the help of the Improved Import & Export extension. You will discover how a sample cart price rule import table looks, what cart price rule attributes are used, and how to import Magento 2 cart price rules.

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How to fix store ID-related issues on Magento 2 import

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 export CLI

StackExchange teems with interesting and useful tips related to Magento 2. This time, we’ve dug up a discussion where the author named Jackson complains about store ID-related issues that occur in Magento 2. Let’s take a look at the problem and provide several possible solutions. Jackson points to a particular script used to import data from a CSV file. However, the use of ->setStoreId(0) causes an issue – two values for the same field in the database table occur. As a result, it is necessary to delete second values to enable changes on the frontend but it often leads to the incorrect display. How to address the problem? You will find out how to fix store ID-related issues on Magento 2 import as it is portrayed in the discussion. At the same time, we provide a reliable alternative based on the Improved Import & Export. Also, you will discover other improvements associated with the module.
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How to Export Products, Orders, Customers, & Other Magento 2 Entities to Remote FTP & SFTP Server

- E-Commerce, Magento 2, Our extensions

Magento 2 Development; Magento 2 tutorial

Unfortunately, Magento 2 doesn’t provide any opportunities to export products, orders, customers, or other Magento 2 entities to a remote FTP or SFTP server. You have to run a standard export procedure instead and transfer the output manually. Besides, it is impossible to automate this process. The system leaves you in a situation when it is necessary to repeat all its steps manually every time an update is required. Luckily, there is a better way of achieving this goal. As you’ve probably guessed, it involves a third-party solution. In our example, we use the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 extension to export products, orders, customers, and other Magento 2 entities to a remote FTP/SFTP server. It also lets you import all entities from this file source. Continue Reading

How to Import and Export Magento 2 Catalog Price Rules

- E-Commerce, Magento 2, Our extensions

Consider Magento 2 Catalog Price Rules a sales booster that allows running price-focused campaigns based on the discounts. You can apply them to products with particular attributes and their combinations to achieve the highest possible flexibility. Another good thing about catalog price rules in Magento 2 is that it is a platform’s native marketing tool. Also, Catalog Price Rules are extremely user-friendly to set up. However, there is one notable inconvenience associated with this entity. You cannot import Catalog Price Rules to Magento 2 by default. Luckily, there is an opportunity to get the missing functionality. You need the Improved Import and Export extension to transfer Catalog Price Rules between Magento 2 and external systems. The details are carefully noted in the article below. You will find a sample table for the Catalog Price Rule import. After that, we will explore the Catalog Price Rule attributes used in Magento 2. Also, there is a detailed description of how to prepare for and configure a Catalog Price Rule import process.

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Magento 2 Backend Exploration: Invoices

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 invoices generate import export

The article below provides a detailed description of the Invoices screen situated in the depths of the Magento 2 admin. We shed light on how to work with the corresponding grid and individual invoice pages. Besides, you will discover how to import/export invoices in Magento 2 most efficiently. 

The Magento 2 Invoices Screen chapter unveils various control elements associated with the corresponding admin page and describes the default Magento 2 Invoices grid. After that, we proceed to an individual invoice view associated with Magento 2. You will also learn how to create Magento 2 invoices, invoice orders, and print invoices. Besides, the article sheds light on how to import and export invoices in Magento 2 with the help of the Improved Import & Export extension.
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How To Import Configurable Product To Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

improved import and export - Magento 2 extension

It is not a problem to import a single product to Magento 2, since you have all the necessary tools under System -> Export. But if you need to move configurable products from the old site, it may take a lot of time and effort, since in this situation the import procedure is much more sophisticated. However, it is still possible to import a configurable product with its simple products to Magento 2, and below we shed light on what is necessary for a successful import. Note that the following article only briefly describes the process. For further information on how to import configurable products to Magento 2, read this guide: The Complete Guide to Magento 2 Configurable Products.
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How to Import Data via GraphQL API into Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2, Our extensions

Magento 2 graphql import export

The following article describes how to import and export data into/from Magento 2 with the help of GraphQL API. This connection type is yet impossible out of the box, but the community is working hard to introduce it as a replacement for REST API. At the same time, some tools enable Magento 2 GraphQL API import and export right now. For instance, you can leverage the Magento 2 GraphQL API import and export processes with the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 module. The following article sheds light on how to import data into Magento 2 via GraphQL API with the help of our extension. You will find out how to enable the Magento 2 GraphQL API import and what extra benefits it is associated with. If you are not familiar with what GraphQL API is, we’ve also prepared a chapter that describes this standard and its benefits over REST and SOAP. Besides, there is an FAQ section that provides answers to frequently asked questions about GraphQL and Magento 2 import/export processes.
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