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Firebear Improved Import & Export App for Shopify 

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Our Improved Import & Export extension for Magento 2 is the most potent data transfer tool in the ecosystem. It not only powers connections between Magento websites but also lets you integrate your e-commerce store with various ERP, CRM, accounting, and whatever systems. Besides, the module provides the ability to import data from other e-commerce platforms, such as Magento or BigCommerce. However, we’ve decided not to put bounds to our creative endeavors. We continue our expansion to new e-commerce systems with the Firebear Import & Export Tool app for Shopify. In the following material, we shed light on the project.  Also, check our Firebear SAP Business One Shopify Integration App and The Ultimate Guide to Shopify Import. Continue Reading

Support fortnight digest #1 August 2022 Improved Import & Export for Magento 2 – customer use cases

- E-Commerce, Magento 2, Our extensions

Improved Import extension for Magento 2 has a lot of uses, in this fortnight digest we want to share with you:

  • How the store owners utilize the extension
  • How our support team can customize the extension for you
  • How your business can benefit by using Improved Import for Magento 2

Every week brings new customers and new questions to solve, in this digest you will find the most interesting questions our customers contacted us with.
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Firebear Improved Configurable Product for Magento 2 – Extension Change Log

- Magento 2, Our extensions
Improved Configurable Product for Magento 2
Extension Manual | Guide to configurable products

Improved Configurable Product for Magento 2 – the complete enhancement for configurable product, allowing for dynamic content updates, custom options for configurable products and many more.

1.6.0 (released 29.06.2022)

Features

  • Compatibility with Magento 2.4.4 and PHP 8.1
  • Name of the configurable product displayed in the cart now reflects the selected options
  • The salable quantity can now be displayed as a ‘Left in stock’ quantity
  • Replaced dependencies of jquery/ui
  • Reworked AJAX requests for getting information about the variations of the configurable products

Bugfixes

  • Fixed issue with di:compile (compatibility with Magento 2.4.4 and PHP 8.1)
  • Fixed issue with ‘A Configurable Product in a bundle product’ functionality (compatibility with Magento 2.4.4 and PHP 8.1)
  • Fixed issue with opening configurable product page when a child product has tier prices (compatibility with Magento 2.4.4 and PHP 8.1)
  • Fixed issue with opening a product list page with a configurable product when its child products has tier prices (Compatibility with magento 2.4.4 and php8.1)
  • Fixed issue with “Show how many products left in stock” functionality
  • Fixed issue with saving a configurable product variation with custom options
  • Fixed issue with mixed prices of custom options
  • Fixed issue with wrong SKU of the custom options
  • Fixed issue with incorrect display of products quantity in the matrix
  • Fixed compatibility issue with some third party extensions during re-indexing
  • Fixed conflict with REST API
  • Fixed issue where the swatches were unselected
  • Fixed issue with placing orders related to the manageable product stock for configurable products
  • Fixed issue with updating item information in the summary block on a bundle product page
  • Fixed issue with opening a shopping cart page after adding a bundle product to it
  • Fixed issue with adding bundle products with radio type options to the shopping cart
  • Fixed issue with updating summary block on a bundle product page
  • Fixed issue with opening a bundle product with a configurable product with custom options in a bundle option
  • Fixed issue with updating a base image on a configurable product page
  • Fixed issue with updating a qty of a bundle product option in a summary block
  • Fixed issue with updating a configurable product price when a custom option of a configurable product variation was selected
  • Fixed issue with opening a configurable product page with tier prices in a matrix grid
  • Fixed issue with displaying a file custom option in the shopping cart
  • Fixed “Area code is not set” exception when loading custom options
  • Fixed some class definitions
  • Fixed issue with adding a configurable product with custom options to the shopping cart when the matrix is enabled but product attributes are not matrix elements
  • Fixed issue with updating a price of a bundle product option in a summary block

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Sap Business One Integration with Shopify

These days, there are many useful modules that simplify the work with eCommerce, such as ERP systems and accounting tools. One of the main tools for work is the integration of data from various platforms, such as SAP Business One. In the text below, we will look at one of these possible integrations – SAP Business One with the Shopify platform. With the SAP Business One Shopify integration, you can achieve your goals of connecting the information of these two platforms and improving the performance of your business. Also, with the Firebear team, you will be able to carry out this process quickly and painlessly. We will help you with this. Today we’re going to go over all the features of integration and why you need to pay attention to it. 

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Sap Business One Integration with Zen Cart

- E-Commerce, Our extensions

Today, we’ll talk about integrating your entire application and all the main data from all your systems together with SAP Business One and Zen Cart. SAP Business One is a business management software that is ideal for small companies. In addition, it is engaged in helping to automate basic business management processes such as management, payments, operations, and human resource-saving. Together with Firebear Studio, you can connect SAP Business One with Zen Cart with ease and without complicated operations. In this article below, we will talk about their integration and will help to understand what its main point is. 

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FireBear MSI Add-On of Improved Import & Export for Magento 2 – extension Change Log

Improved Import & Export for Magento 2
MSI add-on Manual | Improved Import Manual | Demo | Sample Files

MSI Add-on is an add-on of Improved Import & Export extension, and only works with the Improved Import extension installed. You can download MSI Add-on from your Firebear Studio account for FREE when Improved Import & Export is purchased.

1.1.3 (released 31.05.2022)

Bugfixes

  • Stability and speed improvements

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FireBear Improved Import & Export for Magento 2 – Extension Change Log

- Magento 2, Our extensions
improved import and export - Magento 2 extension

The following blog post will help you retrace the evolution of the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 module. The article gathers updates associated with the extension’s each new version from the very beginning. At the time of 1.0.0, it was a basic import solution with an existing import jobs architecture and import cron automation. With the next few versions, the module got such enhancements as product attribute import on the fly, transfers from FTP, SFTP, URL, and Dropbox, custom mapping, etc. Each new release made the Improved Import stronger and stronger. However, it was still an import-only tool until 1.5.0 was released. With this version, our extension became capable of both import and export processes. You can peruse the detailed evolution of the module and see its latest features below. 

Extension Manual | FAQ | Demo | Sample Files

3.8.0 (released 16.05.2022)

Features

  • Compatibility with Magento 2.4.4 Open Source and Adobe Commerce with PHP 8.1
  • Setup scripts changed to a declarative scheme
  • Added ‘Import base image as small and thumbnail’ setting to the import product job
  • Added ‘additional images’ and ‘additional image labels’ fields to the product attributes list for copy values when creating configurable products
  • Added row split by store_view_code during product import
  • Added ‘name’ field of the product for the ‘Reviews’ export

Bugfixes

  • Fixed issue with the ‘Custom logic for creation of configurable products’ functionality when using custom rules
  • Fixed issue with importing an order with multiple shipments
  • Fixed issue with ‘Export page by page’ functionality
  • Fixed issue with URL when importing multiple rows for the same product, now the URLs do not have a duplication issue
  • Fixed issue with adding advanced pricing during product import, it is now added properly
  • Fixed issue with the re-import of images that were deleted from the media directory
  • Fixed issue with extra import file types when the ‘Use API’ is enabled
  • Fixed issue with creating custom options when exporting products
  • Fixed issue with incorrect category image name after importing categories
  • Fixed issue when the associated products were not added to the grouped product if the import table had a specific store view value
  • Fixed issue with products caching functionality when using platforms during import
  • Fixed issue with an empty category field in a configurable product when created using custom logic
  • Added an ‘overflow’ css property to the categories mapping fields
  • Fixed issue with importing products when the catalog price scope is a website
  • Fixed issue with saving category URL key and category URL path
  • Fixed issue with an empty store_name field in the categories export file
  • Fixed issue with replacing advanced pricing because of the missing IDs in Magento
  • Fixed issue with different number of row customizers when running export jobs from different scopes
  • Fixed issue with archiving import file after importing from remote sources
  • Fixed issue with importing product with ‘Only update’ behavior when the ‘Undefined index:sku’ exception occurs
  • Fixed issue with the endless paginated export of products
  • Fixed issue with ‘Map Categories’ mapping section
  • Fixed issue with importing categories from an Excel XLSX file
  • Fixed issue with URL key validation when importing categories
  • Fixed issue with importing products with same URL keys when they are on different stores not being possible
  • Fixed ‘Passing null to argument of type string is deprecated’ issue (compatibility with PHP version 8.1 and Magento version 2.4.4)
  • Fixed issue with nesting level of tags in templates (compatibility with Magento version 2.4.4)
  • Replaced some calls to deprecated js functions with calls to recommended functions (compatibility with JQuery version 3.3.2 and Magento version 2.4.4)
  • Fixed issue with mappings on the product import/export edit page (compatibility with Magento version 2.4.4)
  • Fixed issue with export when source is REST API and file format is ODS, XLSX or JSON
  • Fixed issue with import via sFTP (compatibility with Magento version 2.4.4)
  • Fixed issue with copying multiple additional images from a simple product to configurable when creating a configurable product on the fly
  • Fixed issue with running ‘queue:consumers’ commands (Compatibility with Magento 2.4.4 and php8.1)
  • Fixed issue with product export (Compatibility with Magento 2.4.4 and php8.1)
  • Fixed issue with data export to OneDrive (Compatibility with Magento 2.4.4 and php8.1)
  • Fixed issue with data export to Google Sheets
  • Fixed issue with the order view page after order import
  • Replaced the ‘box/spout’ library with the ‘openspout/openspout’ library (Compatibility with Magento 2.4.4 and php8.1)
  • Fixed issue with a product import when ‘Round Special Price to 0.49 or 0.99’ setting is enabled (Compatibility with Magento 2.4.4 and php8.1)
  • Fixed issue with importing images
  • Fixed issue with order export (Compatibility with Magento 2.4.4 and php8.1)

Improved Import Export Magento 2 Roadmap – vote for the most exciting features and we will implement them first. Leave your suggestions in the comments and we will add them to the poll.

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Import/Export cookbook: How to import product prices for Magento 2 Shared Catalogs

Shared Catalogs allow Magento 2 Commerce owners to create product categories for particular companies (Magento 2 B2B feature) with the individual prices, which are not available for general customers. In this article we will use Improved Import & Export extension to import and export prices for the Shared Catalogs.

Shared Catalogs feature the same exact products which are available in your product catalog, however the prices for such products may be adjusted for B2B company customer accounts. Now, how can you import these product prices inside your Magento 2? In this cookbook article I will explain that it is nothing new, and you already know how to do it, and have probably done it many times.

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