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

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Improved Import & Export for Magento 2
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  • Magento 2.3 support added


  • Issue with cron expression is not set
  • Issue when the row does not contain complete information about custom options
  • Custom columns were added to the System Attribute drop-down in ‘Map attributes’ block
  • Remove extra whitespaces from xml import form definition
  • Issue with bundle product attributes: price_type, sku_type, weight_type
  • Added validation of the field “custom_layout_update”



  • Magento 2.3 support added


  • Issue when importing empty attributes ‘available_sort_by’ and ‘default_sort_by’
  • Issue with duplicated options
  • Issue when importing orders with empty country_id
  • Issue with “Clear Attribute Values” option
  • Issue with import of customers and addresses
  • Issue when replacing products: Invalid value for Attribute Set column (set doesn’t exist?)
  • Issue when simple products are not attached to configurable
  • Compilation issue: Incompatible argument type. Magento compiler allow only one parent::__construct() calls



  • Map Attributes – Apply Default Values to – decide if default value should be applied to empty or all rows
  • Attribute value mapping – decide which exact attribute values you want to update, paste them and the new value
  • Root Category – select root category to reference category paths in the import file
  • Round prices and special prices – automatically adjust prices to .99 or .49 whichever is closer
  • Export job event system – whenever the Magento 2 event happens the job is automatically executed
  • Attribute set update – an additional product attribute which defines if the existing product’s attribute set should or should not be updated
  • Configurable product custom logic – copy simple product attributes for configurable – now you can copy selected attribute values of the simple products to configurable product


  • Simple custom options are not imported properly
  • Issue with ‘Category Levels separated by’ setting
  • additional_attributes attribute missing in the attribute mapping column
  • Issue with Only Update behavior importing stock values
  • Issue with text swatch attribute displaying as a dropdown
  • Fixed Product Tax issue with updating existing products
  • Job page loading speed improved
  • Imported configurable products are no longer automatically put in stock after import
  • Configurable products are no longer created if there are no variations or a single variation
  • Issue with importing products with the same URL key creating multiple products
  • Updated links to the sample files inside import jobs
  • Issue with product export missing bundle and downloadable attributes
  • Issue with downloadable product links not being updated on import
  • Issue with filter conditions
  • Issue with checking for existing SKUs in the database
  • Issue with customer composite entity type import
  • Issue with exporting products with ‘Divide Additional Attribute’s option enabled


  • Added support of Excel XLSX file format
  • Added support of OpenOffice ODS file format
  • Added support of REST API  – XML files with XSLT templates and custom Json files
  • Added support of SOAP API – XML files with XSLT templates and custom Json files
  • Added improved Json file compatibility
  • Added new entity Product Attributes – now all attributes, attribute sets and groups can be exported and imported to Magento 2
  • Added consecutive export procedure – the export jobs can now remember already exported entities and export only NEW entities added since the last run
  • Export date and time can now be added automatically to the file name
  • All files from the specified folder can now be imported in a single job
  • Swatch attribute values, both color and image, can now be imported along with products
  • Default product variations of Improved Configurable Product extension can now be imported
  • Added compatibility with the following third-party extensions:
    • MageWorx Advanced Product Options
    • MageStore Inventory Management
    • Wyomind Advanced Inventory
    • MageDelight Price per Customer


  • Added order import and export
  • Added support of Json file import


  • Added custom field for attribute mapping
  • Added reset mapping button


  • Added support of XSLT transformation for XML file export


  • Added support of XSLT transformation for XML file import


  • Addressed cannot import conditions for CartPriceRules issue
  • Addressed cannot add categories in mapping issue
  • Addressed cannot add tier prices issue
  • Addressed cannot change name of category for different stores issue
  • Addressed change CSV for Export Orders issue


  • Addressed cannot change mapping categories issue
  • Addressed cannot add new values for attribute issue


  • Added Categories import and export
  • Added category mapping
  • Dozens of import / export mapping & filters fixes and improvements
  • Bugfixes


  • Added Shopify migration mapping preset
  • Added price adjustment rules for imported products
  • Added CMS pages import
  • Added Cart Price Rules import
  • Big fixes


  • Full support of Google Sheets, Import Jobs can target Google Sheets as a source;
  • Google Master Table for quick introduction to import procedure;
  • Tier prices can now be imported along with the product catalog in a single column;
  • Language/locale settings per Import Job;
  • Models refactoring according to Magento marketplace Extension Quality Program;
  • Create configurable products on the fly;
  • Custom logic for creating configurable products;
  • Fixed product tax import;
  • Dozens of import / export mapping & filters fixes and improvements


  • Added hardvalue for the Entity field;
  • Adjusted values for fields of the bundle products;
  • Added possibility of automatic reindex after import;
  • Improved import process in Magento 2 administrator area, now it is possible to handle huge import jobs from the browser;
  • Logs to console via administrator area;
  • Adjusted area code in the console;
  • ‘Only update’ behavior added to Import Jobs;
  • New fields for the Export filters.


  • Full Magento 2.2 , 2.2.1 and 2.1.10 – Open Source (Community), Commerce (Enterprise) and Cloud Editions support
  • general refactoring
  • add export jobs similar to import jobs with mapping
  • refactoring and improvements for import mapping
  • hardcoded values / default values on mapping export
  • Magento 1 pre set for import jobs
  • export orders jobs with mapping and filters
  • add file validation on import job
  • advanced pricing import performance issue
  • filtering for export for all entities by attributes
  • interaction for default values when should be unique , x1, x2 etc.
  • default / hardcoded value suffix & prefix
  • detailed logging
  • sample files included to extension pack & download from manual
  • unzip / untar file before import
  • upload CSV directly to import job on import form (in web browser)


  • Fixed bugs:
    • Fixed an issue where strategy validation did not work with value “skip on entries”
  • Restructured code for form of Import Jobs:
    • Form at style of Accordeon *Add features:
    • Add inline edit for field Cron in Grid
    • Add validate of file after entered data for file
  • Add Export Jobs:
    • Add grid
    • Add form
    • Add commands
    • Add crontab


  • Bugfixes
  • Code cleanup


  • Downloabale products import fixes
  • Categories import fixes and improvements
  • Magento 2 Cloud edition specific fixes


  • Implement custom mapping for product import
  • Import from FTP , SFTP , URL
  • Import from Dropbox
  • Performance and security tests and improvements


  • Product Attributes on the fly import from CSV file
  • Import product attributes on the fly
  • Import categories from dedicated CSV file


  • Import jobs achitecture development
  • Import cron automation implemented