How to Import Customers & Customer Addresses to Magento 2

- Magento 2

Magento 2 Development; Magento 2 tutorial

If you don’t know how to import customers to Magento 2, you’ve come to the right place. Below, we shed the light on Magento 2 customers import. There are three separate entities designed to simplify import from external sources by default: System > Data Transfer > Import > Entity > Customers Main File // Customer Addresses // Customers And AddressesBelow, we describe each one. Your journey into the world of the Magento 2 customer data import starts with a Magento 2 sample import table. We explain how to get a file with customers and addresses and describe the structure of the corresponding import table. Next, you will find out what Magento 2 customer import attributes are used for transferring data to your website. The article focuses on Customers Main File attributes, Customer Addresses attributes, and Customers and Addresses attributes used in Magento 2. Besides, we explain attributes mapping for transferring customers from external platforms. After that, we provide a detailed guide on how to import customers and customer addresses to Magento 2.

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Exploring Shopware: Number Ranges in Shopware 6 Settings

- E-Commerce, Shopware

In Shopware 6, number ranges are used to uniquely identify orders, customers, or documents. The system uses a series of character and number combinations for that. As a store administrator, you can create unique combinations. In the following article, we shed light on how to add new number ranges in Shopware 6 as well as manage the existing ones. Besides, you will find an FAQ section that briefly describes basic management duties associated with Shopware 6 number ranges. Continue Reading

How to import Magento 2 product and custom attributes

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

In this article, we talk about how to import product attributes, attribute groups, and attribute sets to a Magento 2 store. Besides, we discuss how the attributes behave and which values Magento 2 understands in the import tables. The topic is extremely important since transferring products to Magento 2 is impossible without product attributes. They dictate which values the products have and which options and variations exist. That’s why having the ability to import product attributes is a must. Since Magento 2 doesn’t let you import product attributes by default, we use the Improved Import & Export extension to manage all the processes. Below, you will find how the module works when it comes to the Magento 2 product attribute import. We provide a table with product attributes, offer tips on importing attributes to your e-commerce website, and highlight several more important aspects. 

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How to Export and Import Magento 2 Categories

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Unfortunately, Magento 2 doesn’t let you import and export categories by default. Although the platform’s capabilities associated with data transfers are fairly limited, you can address the existing issues with ease. It is necessary to install a third-party module to import and export categories to Magento 2. In the following article, we shed light on how to transfer an existing category tree to/from your e-commerce website using the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 extension. After describing the Magento 2 category export, we peruse a sample import table that contains product categories. After that, our attention is focused on specific Magento 2 category attributes: we explore use cases and attribute mapping to let you transfer categories to Magento 2 from any external platforms. Next, there is a detailed step-by-step guide that depicts Magento 2 category import. Also, you will find out how to import product positions in categories (a part of the Visual Merchandiser functionality of Magento 2) and move Magento 2 categories per different store views.

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Exploring Shopware: Languages in Shopware 6 Settings

- E-Commerce, Shopware

Below, we explore the Languages screen situated in the Shopware 6 administration. This section of Settings lets you manage the existing languages available in the backend as well as add new ones. In the following article, we explore these processes. It sheds light on how to find the section in the administration, what its purpose is, how to manage the existing grid records. Also, you will find recommendations on the related import/export processes as well as an FAQ section for those who want to explore the topic briefly. Continue Reading

How to solve Specified URL key already exists error during Magento 2 import

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

When creating or importing categories and products some may encounter Magento 2 error message ‘URL key for specified store already exists’. It may be the URL rewrites, database issue, or other things not considered.

Anyways, if there is an error there will also be a solution. In this article, we will talk about how to solve Magento 2 ‘URL key for specified store already exists’ error when importing products and categories to your store.

Below, we describe when the error occurs, exploring specific conditions that cause it. This article mentions three different cases that usually lead to ‘URL key for specified store already exists. Next, we focus on the most frequent reason – duplicate URLs. You will find out how to get rid of duplicate URLs when importing data to Magento 2. The article provides separate examples for products and categories. After that, we put an emphasis on other features related to the Improved Import & Export extension – the solution that we use to address the ‘URL key for specified store already exists’ issue.

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Exploring Shopware: Essential Characteristics in Shopware 6 Settings

- E-Commerce, Shopware

Below, we explore the Essential Characteristics screen of the Shopware 6 settings. If you are new to the system, the name of this configuration page won’t tell you much about what’s going on there. However, it is a useful and intuitive instrument. In the following article, we shed light on its intent, explain how to find the corresponding page, and explore how to manage the Shopware 6 essential characteristics. Also, you will find recommendations on the related import/export processes as well as a time FAQ section for those who want to explore the topic briefly. Continue Reading