How to update product price during Magento 2 import

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 lets you specify a new product price upon import, but what if you want to update category prices by $10? Or what if your supplier raised all prices by 10%? With the default data transfer tools, you have to apply such adjustments manually to every product in your catalog. The more products you have, the more time you will spend. Therefore, nobody wants to calculate and apply each new price manually. In this article, we will tell you how to automate the process. You will need the Improved Import and Export extension. The module dramatically extends the default data transfer capabilities of Magento 2 and introduces the ability to update product prices during Magento 2 import via Price Rules – a set of conditions that adjust the price of the imported products. 

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How to Map (Match) Attribute Values During Import in Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2, Our extensions

Magento 2 Attribute Values Mapping Import

You might have already faced numerous problems caused by attributes and attribute values that don’t follow the Magento requirements. By default, it is impossible to import them to Magento 2. Different systems have unique requirements regarding the way information is stored in their databases. Therefore, you cannot transfer data between them directly. It is always necessary to apply changes to the output created beyond Magento 2 to run a successful import to your e-commerce website. And this process is usually time-consuming. The more unsupported values your data file contains the more work has to be done. 

However, there is a user-friendly way of editing third-party data. Meet the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 extension. The module lets you automate the attribute editing processes so that you can freely import data from external platforms to Magento 2. Below, we shed light on how to match third-party attributes and attribute values to the corresponding Magento 2 values during import. You will find a guide for the default Magento 2 import tool. After that, we provide a description of our approach that saves tons of time and lets you automate further data updates.
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Amasty Multiple Wishlist Extension for Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

The ability to arrange desired products into wishlists helps customers get a clearer idea of what they need to buy and plan purchases. Magento 2 allows creating a single wishlist for all items, which might not be convenient enough for online shoppers who plan to buy various goods. Today, we describe an extension that allows ecommerce merchants to implement extended wishlist functionality on a Magento 2 store – Amasty Multiple Wishlist. The module enables customers to create any number of wishlists with product selection according to their requirements. This way, the Magento 2 wishlist extension offers more comfortable shopping on an online store and helps business owners to retain existing customers.

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How to Import and Export Magento 2 Shared Catalogs

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 Shared Catalogs Import and Export

In the following article, you will find everything about Magento 2 shared catalogs. It is a guide dedicated to this B2B entity where we also explore various associated management processes. You will find out what Magento 2 shared catalogs are, how to create shared catalogs, what the nuances of sharing are, and how to import and export shared catalogs in Magento 2. The entity has huge potential for B2B merchants; however, if you don’t know how to manage shared catalogs you will probably waste it. Therefore, arm yourself with patience and peruse this guide. If you don’t know how to import or export shared catalogs between your Magento 2 store and an external e-commerce website, you’ve come to the right place. But let’s first define what shared catalogs are.
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How to Automate Magento 2 Import & Export

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

improved import and export - Magento 2 extension

We have very good news for you: it’s no longer necessary to import/export files to/from Magento 2 manually. And below we explain how to automate Magento 2 import and export processes. Check this post and you will find out how to save tons of time and effort making your daily routine fully automated.

Of course, you need a third-party extension to achieve your goal. And we recommend you to use the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 extension, since the Magento 2 Open Source platform doesn’t add any automation to import/export processes. As a result, you have to perform each run manually, but before diving deep into the nature of our solution, let’s tell a few words about the automation itself. Continue Reading

How To Import/Export Categories to Magento 2

Magento 2 Development

Below, you will find a brief description of how to import/export categories between two Magento 2 websites. Unfortunately, this functionality is not available by default. Magento 2 leaves you alone with a huge category tree. You need to recreate it manually or rely on third parties. And we know for sure how to import and export Magento 2 categories most efficiently. This post was inspired by the Magento StackExchange discussion. Question by Rafael Corrêa Gomes; answer by KAndy. However, it is only a partial overview of the Magento 2 category import and export. A full-featured guide on how to import and export categories, with all attributes explained can be found here: Read full-featured Magento 2 Category import and export guide. Continue Reading

How to Import and Export Customer Shopping Carts in Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2, Our extensions

Magento 2 Shopping Carts Import Export

The shopping cart functionality of Magento 2 has been updated multiple times. Every new version introduced vital improvements for both customers and store administrators. In the following post, we shed light on new Magento 2 shopping cart features, discuss the updated functionality, and provide a tool designed to import and export Magento 2 shopping carts and all the related data within just a few clicks.

As a store administrator, you get the ability to manage shopping carts of customers who are now online – a new feature that is explained below. Besides, it is possible to access the persistent carts – a new term used to call abandoned carts – of shoppers who are not currently logged in to their accounts.

In both cases, you are able to add and remove products, transfer items from customer activities, and create orders. As for the respective import and export processes, they are available via third-party software. In this article, we use the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 extension to show how to transfer Magento 2 shopping carts. Continue Reading

The Best Improved Import/Export Extensions for Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Import Export Magento 2 Modules

Improved import & export Magento 2 extensions are designed to simplify some routine Magento tasks. They revamp the default abilities of the platform by adding convenient import/export options. Although, Magento 2 provides a lot of ecommerce possibilities in this area out-of-the-box, they are still not enough for seamless migration to/from other systems as well as for performing some daily tasks. Furthermore, in case you want to import products from Magento 1 to Magento 2, one of the following tools will essentially simplify this procedure. Besides, check our digest of the Magento 1 export tools here: The Best Improved Import/Export Extensions for Magento. They will be necessary for moving data out of your old store. And don’t forget about the Complete Guide to Magento 2 Product Import / Export. In that post, we describe core nuances of the default import/export process as well as provide Magento 2 import csv examples and description. But what bout popular Magento 2 import extensions and Magento 2 export modules?

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Manual for Product Feed Export Add-on of Improved Import and Export

Welcome to the manual for the free Magento 2 Product Export Add-on of the Improved Import and Export extension. This tool is developed to simplify your integration with all kinds of services that require your product feed: Amazon, eBay, Facebook, or even drop shippers – provide all of them with your catalog in the form of a feed. 

In the article below, we shed light on what the Magento 2 Product Export Add-on of the Improved Import and Export extension is. After that, you will find a guide on how to install the tool. We also explain how the add-on works, including such aspects as feed category mapping and product feed export jobs.

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How to Import Compressed Data (ZIP, TAR, TGZ) to Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2, Our extensions

Magento 2 Compressed Data ZIP TAR TGZ Import

What if your partner provides a vital data update in a compressed file? Prior to importing it to Magento 2, you need to unpack the archive. Next, if a file stored there is not CSV, you need to run the conversion. Furthermore, if it contains unsupported attributes, you need to replace them with the ones used in Magento 2. All these actions consume tons of time. However, it is possible to automate them. 

The following article discusses two ways of importing compressed data to Magento 2. Firstly, we shed light on a common approach that slightly simplifies the algorithm described above. Secondly, you will discover an alternative solution that dramatically improves the corresponding admin experience. It not only enables the import of archives to Magento 2 but also supports many more file types and enables the import of third-party data to Magento 2. Below, you will find out how to import ZIP and TAR to Magento 2 with the help of the Improved Import & Export extension.

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