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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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Magento 2 Import: How To Fix ‘Value For Attribute Contains Incorrect Value’ Error

Magento 2 Development; Magento 2 tutorial

In the following article, you will discover a universal algorithm for solving Magento 2 errors caused by incorrect attribute values. We focus on the ‘Value For Attribute Contains Incorrect Value’ issue to illustrate the entire scope of problems merchants usually face. 

Let’s assume that your import file contains multiple products with numerous attributes, each of which follows the strict Magento requirements. However, there is a record with invalid values. As a result, the error mentioned above displays. It doesn’t let you transfer the entire table with product data.

Below, you will find out how to address this problem. Furthermore, we also shed light on how to prevent it and avoid unpleasant situations with your future data updates. Since our solution incorporates the Improved Import & Export module, you will discover its features below. Besides, we elucidate how to prevent other import issues with the help of our plugin. If you are looking for a more specific case of this issue, check this article: Value For Status Attribute Contains Incorrect Value: How To Fix Error During Magento 2 Import.
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How to Import Multiselect Attribute Values to Magento 2

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The default data transfer capabilities of Magento 2 still need various improvements, especially if you use the Open Source version of the platform. However, numerous community-based initiatives that tend to improve the basic functionality are at your service. They vary between coding tricks and standalone extensions. Depending on the complexity of your business, your technical skills, or the faced issues, you can select one that perfectly suits your needs.  What to do if you cannot find the solutions? Ask the community for support. 

Recently, we came across an interesting issue on Stackexchange. The author was wondering whether it was possible to create values for a multiselect attribute when uploading a CSV file. Below, we share two solutions: the community-based algorithm of addressing the problem and the Firebear-proposed tool. While the first one requires additional coding experience and is almost unreal to implement for non-technical users, the extension we offer is admin-friendly and intuitive so that anyone can use it to cope with the difficulties described below. 

To make a long story short, let’s explore the issue and describe how to import multiselect attribute values to Magento 2. More tips are available here: Magento 2 Cookbook.
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How to Import and Export Attributes, Values, and Attribute Sets in Magento 2

Magento 2 attributes, values, and attribute sets import and export

Operating an e-commerce store is associated with numerous processes. Various management chores include a broad array of actions from creating a category tree to adding an FAQ section. Somewhere between these processes, attribute management is hidden. Magento 2 heavily relies on attributes, attribute sets, and attribute values. You may need to update them frequently as well as add new designations from time to time. Although the platform delivers all the tools necessary to manage your attributes and all the related data, your daily routine turns into an unbearable burden if you work with hundreds of records. However, we know how to assist you with that.

To automate various tasks, you can import or export attributes, attribute sets, and attribute values to/from your Magento 2 website. Below, we shed light on how to enable this functionality on your store even though Magento 2 lacks the corresponding features. A little spoiler: you need to install the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 extension. It will help you transfer Magento 2 attributes, values, and attribute sets to and from your e-commerce website. 

The article below focuses on the pros and cons of both manual attribute management and the corresponding import and export automation. After that, it sheds light on various aspects of the import and export functionality represented by our extension. You will learn how to manage attribute tables, edit attribute values, create new attributes on the fly during import, use multiple file formats and sources for the attribute import and export, as well as leverage alternative transfersMapping and scheduling are also described in this post.
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How to Import Attribute Values with Commas to Magento 2 

- E-Commerce, Fire development, Magento 2

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In the following article, we describe a basic but critical situation: while you import a data file to Magento 2, an attribute value that contains commas is separated into multiple parts or transferred partly while you need an undivided value. Below, we describe why it happens and propose a solution. Besides, you will see how to import attribute values with commas more efficiently, avoiding other issues and errors. Continue Reading

How to Modify Attribute Values During Import and Export in Magento 2

Magento 2 attributes, values, and attribute sets import and export

Let’s suppose that you need to upload a data file to your Magento 2 installation, but it contains attribute values that you don’t use. By default, the only way to complete the import implies editing the data file manually and replacing the unsupported values. However, there is a better way to achieve the same goal. You need to install the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 extension. This module provides the ability to modify attribute values right in your Magento 2 administration. Furthermore, you need to create a scheme and the plugin will apply it to further transfers. Both import and export processes are covered! 

The following article describes how to modify attribute values during the import & export processes using the Improved Import & Export extension. Below, we not only shed light on the corresponding features but also provide several ways to simplify data transfer procedures even more.
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