If some of the imported products or categories are duplicated it may negatively affect your administrative routine, SEO, and customer experience. However, there is a possibility to address these issues even before they impact anyone. Meet the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 extension. We’ve already explained how to use the module to create SEO-friendly product URL patterns. However, it also includes another handy instrument that addresses the duplicate issue. The extension can generate unique URLs if it finds out that the imported products or categories have duplicated addresses. Go to our Magento 2 Developer’s Cookbook for more tips. Continue Reading
Since category names on an e-commerce website may contain commas, the export process may recognize them as separators, creating new categories in your export file. The same issue impacts your category tree on import: since the comma is considered a delimiter, a long category name can be split into several new categories. Below, we explain how to import and export Magento 2 categories with custom separators to avoid these issues. As usual, you will need the Improved Import & Export extension for Magento 2 since the platform’s default data transfer instruments do not support category import or export, nor it lets you use custom separators for category names when you import and export products. Continue Reading
The management of your store’s products, inventories, clients, and other entities can be streamlined with the help of import and export processes. By default, BigCommerce offers tools for moving data to and from your e-commerce website. You can use BigCommerce import to update customers and product catalogs and BigCommerce export to apply bulk adjustments to them. In the following article, we focus on the import side of these processes. We briefly explore the default capabilities and then proceed to a more in-depth analysis of each particular opportunity associated with the BigCommerce import.
Although the platform’s only file format for importing data is CSV, it still supports a few more import entities. Thus, BigCommerce product import and BigCommerce customer import are at your disposal. Also, you can transfer related entities, such as product options and images, as well as customer passwords to your e-commerce website. Below, we’ll discuss the many data types that can be imported, including those not supported by default, such as BigCommerce order import, BigCommerce category import, and BigCommerce customer review import. You will learn how to transfer products, product options, product images, customers, customer passwords, 301 redirects, orders, categories, and customer reviews to your website. For additional information on the topic, go to the corresponding BigCommerce Export Guide. Continue Reading
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
Since Magento 2 import and export are complex processes that require additional knowledge and skills, it is hard to cover all their nuances in a single article. Therefore, you can find dozens of materials dedicated to Magento 2 data transfers in our blog. To simplify your interactions with all these publications, we’ve gathered them in this guide list. Below, you will find articles related to Magento 2 import and export processes divided into the following groups: General import instructions, Magento 2 product import, Additional import entities, other articles. We describe the native data transfer solutions as well as shed light upon the core alternatives. You will find out how to automate import/export processes, transfer data from external systems, use Google Sheets and other platforms to move data files from, leverage APIs in import and export processes, etc. By default, Magento 2 offers quite scarce data transfer solutions, especially when it comes to the Open Source version. However, you can easily enhance the basic functionality. Read the corresponding materials listed below to discover the most reliable ways to get fully featured import/export instruments.