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

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Improved Import & Export for Magento 2
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3.1.8 (released 16.09.2019)

Features

  • Added URL rewrites entity for import and export
  • Added Widgets entity for import and export
  • Added Product Reviews entity for import and export
  • Added Catalog Search Terms entity for import and export
  • Added Search Synonyms entity for import and export
  • Added Gift Card entity for import and export (Magento 2 Commerce/Cloud only)
  • Added Page Hierarchy entity for import and export (Magento 2 Commerce/Cloud only)
  • Added Visual Merchandise – product category position attribute – import and export
  • Added possibility to ‘disable’ products in your Magento 2 if they are not in the imported table
  • Added support for multisheet Excel XLSX files – you can select the sheet to import from
  • Added possibility to specify the URL path to images in the Image File Directory field in addition to FTP path
  • Added new cron group to register import or export job crons in the same group
  • Dropbox source improvements: folder select, whitespaces in filenames, latest file
  • Change cron group for dynamic cron handling.
  • Upsell and Crossell products can now be removed on import completion
  • Categories can now be imported and exported per store view
  • Attribute option values can now be deleted during import
  • Attributes can now be imported and exported for specific store view

Bugfixes

  • Fixed issue where products would export for all store views instead of default only
  • Fixed issue where the images with the same filename were uploaded to the server
  • Fixed issue with attribute option values not imported for particular store views
  • Fixed issue with the order export where the extension log wouldn’t give proper error
  • Fixed issue with product import exception generate_url
  • Fixed change format curl-request in Dropbox.
  • Fixed issue where default attribute value could be deleted
  • Fixed unserialized error in the job form
  • Fixed issue where date filters wouldn’t work for order export
  • Fixed issue where downloadable products wouldn’t import on schedule, only manually
  • Fixed issue where rice rules were not applied for existing products (added categories to price rule conditions)
  • Fixed issue where long XSLT code was preventing the jobs from editing
  • Fixed issue where all file validation errors were cleared
  • Fixed undefined error when importing Advanced Pricing
  • Fixed issue with exporting customer addresses with invalid _website attribute
  • Fixed wyomind integration class definition
  • Fixed issue with pipe separator for varchar attribute changed to ‘comma separated’
  • Fixed issue where configurable products with only a single variation couldn’t be created
  • Fixed issue with Text Swatch attribute type import, if there was a change in description new value were added
  • Fixed issue with Text Swatch exporting admin value instead of admin description
  • Fixed issue with Categories import with ‘/’ as a separator breaking category pathing for CSV files
  • Fixed issue with pipe separator changing to comma for CSV files
  • Fixed issue with Product Attributes import with ‘0’ value
  • Fixed issue with attributes mapping unable to set default value to ‘0’
  • Fixed issue with Advanced Pricing importing only the last value in the row
  • Fixed issue with saving export jobs with undefined filter resulting in js error
  • Fixed issue with ‘Import source’ field sometimes missing values on first job loads
  • Fixed issue with ‘additional_attributes’ column not being removed when ‘Divide additional attributes’ setting enabled
  • Fixed issue with importing Magento 1 payment information converting serialize data to json
  • Fixed issue with simple products not being attached to grouped products during import
  • Fixed issue with ‘Replace’ behavior sometimes giving console error during job execution
  • Fixed issue with the Product entity import giving ‘url is not unique’ error with ‘replace’ behavior
  • Fixed issue with SOAP API file validation
  • Fixed issue with Advanced Pricing export job exporting not all price data
  • Fixed issue with the export jobs exporting data for all store views if no store view has been selected
  • Fixed issue with setFinishedAt function called before import process is finished
  • Fixed issue where product image and status were not imported if attribute mapping has been enabled
  • Fixed issue with line breaks when exporting text areas
  • Fixed issue with date and time filters for export jobs sometimes functioning improperly
  • Fixed issue with Map Attribute sections sometimes deleting incorrect mapping row
  • Fixed issue with ‘replace’ behavior adding new entities for Customers and Category entities
  • Fixed issue with not working Category Level Separator
  • If image is not found the proper message is now displayed in the extension log and console
  • Depending on the selected entity, some of the options are not properly hidden
  • Updated file validation criteria when importing Product Attributes
  • For importing product attributes added an error message if the attribute_set (required attribute) is empty
  • Missing attributes have been added to Map Attributes section for ALL entities
  • Store view selector is now properly displayed only for the entities that support multiple store views
  • Updated sample files in both GitHub and Master Table Google Sheet
  • Swatches attribute type values can now be properly imported with additional_attributes column
  • Refactored export model configuration, merget config from config.xml and di_export.xml
  • EntityInterface implemented into the export models
  • Split database setup is not properly supported for Order entity
  • Implemented retry functionality when deadlock mysql error occurs
  • Magento Order Management is now proprely supported
  • Configurable products from Magento 1 MagMi CSV tables can now be properly created in Magento 2
  • Import job and console log now properly display error message if the product has empty SKU value
  • Products are now exported page by page to avoid timeout issue

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