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

- Magento 2, Our extensions
improved import and export - Magento 2 extension

The following blog post will help you retrace the evolution of the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 module. The article gathers updates associated with the extension’s each new version from the very beginning. At the time of 1.0.0, it was a basic import solution with an existing import jobs architecture and import cron automation. With the next few versions, the module got such enhancements as product attribute import on the fly, transfers from FTP, SFTP, URL, and Dropbox, custom mapping, etc. Each new release made the Improved Import stronger and stronger. However, it was still an import-only tool until 1.5.0 was released. With this version, our extension became capable of both import and export processes. You can peruse the detailed evolution of the module and see its latest features below. 

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3.7.1 (released 15.10.2021)

Bugfixes

  • Fixed issue when creating configurable product during import resulted in adding system attribute values from child products even if these attributes have not been specified.

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Atelier E-Commerce Agency

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

atelier e-commerce agency

Atelier E-Commerce is an agency that responds to the e-commerce challenges of its customers and supports them in their growth. With 10+ years of experience, the company has gathered the best Magento experts who can easily understand your needs, create an efficient and stable e-commerce site, and support you in gaining new customers and sales. Since Atelier is our partner, we provide the agency with access to Improved Import & Export extension and other tools designed to simplify and automate data transfers between Magento 2 and other platforms.  Continue Reading

West Point Digital – Design, Build and Grow your Shopify E-Commerce

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

West Point Digital is a Shopify agency for brands that are looking for a reliable partner. Although many small merchants leverage this e-commerce platform without any help from third parties, West Point Digital offers more complex solutions, providing beautiful designs, scalable storefronts, and optimized conversion rates. And we are happy to announce that we are partners with this digital agency. Firebear provides tools for transferring data to/from Shopify as well as assists in migrations from Magento 2 to Shopify. Continue Reading

Fat Media – A Digital Marketing Agency Able To Solve Any E-Commerce Inquiry

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Fat Media is an award-winning agency based in the UK. Currently, its offices are available in Lancaster, Bristol, and London. The team behind the company is rapidly growing and now includes more than 100 specialists in such areas as website design and development, digital marketing, user experience research, branding and graphic design, etc. And we are happy to announce our partnership with Fat Media. It means that our Improved Import & Export extension and other tools will help the agency’s clients synchronize their data and run updates. Continue Reading

Evoworks – Efficient Online Marketing for E-Commerce Companies

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Evoworks is an online marketing agency aimed at e-commerce businesses. The company helps organizations to get the maximum potential from their webshops by creating successful marketing strategies and implementing various optimizations. When it comes to integrations, Evoworks relies on the Improved Import & Export extension to deliver the fastest and the most precise data synchronization. Continue Reading

Leverage Magento 2 and Reach New E-Commerce Heights with Lumao

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Meet the team of developers from France called Lumao. It gathers the best developers specializing in Magento 2. Being a certified Magento partner, the agency delivers the best coding experiences associated with the platform. And we are happy to announce our partnership with Lumao. The agency streamlines our Improved Import & Export along with other tools to integrate Magento 2 websites with any external systems in the most efficient and seamless manner. If you’re looking for a team of experts, you’ve come to the right place. Continue Reading

Cipher – Digital Craftsmen from Bangkok

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We are glad to announce another digital agency that relies on our products. Meet Cipher – one of the rapidly growing IT companies of Thailand. Our partner started as a software development agency and became a significant market player in its country and the surrounding region. Its primary goal is to provide IT services to other businesses in Bangkok and beyond. As for Firebear’s role, we offer our Improved Import & Export along with other extensions to help Cipher streamline multiple complex integrations, synchronizations, e-commerce migrations, and numerous other processes associated with data transfers. Continue Reading

How To Synchronize Magento 2 With Any Online Marketplace To Import/Export Product Data

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 Omnichannel Extension

Magento 2 is not only a reliable platform for building online storefronts but also a fully-featured tool for connecting multiple branches of your business together. However, a few manipulations are required. After that, you can use your e-commerce website as a hub for omnichannel retail. The platform makes the multi-channel approach more affordable to everyone since you can easily leverage marketplaces like Google Shopping, eBay, and Amazon along with your storefront. To cover as many buyers as possible, place your goods there, generating additional sales every day. But how to synchronize Magento 2 with any online marketplace? You will discover the answer below. 

The following article sheds light on Magento 2 integrations with drop shipping platforms, price comparison engines, and online marketplaces. We explore feed export extensions and highlight their issues. Also, you will discover a universal connector – Improved Import & Export. This tool offers broad data feed management features and rich integration opportunities. The possible integrations based on the module are listed in this article too.
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How to Import Excel (XLS & XLSX) and OpenOffice (ODS) Files to Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2, Our extensions

Magento 2 Excel import export

We’ve already described hundreds of data import cases related to Magento 2 and many more are left to be mentioned in our blog. This time, we return to the topic of importing file standards the Magento 2 doesn’t support. Unfortunately, the system works with CSV files only and it is not the only requirement you should follow to be able to transfer an update to your database. You also have to edit third-party data and columns to make the file suitable, but let’s return to the unsupported formats.   

If you have an Excel (XLS or XLSX) or ODS file with data that should be imported to Magento 2, you’ve come to the right place. Although Magento 2 doesn’t let you do that by default, there is a reliable alternative solution at your service. Meet the Improved Import & Export extension – a tool that offers the most user-friendly way of Magento 2 Excel and ODS files import.

In the following article, we shed light on what to do with XLSX, XLS, and ODS files if you want to move them to Magento 2 via the default data transfer tools. After that, you will find a guide on how to import Excel and ODS files to Magento 2 in a way more user-friendly manner. Continue Reading

How to Import JSON Files to Magento 2

Magento 2 JSON Import

The default Magento 2 data import capabilities are enough for satisfying only basic data transfer demands, but what if a more complex task must be solved? For instance, you need to import JSON files to Magento 2, while the system supports only the CSV standard. Therefore, you need to convert your JSON files to the supported file type in order to move them to your e-commerce website. Luckily, there is a more user-friendly solution for importing JSON to Magento 2.

Meet the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 extension. This module supports JSON data import so that you can move all the necessary information to your e-commerce store without comforting it to CSV. You can effortlessly move data in this format in both directions: to and from your Magento 2 website.

In this article, we discuss JSON file requirements for importing data to Magento 2 and provide a list of supported entities (you can transfer all core entities now). Besides, there is a step-by-step guide to importing JSON data to Magento 2. And if you are not familiar with the JSON format, you will find its brief description below. Continue Reading