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Improved Import / Export Magento 2 Extension Manual

- Magento 2, Our extensions

Manual for
Improved Import / Export extension for Magento 2

Improved Import and Export extension allows importing csv/xml/json files with products data and product images to Magento 2. The files can be imported from a remote FTP / SFTP server, Dropbox, direct URL of a source CSV file, and starting from 2.1.1 version Google Sheets (Read about Google Sheet Master Table). In addition, the extension offers a dedicated category import from CSV files, import of attribute values and new attributes on the fly, import job scheduling with cron jobs, and other.

Besides, you get advanced export capabilities, including order export and export jobs, with attribute and table field mapping.

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The complete guide to Magento 2 simple product customizable options (custom options)

- Magento 2, Our extensions

The guide is dedicated to the customizable options — the extra settings available for simple, downloadable, and virtual products in Magento 2 that enable the creation of product variations. Products with custom options resemble configurable products staying a unique system element at the same time. Throughout the text, we’ll discover the peculiarities of custom options, learn how to use them properly, and how to import them to your Magento 2 store.

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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
Improved Import & Export for Magento 2
Extension Manual | FAQ | Demo | Sample Files

Improved Import Export Magento 2 Roadmap – vote for the most exciting features and we will implement them first. Leave your suggestions in the comments and we will add them to the poll.

3.5.1 (released 19.02.2021)

Features

  • Magento 2.4.2 support and compatibility
  • Find & Replace filters for Import jobs – allows searching for attribute values and replacing phrases or individual words or numbers with new values
  • Index management – it is now possible to choose which indices should be reindexed after the import is finished
  • Archive file after import – it is now possible to archive imported files downloaded to Magento 2 server right after the import is finished
  • Archive file after export – it is now possible to archive exported files right after the export is finished
  • Archive file before consecutive export – it is now possible to archive exported files before the consecutive run of the export job to preserve previously exported file
  • Attribute Mapping section pagination added – now every 10 rows of mapping are grouped into a page to improve the import job load speed 
  • Magento 1 product mapping preset has been reenabled and is now available
  • Improved import job pages loading speed

Bugfixes

  • Fixed issue when trying to save a job from the job grid
  • Fixed issue where Json file type and ‘URL’ import source would receive three or more calls to retrieve the import file
  • Fixed conflict between ‘Disable products not in list’ and ‘Enabled Cache Products’, when cached products were considered as not in the list and were disabled after consecutive import
  • Fixed issue with Categories import, when ‘Use default value’ checkbox was not applied to ‘URL Key’ field after import
  • Fixed issue with adapter classes loaded through DI.xml or ObjectManager
  • Fixed issue with export jobs running automatically on Magento 2 System Events even when disabled
  • Fixed issue when export files were not available for download from Magento 2 admin panel when export job was executed from the command line
  • Password field now properly hides any input
  • Restricted use of the same file path for multiple export jobs – now every export job should have a unique destination
  • Fixed issue product import resulting in Option.php error
  • Fixed issue with REST API when using import
  • Fixed issue with undefined index issue on Import job save
  • Fixed issue when ‘Advanced Pricing’ entity files couldn’t validate on Magento 2 Cloud
  • Fixed issue with ‘Map Attributes’ section displaying attributes only for ‘Products’ entity

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How to Import Custom Files to Shopify

- E-Commerce, Shopify

 shopify import & export app

Fail to import custom files to Shopify? You’ve come to the right place. Although you cannot do that with the platform’s default tools, an alternative solution is suitable for this procedure. In the following article, we describe where the issue comes from and how to address it.  Continue Reading

The Ultimate Guide to Shopify Import

- Our extensions, Shopify

Shopify import products, customers, inventory, orders

In this Shopify import guide, you will find out what import functionality is hidden behind the platform and how to enhance it in the most user-friendly and at the same time powerful way. Let’s explore the system’s native capabilities first and then proceed to the most powerful third-party solution that copes with any data transfer challenges and enables any Shopify import customizations – Firebear Improved Import & Export App for Shopify. Continue Reading

How to fix the “URL key for specified store already exists” issue on Magento 2 import

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 export CLI

Zed Blackbeard argues that it is impossible to import products to Magento 2 due to the general system exception. Magento notifies that the URL key for the specified store already exists and breaks the import. In the article below, we explore conditions that cause the problem and offer several possible resolutions. You can find more similar articles in this blog post: Magento 2 Cookbook. Continue Reading

How to import Magento 2 product and custom attributes

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

In this blog article we will talk about how to import product attributes, attribute groups and attribute sets to Magento 2 store. How the attributes behave and which values Magento 2 understands in the import tables.

Importing products to Magento 2 is impossible without product attributes. They dictate which values the products have, which options and variations. That’s why having the ability to import product attributes is a must

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Exploring Magento 2 Backend: Import/Export Tax Rates

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

magento 2 tax rates import export

Tax rate management in Magento 2 is quite a straightforward process if you conduct business locally. However, when you expand and start operating in several states with different legislation, not to mention international operations, manual tax rates entering becomes hugely time-consuming. What alternative opportunity does Magento 2 offer? By default, the platform has a separate screen where you can import all the necessary tax rates, preliminarily downloading them by ZIP code. In the following material, we explore how to transfer a set of tax rates back and forth and talk about an alternative solution.  Continue Reading