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Magento 2 Cannot Import Product Images: Reasons & Resolutions

- Fire development, Magento 2

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In the article below, we explain two mistakes common for the import of product images to Magento 2 that roil the entire data transfer. You will find out how to counteract them, preventing possible troubles. Besides, we describe an alternative solution that reinforces the default data transfer routine, drastically extending the default import/export capabilities of the platform. More useful tips are listed here: Magento 2 Cookbook. Continue Reading

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

- Magento 2, Our extensions
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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.

3.4.1 and 3.4.2  (released 16-17.06.2020)

  • Quick fixes for Magento Marketplace submissions, installation, and dependencies

3.4.0 (released 11.06.2020)

Features

  • Image import transferred to PRODUCT QUEUE (only for Magento 2.2 Commerce and 2.3 Open Source and Commerce versions) – Improved Import will use RabbitMQ if installed, or DB queue, to import images after the products are imported
  • Enabled Cache Products – for ‘Products’ entity you can now enable caching by row. If new rows are added to the file, or existing rows changed, only the new and changed rows will be imported. Row hashes are cached.
  • Major import speed improvements for ‘Products’ entity
  • Import categories with ‘entity_id‘ attribute as identifier – to import categories per store view with different languages, names, and paths
  • Full support of Magento 2.3.5

Bugfixes

  • Improvement to uploader class for image.
  • Fixed issue with ‘Attribute’ entity import with the ‘Append’ behavior
  • Fixed issue with mapping of the ‘Order’ entity attributes
  • Fixed issue with logging import jobs when Email Notifications are enabled
  • Fixed issue with ‘Customers and addresses’ entity files not validating properly before import
  • Fixed issue with importing configurable products with custom logic, when links to images refer to store root
  • Fixed issue where during ‘Only update’ behavior URLs for products that have already been created were re-generated automatically if url_key attribute in the import table was empty
  • Fixed issue where bundle products were missing from the frontend after re-importing the same file
  • Fixed issue with ‘Cart Price Rules’ entity, where ‘Replace’ behavior has been adding new rules
  • Fixed issue with ‘Reviews’ entity, where after re-importing file ratings have been doubled at the frontend
  • Fixed issue with ‘Orders’ entity, where order totals were missing after re-importing a file without full attribute list

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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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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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Firebear Improved Import & Export Plugin for WooCommerce

- E-Commerce, Our extensions

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We already simplify the life of WooCommerce merchants who want to transfer their e-commerce stores to Magento 2, providing the WooCommerce Migration Add-On that works on top of the Improved Import & Export extension. The tool delivers extended automation capabilities, transforming numerous data exchange processes. However, it is not our only attempt to interact with the WooCommerce ecosystem. Today, we are proud to introduce you to our brand new project – the Firebear Improved Import & Export extension for WooCommerce Continue Reading

Firebear Improved Import & Export Plugin for Oracle Commerce Cloud

- E-Commerce, Our extensions

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We already provide extended integration capabilities for Magento 2 and the Oracle ecosystem with our NetSuite Integration Add-on for Magento 2. The tool works on top of the Improved Import & Export extension and offers automated data transfers between the two systems. However, it is not the only way we interact with Oracle. In the article below, we shed light on our new project – the Firebear Improved Import & Export extension for Oracle Commerce Cloud Continue Reading

Firebear Improved Import & Export Plugin for Salesforce Commerce Cloud

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The Firebear portfolio already includes the Magento 2 add-on for the Salesforce CRM integration that works on top of the Improved Import & Export extension. However, we’ve prepared something utterly new. Below, we’d like to introduce you to one of our most recent projects – the Firebear Improved Import & Export app for Salesforce Commerce Cloud. Here at Firebear, we know for sure what a reliable data transfer solution is. Our Improved Import & Export module for Magento 2 is one of the most robust tools of its kind in the entire ecosystem. With its key perks in mind, we’ve decided to expand our impact, presenting import and export solutions for other e-commerce platforms.  Continue Reading

Firebear Improved Import & Export Plugin for Squarespace

- E-Commerce, Our extensions

firebear improved import and export for squarespace

Today, we want to describe one of our new projects – the Firebear Improved Import & Export Extension for Squarespace. While the Improved Import & Export module for Magento 2 is one of the most robust data transfer solutions in its ecosystem, we’ve decided to create something similar for other platforms, continuing our expansion across the e-commerce universe. Our Magento 2 module already provides tons of enhancements to the default import and export processes. Besides, it incorporates numerous improvements that make it unique in comparison to other third-party import and export solutions for Magento 2. The Improved Import & Export extension not only powers connections between Magento websites but also lets merchants integrate their e-commerce stores with any external systems, such as other e-commerce platforms and services, including ERPs, CRMs, and accounting systems. The following article briefly discusses the extension’s key advantages and then draws parallels with our new project – the Firebear Improved Import & Export Extension for Squarespace. Below, you can see its core features and benefits as well as a comparison with the existing import and export tools of Squarespace. If you want to access the early beta version of the Firebear Improved Import & Export extension for Squarespace, please, contact us.   Continue Reading