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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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3.8.0 (released 16.05.2022)

Features

  • Compatibility with Magento 2.4.4 Open Source and Adobe Commerce with PHP 8.1
  • Setup scripts changed to a declarative scheme
  • Added ‘Import base image as small and thumbnail’ setting to the import product job
  • Added ‘additional images’ and ‘additional image labels’ fields to the product attributes list for copy values when creating configurable products
  • Added row split by store_view_code during product import
  • Added ‘name’ field of the product for the ‘Reviews’ export

Bugfixes

  • Fixed issue with the ‘Custom logic for creation of configurable products’ functionality when using custom rules
  • Fixed issue with importing an order with multiple shipments
  • Fixed issue with ‘Export page by page’ functionality
  • Fixed issue with URL when importing multiple rows for the same product, now the URLs do not have a duplication issue
  • Fixed issue with adding advanced pricing during product import, it is now added properly
  • Fixed issue with the re-import of images that were deleted from the media directory
  • Fixed issue with extra import file types when the ‘Use API’ is enabled
  • Fixed issue with creating custom options when exporting products
  • Fixed issue with incorrect category image name after importing categories
  • Fixed issue when the associated products were not added to the grouped product if the import table had a specific store view value
  • Fixed issue with products caching functionality when using platforms during import
  • Fixed issue with an empty category field in a configurable product when created using custom logic
  • Added an ‘overflow’ css property to the categories mapping fields
  • Fixed issue with importing products when the catalog price scope is a website
  • Fixed issue with saving category URL key and category URL path
  • Fixed issue with an empty store_name field in the categories export file
  • Fixed issue with replacing advanced pricing because of the missing IDs in Magento
  • Fixed issue with different number of row customizers when running export jobs from different scopes
  • Fixed issue with archiving import file after importing from remote sources
  • Fixed issue with importing product with ‘Only update’ behavior when the ‘Undefined index:sku’ exception occurs
  • Fixed issue with the endless paginated export of products
  • Fixed issue with ‘Map Categories’ mapping section
  • Fixed issue with importing categories from an Excel XLSX file
  • Fixed issue with URL key validation when importing categories
  • Fixed issue with importing products with same URL keys when they are on different stores not being possible
  • Fixed ‘Passing null to argument of type string is deprecated’ issue (compatibility with PHP version 8.1 and Magento version 2.4.4)
  • Fixed issue with nesting level of tags in templates (compatibility with Magento version 2.4.4)
  • Replaced some calls to deprecated js functions with calls to recommended functions (compatibility with JQuery version 3.3.2 and Magento version 2.4.4)
  • Fixed issue with mappings on the product import/export edit page (compatibility with Magento version 2.4.4)
  • Fixed issue with export when source is REST API and file format is ODS, XLSX or JSON
  • Fixed issue with import via sFTP (compatibility with Magento version 2.4.4)
  • Fixed issue with copying multiple additional images from a simple product to configurable when creating a configurable product on the fly
  • Fixed issue with running ‘queue:consumers’ commands (Compatibility with Magento 2.4.4 and php8.1)
  • Fixed issue with product export (Compatibility with Magento 2.4.4 and php8.1)
  • Fixed issue with data export to OneDrive (Compatibility with Magento 2.4.4 and php8.1)
  • Fixed issue with data export to Google Sheets
  • Fixed issue with the order view page after order import
  • Replaced the ‘box/spout’ library with the ‘openspout/openspout’ library (Compatibility with Magento 2.4.4 and php8.1)
  • Fixed issue with a product import when ‘Round Special Price to 0.49 or 0.99’ setting is enabled (Compatibility with Magento 2.4.4 and php8.1)
  • Fixed issue with importing images
  • Fixed issue with order export (Compatibility with Magento 2.4.4 and php8.1)

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Ultimate Guide To Shopware 6 Import

- E-Commerce, Shopware

Like every e-commerce system, Shopware 6 provides the ability to import and export information between your website and external data sources. This functionality dramatically simplifies various content management chores, such as data updates or product translations. Besides, you can easily move products to product comparison engines and marketplaces. In this Shopware 6 import guide, we generally describe the options you have, reviewing the basic import module and its individual profiles. You will learn how to import data to Shopware 6 and what entities are supported. Also, check our Ultimate Guide To Shopware 6 Export. Continue Reading

Import/Export cookbook: How to import product prices for Magento 2 Shared Catalogs

Shared Catalogs allow Magento 2 Commerce owners to create product categories for particular companies (Magento 2 B2B feature) with the individual prices, which are not available for general customers. In this article we will use Improved Import & Export extension to import and export prices for the Shared Catalogs.

Shared Catalogs feature the same exact products which are available in your product catalog, however the prices for such products may be adjusted for B2B company customer accounts. Now, how can you import these product prices inside your Magento 2? In this cookbook article I will explain that it is nothing new, and you already know how to do it, and have probably done it many times.

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Magento 2 import and export COOKBOOK index post. Use cases and instructions

This is an index blog post for Magento 2 import and export use cases. In this post you will find links with the description to the posts which describe how to use Improved Import & Export extension for Magento 2.

Each use case article comes with the step by step instructions and screenshots illustrating the extension setup process. Each article covers a particular use case/question, for example: how to map product attributes, how to update stock and price of the Magento 2 product.

  • Read and bookmark articles
  • Try out the instructions at our Magento 2 demo store
  • Check out Master Table which contains samples of every Magento 2 entity export and import file.

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Import/Export cookbook: How to import products to Magento 2 with VAT price included and deduct the VAT automatically to display regular price

When you import products to your Magento 2 store, often the ‘Price’ column from the file already includes VAT. However, if you want to sell products for their real price, how do you import such products?

Do you edit the imported table manually before the import? Ask your supplier to send you prices without VAT?

However, you sometimes cannot get prices without VAT. Your supplier sends you the file from their warehouse, and cannot control how the prices are printed. Or the ERP system sends a json file, which is hard to edit.

You can do it, specify VAT and have it deducted automatically with the Improved Import & Export extension for Magento 2. Below, I will tell you how to do it, in a few steps.

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Improved Import & Export for Shopware 6 User Manual

- E-Commerce, Shopware

Improved Import & Export for Shopware 6
User Manual

Improved Import & Export is the Shopware 6 extension that is installed on your store manually, and allows you to import and export products and other entities in and out of your store fast and with the required values.

 

 

Latest release is 1.0.0

  • Import and export of products with custom properties and categories
  • Support of CSV files
  • Mapping of custom properties

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Import/Export cookbook: How to automate Magento 2 product catalog update from Google Sheets, FTP/SFTP, Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox

Working with suppliers requires you to regularly update your Magento 2 product catalog with new prices, stock updates, and sometimes other relevant attributes. Store managers can spend a lot of time manually going product by product, spending their time and going attribute by attribute.

With Improved Import & Export extension for Magento 2 you can automate product catalog update tasks with cron scheduler and recurring import jobs, that automatically fetch the file with supplier updates from the source, and upload it to your store.

In the article below, I will give you step by step instructions on how to do it.

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Import/Export cookbook: How to update Magento 2 product prices during import quickly, without editing the CSV table

If you are a dropshipper or want to follow the inflation and increase product prices for your whole Magento 2 catalog or a part of it, you can do it quickly with the Improved Import & Export extension.

Export product catalog and import it back with the Price Rules – a quick filter that allows increasing and decreasing prices by a percent or a flat value.

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Import/Export cookbook: How to update Magento 2 product price and quantity using import and export. HINT: it’s fast and easy

Improved Import & Export Magento 2 extension documentation is huge! I know. It is aimed to cover every aspect of the extension.

However, you do not need to read it all, or understand each and every attribute of every entity. In this article, I will show you how to mass update Magento 2 product prices and quantity (stock) using import and export procedures.

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