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

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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

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Improved Import & Export for Magento 2
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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.

3.1.8 (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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Manual for eBay Integration add-on for Improved Import and Export extension

Magento 2 eBay integration add-on allows you to upload products to eBay marketplace from your Magento 2 store using Improved Import and Export extension for Magento 2.

The add-on uses eBay API to establish connection between eBay marketplace and your Magento 2 store. To start working with the add-on you will need to have eBay developer account created. More information on how to do it you will find in the manual below.

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Exploring Magento 2 Oracle NetSuite ERP Integration: Lists

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A new chapter of our guide to connecting Magento 2 to Oracle NetSuite ERP is finally here. Today, we explore such a huge part of the system as Lists. Being a new chapter of the Exploring Magento 2 Oracle NetSuite ERP Integrationseries, this article sheds light on how the section is designed and how to manage it. Besides, we shed light on how to synchronize the corresponding data with your Magento 2 website. Let’s take a look at Oracle NetSuite Lists, explore the backend, and then synchronize the flow of Lists between Magento 2 and Oracle NetSuite ERP. Continue Reading

Exploring Banggood Magento 2 Integration & Drop Shipping Possibilities

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Drop shipping helps thousands of merchants to run their e-commerce businesses without turning their homes into warehouses. The ability to become a reseller completely changes the way a modern online merchant can interact with the products he/she sells. And Banggood introduces extensive opportunities when it comes to dropship. Below, we shed light on the platform as well as describe the Magento 2 Banggood integration. Continue Reading

Instagram and Magento 2 Integration

Magento 2 Instagram Integration

Adding the checkout functionality to Instagram was only a matter of time. While the popular social network was initially introduced with no commercial features, the ad business was added at a certain point of its existence, providing Instagram owners with a massive flow of revenue. We’ve also got used to product tags that dramatically improve shopping experience within the app. However, no other steps have been taken in this direction to leave the social network uncommercialized. But the recent announcement of Instagram Checkout will change the way we used to think about the photo-sharing app. And the new improvement is quite intriguing from the perspective of Magento. Therefore, we describe the new functionality as well as shed light on the Magento 2 Instagram integration below.   Continue Reading

Exploring Magento 2 Oracle NetSuite ERP Integration: Transactions

Magento 2 Oracle NetSuite ERP Integration: Transactions

Below, you will find a new chapter of our guide to connecting Magento 2 to Oracle NetSuite ERP. Being a part of the Exploring Magento 2 Oracle NetSuite ERP Integrationseries, this article sheds light on the Transactions section of the ERP’s admin as well as describes how to synchronize the corresponding data with your e-commerce website. Scroll down, and you will see how the Transactions section of Oracle NetSuite looks. After exploring the backend, we will teach you how to synchronize the flow of transactions between Magento 2 and Oracle NetSuite ERP. Continue Reading

How to Migrate from X-Cart to Magento 2 or Sync Data Between Them

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Imagine an extremely flexible open source e-commerce platform with tons of features and integrations, significant support, and a full range of professional services. It looks like we are talking about Magento, but there is at least one more solution that shares the same advantages. Meet X-Cart – an e-commerce platform that powers more than 40k websites all over the globe. Like other minor e-commerce systems, it is excellent to start your business, but at a certain point of your growth, the provided opportunities won’t be enough. Consequently, you will need to migrate from X-Cart to Magento 2. Below, we explain how to do that as well as shed light on how to synchronize data flow between the two platforms. But let’s say a few words about X-Cart first. Continue Reading

Exploring Magento 2 Oracle NetSuite ERP Integration: Activities

Below, we explore how to connect Magento 2 to Oracle NetSuite ERP. This article is a part of our new series Exploring Magento 2 Oracle NetSuite ERP Synchronization where we explore the admin of the ERP system as well as shed light on how to synchronize its parts with your e-commerce website. Below, you will discover how the Activities section of Oracle NetSuite looks. Besides, the article also provides ideas on how to synchronize Magento 2 and Oracle NetSuite ERP regarding this and other sections. Continue Reading