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Magento 2 Page Builder Import & Export

Magento 2 Page Builder Data Import Export

In the following article, we shed light on Magento 2 Page Builder. You will learn its core features. After that, we will focus on the Magento 2 Page Builder import and export. Since you cannot transfer anything to/from the tool via the platform’s default instruments, it is necessary to install a third-party extension. Below, we explore the most intuitive and easy-to-use solution aimed at recreating the missing functionality. Meet the Improved Import & Export extension. With its help, you can most efficiently import and export the data associated with Page Builder in Magento 2.

The blog post below unveils the most important facts about Magento Page Builder. You will learn about its drag-and-drop functionality, grid system, visual effects, flexible integrations, products, instant previews, schedules, etc. Besides, there is a technical introduction to the tool and a brief description of Bluefoot CMS as the foundation of the Page Builder in Magento. After that, the article switches to its key part – you will learn how to import and export data to/from Magento 2 Page Builder. Since the process incorporates the Improved Import & Export extension, you will also find its features described below.
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How to Import Magento 2 Product by Store View?

Magento 2 product by store view import

You’ve come to the right place if you run a multilingual storefront or use several different store views. Below, we explore a situation when you need to import Magento 2 product data by store view. While this procedure may seem quite exhausting when you use the default import tools, you may rely on several other ways to simplify these data management chores. Below, we provide community-based recommendations on Magento 2 product import per store view for both Magento 1 and Magento 2. At the same time, you will find a solution proposed by the Firebear team. 

The article incorporates materials from the StackExchange question by ruuter. Once we came across it, we thought it was good to share our experience in this area. Thus, if you don’t know how to import individual product data per store view in Magento 2, we will teach you below. 

Also, note that the article compares the traditional approach that works for Magento 1.x with the new way introduced in Magento 2. As for the improved solution, we shed light on the associated product import automation, product data transfers per store view from external sources, and the use of alternative data sources, such as Google Sheets or API connections. Continue Reading

Magento Error Log to Debug Magento 2 Import & Export

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Today, we are going to discuss the Magento error log for import and export processes. Since Magento 2 doesn’t have any import and export logs, debugging becomes way more difficult than most users expect. It is still possible but you need to spend way more time and effort than in the case of third-party solutions. In the following article, we shed light on how to debug and log the Magento 2 import and export processes and errors with the help of the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 extension.

Below, you will discover a Magento 2 debug log for import and export processes available in our extension. We describe how to view and manage them. Besides, the article touches upon the topic of debugging the Magento 2 import and export process and errors, mostly focussing on how to avoid the existing problems. Other useful tips are available here: Magento 2 Developer’s Cookbook.
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Magento 2 Import: How To Fix Value For Attribute Contains Incorrect Value Error

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In the following article, you will discover a universal algorithm for solving Magento 2 errors associated with incorrect attribute values. We focus on the Magento 2 Value For Attribute Contains Incorrect Value issue to illustrate the entire scope of problems merchants usually face. 

Let’s assume that your import file contains multiple products with numerous attributes, each of which follows the strict Magento requirements. However, there is a record with invalid values. As a result, Magento’s Value For Attribute Contains Incorrect Value error displays. It doesn’t let you transfer the entire table with product data.

Below, you will find out how to address this problem. Furthermore, we also shed light on how to prevent it and avoid unpleasant situations with your future data updates with the Improved Import & Export module. Besides, we elucidate how to prevent other import issues with the help of our plugin. If you are looking for a more specific case of this issue, check this article: Value For Status Attribute Contains Incorrect Value: How To Fix Error During Magento 2 Import.
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Magento 2 Imported Resource (Image) Could Not Be Downloaded: How To Fix This Magento 2 Import Error

Magento 2 Development; Magento 2 tutorial

In the following article, we explore a problem that prevents Magento users from importing images. You may be familiar with the Magento 2 Imported resource (image) could not be downloaded from external resource issue. If not, we provide two StackExchange cases and a possible resolution below. Besides, our team developed a dramatically improved way of importing images into Magento 2 which is also described in this article. So, what is Magento’s ‘Imported resource (image) could not be downloaded from external resource’ error, and how to fix it? Continue Reading

Magento 2 General System Exception Happened: How To Fix Error During Magento 2 Import

- Magento 2, Our extensions

Magento 2 Development; Magento 2 tutorial

If you regularly deal with Magento 2 import processes, you might have faced the following message: General System Exception Happened. Like other import errors, it prevents you from transferring data to your e-commerce website. What are the causes of the Magento 2 General System Exception Happened issue? How do we fix this import problem? Magento users all over the globe regularly ask these questions. You’ve come to the right place if you are also looking for the corresponding answers.  

In the following post, we try to figure out Magento’s General System Exception Happened error and explain how to fix it. The issue is an inevitable part of the basic Magento 2 import processes associated with the platform’s default tools. Luckily, we know for sure how to address the problem. 

Below, we aggregated a short guide on how to fix the Magento 2 General System Exception Happened issue based on the StackExchange answers. Besides, you will discover a more user-friendly approach to the import that the Firebear team provides. Other useful Magentop 2 tips are gathered here: Developer’s Cookbook.
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How to Import & Export Product Attributes for Magento 2 (Along with Attribute Values & Sets)

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Today, we are going to talk about the import and export of product attributes for Magento 2. Operating an e-commerce store is associated with numerous processes. Various management chores include a broad array of actions from creating a category tree to adding an FAQ section. Somewhere between these processes, attribute management is hidden. Magento 2 heavily relies on attributes, attribute sets, and attribute values. You may need to update them frequently to keep your catalog in order. Although the platform delivers all the tools necessary to manage your attributes and all the related data, your daily routine turns into an unbearable burden if you work with hundreds of records. However, there is a simple way to do so – import attributes to Magento 2 instead of applying all the necessary changes manually.

You can import and export attributes, attribute sets, and attribute values in Magento 2, replacing various manual tasks and automating your management routine. Below, we shed light on how to enable this functionality in your store even though Magento 2 lacks the corresponding features. A little spoiler: you need to install the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 extension. It will help you transfer Magento 2 attributes, values, and attribute sets to and from your e-commerce website. 

The article below focuses on the pros and cons of both manual attribute management and the corresponding import and export automation. After that, it sheds light on various aspects of the Magento 2 import-export of product attributes associated with our extension. You will learn how to manage attribute tables, edit attribute values, create new attributes on the fly during import, use multiple file formats and sources for the attribute import and export, as well as leverage alternative transfersMapping and scheduling are also described in this post. These features will help you automate the Magento import of attributes from external sources. 
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How to Solve The Magento 2 “URL Key for Specified Store Already Exists” Error

- E-Commerce, Magento 2


magento 2 url key for specified store already exists error

When creating or importing categories and products some may encounter the Magento 2 “URL key for specified store already exists” error message. It may be the URL rewrites, database issues, or other things not considered.

Anyways, if there is an error there will also be a solution. In this article, we talk about how to solve the Magento 2 “URL key for specified store already exists” error when importing products and categories to your store.

You will learn when the error occurs, exploring specific conditions that cause it. This article mentions three different cases that usually lead to the “URL key for specified store already exists.” Next, we focus on the most frequent reason – duplicate URLs. The value specified in the URL key field would generate a URL that already exists in Magento 2. You will find out how to get rid of duplicate URLs when importing data to Magento 2. The article provides separate examples for products and categories. After that, we emphasize other features related to the Improved Import & Export extension – the solution that we use to address the “URL key for specified store already exists” issue.

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Magento 2 B2B Requisition List Guide: How to Manage & Import Requisition Lists in Magento 2

Magento 2 B2B Requisition List Import guide

In the following article, we explain what a requisition list of Magento 2 is – a feature exclusively available in Adobe Commerce with B2B extension only. Besides, we describe the Magento 2 requisition list functionality and provide several small tutorials on managing this type of content. Next, we shed light on how to import and export Magento 2 B2B requisition list data. Since you cannot freely transfer B2B entities in Magento with its default tools, you need a third-party tool and a CSV file prepared according to specific requirements. We offer a solution that works best for the requisition list import to Magento 2. You will also find a sample CSV with all the necessary attributes and a table that defines all the Magento 2 B2B requisition list columns below, but let’s define Magento 2 requisition lists first and then gradually proceed to other sections of this guide. Continue Reading

Magento 2 Shared Catalog Guide: How to Import and Export Shared Catalogs in Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 Shared Catalogs Import and Export

The following article explores Magento 2 shared catalogs – a B2B entity exclusively available to Adobe Commerce users. You will learn what a Magento 2 shared catalog is, how to create a shared catalog in Magento 2, what the nuances of sharing are, and how to import and export shared catalogs. Note that full-featured shared catalog data transfers are possible only with the Improved Import & Export extension and its B2B Add-on. The other features are available right out of the box.

The entity has huge potential for B2B merchants, and we will help you leverage it below. So arm yourself with patience and peruse this guide. If you don’t know how to import or export shared catalogs between your Magento 2 store and an external e-commerce website, you’ve come to the right place. But let’s first define what shared catalogs are.
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