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Magento 2 Backend Exploration: Magento 2 Export vs Improved Export

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 export

We’ve just described why the native Magento 2 import solution is not worth your attention. But what about the corresponding export tool? In the following article, we continue exploring the Magento 2 admin interface. This time, we compare the native Magento 2 export tool with the Improved Import & Export extension. You will find all the drawbacks of the native instrument highlighted below.  Continue Reading

How to Read a CSV File & Convert It into an Array in Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Fire development, Magento 2

Magento 2 import customer passwords

The following article describes how to read a CSV file and convert it into an array in Magento 2. We also shed light on an alternative way of transferring data to your e-commerce website, when you don’t need to perform complicated manipulations over CSV files or can eliminate them from data transfer entirely. More useful tips are available in our Magento 2 Cookbook. Continue Reading

How To Import Customer Passwords To Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Fire development, Magento 2

Magento 2 import customer passwords

Below, we describe how to import passwords to Magento 2 from external systems. The problem is that the new platform version utilizes an updated algorithm to store them. Hence, users claim that after migrating to Magento 2, registered customers have to reenter their passwords on a new website. As usually, we shed light on a more sophisticated approach community members offer as well as on our solution that dramatically simplifies the way you import customer passwords to Magento 2. For further useful tips, check our Cookbook Continue Reading

Magento 2 Backend Exploration: Attributes

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

magento 2 attributes

The following article sheds light on the Attributes subsection of the Magento 2 backend. Below, we explore its key screens and describe how to manage their content. Besides, you will discover our recommendations on how to import/export attributes in Magento 2 more efficiently. Let’s take a look at the native Magento 2 admin instruments and the opportunities they provide. Continue Reading

How to Import Attribute Values with Commas to Magento 2 

- E-Commerce, Fire development, Magento 2

Magento 2 import export debug log

In the following article, we describe a basic but critical situation: while you import a data file to Magento 2, an attribute value that contains commas is separated into multiple parts or transferred partly while you need an undivided value. Below, we describe why it happens and propose a solution. Besides, you will see how to import attribute values with commas more efficiently, avoiding other issues and errors. Continue Reading

How to create a custom import in Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Fire development, Magento 2

Magento 2 import export debug log

Below, we shed light on how to create a custom import in Magento 2. As usually, we describe two different approaches. Firstly, you will find a community-provided solution that requires technical skills and coding experience. Secondly, we provide a more user-friendly way to create a custom import in Magento 2. Before we proceed, check more useful tips here: Magento 2 Cookbook Continue Reading

How to Import Products with Custom Attributes to Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 import export debug log

In the following article, we provide several tips on how to import products with custom attributes to Magento 2 with no headaches. Below, you will find recommendations regarding how to avoid the most common errors, automate the procedure, create unavailable attributes on the fly, and match external categories to the ones you use in your e-commerce catalog. You can find more useful tips here: Developer’s Cookbook. Continue Reading