In this post, we will cover the ways to transfer data from Magento to Magento 2 using two functionalities — Firebear Improved Import and Export (with the migration-related add-on) and Magento 2 Data Migration Tool. Here you can find insights on the tools’ specifics and performance scale.
Saving time is a priority when we deal with database updates. The most beneficial solution in the situation is to find an adequate method and tool that will reduce the number of backend actions and prevent errors and duplication.
In this guide, we will explore which processes can be used within Magento 2 to add new data to the one previously transferred without running countless imports and exports or recreating a whole new database.
Some Magento 2 users complain that it is impossible to import a configurable product to Magento 2 if it has more than one configurable option. Unfortunately, it is valid for some versions of the platform, in particular, 2.1.3. If you also face this issue, you’ve come to the right place because we shed light on how to import configurable products with more than one configurable option (selectable attribute) to Magento 2 below. Below, you will find solutions provided on StackExchange. Since they are aimed at technical specialists, we also discuss another option that is way more intuitive and user-friendly. More tips are available here: Developer’s Cookbook.Continue Reading
Recently, we discovered an exciting topic that wasn’t highlighted in our Cookbook. Bilal Usean asked the community how to import a custom CSV file to a custom table in Magento 2. Although community members provided several ways to achieve this goal, we didn’t find any user-friendly solution aimed at people with less technical skills than required by the most rated answer. Variants discussed on StackExchange seem to be highly efficient but too complicated. However, there is one more way to import a custom CSV file to a custom table in Magento 2 with the minimum headache. Below, we provide the original answer as well as our alternative solution. Continue Reading
It’s been a while since we explored the Lists section of the NetSuite admin, and today, we return with a new chapter – our trip through the Reports section of the ERP system. Below, you will find our description of its core subsections as well as advice on how to synchronize Magento 2 and Oracle NetSuite.Continue Reading
Below, we continue the exploration of the Content section of the Magento 2 backend. The following article sheds light on Themes and Schedule. After exploring Pages, Blocks, and Widgets, we can proceed to the remaining two subsections of the Magento 2 admin. Below, we describe what to do with the corresponding screens and how to add new elements there. Continue Reading
In this article, you will discover how Magento 2 backend is arranged. We continue exploring its Content section, and today our attention is drawn to CMS blocks and a corresponding screen that stores all of them. Below, we describe how the appropriate grid looks and how to manage it. We also shed light on such aspects as the creation of new CMS blocks. Their import and export to/from Magento 2 are described in separate chapters as well.Continue Reading
Below, we dive deep under the hood of Magento 2 backend, exploring its Content section. In this article, we describe Pages – a screen where all CMS pages are stored. Below, you can discover how the appropriate grid looks. Besides, we explain how to manage its content. The article also touches upon such aspects as the creation of new CMS pages. If you are wondering how to transfer them to your e-commerce store, you can also find the answer below.Continue Reading
The following article continues our series dedicated to the Magento 2 backend. It described two sections of user-generated content: Reviews and Pending Reviews. As you might have guessed from their names, both are tightly connected and let you manage product reviews your store visitors write on your website. Below, we explore how to manage this type of content as well as shed light on how to import/export product reviews.Continue Reading
Below, we continue our exploration of the Marketing area situated in the Magento 2 backend. The following article sheds light on the SEO & Search section, which includes the following screens: URL Rewrites, Search Terms, Search Synonyms, and Site Map. Below, we show how to work with each one. You will find out how to add new URL rewrites, search terms/synonyms, and site maps. Besides, the article describes how to import/export all the related data. Continue Reading