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Imported Resource (Image) Could Not Be Downloaded: How To Fix Error During Magento 2 Import

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

How to migrate from Magento 1 to Magento 2 with Improved Import and Export extension

Migrating from Magento 1 to Magento 2 is not an ordinary routine. Using the standard Magento data import tool for that may be a difficult task if you are not familiar with coding and working from the command line. Even Magento 2 developers rarely rely on the standard instruments since the migration may prove difficult because of the difference between entities stored in M1 and M2.

MIGRATION ADD-ON IS NO LONGER SUPPORTED

That’s why having a tool that simplifies the procedure and leaves you with only mechanical tasks is a great time savior. In this article, we will talk about how to migrate to Magento 2 using the Improved Import and Export extension. Firstly, we will introduce you to the module. After that, you will find out how to import products, customers, and orders to your ecommerce website when you migrate from Magento 1 to Magento 2. The article sheds light on such nuances as getting an export table with a corresponding entity, preparing attributes for import, and transferring everything into your brand new storefront.

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How to import Magento 2 product and custom attributes

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

In this article, we talk about how to import product attributes, attribute groups, and attribute sets to a Magento 2 store. Besides, we discuss how the attributes behave and which values Magento 2 understands in the import tables. The topic is extremely important since transferring products to Magento 2 is impossible without product attributes. They dictate which values the products have and which options and variations exist. That’s why having the ability to import product attributes is a must. Since Magento 2 doesn’t let you import product attributes by default, we use the Improved Import & Export extension to manage all the processes. Below, you will find how the module works when it comes to the Magento 2 product attribute import. We provide a table with product attributes, offer tips on importing attributes to your e-commerce website, and highlight several more important aspects. 

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How to solve Specified URL key already exists error during Magento 2 import

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

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

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

Below, we describe when the error occurs, exploring specific conditions that cause it. This article mentions three different cases that usually lead to ‘URL key for specified store already exists. Next, we focus on the most frequent reason – duplicate URLs. 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 put an emphasis on 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 import and export guide list

Since Magento 2 import and export are complex processes that require additional knowledge and skills, it is hard to cover all their nuances in a single article. Therefore, you can find dozens of materials dedicated to Magento 2 data transfers in our blog. To simplify your interactions with all these publications, we’ve gathered them in this guide list. Below, you will find articles related to Magento 2 import and export processes divided into the following groups: General import instructions, Magento 2 product import, Additional import entities, other articles. We describe the native data transfer solutions as well as shed light upon the core alternatives. You will find out how to automate import/export processes, transfer data from external systems, use Google Sheets and other platforms to move data files from, leverage APIs in import and export processes, etc. By default, Magento 2 offers quite scarce data transfer solutions, especially when it comes to the Open Source version. However, you can easily enhance the basic functionality. Read the corresponding materials listed below to discover the most reliable ways to get fully featured import/export instruments.

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

- Magento 2, Our extensions

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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Lofam Marketplace and Magento 2 Integration

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Even though the e-commerce market is swarming with strong players at the moment, true game changers stay relevant through the years. Lofam Ritzmall — a famous Korean marketplace that focuses on European brands — is one of such marketplace giants that set bars for merchants of all types when it comes to providing online selling services. And now the rich catalog of Lofam is another available scene for you to present your product at. With Improved Import and Export you can establish bidirectional Lofam and Magento 2 integration and see the increase in revenue from both sources.

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Oracle NetSuite ERP Overview & Magento 2 Integration

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

magento 2 netsuite integreation

In the following article, we shed light on Oracle NetSuite solutions, including the ERP system. You will meet the next generation of business apps that unleash the potential of every organization providing the latest technologies. Below, we shed light on what the platform is and how to connect your Magento 2 website to it. We’ve already posted a small overview of Oracle NetSuite and now would like to say a few more words about the solution. If you are looking for a tool to integrate multiple aspects of your e-commerce business into a single system, you’ve come to the right place. Below, we shed light on the digital transformations provided by Oracle NetSuite ERP – one of the major platforms along with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. Continue Reading

How to Schedule Content, Products, and Categories on Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2, Our extensions

One of the advantages of the updated Magento 2 Commerce version is the content staging function. With the feature, it is possible to convert a static web page into a dynamic one with various elements displayed to customers at different times. Unfortunately, the platform didn’t introduce the same functionality for Magento 2 Open Source. Luckily, there are third-party modules that allow implementing the content staging feature and enable online merchants to deliver improved shopping experience to their clients.

In this post, we give an overview of the Sharadice schedule modules for Magento 2 that provide the necessary tools for scheduling automatic updates of various content on an ecommerce site. Below, we also describe the basics of Magento 2 Commerce Content Staging and explain how to import and export content staging data.

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