Unfortunately, Magento 2 doesn’t provide any opportunities to export products, orders, customers, or other Magento 2 entities to a remote FTP or SFTP server. You have to run a standard export procedure instead and transfer the output manually. Besides, it is impossible to automate this process. The system leaves you in a situation when it is necessary to repeat all its steps manually every time an update is required. Luckily, there is a better way of achieving this goal. As you’ve probably guessed, it involves a third-party solution. In our example, we use the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 extension to export products, orders, customers, and other Magento 2 entities to a remote FTP/SFTP server. It also lets you import all entities from this file source.Continue Reading
Consider Magento 2 Catalog Price Rules a sales booster that allows running price-focused campaigns based on the discounts. You can apply them to products with particular attributes and their combinations to achieve the highest possible flexibility. Another good thing about catalog price rules in Magento 2 is that it is a platform’s native marketing tool. Also, Catalog Price Rules are extremely user-friendly to set up. However, there is one notable inconvenience associated with this entity. You cannot import Catalog Price Rules to Magento 2 by default. Luckily, there is an opportunity to get the missing functionality. You need the Improved Import and Export extension to transfer Catalog Price Rules between Magento 2 and external systems. The details are carefully noted in the article below. You will find a sample table for the Catalog Price Rule import. After that, we will explore the Catalog Price Rule attributes used in Magento 2. Also, there is a detailed description of how to prepare for and configure a Catalog Price Rule import process.
The article below provides a detailed description of the Invoices screen situated in the depths of the Magento 2 admin. We shed light on how to work with the corresponding grid and individual invoice pages. Besides, you will discover how to import/export invoices in Magento 2 most efficiently.
The Magento 2 Invoices Screen chapter unveils various control elements associated with the corresponding admin page and describes the default Magento 2 Invoices grid. After that, we proceed to an individual invoice view associated with Magento 2. You will also learn how to create Magento 2 invoices, invoice orders, and print invoices. Besides, the article sheds light on how to import and export invoices in Magento 2 with the help of the Improved Import & Export extension. Continue Reading
It is not a problem to import a single product to Magento 2, since you have all the necessary tools under System -> Export. But if you need to move configurable products from the old site, it may take a lot of time and effort, since in this situation the import procedure is much more sophisticated. However, it is still possible to import a configurable product with its simple products to Magento 2, and below we shed light on what is necessary for a successful import. Note that the following article only briefly describes the process. For further information on how to import configurable products to Magento 2, read this guide: The Complete Guide to Magento 2 Configurable Products. Continue Reading
The following article describes how to import and export data into/from Magento 2 with the help of GraphQL API. This connection type is yet impossible out of the box, but the community is working hard to introduce it as a replacement for REST API. At the same time, some tools enable Magento 2 GraphQL API import and export right now. For instance, you can leverage the Magento 2 GraphQL API import and export processes with the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 module. The following article sheds light on how to import data into Magento 2 via GraphQL API with the help of our extension. You will find out how to enable the Magento 2 GraphQL API import and what extra benefits it is associated with. If you are not familiar with what GraphQL API is, we’ve also prepared a chapter that describes this standard and its benefits over REST and SOAP. Besides, there is an FAQ section that provides answers to frequently asked questions about GraphQL and Magento 2 import/export processes. Continue Reading
Below, we shed light on how to enable Magento 2 SOAP API import. Unfortunately, this functionality is not possible by default, but you can add the missing feature to your e-commerce store with the help of a third-party extension. The following article sheds light on SOAP, compares it with REST, and offers a reliable tool for enabling the corresponding functionality for Magento 2. You can leverage the Magento 2 SOAP API import and export processes with the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 module.
The following article sheds light on how to import data into Magento 2 via SOAP API with the help of our extension. We discuss how to enable the Magento 2 SOAP API import and what extra benefits you can get. If you are not familiar with what SOAP API is, we’ve also prepared a chapter that describes this standard. Besides, there is an FAQ section that provides answers to frequently asked questions about SOAP and Magento 2 import/export processes. Continue Reading
Although Magento gets new and new features providing its customers with multiple opportunities that have been previously available only via third-party extensions, the platform still lacks some vital data transfer functions. For instance, you cannot import and export product reviews to/from Magento 2. However, there is always a possible resolution in a huge ecosystem of modules. Below, we shed light on how to import and export product reviews in Magento 2 in the most user-friendly manner with the help of the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 extension. You will discover a sample import and export table for product reviews with all its attributes explained. After that, we will teach you how to automatically import product reviews to Magento 2 on a regular basis. The corresponding export processes are described too. These and other nuances are available below. But before going any further, let’s emphasize several aspects of our extension that take place in the Magento 2 product reviews import and export. Continue Reading
You might have already faced numerous problems caused by attributes and attribute values that don’t follow the Magento requirements. By default, it is impossible to import them to Magento 2. Different systems have unique requirements regarding the way information is stored in their databases. Therefore, you cannot transfer data between them directly. It is always necessary to apply changes to the output created beyond Magento 2 to run a successful import to your e-commerce website. And this process is usually time-consuming. The more unsupported values your data file contains the more work has to be done.
However, there is a user-friendly way of editing third-party data. Meet the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 extension. The module lets you automate the attribute editing processes so that you can freely import data from external platforms to Magento 2. Below, we shed light on how to match third-party attributes and attribute values to the corresponding Magento 2 values during import. You will find a guide for the default Magento 2 import tool. After that, we provide a description of our approach that saves tons of time and lets you automate further data updates. Continue Reading
The ability to arrange desired products into wishlists helps customers get a clearer idea of what they need to buy and plan purchases. Magento 2 allows creating a single wishlist for all items, which might not be convenient enough for online shoppers who plan to buy various goods. Today, we describe an extension that allows ecommerce merchants to implement extended wishlist functionality on a Magento 2 store – AmastyMultiple Wishlist. The module enables customers to create any number of wishlists with product selection according to their requirements. This way, the Magento 2 wishlist extension offers more comfortable shopping on an online store and helps business owners to retain existing customers.
In the following article, you will find everything about Magento 2 shared catalogs. It is a guide dedicated to this B2B entity where we also explore various associated management processes. You will find out what Magento 2 shared catalogs are, how to create shared catalogs, what the nuances of sharing are, and how to import and export shared catalogs in Magento 2. The entity has huge potential for B2B merchants; however, if you don’t know how to manage shared catalogs you will probably waste it. Therefore, 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. Continue Reading