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How to Run Product Import on Daily Basis in Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 Development

Below, we shed light on how to run Magento 2 import processes on a daily basis. You can do that either in your admin interface or via CLI. While Magento 2 doesn’t let you automate data transfer processes and there is no way to use CLI to control imports and exports, you can enable the missing functionality with the help of third-party solutions. In the article below, we explain how to run Magento 2 import processes daily and use CLI to control them with the help of Improved Import & Export.

Also, you can look for an alternative point of view on Magento StackExchange. Take a look at the question by Massimo Camoni and the answer by Khoa TruongDinh. Since we leverage the advanced import functionality of the Improved Import & Export extension to address the issues mentioned in the discussion, you will also find a section that describes other possibilities the module provides.
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Improved Import / Export Magento 2 Extension Manual

- Magento 2, Our extensions

In this article, we’d like to draw your attention to the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 extensions. The following blog post contains all the information about the data transfer module. Below, you will find the Improved Import & Export Extension manual that sheds light upon all the key aspects associated with the plugin. We describe its installation, configuration, and import/export transfers, teach you how to add a new import and export job, talk about import and export processes associated with different entities. You will also discover various nuances of running data transfers via CLI, automating processes, using extension customization endpoints, and performing troubleshooting. Various use cases and specific features are also described in the manual.

Improved Import and Export extension allows importing and exporting CSV/XML/JSON files with product data and product images to Magento 2. The files can be imported from a remote FTP/SFTP server, Dropbox, direct URL of a source CSV fileGoogle Sheets, etc.  In addition, the extension offers a dedicated category import from CSV files, import of attribute values and new attributes on the fly, import job scheduling with cron jobs, and other features.

Besides, you get advanced export capabilities, including order export and export jobs, with attribute and table field mapping.

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Magento 2 Developer’s Cookbook: Useful Code Snippets, Tips, and Notes

- Fire development, Magento 2

Magento 2 Development; Magento 2 tutorial

Since Magento 2 has been already released, there are a lot of reliable data sources related to the new version of the platform. Thus, we’ve decided to create this tiny Magento 2 Developer’s Cookbook, which is based on our experience, official devdocs, materials from Magento StackExchange, and other sources.  In the post below, you will find code snippets, tips, and notes about Magento 2.  And don’t forget to examine the following links, as they also provide a lot of useful information.

Everything about Magento 2 on Firebear

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Magento 2 Cron Configuration

- Magento 2

How to configure Cron in Magento 2

In the following article, we shed light on proper Magento 2 cron configuration. Below, you will find general advices about configuring and running cron, section related to component manager and system upgrade with cron, and a short troubleshooting guide. Continue Reading