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How to Import Multiselect Attribute Values to Magento 2

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Recently, we came across an interesting issue on Stackexchange. Its author is wondering whether it is possible to create values for a multiselect attribute when you upload a CSV file. Below, we share two solutions: community-based and Firebear-proposed. To make a long story short, let’s explore the issue and describe how to import multiselect attribute values to Magento 2. More tips are available here: Magento 2 Cookbook. Continue Reading

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

- E-Commerce, Fire development, Magento 2

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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

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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

How to Import Attribute Values with Commas to Magento 2 

- E-Commerce, Fire development, Magento 2

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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

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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

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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

How to Import Configurable Product with Multiple Configurable Options to Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Fire development, Magento 2

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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

How to Import Custom CSV to Custom Table in Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Fire development, Magento 2

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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