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How to Import and Export Customer Shopping Carts in Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2, Our extensions

Magento 2 Shopping Carts Import Export

The shopping cart functionality of Magento 2 has been updated multiple times. Every new version introduced vital improvements for both customers and store administrators. In the following post, we shed light on new Magento 2 shopping cart features, discuss the updated functionality, and provide a tool designed to import and export Magento 2 shopping carts and all the related data within just a few clicks.

As a store administrator, you get the ability to manage shopping carts of customers who are now online – a new feature that is explained below. Besides, it is possible to access the persistent carts – a new term used to call abandoned carts – of shoppers who are not currently logged in to their accounts.

In both cases, you are able to add and remove products, transfer items from customer activities, and create orders. As for the respective import and export processes, they are available via third-party software. In this article, we use the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 extension to show how to transfer Magento 2 shopping carts. Continue Reading

The Best Improved Import/Export Extensions for Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Import Export Magento 2 Modules

Improved import & export Magento 2 extensions are designed to simplify some routine Magento tasks. They revamp the default abilities of the platform by adding convenient import/export options. Although, Magento 2 provides a lot of ecommerce possibilities in this area out-of-the-box, they are still not enough for seamless migration to/from other systems as well as for performing some daily tasks. Furthermore, in case you want to import products from Magento 1 to Magento 2, one of the following tools will essentially simplify this procedure. Besides, check our digest of the Magento 1 export tools here: The Best Improved Import/Export Extensions for Magento. They will be necessary for moving data out of your old store. And don’t forget about the Complete Guide to Magento 2 Product Import / Export. In that post, we describe core nuances of the default import/export process as well as provide Magento 2 import csv examples and description. But what bout popular Magento 2 import extensions and Magento 2 export modules?

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How to Import Compressed Data (ZIP, TAR, TGZ) to Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2, Our extensions

Magento 2 Compressed Data ZIP TAR TGZ Import

What if your partner provides a vital data update in a compressed file? Prior to importing it to Magento 2, you need to unpack the archive. Next, if a file stored there is not CSV, you need to run the conversion. Furthermore, if it contains unsupported attributes, you need to replace them with the ones used in Magento 2. All these actions consume tons of time. However, it is possible to automate them. 

The following article discusses two ways of importing compressed data to Magento 2. Firstly, we shed light on a common approach that slightly simplifies the algorithm described above. Secondly, you will discover an alternative solution that dramatically improves the corresponding admin experience. It not only enables the import of archives to Magento 2 but also supports many more file types and enables the import of third-party data to Magento 2. Below, you will find out how to import ZIP and TAR to Magento 2 with the help of the Improved Import & Export extension.

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How to improve Magento 2 import and export speed?

- Magento 2

improved import and export - Magento 2 extension

Have you ever wondered why Magento 2 import and export processes are so slow? If you move data to and from your store on a regular basis, low import/export speed may become really annoying. But what is the reason for this problem and how to solve it? You will find the answer below.

Also, the article provides an alternative solution for the Magento 2 import and export performance issue. The default data transfer solution is associated not only with relatively low speed stats but also with a plethora of other hurdles that don’t let your admins manage data most efficiently. However, there is a universal solution that addresses all the issues associated with Magento’s built-in tools – the Improved Import & Export extension. You will also find its core features described below. 
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How to Apply Filters to Magento 2 Import and Export

- E-Commerce, Magento 2, Our extensions

Magento 2 Import Export Filters

Imagine a situation when there is a massive data file with thousands of SKUs, but you need to import items with a price lower than $100 or products from a specific category. Or let’s assume that you need to create an export file that contains products that are enabled, have a price higher than 0, are in stock, and are visible in Catalog and Search or just in Catalog. How to do that? You need to apply filters to Magento 2 import and export or create import and export conditions. The following article sheds light on various details of both processes. Continue Reading

How to Run Magento 2 Import if Required Columns Are Missed

- E-Commerce, Magento 2, Our extensions

Magento 2 Import without Required Columns

Below, we shed light on a very important aspect of every import process – columns (attributes) of an import file. What if your data table doesn’t contain one? By default, you face the inability to transfer the update to your Magento 2 website. There are lots of different entities that can be transferred into Magento 2, so you have to deal with different data depending on your particular business case. However, the absence of the smallest detail can ruin all your data transfer efforts. Especially if you use the default data transfer solutions. 

Luckily, we know how to prevent such issues. Meet the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 extension. With the help of this plugin, you can import data to Magento 2 if some required columns are missed. The following article describes this process. You can either add the necessary columns manually or automate the addition of the missing data using the module’s functionality. Besides, you will discover the required CSV file structure as well as core features of the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 extension
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Value For Status Attribute Contains Incorrect Value: How To Fix Error During Magento 2 Import

- E-Commerce, Magento 2, Our extensions

Magento 2 Development; Magento 2 tutorial

When you try to manage a standard import process in Magento 2, you may face lots of issues and inconveniences caused by the platform’s requirements and limitations. For instance, we’ve already described how to fix ‘General System Exception Happened’ Error and eliminate it as fast as possible and with the minimum effort. Today, we’d like to draw your attention to another problem that often occurs during Magento 2 import. Meet the ‘Value For Status Attribute Contains Incorrect Value’ error. The following article sheds light on how to fix it, prevent multiple import issues, and make data transfers more user-friendly. Note that we use the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 extension to solve the problem and prevent other inconveniences. Therefore, you will also find its features described in the following material. Continue Reading

Magento 2 Import: Field Separator & Multiple Value Separator

- E-Commerce, Magento 2, Our extensions

Magento 2 Import Field Separator Multiple Value Separator

From the very beginning of our history, data transfers with all their aspects and related processes have been the main focus in our company. We’ve explored lots of topics that describe Magento 2 import and export. Along with that, we’ve expanded our interest to other areas of Magento 2 and went far beyond the ecosystem. However, in the following article,  you will find several basic nuances of moving information to your e-commerce website.

Below, we continue exploring Magento 2 import and export processes and explain their two components: field separator and multiple value separator. What is the purpose of both? What separator types are supported? Are there any alternatives? You will find the answers below.

The following blog post touches upon the topic of different separator types that you can use in Magento 2. After that, we proceed to a guide on how to configure a multiple value separator in Magento 2. Also, you will find out what to do with field separators in your data files. Various multiple value separator and field separator improvements associated with the Improved Import & Export extension are also mentioned in the article below.
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Magento 2 Gift Card Extensions Comparison (Amasty, Aheadworks, Mageworx, Magestore, and M-Connect)

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 Gift Card Extensions Comparison

In our blog, you can find reviews on the five best Magento 2 gift voucher extensions. Below, we make their comparison. All reviewed Magento 2 modules – Amasty Gift Card, Aheadworks Gift Card, MageWorx Gift Cards, Magestore Gift Card, and M-Connect Gift Card – provide the ability to add a new product type to your ecommerce store – a gift card. Is the difference between the Magento 2 extensions that share similar functionality essential? You will find the answer below. Continue Reading