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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 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 Ultimate Guide to Shopify Import

- Our extensions, Shopify

Shopify import products, customers, inventory, orders

In this Shopify import guide, you will find out what import functionality is hidden behind the platform and how to enhance it in the most user-friendly and at the same time powerful way. Let’s explore the system’s native capabilities first and then proceed to the most powerful third-party solution that copes with any data transfer challenges and enables any Shopify import customizations – Firebear Improved Import & Export App for Shopify. Continue Reading

How to Import Products with ™ & ® Symbols in Magento 2?

Magento 2 Development; Magento 2 tutorial

The following article is based on the StackExchange question by Ronak. The author has products with symbols like ™ and ® which should be used in any case.  If you try to import products to Magento 2 with the following symbols, but the system displays the “General system exception happened” error on “Check Data”, you’ve come to the right place. Below, we shed light on the problem. Continue Reading

How to Run Product Import in Magento 2 from CLI

Magento 2 Development; Magento 2 tutorial

If you are looking for a way to optimize your daily routine related to product import, you’ve come to the right place. Many merchants are looking for tips on how to import products to Magento 2 using the command line interface or an alternative way to achieve the same goal. Below, you will find the answer. The following article is based on the StackExchange question by Massimo Camoni and the answer by Khoa TruongDinh. Continue Reading

Magento 2 product import – category mapping

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

When migrating from different ecommerce platforms to Magento 2 you may find yourself in need to adjust category paths for products. Doing it manually is a tedious and troublesome task.

In this article we will talk about how can one map category paths during Magento 2 import procedure and the tools required.

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How To Import Configurable Product To Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

improved import and export - Magento 2 extension

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. It is still possible to import a configurable product with its simple products, and below we shed light on what is necessary for a successful import. Continue Reading