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Category Import and Export

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A VG Import / Export category is one of the features to import / export categories and their attributes from your store using CSV (Comma Separated Values) file.


SKU: vg_category

Product Description

A VG Import / Export category is one of the features to import / export categories and their attributes from your store using CSV (Comma Separated Values) file. CSV file contains Name, Path, Position, Is Active, Url Key, Description, Image, Page Title, Meta Keywords, Meta Description, Include In Menu, Display Mode, CMS Block, Is Anchor, Available Sort By, Default Sort By, Page Layout, Custom Layout Update. Instructions provided on page for Importing csv files like –
  1. Please provide the correct name of the category list csv fields to import in the filename above.
  2. Keep the first row is same sequence and add the below contents only if they are to be modified or are new ones.
  • Use text delimiter as double quotes (“) and separator as comma (,).

How To Use

How to Use – VG IMPORT / EXPORT menu will be added to your store manager area, with Export Category and Import Category sub menus. a. Export Category: – Export Categories option is visible on page (as in below Figure 1). When store manager click on link “Click here to export Categories” pop up box will show the status of exporting categories in csv format and link provided “Click here to download” to download categories csv file. b. Import Category: – Import Categories page appears when store manager clicks on VG Import / Export’s Import Category sub menu. Instruction written on page to create csv or use sample csv (“Click here to download sample csv” link provided to download) file with fields name. After creating csv to import, browse csv file using Filename field and then click on Submit button. When csv file successfully uploaded then “Your file is uploaded, click here to import” message will appear on button, click on that to process your file to import in store. It will redirect to import categories process page, here you can track every category. On completion of “Finished profile execution” and “Please refresh the cache” messages will appear. Click on “Please refresh the cache” to get back to your store to clean magento cache and check categories imported by Catalog->Manage Categories.