Import Tutorials

Requirements

VirtueMart
Import Related product

Creating the template

A template can be created by following these steps:

  1. Go to Components -> CSVI Pro -> Templates
  2. Click New
  3. Give the template a name, say for example VirtueMart Related product import
  4. Set Action to Import
  5. Set Component to VirtueMart
  6. Set Operation to Related product
  7. Click Next: Select Source
  8. Source is set default to Load from your computer. No need for change.
  9. Click Next: Select options
  10. The default values are OK, change if needed.
  11. Click Next: Select fields
  12. Nothing needed here as we set to Use column headers as configuration in step 10.
  13. Click Next: Finalize
  14. All done here
  15. Click Close to return to the list of templates or Edit if you want to fine-tune the template further.
VirtueMart related products import create template

Adding the template fields

Template fields can be added by following these steps:

  1. Go to Components -> CSVI Pro -> Templates
  2. Click on Template fields
  3. In the Search Tools select your template
  4. Click on New to add a single field or click on Quick Add to add multiple fields.

Quick Add

The Quick Add Option allows you to quickly add multiple fields to a template. It is not possible to set any settings per field here but that can be done after the fields have been added to the template.

VirtueMart related products import create template fields

Required fields

  • product_sku
  • related_products

Criteria

These fields make up the criteria to determine if the record is going to be updated or added. If all the criteria fields match an existing record, the record will be updated. If not all the criteria fields match, the record will be added.

  • product_sku
  • related_products

Run the import

The import can be run by following these steps:

  1. Go to Components -> CSVI Pro -> Import
  2. Select the template created earlier with name VirtueMart Related product import
  3. Click Select file
  4. Select the file to import
  5. Click Preview
  6. You now see a preview of the file as to how CSVI sees the file
  7. Click Start import
  8. The import is run
  9. The Log details page will be shown with information regarding the import if the Enable logging is enabled in the template
VirtueMart related products import process

Example file

vm_relatedproducts_import.csv
Last Updated: Thursday, 08 June 2017 09:37

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