Automated Custom Options Import (Beta)
You can launch the Automated Custom Options Import by following such ways:
- Go to the top Store Manager’s Menu and find Addons section. Activate Automated Import Addon and from the list of possible operations launch the necessary action:
- Automated custom options import task:
2. In the top Store Manager’s sections list find the ‘Show scheduled tasks’ tab. The page which appears helps to add the new task to the available listing. Just press the ‘Add task’ option to call the Scheduler form.
‘Task type’ field - choose the task you want to schedule.
It uploads automatically all available configurations which were saved previously. Once the selected process is going to be performed at the first time, you should launch the wizard and go through the import process to create/save the necessary configuration on the final step.
Press 'Create and Modify Configuration' option in the Scheduler form to run import.
‘Import file name’ - the initial step of the import process. Contains a field for specifying the path to a file of importing and field to upload the import configuration, if any.
Move to the next step where you can preview the data which is processed. At the bottom of the current page, you can also indicate the row number from which the import will start.
Specify the appropriate separator between the fields data from a drop-down list.
Leave the ‘Quote string values with’ field checked to be able to get the correct data display.
Press ‘Next’ button to proceed.
Select the appropriate store view which the imported data will be reflected to.
Assignment step is the most important step of the whole process and serves for linking the columns from a file with the appropriate fields of the store database. Please take a note, only the columns which are assigned will be transferred.
Use the top toolbar options or context menu to associate the selected field(s).
Do not forget to check the relevant identifier for the products and for custom options separately, so the program could identify data to be imported.
Once all required settings are made move to the next step.
The data which to be imported is displayed in the tabular form and you have an ability to check whether all data are included. If some fields are missing, you can return to the previous step to assign (link) them.
The filter option at the top allows you to limit the amount of data to import - specify the start row and the final row in the appropriate fields. To activate the filter - check the corresponding checkbox.
The following step is divided into some areas:
- pre-import task:
Choose the task which can be performed after import.
The import method contains the four options you can choose from:
- Check one of them before saving the import configuration file.
Do not forget to save import configuration in the field below:
Keep configuration directly in Wizard by pressing the ‘Save Settings’ button or use the triangle option opposite to be able to keep configuration separately - ‘Save Settings to File’
After closing the wizard the current operation can be scheduled.