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I would like to create a module ,where i can read and excel file & add products & categories from the code. I am new to magento so i don't now how to get started. Setting up a new module is no problem. There a very useful tutorials on the web.

Reading my excel file is not the problem, but how can ,i add products & categories. Should ,i work with the API or directly with product entities ?

Is there any guide on how to add categories & products via my module code?

  • If you deploy an admin module you don't have to use API. Add categories from excel it's strange, i think you have to create categories from admin, then insert products with your custom module or magento standard module. – LucScu Apr 30 '16 at 14:02
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Magento supports CSV import out of the box.

Here are several links that could help you:

To import catégories, create/update is not available via excel out of the box. However there are some modules available that can do it. This is one of them: https://www.magentocommerce.com/magento-connect/bulk-category-import-export.html

Note: You should convert your Excel files to CSV(.csv) format.

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