How can I import a products csv with images as well?

Importing products without images works fine. I have inserted the image on:


And on the csv _media_image column:


What am I missing?

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Do not use the full path to the file in your import file.
So, all images must be located in media/import (can also be in a subfolder of it), and in the import csv write only the relative path to media/import and start with a slash.

So in your case you need to put this on the image column.


If your images are in a subfolder of media/import, for example media/import/something/test.jpg you need to put in the import csv file this:

  • I've tried the exact same thing and doesn't work. Here the FTP: prntscr.com/37s6zq and here the CSV: prntscr.com/37s68c . Also did a reindex and cleared all the cache. Apr 7, 2014 at 11:02
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