We are trying to export/import categories from Magento 1.8 to 1.9.

We are facing the below error while importing categories:

Path provided is not a valid one.

Find the screenshot below:

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We have uploaded the category csv file under var/import/category


1 Answer 1


Download this code and install it. https://blog.surgeryxchange.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/import_categories.zip

Note Before install

Disable Compilation in system>tools>Compilation

  • Thanks for the answer, is this for magento 1.9? Commented Aug 30, 2017 at 8:18
  • for me working.
    – Ramesh S
    Commented Aug 30, 2017 at 9:25
  • Thanks, but categories are imported with different category ids, Commented Aug 30, 2017 at 9:36
  • When i imported the products products are not assigned to categories. Commented Aug 30, 2017 at 9:37

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