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i have problem importing product to magento using csv file

1: i have image url instead of image path , how can i save image from url as default magento takes path

2: it is difficult for layman to get catgory id and put in csv file.

i want to import product via catrgory name

cat 1 > child cat 1 > sub cat > rest product detail

how can i do this is there any module to do this

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I use magmi http://wiki.magmi.org/index.php?title=Main_Page - which supports both the image from a URL and the Category Import you are after

Images = http://wiki.magmi.org/index.php?title=Image_attributes_processor

Image Processor accepts URL as valid image location for any type of image (standard or extra) Image processor will download the remote images & put them in the appropriate directory for magento usage.

Example

...,image,media_gallery,.... ....,http://someexternalserver.com/img/myimage.jpg;http://someexternalserver.com/img/extraimage1.jpg::myextralabel;....

Categories = http://wiki.magmi.org/index.php?title=On_the_fly_category_creator/importer

Sample syntax taken from the wiki

level1/level2/level3;;level1bis/level2bis/level3bis

If you use magmi I recommend you password protect the magmi directory

  • magami is full of varunb , anyother way – mcoder May 2 '15 at 7:22
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You can use https://github.com/avstudnitz/AvS_FastSimpleImport which suppports image urls too.

I don't understand 2.

  • for 2: i want to say in magento default import we have to enter category id now i want use category name like baby > toy and cloths > girls – mcoder May 4 '15 at 17:15
  • I'm quite sure, that Import/Export supports ONLY that, so you have to use names? – Fabian Blechschmidt May 5 '15 at 10:33
  • can i use category name ?? – mcoder May 6 '15 at 3:12
  • When you use import/Export, yes. avs-webentwicklung.de/fileadmin/documents/… – Fabian Blechschmidt May 6 '15 at 8:08
  • what to do i want to put just last level category name like baby toy( instead of toy > baby toy) – mcoder May 6 '15 at 18:27

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