I am trying to import products through system->import/export option. I have created a custom attributes also.

While creating the csv file some attributes are having underscore prefix. For example type is as _type, _product_websites etc. Some of them are not having the prefix.

If I change _type as type it is not working.

How can I decide the attribute should have underscore prefix or not?


If you first run an export, you can use the exported sheet as reference.

Simply modify the exported sheet, add new lines if needed, and re-import it.

Hope this helps!

  • thanks, for a category section a product belongs to primarycategory/secondarycategory . I created an csv category as primarycategory/secondarycategory . but onle secondarycategory is selected in the categories tab.
    – Butterfly
    May 10 '15 at 13:04
  • @milan , what is the purpose of _ prefix, and how to remove Mar 6 '18 at 7:28

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