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What happens in Magento 1.9 if the browser window is closed during import?

What happens in Magento 1.9 if the browser window is closed during import? Is the import process simply terminated or does it continue in the background? I'm using Magento 1.9's built in feature. I ...
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Magento 1: pros and cons of disabling the indexing on mass product import

I've got a custom script that automatically import a lot of products at once. I've seen here and there that it is a huge performance improvement to disable indexing when mass importing products. My ...
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Magento 1: how to use the DataFlow import view with a custom import?

So I have a custom module that imports entities from various sources (CSV, XML, API). At the moment, it's working perfectly fine, however I would like to improve user experience with the module by ...
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CSV import not working - Need Assistance

We have a scenario where schools.csv file will be uploaded under schoolsearch folder under the Magento root directory. This should update the schools table under Magento database. But since migration ...
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Import many products programatically

After getting data with curl I create new product and save it: $product = Mage::getModel('catalog/product'); try{ $product ->setSku('testsku1252') ... ->setPrice(99.99)...
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Fresh build of new Magento store

I am starting over on a busy Magento store. New fresh installation with no additions installed so only the bits that are required are installed, keeping everything lean and clean. Once this site is ...
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Cannot import customers with the right fieldvalue website/website_id

I cannot import a customer-csv if the ‘website’ field is missing, or empty or containing ‘ETK-shop’. This field has to contain the value ‘ADMIN’ Then the import goes well, without errors. However, if ...
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Cron Advanced CSV Product Import Mapping

I'm wondering how I could map a product CSV import including product attributes etc. I need the CSV import to run daily via cron, as the CSV file is updated daily with product data. I also need any ...
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I want to create a shop with affiliate products, i need to import them from csv feed

I want to import products from csv file. But how to get product images from an url? The csv file contain the image url and affiliate link too. I need to import this two fileds in specific places.
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How do I perform validation on a product import file before doing the import and get back any errors?

I would like to locate a tool that validates a product data import file before we actual perform the import. I would like the tool to validate the file and let me know if the file is ok or if there ...
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Magento 1.9 CSV import using categoy id

In the category column of the CSV ("_category"), how do I use the ID number of the category instead of the full path? I did google this but I think the results were for 1.7 as the field name was "...
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How to add CSV Import/Export Functionality

I have created custom gallery extension but I need to implement an import and export or gallery data in the CSV Format. I did too much research but couldn't find any useful link to find solution so ...
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importing Chinese characters

I'm having a problem in importing for Magento. I have 5 different stores, chinese, english, french, español and german. Everything is working out fine but when I look at the chinese store, the product ...
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Products occasionally disappear

A Client has mentioned to me a bug which is near impossible to re-produce thus only leaves theory based solutions. I thought I would check to see if anyone else has stumbled upon this issue and with ...
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What is the most common process for importing the products?

What is the most common process for importing products? Does everyone use the product import/export tool? The CSV file format is not something that the client is likely to fill in and if they try it ...