CSV for Bulk Upload
Posted by Steve Naqvi on 04 May 2009 01:48 AM

Shown below is an example of the most commonly used attributes for bulk uploading:

Category Key:  Insert the key, not the name, of the category you want this product to belong to.  If you want to have multiple categories for this product, separate the keys with a double |  which is located above the enter key on most keyboards.

Product Name:  Name of the product.

Product ID:  Unique ID given for the product.

Price:  What you want the price to be.  Note that you do not want to use currency symbols like the $ sign as it will not work.

Manufacturer ID:  If you have setup manufacturers, you can specify what products belong to them using this option.

Unit Weight:  Here you specify the weight of your products.

Is Taxable: Specifies if the item is to be taxed.

Description:  Here you enter your full product description.  HTML is allowed in this field.

Overview:  Here you specify your product overview, which is a quick snippet about the product usually.  HTML is not accepted here.

Attribute Options (1-3):  Here you can setup a product attribute.  The format is as follows - option1(+/- price, +/- weight) or (+/- % of price, +/- % of weight).  All options must be separated by a double || .

Attribute Name (1-3):  Here you give your options a reference name.

Attribute Caption (1-3):  Name of the option that gets displayed on the website.

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