Importing product data from CS-Cart version 1.3.4-SP3 to CS-Cart version 1.3.5-SP3
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- This article is available only for CS-Cart versions:
To import product data from CS-Cart version 1.3.4-SP3 to CS-Cart version 1.3.5-SP3:
- Export product data from CS-Cart version 1.3.4-SP3:
- Log in to your administrator panel of CS-Cart version 1.3.4-SP3 and click on the Export catalog link in the CATALOG side box on the left.
- Specify the following settings:
- Disable the Export images option if you do not need to export product images.
- Select a delimiter, which will be used in the CSV file, in the CSV delimiter select box.
- Click on the Export button under the CSV delimiter option.
- You will be offered to open or save the CSV file. Save it to your local computer.
- Change the saved file so that it contains only the column names that are supported in version 1.3.5-SP3:
- Open the saved CSV file using a spreadsheet application (e.g. MS Office Excel or OpenOffice Calc).
- Remove the following columns with data there:
product_id product_type length width height low_avail_limit
- Replace only the column names (in the first row) in the following way:
product_code -> Product code avail -> Available manufacturer_id -> Manufacturer list_price -> List price amount -> Quantity min_amount -> Min quantity weight -> Weight shipping_freight -> Shipping freight is_edp edp_shipping -> Ship downloadable tracking -> Inventory tracking free_shipping -> Free shipping feature_comparison -> Feature comparison zero_price_action -> Zero price action price -> Price product -> Product name short_description -> Short description full_description -> Description meta_keywords -> Meta keywords meta_description -> Meta description page_title -> Page title main_category -> Category thumbnail -> Thumbnail detailed_image -> Detailed image
- Save the file.
NOTE: The order of fields is not important in the file which will be imported.
- Import the edited file to CS-Cart version 135-SP3.