How to import products in PrestaShop

In this article,  we’ll show you, how to import products in PrestaShop. Follow this simple guideline as shown below.

Step 1: To import products, Login into PrestaShop Back-Office and navigate to Advanced Parameters > Import.

Step 2: Choose the products option from the drop-down list of What do you want to import? 

import product csv

Step 3: Now, upload a file for importing your products using the Browse button or choose files already available from your history / FTP.

import csv

You can download sample files from the “Download sample CSV files” section on the right side.

  • Language of the file. You can import products for a single language at a time.
  • Field separator. You can indicate what your files use in this field.
  • Multiple value separator. You can indicate what your files used for multiple values.
  • Delete all products before import. This option will erase all existing products.
  • Skip thumbnails regeneration. You can choose to have PrestaShop regenerate the thumbnails that are linked from your CSV file.
  • Force all ID numbers. You can either keep the imported IDs or let the importer auto-increment them.
  • Send notification email. Enable this option to receive an email when the import is complete.

Click the Next step button to confirm the action.

Step 3: Once you are done matching your columns, click the “Import” button to start the importing process.

import product data

Once the process is done, it will indicate “100% validated” and “100% imported”. After closing this pop-up, you will be sent to the main screen.  That’s it. Your products are imported successfully!

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  1. Property Product->name is empty error can you help me out

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