Add variation to existing product with file import

Tourist
16 0 1

Hello, 

I uploaded a product, worked fine, looks good. Now I tried adding another variation to that product but everyway I tried it , it didn't work.. I'm not receiving an error or anything, it just doesn't add the variation....

I tried : 

1) Taking the same original file, adding another variation at the end of it and uploading the file
2) Taking only the Parent line + add a line with the variation 
3) Taking the parent + add a line with variation and adding a column "Variant Command" with the value MERGE for the variation line
4) same as 3 but adding MERGE also to the parent line

Please help  :) 

 

Thanks.

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Shopify Partner
283 0 24

Hi, Isaac!

With which import method/app did you try this? If you are trying to add variants with Shopify CSV file, then it will not work like that.

You can add variants with "Variant Command" MERGE only by using this app: Bulk Import Export Update with Excel.

In case that still doesn't help, please, write me in chat here, and I will help you do that: https://excelify.io/contact-us/

Maris

Excelify.io | Bulk Import Export Update Migrate | https://excelify.io
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Tourist
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Thanks. Is there a way it could work with shopify CSV file import ? 

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Shopify Partner
283 0 24

Hi!

Do you mean - through the Shopify CSV file import button in the Admin. Or through the Excelify.io app, using the CSV file?

It will work through the app, if you just save that CSV file as Excel file, and name the “Sheet1” inside that file to “Products”. It will recognize the same columns, and will do MERGE for variants by default.

Maris

Excelify.io | Bulk Import Export Update Migrate | https://excelify.io
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Tourist
16 0 1

Shopify CSV file import button in the Admin

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Shopify Partner
283 0 24

There in Shopify CSV import you need to re-import all full product data, with all variants and all images.

Why can't you use the Excelify.io app?

Maris

Excelify.io | Bulk Import Export Update Migrate | https://excelify.io
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Tourist
16 0 1

Re-import all full product data and select "replace existing product"? 

Its a new shop, I prefer not to install apps and pay more and more every month for the option to add variations to existing product... 

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