Import CSV

Audini
New Member
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When I do a search for how to import a csv file on this forum, I don't really see instructions. I see people wondering why their transfer doesn't work. There's a lot of those kinds of posts and it's a bit difficult to find the one post which answers my question. Anyone able to throw me a bone? Thanks. 

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channelup
Shopify Partner
235 10 30

Hi

If you are importing products with a csv you can find instructions here: https://help.shopify.com/en/manual/products/import-export/import-products

The best way to get going is to export a file from your store or use the sample file to see how the structure of the csv file should be.

For inventory imports with a csv it is a separate process as you can no longer update quantities with product csv: https://help.shopify.com/en/manual/products/inventory/inventory-csv

Regards

Tom

Channelup is a product data management solution helping Shopify stores automate their processes.
If you require custom development or would like to test out our features contact me at tom@channelup.io
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jasonavada
Navigator
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Hi @Audini 

A CSV file (.csv) is a special file type that you can create or edit in Excel. Instead of storing information in a column, the CSV file stores comma-separated information. When text and numbers are stored in a CSV file, it is very easy to move text and numbers from one program to another. That’s why Shopify uses a CSV file to convert the data from it into products.

We have two guides regarding importing CSV files on Shopify, kindly take a look at them:

6 Steps to Import Products With a CSV File on Shopify: https://avada.io/shopify/docs/how-import-products-csv-file-shopify.html

How To Import CSV Files into Google Sheets on Shopify: https://avada.io/shopify/docs/how-import-csv-files-google-sheets.html 

Hope these guides will help you!

I'm Jason Dao, Manager of Research & Development Department at Avada Ecommerce.
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Audini
New Member
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Thanks a kabillion.