I am trying to import my email list and keep getting this error: "Missing header: Email".
I'm importing it from MailChimp to Shopify.
Can anyone help with this?
This is an indicator that your file is not correctly formatted. Please open it in notepad and check the file only has one row for column headers and they are also separated by commas and not other characters.
You can also export an example file from Shopify and use it as a template to then reimport. https://help.shopify.com/en/manual/migrating-to-shopify/transporter-app/csv-customers
File format should also be UTF-8.
Does it have to have customers first, last name and all of that? I only have emails.
I tried doing what you suggested, and it still doesn't work.
I have attached the file from Shopify but with all other columns removed so just emails. Imports no problem so please use it to add your emails to the file and then save correctly.
"Most spreadsheet applications have the ability to save CSV files in UTF-8 format with the Save As... or Export "
You can also use google drive to create a correctly formatted file and save as from it.
So I used your template and uploaded all the emails to it, saved it in the CSV file but it's still giving me that same error. Is there an email I can email you at so you can see if the file is save correctly?
Hi, @Moomys! I'd be happy to help out, could you show us a screenshot here of what that error looks like? It will help me determine the exact issue that you're having.
In the meantime, I have some general help here that can help resolve your issue.
We have a guideline for using CSVs that you can refer to for any usage of the files. Remember that you can edit your CSVs in a spreadsheet and not just in comma lists. This is important to note as this is the easiest way to work with them.
All our CSVs will have requirements to meet in order to be read by the system. One of the important things about this is that no column headings should be added, removed, or changed in any way.
Also, please note that there is a limit to the size of the file.
If you're wanting a bit more of a visual for the guides you can check out our YouTube video as well.
While you're importing your customer data, I thought I'd mention that we have a great set of pages in our help center that can assist with migrating your contacts from Mailchimp to Shopify as well.
This will help you reduce the time and effort of syncing things up. It'll free up some time for you to focus on other things while setting things up.
Have you seen those help pages before?
I'd love to know how the sync process is going so far!
@Moomys The file you're using for uploading should have these exact headers in this specific order. Remember that changing any of these headers in any small way will cause the column to be unrecognizable by the system.
Would you mind checking that your file has the headers exactly like this?
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