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HikaShop Price Import

Creating the template

A template can be created by following these steps:

  1. Go to Components -> CSVI Pro -> Templates
  2. Click New
  3. Give the template a name
  4. Set Action to Import
  5. Set Component to HikaShop
  6. Set Operation to Price
  7. Click Next: Select Source
  8. Source is set default to Load from your computer. No need for change.
  9. Click Next: Select options
  10. The default values are OK, change if needed.
  11. Click Next: Select fields
  12. Nothing needed here as we set to Use column headers as configuration in step 10.
  13. Click Next: Finalize
  14. All done here
  15. Click Close to return to the list of templates or Edit if you want to fine-tune the template further.

HikaShop price import template

Adding the template fields

Template fields can be added by following these steps:

  1. Go to Components -> CSVI Pro -> Templates
  2. Click on Template fields
  3. In the Search Tools select your template
  4. Click on New to add a single field or click on Quick Add to add multiple fields.

Quick Add

The Quick Add Option allows you to quickly add multiple fields to a template. It is not possible to set any settings per field here but that can be done after the fields have been added to the template.

HikaShop price import template fields

Required fields

  • product_code
  • price_value

Criteria

These fields make up the criteria to determine if the record is going to be updated or added. If all the criteria fields match an existing record, the record will be updated. If not all the criteria fields match, the record will be added.

 

  • product_code
  • price_value

Run the import

The import can be run by following these steps:

  1. Go to Components -> CSVI Pro -> Import
  2. Select the template created earlier
  3. Click Select file
  4. Select the file to import
  5. Click Preview
  6. You now see a preview of the file as to how CSVI sees the file
  7. Click Start import
  8. The import is run
  9. The Log details page will be shown with information regarding the import if the Enable logging is enabled in the template

HikaShop price import process

Example file

import_hikashop_price.csv

Examples

Update prices

Though price_value field is used as one of the required field, it cannot be used for updating an existing price. price_value field along with product_code field is used to select the existing price row from database. So to update an existing price you need to use price_value_new field with new price along with price_value field with old price.

Example content for updating existing price

product_code,price_value,price_value_new,price_access
1001,100,120,Editor
1002,120,140,Editor

Example content for deleting existing price

product_code,price_value,price_access,price_delete
1001,100,Editor,Y
1002,120,Editor,Y

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