CSV Category Import

This extension adds the ability to import categories from a file in csv format. The file can contain all standard category fields including category filters (for opencart 1.5.5 and newer). It has support of custom category fields which are located in the category table.

There is no any size limitations for the import file. It splits the import to parts automatically displaying intermediate results every 10-15 seconds (by default).

Different file charsets are supported (for example, UTF-8, Windows-1251) but you should be aware of the file charset before you start the import.

A sample CSV file can be downloaded here:

Demo Store
login: demo
password: demo

The store is cleaned up every day. All imported data will be deleted. Maximum file size limit is 3Mb.

Minimum Requirements:
- opencart
- VQMod installed;

Release Notes:
- User interface is in English language only.
- Images can be downloaded from external servers if they are available on public resources via http and https protocols

Related Extensions:
- CSV Category Export
- CSV Product Import
- CSV Category Import for Opencart 2

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Last Update
24 Jun 2015

4 Jan 2014
78 Sales
Member since: 17 Jan 2012

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