The source website is in ExpressionEngine and I know how to get data out, but I don't know how to structure it and succesfully import entries into Craft where assets and categories also imported. I have tried the plugin FeedMe (XML) and I also tried the plugin Import (SVG).

How to work with categories and sub categories an how to use multiple assets with import? Thanks in advance!

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
            <title>My product title</title>
            <body><![CDATA[<p>My body text</p>]]></body>

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I used FeedMe successfully and this is what I used. The images have to be already present as assets in Craft(ftp and then update asset indexes). Having the full url in the images part stumped me too. In this example I pulled the images twice because in my EE build I was using the first image of many to create a preview image and in craft I actually created a preview image field.

    <entry_date>{entry_date format="{DATE_ATOM}"}</entry_date>
    <message><![CDATA[{product_message}{option}, {/product_message}]]></message>
    <category><![CDATA[{categories}{category_name}, {/categories}]]></category>


    {finalproductimages limit="1"}

  • Hi @AbbeyDesign, Thanks for your reply. I'm gonna test FeedMe with your export script. Commented Jun 29, 2016 at 12:54

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