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Importing set of flat fields into multi-row matrix using Feed Me

I'm using 'Feed Me' in Craft 3 to import data. The data has 9 fields (like full_name_child_1, and gender_child_1...) and has 10 sets of them (all the way to full_name_child_10, etc). I originally ...
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Error when creating field “1118 Row size too large”. Is it safe to change Dropdown field type to TEXT?

I’m running into a wall in Craft when adding a boatload of fields. The error I’m getting is SQLSTATE[42000]: Syntax error or access violation: 1118 Row size too large. The maximum row size for the ...
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Migrate forms from EE2 Freeform to Craft 3 Freeform

I need to migrate some forms from Freeform in ExpressionEngine 2 to Freeform in Craft 3. Do you know of any tools or methods that exist that can help me out with this? Or am I doomed to do this ...
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FeedMe Import Error: Can not create a node when the target node is new record

Trying to do an import using FeedMe. Earlier it was just a few entries are not created, getting the below error in the logs. i decided to start again, delete all entries and re-import, now no entry is ...
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Lowering memory usage on task batches

I build a plugin for Craft 2 which imports data from an excel file into craft commerce products. The problem is that it needs to import excels with like 10.0000 rows and 30 columns. I made a simple ...
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Importing Craft CMS Locally

I've inherited an existing website created using CraftCMS and hosted on Fortrabbit. I'm fairly new to CraftCMS but anxious to get started on a couple of updates. The site currently exists on ...
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whether to use Craft or not?

I developed a web site some years ago in PHP and mySQL. I'm wondering if it would be worthwhile to convert it to a CMS like Craft. The site -- http://blacksmiths.mygenwebs.com -- displays ...
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Import database backup when using docker

I am trying to import a database backup into a craft instance running on Docker, but none of the fields or content from the latest backup are importing. Here are the steps I took I used these ...
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Craft 3 plugin to import channel entries

I try to finish a plugin which imports data into my craftcms project. I already created a console based method/service, which I trigger/run in my shell. Inside my method(s) I receive data (XML or JSON)...
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import store items from Magento to Craft Commerce

is there a plugin or script to import products, accounts, categories from Magento to Craft Commerce? Or is this something to be written from scratch with FeedMe?
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Importing a database from backup

Long story short, I migrated from Craft 2 to Craft 3 but had an issue with a plugin. Database Exception: SQLSTATE[42S22]: Column not found: 1054 Unknown column 'emailTemplateId' in 'where clause' The ...
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Is it possible to import orders into Craft Commerce?

We have to migrate a CSV dump from a Drupal commerce shop to Craft Commerce. It is important to import ‘Order Email’ / ‘Username’, ‘Order Date’, ‘Ordered Items’ (Name or ID), ‘Item Price’. Address ...
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FeedMe: How to import data into the Matrix field of a section?

I have a section called "Musicians" which is already set up and populated. It has an unpopulated "Albums" Matrix field which will hold each artist's albums. I have exported the albums as a separate ...
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Error on import to Craft production db

I just copied my database across from local server to production server. I used Craft's control panel to create a backup. Then I used Sequel Pro to import this into the live server. I got this error: ...
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Importing/Exporting, but not everything

I have a dev server and a production server, they are on two different databases. The editors will only be logging into the production space to add content. I'm looking for an easy (but still manual) ...
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Preserve formatting when exporting from Wordpress

I'm using the WP All Export plugin to get posts out of Wordpress, and Feed Me to import to Craft 3. Problem I'm having is I can get a great XML feed out of the WP All Export plugin, but post "Content" ...
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Import Plugin Entries Not Loading

I am using the import plugin by Bob Oldehampsink to load entries. I have 47 fields that I'm uploading. The import shows as uploaded successfully in the admin and the file is my assets but the entries ...
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Importing a Craft database error

I dumped from Craft my database from server A and am trying to install it to a fresh copy of Craft on server B. I've got Craft up and running, and when I try importing my Craft SQL file in PHPmyAdmin,...
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How can I import a large number of new entries into Craft 3

I need to create a few hundred entries at once. I used the Import plugin for Craft 2 to create these entries from a CSV file. How can I do the same for Craft 3? I do not see a plugin for this ...
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How can I upload multiple new entries into Craft 3?

I want to create a few dozen new entries from an Excel or .csv import. Does this capability exist in Craft 3? There was a plugin for Craft 2. But, I need to prepare for the switch to Craft 3 and ...
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How to import LinkIt (custom) fieldtype with Feed Me into Super Table

I'm trying to import a LinkIt fieldtype into a Super Table with the Feed Me plugin. I've tried several ways but doesn't seem to be working. The part in my json which gets mapped to the Super Table ...
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Migrating my Blogger site to CraftCMS

Has anyone migrated a Blogger site to CraftCMS? I'd like to migrate comments and posts. What is the best way to go about this? Could I import my site to Wordpress and then to Craft?
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Import CSV to matrix field

How should I structure a .csv and process the data to import matrix fields? Whith table I used a json_encode but of course this doesn't work with matrixes.
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Saving to table field via plugin

I'm dealing with the import plugin, processing a .csv file. in the .csv there's a column with | separated values that shoud be inserted in a table field. The entry are created correctly, also the ...
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Importing Blog posts from Drupal into Craft

I am using InstaBlog plugin to manage Blogs in Craft. I would like to import some 1000 blog entries from Drupal. I know it has an option to import blogs from WordPress. I was wondering if this can be ...
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Import Large Number of records - 300,000

Is there a best way to import a large number of records - About 315000 to be precise. The company provides a service which is only available to specific addresses. So I had set up a section to contain ...
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Using Craft::import() to include external resource into the Craft Namespace

Looking at this answer, I suppose I am under the assumption that Craft::import() will take an alias, find the path, and import that class into the Craft namespace... which would be the benefit over ...
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How can I import users from WordPress to Craft CMS?

I want to import users from WordPress to Craft CMS. How can I do that?
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CSV/JSON data imported to dynamic table

I'm looking for a solution that will allow me to turn a CSV or JSON data file into a table on the front-end of a website. Ideally the data would be imported into the database and then output into a ...
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Import plugin error logs

I'm using the import plugin from Bob Olde Hampsink and I've got a exported .csv file. There's nothing special in it but I can't seem to import. I know there's an error log somewhere, but I can't seem ...
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Going from a static site generator (Jekyll or Hugo) to Craft CMS; Export/migrations options?

I currently have a website that's been built using a static site generator (SSG; in this case, Hugo). The site has about 10 sections, each with 40-50 markdown files. As is the case with most content ...
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iCal feed import - Timezone query

Has anyone got any experience working with iCal feeds - I have written a plugin utilising the CalFileParser library but the UK clock changes have thrown all the items out, so eg an all day event is ...
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Migrating from WordPress to Craft CMS

I am trying to migrate blog posts from WordPress to Craft CMS through the Feed Me plugin. First, I export posts in .xml file from Wordpress. Then, I import in Craft CMS. All things are good except ...
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How would you import content with embedded images, ideally using FeedMe?

More of a general question rather than a specific issue I have right now. I want to migrate a site from a bespoke CMS, which relies heavily on CKEditor for embedding inline images into HTML content. ...
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Import-Export Matrixfield data

Have used the pretty neat Import and Export plugins from Bob Olde Hamsink. But, those two do not handle Matrix data. The question is basically: What is the 'most common way' to import and export ...
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Multilinugual Import

I am currently using an import plugin to import csv data into a channel section and it works just fine. Now I want to import the entries in a second language. Does anyone have any experiences with ...
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How can I export or move content from one Craft system into another? (with exactly the same configuration)

Our client build tons of articles in our craft system instead of his. Both systems have the identical structure, in fact, his system is a exact copy of ours, which runs on a different server. How can ...
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Upload assets manually: replace existing files

Context: For a redesign and port to CraftCMS, I need to import the content from a blog hosted on another platform with a lot of content (over 500 posts and over 3000 images). Strategy: To import the ...
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Import users with specific ID

Is it possible to use the saveUser method to import users with an existing ID? craft()->users->saveUser($userModel) I need to import 2000+ users and when doing so, I need to make sure that ...
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Is it possible to use Update Asset Indexes on a target subfolder or subfolders?

I have a folder with 10GB of files that I need to sync with Craft. It has 12 subfolders, one for each year: /1999 /01 /02 /03 /... It's possible to run Update Asset Indexes on the top-level ...
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What's the trick to importing an entry with a categories field?

We are using Hampsink's Import plug-in (0.8.33) and we have a very simple CSV for testing. One row, three columns. One of these columns contains a comma-separated list of categories. These are top ...
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Why can't we log items regardless of dev mode?

Unfortunatley we need to develop an Import plug-in helper with dev mode OFF, for - according to Brad at P&T: devMode uses a lot more memory on a given PHP request and importing probably ...
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Import body field into a matrix text block

I'm working on importing a database and I was looking at some of the available import plugins. However I am unable to figure out how to import a body field (just a string) into a Matrix block. Old ...
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Import data into Sprout SEO

I'm converting a large EE site into Craft with the FeedMe plugin. So far it's working great. However, I've hit a speed bump. I need to import the SEO data attached to each article into Sprout SEO. ...
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How do I create a well formed CSV or XML to succesfully import entries with assets and categories?

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 ...
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Assets Images not being found

When importing local user assets to a development server with sftp (including a database import), some of the assets are missing (it gives the impression to be random). Even after updated the indexes. ...
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Migrating Content from ExpressionEngine that used Matrix Image haystack Technique

So I'm taking the plunge from ExpressionEngine to Craft! I have a ton of entries I need to move over, though - and I used the "matrix image haystack" technique for my blog posts to inject the images ...
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How do I import existing products into Craft Commerce with the FeedMe or Import plugins?

I get it that there are hooks, but i can't get enough inside the differences between entries and product, and actually hack together an extension for either of those plugins.
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Updating a Users Join Date?

I'm doing a big import of users from an EE install using the Import plugin. I can pull in all the details I need except the join date, so I looked at the craft db to see where it needs to be changed. ...
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Showing ICS feeds

We are looking to import a third-party calendar feed into a Craft site. Are there any plugins or techniques for showing an ICS/iCAL calendar feed within a Craft template? I've come across this ...