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How do I import data into Craft?

What's the best known way to import masses of data into Craft? Are there tools that support the migration of content/users from say XML, JSON etc.
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Is it possible to use _includes/forms outside of the Control Panel?

From working on plugin development, importing (I believe the correct term for this is macro) the 'forms' to quickly generate text areas, selects and etc. is incredibly useful. Adding the import now ...
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Creating entries from JSON feed - plugin?

I'm wondering if this plugin already exists and I'm just not finding it on Github or via Google. Essentially looking for a CraftCMS version of the ExpressionEngine plugin called "Data Grab" - http://...
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Import Stripe subscriptions into Commerce 3

Is there a straight-forward way to import Stripe subscriptions into Commerce 3? I had hoped FeedMe or similar would do it, but it seems not: https://github.com/craftcms/feed-me/issues/472 Any help/...
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How do you import tags from EE (solspace tags) along with entries?

Has anyone successfully imported tags from EE (solspace tags) along with entries? I installed this plugin but it seems to be really old and Craft must have changed a lot since then since it reflects ...
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How can I import existing users with passwords stored in a different format than Craft's hash format?

Se need to import a large user table to a Craft installation. Unfortunately, the passwords in the imported data are SHA1 encrypted (and salted). What is the best way to enable the login of the users? ...
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Best way to programmatically create categories?

We're working on an XML import plugin to migrate content from another CMS. What's the best way to create a new category (with a name, slug etc.) and assign it to the entry when running $entryModel = ...
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Inserting data into a table fieldtype via plugin?

I'm trying to import data from another database into a 'table' fieldtype via a plugin, and have a couple questions. When setting the content on the EntryModel, are there any methods to assist in ...
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Add entries in bulk

Is there a way to add a whole bunch of entries at once? For example, I have a parent entry in a Structure section, and want to add a bunch of children, just setting the title on each one real quick. ...
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How do you import hierarchical data that uses the adjacency list model into Craft Structures or Categories?

Craft makes it nice and easy for us to have hierarchy in Structures or Categories. Many other popular CMS platforms support hierarchical data as well but some support it using a different data model. ...
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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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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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Importing tables and Tablepress like plugin functionality

Is there a plugin or something equivalent to Tablepress (WordPress) for Craft? I have some large Excel table containing product pricings amongst other things, that I would like to import into Craft ...
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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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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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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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A Streamlined Way to Export / Import Entries Between Environments?

Do any of you have a preferred workflow for exporting entries to be imported into another installation of Craft using plugins or migrations or other processes? I'd think this would be a good job for a ...
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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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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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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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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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Importing Members from ExpressionEngine

I'm experimenting with migrating a large site from EE to Craft to take advantage of the performance improvements for an upcoming site redesign. I see there are some plugins that work well to import ...
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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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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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Best practice for multi site development, staging, etc. [Special snowflake details inside]

The story: Site A is running in Craft 3 as the primary site. (On a subdomain, if that matters.) Sites B and C are running in ExpressionEngine 2. I need to write new HTML/CSS for sites B & C. I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Importing data from an old EE site

I've been asked to export some data from an old EEv2 site into a Craft site. I thought I should be able to export the data from EE into CSV or XML and then use FeedMe to import it. But one of the ...
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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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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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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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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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Best way to create tags under new EntryModel?

As best I can tell entries have to be created, tags have to be created, a relationship created and then an update to the original entry. Is this correct or is there a simpler way to do this? There is ...
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Feed me plugin, cURL error 60

This is my first time using the Feed Me import plugin (craft 3.5.15.1). I'm pointing the feed URL to a file in the public root, e.g. http://dev.mydomain.com/import.csv. When executing the import, I ...
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Importing voucher codes from Espresso Store to Verbb Gift Vouchers

I'm doing some messing with MySQL to import some Espresso Store voucher codes into a Craft Commerce site as Verbb Gift Vouchers. I've got a long query that basically reads the data from the EE table(...
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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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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 ...