Zencommerce App-Attributes and Variants bulk Importer

Variants are like giving provision to customers for choosing any products option (like size of a t-shirt) and attributes are like adding technical specification of your product. Both attributes and variants can be made available for filtering purpose by enabling ‘show in browsing options’ which should be checked by going to catalog > product attributes. Using this application, one can manage the variants stock, weight, price and price percentage. All you need to do is install this app from Zencommerce administrative panel which is present in application menu and download the CSV format for the attributes and variants.

Kindly follow below steps for uploading the attributes and variants of products.

Go to Applications > App store


Take your mouse cursor on the app 'Options & Attributes bulk importer' and click on 'Install' button.


Refer to the operation of the application, and then accept the rules of the App Store by clicking Install button.


Next, go to Applications > My Applications


Take your mouse cursor on the installed application and click on the application icon.


Please note that import options for attributes and variants is only possible for products that are already existing in your store. So first make sure that the products are uploaded on your store.

To import variants or attributes you need to create a CSV file, delimited by semicolon ";" with UTF-8 encoding.

A. Steps for uploading product attributes

1. Download the format for the attributes by clicking on the button 'Download example'.


2. Below is the example of the attribute format. Note: save file with CSV extension, delimited by semicolon ";" with UTF-8 encoding. 


3. Select option 'Import attributes' from the dropdown and click on 'choose file'


4. Once the file is selected, you will find button 'Start Upload'. Click it to proceed.


5. Once the process is completed, you would be getting a pop-up notifying 'Import Done'. Click on Ok button.


6. Check on your front-end as well admin panel if the products attributes are assigned correctly to the products.

If you wish to apply this attributes for browsing options(filters) then kindly follow below Instructions:

Go to Catalog > Products Attributes :: Edit the Attribute set and Enable option 'Show in browsing options' and click on save button. The filters would be shown on the 'Products list' page.

B. Steps for uploading product variants

1. Download the format for the variants by clicking on the button 'Download example'.


2. Below is the example of the variants format. Note: save file with CSV extension, delimited by semicolon ";" with UTF-8 encoding. 


3. Select option 'Import Options' from the dropdown and click on 'choose file'


4. Once the file is selected, you will find button 'Start Upload'. Click it to proceed.


5. Once the process is completed, you would be getting a pop-up notifying 'Import Done'. Click on Ok button.


6. Check on your front-end as well admin panel if the variants of the product are assigned correctly to the products.

Additional Information:

If you want variants to have promo price then price_mode field should not be set to 1, you could set values 0,2,3 in price_mode field. The values 0,1,2,3 defined for price mode are explained below:

0 - will take price from the main product

1 - a new stock price

2 - will add a price from variant to the main price and then subtract a promo value from this

3 - will do the same as 2, but first will subtract variant price from the main price

 

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