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Import/Export Collections

The data import/exporter can also import or export Collections on your website
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Export Collections

In this example, we are going to Import/Export our Staff
 
  1. Login to the website as an admin.
     
  2. Go to Content and click on collections
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  3. Click on Edit Staff
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  4. Click on the import/export tab
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  5. This will open the Data Importer/Exporter window and will show the number of Staff that will be exported. Click Export Staff
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  6. Clicking Export staff will give you a file that you can save to your own computer containing your product data. You can then edit it and import it, or you could import it into another system
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Import Collections


In this example, we are going to Import our Staff
 
  1. Login to the website as an admin.
     
  2. Go to Content and click on collections
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  3. Click on Edit Staff
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  4. Click on the import/export tab
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  5. On the import staff area, click on Choose File to choose your spreadsheet and click on Upload
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  6. Once it is finished uploading, it will open the Data Importer page. This will only show the first 2 columns of your spreadsheet  Map the “Insert Column As..” with the Correct Header  and click on Import this data
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  7. Click OK on the warning popup
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  8. This will begin the import. Note that this process can take longer depending on the size of the spreadsheet. click Finish once it's done
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  9. It is best to import a small amount of data first and check the details thoroughly and adjust your spreadsheet accordingly before doing it in bulk to avoid a bad import
     
For more information on cleaning  a bad import click here