Importing Products to Categories



You can import products to multiple product categories using the product import feature.

To import products to categories you will need to define at least one of the following fields in your product import file:

Field Name Field Type Field Description Field Restrictions Notes Example Input
Category Full Path List (Product Category) List List of categories that the product is assigned to. Separate each category in a path with a > sign. A product can be assigned to multiple categories. Semicolon separated string Use > to represent category path Computers > Accessories > Mice; IT Equipment > Laptop Accessories
Category ID List (Product Category) List List of categories that the product is assigned to. Semicolon separated string Use the system generated ID of the category as it appears in your database. 10;34
Category Name List (Product Category) List List of categories that the product is assigned to. Semicolon separated string Use the name of the category as it appears in your database. Mice;Laptop Accessories

Creating product categories as part of a product import

If your product file contains a category full path field, the system will use this field to generate categories on the fly as part of the product import process.

Please Note: This feature will only work when importing to the Category Full Path List field.


  • Last Modified: 18/11/2016 Neto Version: 6.3