How do I upload pictures to my products using a CSV file?

This article applies to eCommerce.

This article will explain how to upload pictures to your products using a CSV file.

1

Log into your 123-reg e-commerce package.

2

Click on the Content/Categories button in the toolbar.

3

Select File Manager from the dropdown menu.

4

Click on Create new folder.

5

Enter Import as the folder name and click Save.

Please Note: The folder name is case sensitive

6

Click on the Upload Files button.

7

Select the pictures you wish to upload and press the Open button.

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When you have uploaded the required pictures click on the Close button.

8

Click on the Products button in the toolbar.

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Select Import and Export from the dropdown menu.

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Click on the Export button this will save your product details into a .CSV file.


When downloaded save and open the file.

Please Note: It is best to use the free spreadsheet program LibreOffice Calc to open this program as Microsoft Excel may cause encoding problems.

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Enter the image path directory into the ImageLarge and ImagesSlideShowString columns of the spreadsheet. These are located in columns AZ and BB.

Please Note: Make sure to include the picture's file extension e.g .jpg or .gif when entering the pictures path directory as well as the folder name Import/

e.g.Import/yourpicturesnamehere.jpg

Also note that the picture's path directory is case sensitive.

12

Save the changes to your CSV file.

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Go back to the Import and Export feature of your eCommerce package and click the Select file... button.

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Select the CSV file you have just updated with picture content and click the Import button.

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You will receive the message Data import completed successfully. showing that you have completed the process.

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Make sure to delete the pictures from the file manager to free up space for future uploads.

Please Note: Deleting these images will not affect your product matching up to any pictures.

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