Category Import/Export – Extension for Magento® 2

Solwin M2
Category Import/Export
Magento extension
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Magento 2 Category Import/Export extension helps admin to import and export all categories, subcategories, and related data like description, image, meta title, meta keywords, and many more using CSV files.

  • Import/export categories.
  • Import/export categories images.
  • Import/export all categories and set category IDs.
  • Update Magento store with CSV files.

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Magento 2 category Import/Export extension is designed to simplify some routine of Magento tasks. This extension allows store owners to import and export all categories, subcategories, and related data like description, image, meta title, meta keywords, and many more. By this extension, the admin can create multiple categories at the same time using CSV files. The admin can easily update and insert categories using only a single CSV file.

This extension is very easy to operate. Admin can easily import and export categories by ‘System -> Data Transfer -> Import/Export Categories’. See the screen-shots for a better understanding.

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    The plugin does exactly as the description says!

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    Again, great support, thanks guys.

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    The plugin works like description.
    The support is fast and clear.

    Thank you Solwin Infotech!

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    Thanks for saving me out of problems with this extension & giving useful recommendations on other features. Happy to work with you Sanjay.

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    Really works well. Easy to manage categories. I have recently spent $350 to purchase Solwin modules and all of them are working very well on my website. Your extensions are worth the money!

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    Extension and Support both are excellent and quick. Makes your work easy and saves time. Highly Recommended.

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    It saves my time and effort. Importing mass categories at once, Never ever imagined such a solution exists. Thank you for this amazing extension. I highly appreciate the support team.

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    The installation of this extension is very simple and easy to manage and it does what’s mentioned in its features. It simplified my workload of importing and exporting categories in my store.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What type of imported file does this extension support?

This extension supports CSV files only.

Does this extension allow to import and export images as well?

Yes, it allows to import/export images.

Are you providing the installation service?

Yes, we provide a professional installation service. You can hire us for installation process and customization if required.

How can I get tech support?

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What files and documents does the package include?

Every extension pack includes the following items:
Extension files, Installation Guide, User Guide. License code, Documentation etc.

Will I get free support and updates?

Yes, after buying premium Magento 2 extension by Solwin, you’ll get free lifetime updates for the products. Each purchased extension includes 3 months of free support.

Are Solwin extensions are compatible with 3rd party themes?

All Solwin Magento 2 extensions are tested on four most popular themes: FreeGo, Luma, Ultimo, and Porto.

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All the Magento 2 extensions by Solwin are compatible with mobile devices.

Change Log

Version 1.0.6

Added Compatibility for Magento 2.4.4

Version 1.0.5

Added Compatibility for Magento 2.4.3

Version 1.0.3

Added Compatibility for Magento 2.3

Version 1.0.2

Added Compatibility for Magento 2.2

Added Multi-store Support

Version 1.0.1

Added Compatibility for Magento 2.1.7!

Added Multi-store Support

Version 1.0

* Initial Release

User Installation Guide

Installation Process

Note: Please take a backup of your all Magento files and database before installing or updating any extension.

Download the extension file:
  1. Download the Category Import/Export extension .ZIP file from using your Solwin Infotech website account.
  2. Extract the .ZIP file which contains another .ZIP files.
  3. If you have purchased the extension for the Community Edition, then you will see the extension .ZIP file for Magento 2.0.x, Magento 2.1.x, Magento 2.2.x, Magento 2.3.x and Magento 2.4.x version.
    If you have purchased the extension for the Enterprise Edition, then you will see the extension .ZIP file for Magento 2.1.x, Magento 2.2.x and Magento 2.3.x version.
Extension Installation:

For Magento 2 Community Edition,

  1. If you are using Magento 2.0.x then you need to extract file.
    If you are using Magento 2.1.x then you need to extract file.
    If you are using Magento 2.2.x then you need to extract file.
    If you are using Magento 2.3.x, Magento 2.4.x then you need to extract file.

For Magento 2 Enterprise Edition,

  1. If you are using Magento 2.1.x then you need to extract file.
    If you are using Magento 2.2.x then you need to extract file.
    If you are using Magento 2.3.x then you need to extract file.

Following 2 to 6 steps are the same for Community and Enterprise edition.

  1. Copy the app folder and paste it into your magento ROOT directory.
  2. Run upgrade command as specified : php bin/magento setup:upgrade
  3. Run deploy command as specified : php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy -f
  4. Clear the cache either from the admin panel or command line php bin/magento cache:clean
  5. Now, you can see the Solwin menu in admin panel. Please go to Solwin -> Category Import/Export -> Configuration and select Enable to Yes.
  6. Change/Set all other options as per your requirements and save settings.

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Key Features covered to grow your business

Import/Export categories

Import/Export all categories with complete data of category.

Import/Export categoriesIds

Import/Export all categories and set categoryIDs.

Import/Export categories images

Easily Import/Export all category images.

Update Magento store with csv files

Easy to update and add categories into the Magento store using CSV file

Easy To Install & Manage

Comes with a user manual/install instructions

Great Support

We’re active for any support issues and feature suggestions.


Category Import/Export – Export Menu

Category Import/Export – Successfully Import

To export, categories click on the 'Export Categories' button.

Category Import/Export – Excel New Catgory

This is the excel sheet, from where we are going to import a new category named Men Shoes.

Category Import/Export – Select File to import

If you want to import categories click on the 'Browse' option under the Import Category section and select a CSV file that you would like to import.

Category Import/Export – Successfully Import

On the successful import of a new category, you will get a success message.

Category Import/Export – Newly Imported Category

To see new categories that you have added visit Products and then visit Categories. Here you will get the option to enable the Category and Include In Menu option by choosing the 'Yes' option for both the case. You can also add a Category Name. Besides these, there are more configuration options which include content, Display Settings, Search Engine Optimization, Products In Category, Design, Scheduled Design Update.

Benefits of Category Import/Export – Extension for Magento® 2

for store owners

  • This Magento 2 category import-export extension helps to improve work performance on your Magento store by reducing workload.
  • It makes the import/export task very easy. Using this Magento 2 Category Import Export extension admin can easily import and export all categories, subcategories, and related data like description, image, etc.

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