Commerce > Catalogs > Importing and exporting a catalog

Importing and exporting a catalog

You can import a productCommerce: various forms of merchandise that you can display and purchase from the public site, including products, variations/SKUs, bundles, packages and dynamic packages. catalogCommerce: a top-level container for catalog entries such as categories, products, and variants (SKUs). from an external system into Episerver Commerce.

When to import or export

When setting up a new e-commerce site, you need to get products into the system. You may also need to import a product catalog when new products are added to an external system's catalog. Or, you want to move or copy product catalogs between websites.

While you can manually create a catalog and add catalog entries, that option is less useful if you have a large catalog. Instead, one of the methods for importing and exporting products.

Import and export methods

Depending on the import or export setup, you may need to manually edit the information for imported products (such as adding images, documents, and associations) and their variations to complete the task.

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