Commerce > Catalogs > Importing and exporting a catalog > Importing a catalog using CSV files

Episerver Commerce iconImporting a catalog using CSV files

You can import and manage catalogCommerce: a top-level container for catalog entries such as categories, products, and variants (SKUs). entries (such as productCommerce: various forms of merchandise that you can display and purchase from the public site, including products, variations/SKUs, bundles, packages and dynamic packages.s, variantCommerce: a variant or SKU corresponds to a specific product with specific characteristics. For example, a product line of shirts has individual variations/SKUs that include size, color, and collar size.s (SKUCommerce: Stock Keeping Unit; corresponds to a purchasable product with specific characteristics. For example, a product line of shirts has individual variations/SKUs for sleeve size, color, and collar size.s), and packageCommerce: a unit that contains multiple products or variants, with a single unique pricing for the entire package; comparable to an individual SKU because the package item must be purchased as a whole (such as a computer system).s) in bulk using an Excel spreadsheet (CSVcomma-separated values; tabular data in a plain text file separated by the comma character. format) as an alternative to manually creating catalog entries, which is tedious when dealing with a large amount of catalog data.

This section explains how to complete these tasks.

  • Import .csv spreadsheets to create catalog entries in Commerce Manager.
  • Assign catalog items to your category structure.
  • Associate an entry with others (for instance, a variant/SKU appears within a product or a package).
  • Edit or delete catalog items.
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