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Importing products from PrestaShop
Importing products from PrestaShop

How to import products and images from PrestaShop

Updated over a week ago

Catalog Machine can quickly import or update products from your PrestaShop site. After import you can add additional custom fields and images to products  for use in catalogs. 

To import products from PrestaShop follow the steps below.

1. Configure PrestaShop to enable web service access for Catalog Machine from your admin site. Go to Advanced Parameters -> Webservice and add a key for Catalog Machine access

Enable required view permissions

List of required for import resources:

  • categories

  • combinations

  • image_types

  • images

  • product_customization_fields

  • product_feature_values

  • product_features

  • product_option_values

  • product_options

  • products

  • tags

2. [Optional step] Add categories and fields:
Fields matching PrestaShop product field names will be imported. 

3. Navigate to PrestaShop Import page from left Import menu or simply go to

Enter PrestaShop site url and WebServiceKEy you generated on the first step

4. Select products for import or update. Choose a product category (if you selected new unimported products) and click Import. Optionally, you can import products into a collection.

5. Multi-language sites. You can select a preferred language for import product field values.

If you want to import fields for other languages add them with the name matching in PrestaShop with _{language code}, e.g. Name_fr, Description_de

6. You products, images and combinations are imported and can be used now to create catalogs!

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