Adding Custom Fields data into WordPress with FREE WP Ultimate CSV Importer

WordPress is legendary among other Content Management Systems with many commercial and blogging websites built on it. The content management is more powerful because it allows extending its functionality in all dimensions. The ability to create advanced custom fields helps to collect and display more additional information.

WP Ultimate CSV Importer allows you to register new custom fields on the flow of your CSV import to make your WordPress website more user-friendly with all sufficient information. We often get emails from users asking us about the supported Custom fields of our FREE WP Ultimate CSV Importer. With our FREE add-on, you can import any text and text area fields of Types, Pods and some of the other third party Custom Field add-ons in WordPress standard.

Custom Field Registrations in CSV Importer

1. ACF Custom Field Registration:
The ACF custom field registration is one of the new features in the development of WP Ultimate CSV importer PRO version 4.2. It cannot be handled in version 4.1 or any other importer plugin as it is a little bit tough to register. So considering this thing and make some changes in version 4.2 for quick and easy registration of ACF custom field.

The registration procedures are described below.

Procedures:

  1. Click –>Add Custom Field
    Add ACF Custom Field
  2. Then fill the following fields:
    • field label: Enter the suitable text in the label field.
    • field name: Enter the suitable name in this field
    • field Description: Enter some description of the name in this field
    • field type: choose one of the field types from the drop-down menu
      1. Basic:
        • Text
        • Text Area
        • Number
        • Email
        • Url
        • Password
      2. Content:
        • Wysiwyg editor
        • oEmbed
        • Image
        • File
        • Gallery
      3. Choice:
        • Select
        • Checkbox
        • Radio Button
        • True/False
      4. Relational:
        • Post Object
        • Page Link
        • Relationship
        • Taxonomy
        • User
      5. Jquery:
        • Google Map
        • Date picker
        • Color Picker
      6. layout
        • Message
        • Tab
    • options: required, not required
      • not required: default the checkbox is not checked.
      • required: if required select the Required checkbox.
  3. Then click Register button for registering the entered details

Register ACF Custom Field
Register custom field and Field Added alert box will appear to click OK. Then the delete button will appear on the right side of the custom field. If you want to delete that click delete. Then click the Next button. On the next page, the entered details will store in the PCF table. (shown below)

Then click on the “Proceed Import” button and moves out to the next page. Here you should be filled out all the mandatory fields. If you want to import any images in the WordPress site then select the “advanced media handling” checkbox. After selecting this checkbox “browse” and “option” will appear near to the checkbox.

Then browse the zip image folder from your computer then click on the update button. The image name in the folder and the image name in the shortcode of the post-content should be the same. Then the zip image folder is updated and then click the “next” button to move to the next page.

Then click the “Import Now” button. In the next page “total no of records”, “total no mapped” and “total no of unmapped” will be displayed.

Import with ACF Custom Field Registration

In the above screenshot, two views are displayed. “Web view” is the front end of the WordPress site and the “Admin view” is the back end.

2. TYPES Field Registration:

  1. Click –>Add Custom Field
    Add ACF Custom Field
  2. Then fill the following fields:
    • field label: Enter the suitable text in the label field.
    • field name: Enter the suitable name in this field
    • field Description: Enter some description of the name in this field
    • field type: choose one of the field types from the drop-down menu
      1. Text:
        • Text Field
        • Text Area
        • Numeric
        • phone
        • Email
        • Url
      2. Content:
        • Wysiwyg
        • Embed
        • Image
        • File
        • Video
        • Skype
      3. Choice:
        • Select
        • Checkbox
        • Checkboxes
        • Radio
      4. Jquery:
        • Color Picker
        • Date
      5. layout
        • Message
        • Tab
    • options: required, not required
      • not required: default the checkbox is not checked.
      • required: if required select the Required checkbox.
  3. Then click Register button for registering the entered details

Register ACF Custom Field

 

Register custom field and Field Added alert box will appear to click OK. Then the delete button will appear on the right side of the custom field. If you want to delete that click delete.

Then click Next button

The entered details will store in the TYPES table. (shown below)

Then click on the “Proceed Import” button and moves out to the next page. Here you should be filled out all the mandatory fields. If you want to import any images in the WordPress site then select the “advanced media handling” checkbox. After selecting this checkbox “browse” and “option” will appear near to the checkbox.

Then browse the zip image folder from your computer then click on the update button. The image name in the folder and the image name in the shortcode of the post content should be the same. Then the zip image folder is updated and then click the “next” button to move to the next page.

Then click the “Import Now” button. In the next page “total no of records”, “total no mapped” and “total no of unmapped” details will be displayed.

In the above screenshot, two views are displayed. “Web view” is the front end of the WordPress site and the “Admin view” is the back end.

3. PODS Field Registration:

  1. Click –>Add Custom Field
    Add ACF Custom Field
  2. Then fill the following fields:
    • field label: Enter the suitable text in the label field.
    • field name: Enter the suitable name in this field
    • field Description: Enter some description of the name in this field
    • field type: choose one of the field types from the drop-down menu
      1. Text:
        • Plain Text
        • Website
        • phone
        • Email
        • Password
      2. Paragraph:
        • Plain Paragraph Text
        • WYSIWYG (Visual Editor)
        • Code (Syntax Highlighting)
      3. Date/Time:
        • Date/Time
        • Date
        • Time
      4. Number:
        • Plain Number
        • Currency
      5. Relationships/Media
        • File/Image/Video
        • Relationship
      6. Other:
        • Yes/No
        • Color Picker
    • options: required, not required
      • not required: default the checkbox is not checked.
      • required: if required select the Required checkbox.
  3. Then click Register button for registering the entered details

Register ACF Custom Field

Register custom field and Field Added alert box will appear to click OK. Then delete will appear on the right side of the custom field. If you want to delete that click delete.

Then click the Next button.

The entered details will store in the Pods table.

Then click on the “Proceed Import” button and moves out to the next page. Here you should be filled out all the mandatory fields. If you want to import any images in the WordPress site then select the “advanced media handling” checkbox. After selecting this checkbox “browse” and “option” will appear near to the checkbox.

Then browse the zip image folder from your computer then click on the update button. The image name in the folder and the image name in the shortcode of the post content should be the same. Then the zip image folder is updated and then click the “next” button to move to the next page.

Then click the “Import Now” button. In the next page “total no of records”, “total no mapped” and “total no of unmapped” will be displayed.

In the above screenshot, two views are displayed. “Web view” is the front end of the WordPress site that displays the design and “Admin view” is the back end that is only viewed by the admin

If you haven’t yet tried, you can download it for FREE in wordpress.org.

For extended support of all the fields of ACF(FREE & Premium), WP Types, Pods and CCTM, you can try our Pro version. Grab your trial by clicking on Try Now button in the WP Ultimate CSV Importer page.

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