Easily Import ACF Custom Fields into your WordPress Site

June 22, 2016

Creating your own custom fields for custom data management in your WordPress website is made easy with Advanced Custom Field plugin taking the full control of your edit screen. But importing the fields manually and assigning them to Post, Page, Custom Post, Users, Products, etc can also be automated to make it much more easier.

With the request from our customers and customers of ACF in various forums WP Ultimate CSV Importer have been integrated with both Free and Pro version of ACF with the support for all the fields.


Repeater Field:

Repeating a section with same set of subfields with ACF repeater fields can be automated to insert the data in each field type. Mention the value in comma(,) separation or pipeline(|) separation if the inserted field type has multiple values.

For eg, if one of the field type is checkbox and the field name is color, you can have the header as color to automap and the value as blue,black,red or blue|black|red

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Taxonomy Field:

ACF taxonomy field can be created and assigned with the taxonomy values in comma(,) or pipeline(|) separation. If the value of the taxonomy doesn’t exists then the new taxonomy is created and assigned to the Post or Page.

Relationship Field:

Linking multiple Pages or Posts with advanced linking to other Post type can be imported relating multiple post object data. You can mention the related Post or Page ID in comma(,) separation with the field name as the header in your CSV file to relate the CSV file with the created ACF field automatically.

Gallery Fields:

Now you can import your photos or gallery field images from the WordPress media library or from the external image URL. You can specify the URL in comma(,) separation in your CSV with the field name as the header to automap the field. For the image in the media library you can also specify the media ID.

The import is not only limited to the above mentioned fields, you can import & export all the fields of ACF free and PRO. To know more about WordPress Ultimate CSV Importer you can read our Product page and documentation. You can also try our free trial, check out our live demo or download the community version and write to us for any feature request and enhancements at [email protected]. We are glad helping you!