Types CSV Importer Plugin

January 1, 2014

This tutorial describes how to use Types plugin in our WP Ultimate CSV Importer PRO. It gives the explanation about how to import csv file and mapping the fields without enabling auto mapping by simple steps.

How to enable Types plugin in WP Ultimate CSV Importer

  • Goto Settings tab in WP Ultimate CSV Importer and select the modules you want to import.
  • For custom post type and taxonomy, select the modules Custom post and custom taxonomy from “Settings”.
  • In third party plugins tab, select the Types option.
  • To disable the auto-map configurations, uncheck Enable auto-mapping option in features tab and click save button.

Types Plugin supports various modules such as custom post, custom taxonomy, eshop, wp-ecommerce, etc.

  1. Custom Post
  • Go to “Imports” menu and select “Custom post” module in WP Ultimate CSV Importer, import csv file and select your delimiter and template and click Next button.

Custompost import page

  • In Import Data Configuration, select the post type you created in custom post type and choose the post status from dropdown menu.
  • Map the csv header with the WP fields.”Do you want to save this mapping as Template?” option is selected to save mapping.
  • Then Click Next button.

Custompost mapping page

  • In Settings and Performance, it has two options
    • Import right away
    • schedule now
  • For import right away, select the checkboxes if you want to detect the duplicate post content and post type. Otherwise leave as it is.
  • Enter the number of records you want to import per server request and enter the number for import specific records.
  • Then click Import now to import the file.
  • For schedule now option, first select the template while import a csv file.
  • Select the schedule date, schedule time, schedule limits, enter the row limits and schedule frequency and also select the taxonomy after that click schedule option.
  1. Custom Taxonomy
  • Go to “Imports” menu and select “Custom Taxonomy” module in WP Ultimate CSV Importer, import csv file and select your delimiter and template and click Next button.
  • In Import Data Configuration, select the taxonomy you created in custom taxonomy.
  • Map the csv header with the WP fields.”Do you want to save this mapping as Template?”option is selected to save mapping.
  • Then Click Next button.

Custom Taxonomy Mapping page

  • In Settings and Performance, it has two options
    • Import right away
    • schedule now
  • For import right away, enter the number of records you want to import per server request and enter the number for import specific records.
  • Then click Import now to import the file.
  • For schedule now option, first select the template while import a csv file.
  • Select the schedule date, schedule time, schedule limits, enter the row limits and schedule frequency and also select the taxonomy after that click schedule option.
  1. Types With Eshop
  • Goto “Settings” tab and select “Third Party Plugin”
  • Enable “Eshop” and “Types” Plugin and click “Save”
  • Goto “Imports” menu and select “Eshop” module upload the csv file and click “Next”

How to perform mapping in types with eshop

Mapping configuration is so simple and easy way to manage all the custom post. Initially select the post status and map the csv header with the corresponding wordpress field attributes. For example, csv header field named as “product_in_sale”. To map that header, select the same name field “product_in_sale” from wp fields dropdown list. Likewise map all the csv header fields with wordpress attributes and also map all the custom fields.

Eshop mapping page

After mapping all the fields, provide the number of records and imports per server record. Now you can view all the imported items under “Posts” in WP-Admin panel.

4. Types with WP-eCommerce

  • Enable WP-eCommerce, custom fields and Types module and goto “Imports” menu and select “WP-eCommerce” module.
  • Upload the csv file and select the delimiter and click “Next”

Mapping Configuration

Map the csv header with the wordpress field attributes. For example, the csv header with “shipping” should be mapped with “shipping” in wordpress field attributes. You can create your own custom field using types plugin. User can also do mapping for those custom fields with wordpress attributes.

Wp-ecommerce map page

Finally import the csv file and you can view the imported items under “Products” in wp-admin panel.

Follow the same procedure for types with marketpress and woocommerce third party plugin. These are the additional features included in WP Ultimate CSV Importer Pro plugin version 3.6