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Custom Field Suite Import

WP Ultimate CSV Importer supports CFS Import, enhancing your workflow. You can import, update, schedule, and export the data. To use the CFS Import plugin, install it from WordPress.org for the free plugin. 

Supported Modules

PostsPagesCustom Posts

How to create CFS data and import it with WP Ultimate CSV Importer?

Step 1: Download the free plugin from the WordPress CFS plugin.

Step 2: Create new custom fields in CFS that appears below the Settings menu. Click on the “Add New” in the top of the page.

Create new custom fields

Step 3: Click on Publish to add respective fields in the post/page.

Add New Field Group

Step 4: Prepare CSV file which contains all the details of the CFS fields.

Custom Field Suite:

Here is a sample CFS CSV file for you to try out.

All CFS field format values are listed below in order to prepare a proper CSV file.

                 CFS Field    Description & CSV Values           CSV Sample Value
                  TextAdd your single line text.WP Ultimate CSV Importer Plugin
                TextareaAdd your paragraph with multiple lines.WP Ultimate CSV Importer lets you to import your WordPress website content from any CSV/XML file.Also you can schedule the data.
             WYSIWYGAny type of text values are supportedWP Ultimate CSV Importer* Import/ Update* Instant/ Scheduled import
               DateMention the date value in standard format
                ColorMention your color code(HEX Code).#b2a9c9
           True / FalseSpecify the desired valueTrue – 1False – 01
                SelectProvide the values for your select option to select the desired one. If there are multiple values, they are separated with a comma (,)Eg: BlueGreenBlackPinkBlue, Green
            File UploadSpecify the ID of the file in your WordPress Media gallery.740
           RelationshipSpecify the multiple Post/Page name. Use the comma separator to add multiple values.Balenciaga,Fila,Diesel
                 TermSpecify the multiple category ID in comma(,) separator.72,73
                 UserSpecify the multiple user ID in comma(,) separator.3,9

Step 5: Use WP Ultimate CSV Importer to upload the CSV file. You can view the CFS field in the mapping section.

Custom Field Suite

Step 6: The next step is media handling. Depending on your requirements, configure the options.


Step 7: Finally, run the import. Click here for more detailed explanation.

Step 8: Click on ‘Import to import the data.

Update WordPress data with CFS Fields

This plugin lets you update the existing WordPress fields with the help of CFS custom fields. After uploading your CSV/XML file, click the Existing Items option. Click the Existing Items option after uploading your CSV/XML file. Select your desired post_type from the dropdown.

This plugin also lets you update the existing WordPress CFS fields. So while you’re in the import section, enable the Do you want to update the records based on Fields? option and enter the Post_Title/ ID/Post_Name

Note: The Field Mapping and Media Handling follows the same procedure you do for optimization.

Field Mapping

Export WordPress data with CFS Fields

You can export CFS fields that are assigned to Posts, Pages, or Custom Posts data export. To export data,

  • Move to the Export tab and select the post type that the CFS fields are assigned which can be Pages, Post 
  • To export a file, name it and select the type of file you want to export.
  • To know more about advanced filter, refer to our export data with CSV Importer documentation.
  • Click Export.
  • After the file is ready to export. Click download to save the backup on your local desktop.
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