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Really Simple CSV Importer

Alternative CSV Importer plugin. Simple and powerful, best for geeks.

Alternative CSV Importer plugin. Simple and powerful, best for geeks.

You can download CSV file examples in /wp-content/plugins/really-simple-csv-importer/sample directory.

Available column names and values:

  • ID or post_id: (int) post id.
    This value is not required. The post ID is already exists in your blog, importer will update that post data. If the ID is not exists, importer will trying to create a new post with suggested ID.
  • post_author: (login or ID) The user name or user ID number of the author.
  • post_date: (string) The time of publish date.
  • post_content: (string) The full text of the post.
  • post_title: (string) The title of the post.
  • post_excerpt: (string) For all your post excerpt needs.
  • post_status: ('draft' or 'publish' or 'pending' or 'future' or 'private' or custom registered status) The status of the post. 'draft' is default.
  • post_name: (string) The slug of the post.
  • post_parent: (int) The post parent id. Used for page or hierarchical post type.
  • menu_order: (int)
  • post_type: ('post' or 'page' or any other post type name) (required) The post type slug, not labels.
  • post_thumbnail: (string) The uri or path of the post thumbnail.
    E.g. http://example.com/example.jpg or /path/to/example.jpg
  • post_category: (string, comma separated) slug of post categories
  • post_tags: (string, comma separated) name of post tags
  • tax_{taxonomy}: (string, comma separated) Any field prefixed with tax_ will be used as a custom taxonomy. Taxonomy must already exist. Entries are names or slugs of terms.
  • {custom_field_key}: (string) Any other column labels used as custom field
  • cfs_{field_name}: (string) If you would like to import data to custom fields set by Custom Field Suite, please add prefix cfs_

Note: Empty cells in the csv file means "keep it", not "delete it".
Note: To set the page template of a page, use custom field key of _wp_page_template.
Note: If providing a post_status of 'future' you must specify the post_date in order for WordPress to know when to publish your post.

Advanced Custom Fields plugin integrate

If advanced custom field key is exists, importer will trying to use update_field function instead of built-in add_post_meta function.
How to find advanced custom field key: Finding the field key

Official public repository

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Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.1
Last Updated: 2014-6-8
Downloads: 16,707

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