WordPress.org

Ready to get started?Download WordPress

Forums

WooCommerce - excelling eCommerce
Bulk CSV importer unable to handle special characters, b (2 posts)

  1. sector7
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I use the CSV bulk product import plugin to update 1000+ products, but lots of the descriptions are cut off on the site where a special character was in the description in the spreadsheet.

    For example:
    "you’ll" will cut off at the apostrophe
    "5½" will cut off after 5
    "é" also breaks the description

    These descriptions come like this from the manufacturer and I edit them in Excel 2010 to format them into the plugins required fields.

    Is there any way to get the CSV Bulk product import plugin to read special characters, or do I have to go in by hand and replace them all before I upload it to woocommerce?

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/woocommerce/

  2. Pradeep
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Have you tried saving your CSV file as UTF-8?

Topic Closed

This topic has been closed to new replies.

About this Plugin

About this Topic