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Advanced CSV Importer

Description

The Advanced CSV Importer will import the following content from a CSV file.

Advanced CSV Importer is fully unit-tested. The plugin is stable and ready to be used in large projects like enterprise applications.

  • Posts, pages and other custom post types
  • Custom fields and post meta
  • Categories, tags

https://github.com/miya0001/advanced-csv-importer

This plugin requires PHP 5.3 or later.

Default CSV field names

  • ID
  • post_content
  • post_name
  • post_title
  • post_status
  • post_type
  • post_author
  • ping_status
  • post_parent
  • menu_order
  • to_ping
  • pinged
  • post_password
  • guid
  • post_content_filtered
  • post_excerpt
  • post_date
  • post_date_gmt
  • comment_status
  • post_category
  • tags_input
  • page_template

You can change field name via acsv_post_object_keys hook like following.

add_filter( 'acsv_post_object_keys', function( $post_object_keys ){
    $post_object_keys['title'] = 'post_title';
    $post_object_keys['content'] = 'post_content';
    return $post_object_keys;
} );

Other columns will be saved to the custom field.

There is a sample of the CSV.

Action Hooks

  • acsv_after_insert_post

Filter Hooks

  • acsv_post_object_keys
  • acsv_post_defaults
  • acsv_import_upload_size_limit
  • acsv_pre_get_post_objects
  • acsv_after_get_post_objects
  • acsv_csv_format
  • acsv_csv_to_hash_array
  • acsv_get_user_by_field

WP-CLI

Importing:

$ wp csv import tests/_data/wp/sample.csv
+------+-----------------------+------+---------+------------+---------------------+
| ID   | Title                 | Type | Status  | Author     | Date                |
+------+-----------------------+------+---------+------------+---------------------+
| 1720 | CSV Import Test       | post | publish | admin      | 2013-09-13 00:00:00 |
| 1721 | define author test    | post | publish | admin      | 2014-12-27 18:44:46 |
| 1722 | define author id test | post | publish | themedemos | 2014-12-27 18:44:46 |
| 1    | Hello world! Updated! | post | publish | admin      | 2014-12-27 18:44:46 |
+------+-----------------------+------+---------+------------+---------------------+

History:

$ wp csv log
+----------+-----------------------------+---------------------+---------+---------+
| ID       | Title                       | Date                | Success | Failure |
+----------+-----------------------------+---------------------+---------+---------+
| e0a66344 | Imported from WP-CLI.       | 2014-12-27 18:44:46 |       4 |       0 |
| 43c47af6 | Imported from admin screen. | 2014-12-27 16:53:17 |       4 |       0 |
| df0f140b | Imported from WP-CLI.       | 2014-12-27 16:21:42 |       4 |       0 |
+----------+-----------------------------+---------------------+---------+---------+

Details of the history:

$ wp csv log e0a66344
+------+-----------------------+------+---------+------------+---------------------+
| ID   | Title                 | Type | Status  | Author     | Date                |
+------+-----------------------+------+---------+------------+---------------------+
| 1720 | CSV Import Test       | post | publish | admin      | 2013-09-13 00:00:00 |
| 1721 | define author test    | post | publish | admin      | 2014-12-27 18:44:46 |
| 1722 | define author id test | post | publish | themedemos | 2014-12-27 18:44:46 |
| 1    | Hello world! Updated! | post | publish | admin      | 2014-12-27 18:44:46 |
+------+-----------------------+------+---------+------------+---------------------+

Screenshots

  • Tools Import Screen
  • The result of an importing
  • History of importing

Installation

This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

e.g.

  1. Upload plugin-name.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Place <?php do_action('plugin_name_hook'); ?> in your templates

Reviews

great plugin

Nice simple plugin that does what it says.
Could use a few extra options without requiring the user to add/edit code.

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Contributors & Developers

“Advanced CSV Importer” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

0.1.0

  • Initial release.