Support » Plugin: CSV Importer & Exporter » Custom taxonomy

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  • Su


    Can’t be done.
    There’s already been a request for it that currently has the feature bumped to “probably in a future pro version.”

    If you require this immediately, CSV Importer can do it, although you should do a careful comparison before switching. It can’t, for example, match the featured image function of this plugin. There may be other differences; that’s just the main one that had me switch to this from that one. (I didn’t need taxonomies; did need images.)

    Hi all,
    Just wanted to know what’s the diff between custom taxo and custom fields pls?
    I thought it was possible to import data (into a custom taxo) from a custom field column (csv).
    Thanks for your help,

    OK my mistake, it is not possible.
    Then what would be the use of custom fields pls?

    Plugin Author smackcoders


    Hi mbfis,
    Refer for custom fields

    If you’re comfortable making SQL queries on your database, you can easily switch the taxonomy after the categories have been imported. e.g.,

    UPDATE wp_term_taxonomy
    SET taxonomy = 'custom-taxonomy-slug'
    WHERE term_id != 1

    You’d have to set the term_ids to avoid any current categories that you don’t want to switch.

    Plugin Author smackcoders


    Thanks for your valuable inputs. We added the feature in our roadmap.

    Thanks Ian Dunn and Smackcoders

    Plugin Author smackcoders


    Custom Taxonomy feature is available in our pro version now. It can import
    Custom post types
    Users with their respective roles
    Nested categories
    Custom Taxonomies
    WP Commerce
    And eshop products.

    Social sharing and Gallery image imports are under development. You can also request for new features. Please check our site for available features.

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