CSV Column Headers List

In this article you will find a guide to the various columns and their uses found in your CSV files.

Please refer to the Basic Template and Requirements or Configurable Product Template following this page for required fields and tips. Any of the below columns may be added to those templates as needed.

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Note that these are case-sensitive and values should not be capitalized unless you have made them that way such as a Category Name or Attribute value.

Header

Use

Example

sku

As this suggests, your product's SKU (Stock Keeping Unit) goes here! This must be a unique value.

100123

_type

What type of product is this? Your options are: simple, configurable, virtual, downloadable, grouped or bundle.

simple

_category

The Category and Subcategories that this product will live in

Men/Outerwear/Overcoat

cost

The cost for the vendor. Does not apply to Bundle or Group products.

3.41

description

The long description with detailed information regarding the product.
Note that HTML in this field will often return an error! For CSV updates, use plain text.

Sourced from local farmers and made with all organic components...

image

This is the MAIN Image of the product. Can be a URL or File Name.

https://cdn.com/imageA.jpg

is_in_stock

Defines whether the product is available for selling (0 - Out of Stock, 1 - In Stock)

1

manage_stock

0 - No (You won't track inventory)
1 - Yes (You will track inventory and need to set a quantity)

If use_config_manage_stock = 0

manage_stock: 0: Do not track inventory on the product

manage_stock: 1: Track inventory on the product

use_config_manage_stock

Defines whether to use default product settings rather than the individual product setting.
0 =Ignore manage stock setting in Product -> Settings -> Inventory -> Manage Stock
1 =Use manage stock setting in Product -> Settings -> Inventory -> Manage Stock

When set to 1 it will ignore the product level manage_stock setting and will only go by what the system config setting is

_media_image

The Main Image URL or Filename MUST be added to this column, BUT additional images only need to be added to this column as additional rows.

https://cdn.com/imageA.jpg

meta_keyword

Title to describe your page to search engines.

Wool

meta_title

Title to describe your page to search engines.

Wool Sweaters

minimal_price

Your "As Low As" Price

9.99

min_sale_qty

Minimum number of items in the shopping cart to be sold

1

min_qty_group

A group used to combine the quantity of individual products to satisfy the total min_sale_qty in the cart.

max_sale_qty

Maximum number of items in the shopping cart to be sold

100

msrp

Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price

49.99

msrp_enabled

Add Manufacturer Suggest Retail Price (MSRP) and Manufacturer's Actual Pricing (MAP) rules.

Yes / No

msrp_display_actual_price_type

Where the actual price will be displayed

In Cart
Before Order Confirmation
On Gesture
Use Config

name

Your Product's name. This must be a unique value.

Unisex Dinosaur Socks - TRex

price

What the customer sees as the price

10

qty

How many of this product do you have in stock?

100

min_qty

When the item's stock reaches this number, it will become out of stock.

0

is_qty_decimal

Choose whether the product can be sold using decimals (e.g., you can buy 2.5 product)
0 for no, 1 for yes

0

short_description

The shorter description that appears to the right of the Product Image on the Product page.

10% Recycled cardboard, please see additional information for more on our sources.

special_price

Sale Price for an item, not associated with a catalog sale

1.99

special_from_date

Beginning dates for the special price (Sale Price)

YYYY-MM-DD
2017-02-13

special_to_date

End dates for the special price (Sale Price)

YYYY-MM-DD
2017-02-14

status

Is the product Enabled or Disabled? Enabled is 1, Disabled, 2

1

tax_class_id

Tax code if you sell taxable goods (2) or charge for shipping (4). For non taxable goods use 0

2

url_path

The URL key that will show up after youstorename.com/

maxi-dress-and-jacket

visibility

How will the customer be able to view this item? Catalog & Search, Not Visible Individually?
Visible in Catalog and Search = 4
Visible in Catalog = 2
Visible in Search = 3
Not visible individually = 1

4

weight

The weight of the item to be used with your shipping calculations.

.05

display_child_sku

Whether the SKU displayed on the Product Page should show the Variation SKU selected for Configurable products.

0 = No
1= True

notify_stock_qty

The number of inventory items below which the customer will be notified via the RSS feed

5

use_config_manage_stock

Choose whether to view and specify the product quantity and availability and whether the product is in stock management( 0 - No, 1 - Yes)

1

qty_increments

The product quantity increment value

6

enable_qty_increments

Defines whether the customer can add products only in increments to the shopping cart ( 0 - No, 1 - Yes)

0

is_decimal_divided

Defines whether the stock items can be divided into multiple boxes for shipping. ( 0 - No, 1 - Yes)

_links_related_sku

The SKU of the products you want as Related

1234

_links_crosssell_sku

The SKU of the products you want as Cross Sell

4567

_links_upsell_sku

The SKU of the products you want as Up Sell

7890

_associated_sku

The SKUs of the Simple Products that will be linked to this bundle Product

AB-12

_associated_default_qty

Default number for the bundle product's simple component

8

display_child_sku

In a configurable product when a variation is selected what is the behavior with respect to the SKU displayed

  • Do not display Variation SKU
    • Show Variation SKU in the Product Page
    • Replace parent SKU with the variation SKU

zoey_default_variation

The default variation to show when a configurable product is first loaded

Variation Product ID - Where Variation Product ID is the Entity ID which you can get by exporting your Products or looking at the Product ID in the Admin - see image below

zb2b_product_atq_restricted

Hide Add To Quote button for this product. Yes - hide, No - don't hide.

Yes
No

zb2b_product_restricted

Enable Product Restriction for this product. Product will be hidden based on B2B > Product Restrictions for the below groups.

Yes
No

zb2b_restricted_prod_groups

Multi-select customer groups to apply restriction to. Leave blank for all.

Customer Group NAME
i.e. "Wholesale"

zoey_add_to_cart_qty

Default quantity to be displayed in the quantity box on a product page

Numerical value, example: 1

zoey_product_skip_shipping

Defines whether a Configurable Product or its individual Variations should skip shipping. To enable this feature go to Product->Settings->Inventory->Advanced Options and then change Enable Non-Shippable Products to "Yes". By default this will be "No".

Yes
No

You may have other attributes in here such as color, size, country_of_manufacture, manufacturer. All of these will be determined on the Attribute Set that you are using as well as the Attributes you have already set up.

Item ends with _position. Set a number to decide which choice will come first, second, third and so on.

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User Default Settings

Any line that begins with use_config will use your default settings rather than the individual product setting.

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HTML

Using HTML in your CSV files may cause issues with the import itself or the imported data. Please note the Support Team is not able to troubleshoot or assist with issues related to HTML in CSV files.