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IMPORT

all kind of files.

CSVI is a versatile management tool for importing all kinds of data into many different extensions.

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EXPORT

the easy way.

Export your data into different formats to different locations, automatic or manual. The choice is yours.

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IMPORT AND EXPORT INTO AND FROM JOOMLA! 3 HAS NEVER BEEN SO FAST

CSV Improved enables you can import and export data into and from different Joomla! components.
Every component features its own import and export types to allow control over every part of the component.
Using a system that works based on a set of pre-defined fields you can match your fields with the CSV Improved fields to ensure a correct import. This way you can import all kinds of files from different kinds of sources,
for example from your supplier.
Using the same set of pre-defined fields you can set your own export fields to export for an accounting package, order list, order picking list and many other uses.

 Template based import/export Multi-component Support  Automated import/export Rule engine Field mapper Multi-source IMPORT/EXPORT

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A powerful product with excellent support
5 stars
2015-06-30
This product is a very useful and powerful tool to do whatever you need with VirtueMart (and other) data.

Requirements

  • CSVI 4.0+
  • VirtueMart 2.0.2
  • Joomla 2.5+
  • PHP 5.2+

Required Fields

New users

The required fields for importing new users are:

  • email
    The e-mail address of the customer/user
  • address_type
    • BT for Billing address
    • ST for Shipping address
  • address_type_name
    A name for the address, the default is -default-
  • first_name
  • middle_name
  • last_name
  • address_1
  • city
  • country
  • perms
    The is the VirtueMart user permission
    VirtueMart User permissions
  • password
  • usergroup_name
    This is the name of the Joomla user group the customer needs to be assigned to

Existing users

  • user_id or email
  • address_type
  • address_type_name

 

VirtueMart users

CSVI checks first if the user_info_id is in the imported file because this is the unique identifier for each address. In case this is not present, CSVI will try to find the user_info_id based on the user_id or email, address_type and address_type_name. When no user_info_id is found a new address will be added, otherwise the existing one is updated.

Shopper groups

CSVI will use the shopper_group_name field to find the correct ID to link the user to the correct shopper group. If the supplied shopper_group_name cannot be found the default shopper group will be used.

Vendor ID

CSVI will use the vendor_name field to find the correct ID to link the user to the correct vendor. If the supplied vendor_name cannot be found the default vendor will be used.

Joomla users

A Joomla user is updated when the email field is imported.

Joomla username

The username field is not required and if you do not include it, CSVI will use the email address as username field.

Passwords

There are 2 fields to handle passwords, only 1 should be used for import:

  • password
    This is the plain text password. CSVI will encrypt this password on import to get a valid Joomla password.
  • password_crypt
    This is the encrypted password. On import CSVI will not change this and assumes it is a valid Joomla password.

Creating Joomla users

CSVI creates Joomla users if:

  • the email is in the imported file
  • the password is in the imported file
  • there is no user_id in the imported file
  • no existing user can be found


If the user_id field is imported, the user data will only be updated.

Example file

"email","address_type","address_type_name","first_name","middle_name","last_name","address_1","city","country","perms","password","usergroup_name"
"This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.","BT","-default-","John",,"Doe","Unknown","Missing City","USA","shopper","showmein","Registered"

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Locked out from the website

See the Joomla documentation on how to recover the administrator password.

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Latest Updates

  • CSVI 6.1.0 Pro available

    16 August 2015 in News

    Last month the new CSVI 6 Pro came out and soon after some immediate bugs were fixed in 6.0.1. Now we are moving forward and new features are being implemented as well as bugs being fixed. This brings us to version 6.1.0, a release with new features. A full list of changes can be found on the...

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  • CSVI 6 Pro has arrived

    23 July 2015 in News

    Once upon a time a coder started to work on a new version of CSVI. This all started with some great ideas of supporting multiple versions of Joomla, multiple versions of VirtueMart, multiple versions of EZ Realty and multiple of everything. As the coder worked and worked time was flying by, before he...

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  • CSVI 6 RC 1 Pro release

    07 June 2015 in News

    After many months of testing and 6 beta releases, we have now arrived at the Release Candidate. This will be the last release before the final release and no major changes are expected anymore. This was already seen in the last few beta releases, all changes were massaging everything into place. What...

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