Import a file from your computer

Use the Local File Import data source option to upload a file from your computer and import your product data into the Productsup platform.

Introduction

To import your product data from a file on your computer, you can use the Local File Import data source option in Data Sources.

The Local File Import data source option supports the following file extensions:

  • XML

  • CSV and TSV

  • RSS

  • XLSX

  • TXT

  • ZIP

Note

The maximum accepted size of a file is 30 MB.

Upload a file via Local File Import

  1. Go to Data Sources from your site's main menu.

  2. Select ADD DATA SOURCE.

  3. Search for Local File Import and select Add.

    Adding the Local File Import data source option in Data Sources
  4. Give it a custom name as desired and select Continue.

    Tip

    The custom name of a data source replaces the name of its data source option in Data Sources. For example, Feed URL is the name of a data source option, while Feed URL - winter clothes CSV can be a custom name of a data source.

  5. To upload a file from your computer, drag and drop a file to the upload area or select the click to browse link to choose a file from your computer.

  6. Enter a file description in Description (optional) as desired. The description you enter in this field serves as the file's name in the platform.

  7. Select Upload.

  8. Once the platform uploads the file, you can specify whether it is a main or an additional data source by selecting Main Data Feed or Additional Data Feed in the Content Mode panel.

    See Enhance your products with additional data sources to learn the difference between data source types and the details of setting up an additional data source.

  9. In the Content Options panel, you can select any option to use the advanced settings of uploading files to Productsup.

    The specific option you need depends on your type of file and the tasks you want to perform. See Modify import data in Content Options for more information on each option of the Content Options panel.

  10. Select Save All Settings to save your data source and its settings.

Update a previously uploaded file

To update a file that you have previously imported from your computer, you need to:

  1. Go to Data Sources from your site's main menu.

  2. Select the cogwheel icon () next to the Local File Import data source that you want to update.

  3. Select Edit.

  4. To add an updated file, drag and drop it to the upload area or select the click to browse link to choose a file from your computer.

  5. Change any settings in the Content Options and Content Mode panels as needed.

  6. Select Save all settings.