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Questions tagged [solspace-importer]

An ExpressionEngine add-on that lets you import multiple kinds of data from local or remote data sources into ExpressionEngine content.

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Solspace Importer has stopped working with Cron

Solspace Importer has stopped working with cron, but will work manually. Apologies for the vague information but I'm really struggling to fix this. If there's any place I should be checking for ...
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Solspace Importer stops at £ character

I have the Solspace importer module working well using DataType: CSV Importer. However it won't import data into a custom field past a £ character. For example: Data to import: Price Guide £300,000 - ...
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How to use Solspace Importer for files

How can I use Solspace Importer to recognize uploaded files (that are already available in the file manager)? Possible ways: Use the filename? Use some file ID? Use the files entry name? I couldn't ...
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Solspace Importer: “The following field is required:, The following field is required:”

I try to import a CSV with Solspace Importer, but I am unable to do so, because of an unhelpful error message: The following field is required:, The following field is required: Of course i ...
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Solspace importer still updtates data with do nothing selected

EDIT Nicolas from Solspace's Support came back to me with an answer : I could reproduce the issue and reported this as a bug to our developers. Still, a patch would be welcome. We're using ...
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Modify Solspace importer for email is not required

I might need to hack Importer to make it allow importing members without requiring an email. Is it even possible ? (related to this question)
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Solspace importer : A Unique Field Element with valid EE Field Are Required

I'm using solspace importer (latest version) to import members in EE v2.10.1 In the importer settings form, I have a row Additional Member Fields There is a select where I can select custom fields ...
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Cron for Solspace Calendar and Importer

Would like to setup an EE template that I can run cron jobs through. With Solspace Calendar's {exp:calendar:ics_update}, I can create a template to include selected calendars and can dynamically set ...
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Solspace Tags - Import Data

I had to remove and reinstall Solspace tags to fix what I thought was a bug it was causing, and in the process lost all the associated data. Luckily it was just on a dev server, but I want to add in ...
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Protecting Profile Email after initial Solspace Importer update

Is there a way using Solspace Importer, or one of the other data tools, to only update the email field of a member IF it hasn't been updated manually? We have a client website built on EE (2.8.1) ...
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Solspace Importer: Native EE Grid and Relationships

Does Solspace Importer support the native EE Grid and Relationship fieldtypes when importing into channel entries? I may have made a mistake to assume compatibility to include those native fieldtypes ...
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Pulling data from external database

Need to pull member information and custom fields from an external SQL (not mySQL) database into EE. The database is too big to export to csv (9gb) and import using Datagrab/Importer. Would JSON be ...
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Solspace Importer - JSON to Matrix data getting mixed up

I'm importing a JSON feed into entries in my EE site (v2.9.2) using Solspace Importer (v2.2.5). Everything seemed to work fine - we've been using it in dev for weeks and have run many imports to ...
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How to import API data into EE

If I wanted to consume API feeds (restful) and import that data into EE as entries, is that possible? Ideally I would like to import a bulk amount of channels (once only), then a bunch of categories ...
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Expression Engine Importer(solspace) scheduled cron jobs don't update entry [closed]

I scheduled the import job using curl, but it doesn't update the entries. If I visit the link in browser, it works fine.
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Matrix and Solspace Importer issue with saving properly

I'm not sure which plugin is at fault here, but here goes. Using the latest version of all plugins, and EE. I have an Importer task to create entries, from a feed of about 20. One field in this feed ...
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Solspace Importer not set up correctly?

I've taken over an EE project on which Importer has already been installed but not used yet (there are no Profiles set). If I try to set up a profile, even though I have the correct ftp details for ...
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entry “status” not honoured on import [json / solspace importer]

When I import a json file the Status is neglected. All imported items have the status "Closed" after an import when the value of the imported status field is set to "Open" and I have tried "open" just ...
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Solspace Importer not splitting matrix fields from CSV file?

I'm currently trying to import a CSV file using Solspace Importer, and I've mostly gotten my issues worked out. However, I have a column in my csv that needs to be imported into a Matrix field ...
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Error Number: 1153, Exrpression Engine 2.7.3

We're having an issues on "Importer". While we're importing data to our site we encounter this error. The site is on shared-hosting. Please we need help on this. UPDATE: Here is the error message: A ...
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Manipulating data after import

I'm looking for a way to trigger the hook entry_submission_ready on every entry that the Solspace Importer imports. I have another extension that, upon entry_submission_ready, manipulates entry data. ...
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Matrix issues using with Solspace Importer

I'm using Solspace Importer to import data from a JSON data feed, and all is working well. As Grid isn't currently supported, I'm using Matrix for my repeatable entries. All works well on initial run,...
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Solspace Importer - How to update playa field without overwriting

I'm trying to update lots of parent entries in channel with new zoo visitor members using Importer. I've finally worked out how to import the members using Solspace Importer, then used Datagrab to ...
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Solspace importer cache folder safe to clear?

Simple question: the /system/expressionengine/cache/importer folder has grown to 130MB. Can I delete the contents without consequences or should I leave as is?
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Internal Server Error when trying to import members with Solspace Importer

I'm trying to import a member's XML file (produced by Eric Lamb's Export It! add-on) into a new (local) EE 2.9.0 setup using Solspace Importer 2.2.5. I set everything up in Importer but when I try to ...
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Importer module for uploading CSV in channel entries is not working for grid

I am using grid in channel fields and using importer module for uploading CSV file to add/update channel data. But importer module dose not support for grid, then is there a way how can i use ...
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White Page Solspace Importer

When I create a new profile in Solspace Importer and I'm asked to upload a file, I get a white page when clicking the continue button. This is the case for XML, JSON, CSV files. I have error logging ...
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Solspace Importer - Merge two fields in one

is it possible to merge two text fields from an XML-Feed into one text field in expressionengine in Solspace's Importer? Regards
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Unable to import .CSV files with Solspace Importer Module

Am working with Solspace Importer for the first time in EE2 and I find that I am unable to import .CSV files as entries. The erorr that get is: The source data file contained either no data or ...
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Import Channel Entries into New Channel?

We are in the process of architecting an upgrade for a site, and in the process are considering consolidating multiple channels into a single channel. (in the process utilizing new templates designed ...
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Automatically delete entries missing from import with Solspace Importer?

I have a client who will be maintaining a phone directory on their site, updating it on a roughly monthly basis. The import will be a CSV file, and my plan is to use Solspace Importer to turn the data ...
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Downgrade EE2 from 2.7.3 to 2.6.1?

I have been importing thousands of entries using Solspace's Importer 2.2.2 on EE 2.6.1, and once I upgraded to EE 2.7.3 and thus also upgraded to Importer 2.2.3, I have gotten nothing but Internal ...
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Solspace Importer - Get generated password

So I have imported a couple hundred users into my site, and in the importer settings it is set to "Automatically Create" for passwords. How do I get those passwords for those new members so I can give ...
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NGen File Image to Assets within Matrix table

I'm currently in the process of transferring channel entry data from an EEv1 site into a fresh new EEv2 site. My method is to populate XML files with channel data and then, using Importer (or DataGrab)...
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Matrix data not showing in CP, but displays in templates

EE 2.7.3 Matrix 2.5.10 MAMP, PHP 5.5.3 This is a weird one, working on a fresh site build, data from a Matrix field is showing in my template, but when I go to edit in the CP no rows display in the ...
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Delete records that were not updated

Is there any opportunity with Importer to remove records that didn't get updated in the last X time frame? I understand the scope of the product is to just pump in records, but I'm having a real ...
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Import fails with Internal Server Error

I have a batch import I used about a year ago that I was revisiting for some new posts. After making the necessary modifications (different channel but identical fields, different source but similar ...
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unserialize() PHP error trying to import XML with solspace importer

I am running EE 2.7.3 and Solspace Importer 2.2.3. I am getting this error when I select the channel for these entries to go in. I am uploading manually using strict XML. A PHP Error was encountered ...
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Solspace Importer Grid field

Does the Solspace Importer support the new EE Grid field? I didn't see it mentioned anywhere in the documentation, only the Matrix field. If yes - any documentation available?
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Serial Number Registration Lookup

I have a client that wants to setup a system that they can upload serial numbers for their products for warranty information. Then users can submit their serial number on the front-end and it would ...
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XML children with parameters import

I'm using Solspace Importer to create channel entries from external XML. It works fine but only with first title/description element (lang="es"). How can I grab data from (lang="en") children? My ...
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Solspace Importer not importing members in their member group

Using EE 2.7.0 and Importer 2.2.3 and trying to set up a members import. The csv has been saved out of open office as a utf-8 " enclosed and comma-delimited. I have 3 lines to test this with, using ...
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DateTimeZone error when trying to set up Importer

Importer 2.2.2 seems to have installed correctly on EE 2.7, then receiving the below error when entering setup for the Module. Any thoughts on why the error is being thrown and how to fix it? Fatal ...
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Solspace Calendar and Importer

So I'm looking for a work around with Solspaces' Importer and Calendar module and hoping someone has a fix, hack or whatever for this. My problem is that the two awesome modules do not exactly work ...
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Exporting/importing Structure entries within the same site

I've got a channel that will need to be copied, and it's part of the Structure add-on/hierarchy. Is it possible to copy/migrate the Structure data along with other custom field data to a new channel ...
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Is it possible to import from a CSV into EE 2.7 Relationship fields?

Can Solspace Importer import from a CSV file into relationship fields of channel entries? I have a large number entries with relationships to set up and it would be great if it could be automated. ...
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Import image to Expression Engine from XML file

I have purchased the Solspace Importer plugin to import xml data (properties data) into one of my client's website. It managed to grab the data from the REAXML file manually but I'm having trouble ...
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Solspace importer how to tell it which channel to import to?

I'm trying to set up an import profile with with Solspace Importer to upload CSV files with channel entries but I don't see any way of telling it which channel I want to import to. Am I missing ...