Import Export Categories

Compatible With: Community 2.1, 2.2 Enterprise 2.1, 2.2

Tech Specifications

Current Version:
Stable Build
29 November, 2018
Extensions, Sales
License Type:


This extension helps to import many categories with related data via a CSV file and also export available categories in the website into a CSV file.

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In default Magento, you need to manually create each category, then complete all necessary data of that category in the backend. If you are running a big business with so many categories, this manual creation takes too much time and human resource to implement. Therefore, Import Export Categories for Magento 2 extension is developed to help you simplify your work by importing and exporting categories via a CSV file. With importing categories to Magento 2 websites, all categories are quickly created along with necessary related data. Besides, exporting becomes more and more simple than ever with one click and all available categories are exported to a CSV file as well.



  • Import categories to Magento 2 websites via a CSV file

This Import Export Categories for Magento 2 extension allows you to freely download a sample CSV file right in the Import settings. This CSV file requires you to complete all data of categories to be imported such as category ID, store ID, parent ID, name, description, category products and so on.

Before importing to the website, you should validate the imported data by uploading the CSV file and click Check Data button. If the data is valid, the module displays a notification message and the Import button appears to click and start Import process. In case the data is invalid due to some errors, you cannot Import categories and the module also shows those issues to be fixed.

  • Export categories into a CSV file

When it comes to categories export, this extension helps you to export in the blink of an eye. You can absolutely export all categories available in the website to a CSV file or export specific categories based on category ID or store view ID.







It is obvious that the biggest benefit of Import Export Categories for Magento 2 extension is saving more time, effort and even costs than manually creating each category one by one like in the default Magento. With the only CSV file, you can create a lot of categories along with their related data at once. Therefore, you don’t need to spend much time working in the backend as before. Just some clicks and everything is done.



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Release Notes

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  • Compatible with CE: 2.1 2.2
  • Compatible with EE: 2.1 2.2
  • Stability: Stable Build
  • Description:

    v1.0.1: Update function import new parent category and new children category in same csv file


  • Compatible with CE: 2.1 2.2
  • Compatible with EE: 2.1 2.2
  • Stability: Stable Build
  • Description:

    v1.0.0: First Release


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