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June 17, 2010 at 2:56 am #6506
2 attempts at importing products with url image link didn’t work.
My reference to the url working in a post was just to clarify that WP is pulling the image from an external source as is without a problem. I am confident there is no issue with the linkJune 17, 2010 at 3:41 am #6507
Can you please e-mail me the CSV file to confirm it is formatted correctly, this is an area I need to provide additional documentation for. I’m happy to work on a per-case basis until this is available.June 17, 2010 at 8:54 pm #6508
what should the url column be and what should it match up to in the importer? seriously this can’t be difficult if everything else matches up ok.June 21, 2010 at 10:49 am #6509
The URL column should be set to Image and under “Are you importing Product Images?” set it to “Assigned an external URL column for Products in the CSV file.”.
This works a treat for me, let me know how you go.June 23, 2010 at 9:23 am #6510
The image filename issue in 2.9-3.0 has been fixed in 3.0.1, download the latest release from Premium Plugins Page.June 25, 2010 at 6:20 am #6511
First chance I have had to test again. Downloaded latest release and category upload worked fine but got the following warnings for product upload:
Warning: fwrite/fclose/imagesx/imagesy(): supplied argument is not a valid Image resource in…
and then it references /wp-e-commerce-product-importer-deluxe.php and /SimpleImage.php on various lines and for each image.
Hope that makes sense.
I have the latest versions of WP and E commerce. I have the store installed on only one network site.August 18, 2010 at 11:55 am #6512
Hi emil, is this issue still relevant?September 30, 2010 at 8:40 pm #6513
Hi Michael, still is yes:-)
I think the issue is that the external url for the image needs to point to my server/host where-as the image url i have points to an external location on a suppliers server. I think this is what causes the error.
Can you confirm this is correct? and if so is it possible to get the plugin to pull the image from the external location directly?
It would really be a pain to have to get all the images, then upload, then change the url…….etc
cheersOctober 4, 2010 at 10:35 am #6514
Hi emil, please get in touch as I’ll need to inspect your WP e-Commerce tables; phpMyAdmin access would be preferable. The ‘Assigned an external URL column for Products in the CSV file.’ option does just that, reads the image file specified and saves a local copy to your server. Be good to get this sorted, thanks emil.November 7, 2010 at 11:45 am #6515graphicagendaParticipant
Hey Visser! My problem is the fwrite fopen.
But the cause of my issue is very clear. Not sure how hard it would be to fix.
I did mention back in .4 of your plug-in that I had different prefix for the tables.
In this case, my wordpress directory is ‘/svn/wp-content’ , not ‘/wp-content’!
So my php error is giving me…
Unable to open ‘/var/www/vhosts/mywebsite/httpdocs/wp-content/uploads/wpsc/product_images/thumbnails/1289093755-print-1.jpg’
where it should be looking in
Unable to open ‘/var/www/vhosts/mywebsite/httpdocs/svn/wp-content/uploads/wpsc/product_images/thumbnails/1289093755-print-1.jpg’
How to fix?November 7, 2010 at 12:06 pm #6516graphicagendaParticipant
Ahh, changing one line fixed this for me.
I customized line 1104 to match my product_images location.
Based on my previous post, I made sure this line looked like>>>
$uploadsDirectory = $_SERVER[‘DOCUMENT_ROOT’] . ‘/svn/wp-content/uploads/wpsc/product_images/’;
And I finally saw my images successfully imported. Now it is a breeze.November 25, 2010 at 3:42 pm #6517
Hi graphicagenda, thanks for the update. I’ll look into how I can integrate this support into future releases of Product Importer Deluxe.April 11, 2011 at 12:26 pm #6518
I’m packing this change into the latest Plugin update, this patch fell off the roadmap; sorry guys!
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