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Import WooCommerce Products with Images

Last updated on November 1, 2023

Import all your products with images using the Product Import Export Plugin For WooCommerce. The plugin effortlessly imports multiple product images and thumbnails. Now, let us have a look at the steps on how to import.

  1. Select the post type as Product.
  2. Select an import method.
  3. Ensure the Images column is mapped.
  4. Use advanced options/ batch import and scheduling.
  5. Click on Import to finish.

For importing products with images, you must first install and activate the plugin. Then, prepare the input file with the required image names and url. Afterwards, you can move to the plugin interface and begin with the import.

Preparing the input file with images

Pipe symbol ‘|’ is used to separate the URLs or names of the multiple images of a product. During import, the first image is taken as the Product image(also known as Featured image) and the rest of the images are added into the Product gallery.

View of Product and Gallery Images in sample CSV

To begin with the import, click on WebToffee Import Export (Pro) > Import menu from the WordPress admin panel.

Steps to import

To import WooCommerce products with images, follow the below-mentioned four steps.

Step 1: Selecting the post type

For importing products with images, you can select the post type as: Product.

Step 2: Selecting the import method and uploading input file

Here, you can choose among the following import methods: Quick import, Pre-saved template and Advanced import.

Step 3: Mapping import columns from the input file

Here, you can map the commercial names to WooCommerce columns. Use Evaluation Field to fix/update the required value for a particular field.

Step 4: Advanced options during import/Batch import/Scheduling

This section provides various advanced options to import products. Additionally, you have options to schedule the import and batch import.

Click on Import to finish.

Refer to How to import WooCommerce products for a detailed import procedure.

Viewing the imported product images

To view the imported products with images:

  • From the WordPress admin panel, click on the menu: Products > All Products.
  • The Products page will list all the imported products with their respective thumbnails.
  • View the product image and gallery images by editing the individual product. Here is the sample of the imported images of the product: Men’s Cotton T-Shirt.

Related article: Exporting Products With Images.