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[Resolved] Import RFG content from CSV file

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#2140407

I however have a problem when importing via a CSV that the custom field for the file upload is simple not populated. it imports and creates the actual post, but the file is not populated in the upload field. See attached CSV i'm using to test. Could this be due to the fact that it is a GCF?

The user scenario client adds a title, category and uploads 1 - 10 files which works when done one a one by one basis. We however need to import archived documents. We are using WpAllImports to import the data. How do we import multiple files?

#2140417

Importing RFG content from a CSV file is somewhat complicated, because each RFG is treated as a separate custom post in a one-to-many post relationship with its parent post. After importing the main post content and other custom fields (any custom fields outside the RFG), you must then import each row of the RFG as a new post with post type slug equal to the slug of the RFG. You must add a column in the CSV that includes a special header syntax and includes the GUID of the parent post. Then you will be able to use Toolset's Import Relationships feature to connect these RFG to their parent post automatically.

Let me show you a link to our documentation for importing RFGs, and some example tickets in the forum where other Users have discussed importing RFGs and their custom fields using different import methods:
https://toolset.com/course-lesson/importing-repeatable-field-groups-when-using-the-csv-importer-plugin/
https://toolset.com/forums/topic/repeatable-group-set-up-and-import-data-via-wp-all-import/
https://toolset.com/forums/topic/how-to-import-rfg-repeating-field-group-data/
https://toolset.com/forums/topic/using-wp-all-import-with-add-on-not-showing-rfg/

#2140869

Thank you, is the Wp All Import toolset add-on plugin needed to do the above? if so, is there alternative CSV import plugin that can be used?

#2141189

Thank you, is the Wp All Import toolset add-on plugin needed to do the above? if so, is there alternative CSV import plugin that can be used?
No, the add-on is not necessary as far as I know. You should be able to import the content without an add-on. The documentation also discusses using the CSV Importer plugin as an alternative.

#2145803

My issue is resolved now. Thank you!