How to import brands

The plugin has two import tools available in WordPress dashboard > Tools:

  • YITH Brands (CSV)
  • YITH Brands Connections (CSV)

YITH Brands (CSV) allows importing brands to your site from a CSV file with the following columns:

  • term_id: ID of the brand (the format requires it although it is not used);
  • term_name: name of the brand;
  • term_slug: slug of the brand;
  • term_description: description of the brand;
  • term_parent: ID of the parent brand (it will be searched in the current installation and not in the CSV brands);
  • base_url: the domain where search all attachments; you can leave it empty if you use absolute URLs for the attachments;
  • term_thumbnail: the image of the brands that has base_url domain;
  • term_banner: banner image for the brands that has base_url domain;
  • term_custom_url: custom URL to be stored within the brand and used instead of the default brand URL.

Here you can find an example of a CSV file to use as a reference for your import file.

YITH Brands Connections (CSV) allows connecting existing brands with existing products through the following columns:

  • term_id: ID of the brand;
  • product_id: ID of the product.

Here you can find an example of a CSV file to use as a reference for your import file.