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  • Code Snippets

    Code snippets allow you to override the default behavior of Product Importer Deluxe by hooking into the Plugin code. ...

  • Usage

    Overview Product Importer Deluxe makes it almost too easy to mass import Products and Product related details (e.g. Categories, Tags, Images, Downloa...

  • Manual CRON Imports

    Overview Product Importer Deluxe supports importing via a command line request, to do this you need to a specific URL and pass it the following requi...

  • Troubleshooting

    Solutions to common Product Importer Deluxe issues.


Overview

Mass import hundreds, even thousands of detailed Products into your Jigoshop, WooCommerce or WP e-Commerce store with Product Importer Deluxe.

Compatibility

Product Importer Deluxe works with the following WordPress e-Commerce plugins:

  • WooCommerce
  • Jigoshop
  • WP e-Commerce

Usage

View the Product Importer Deluxe Usage documentation of how to take full advantage of the Plugin.

  • Supported import fields
  • Export & import support
  • Importing file downloads
  • Importing via CRON
  • Troubleshooting import issues

Support

Product Importer Deluxe comes with a Quick Start document (readme.txt) to help with installing the Plugin. Additional support can be found in the Product Importer Deluxe forum, or the Contact page.

Urgent Support

If you find yourself needing immediate support for your purchase, please use the Premium Support page.

Product Importer Deluxe Forum

If you have any problems, questions or suggestions please join the members discussion on our Product Importer Deluxe forum.

Readme

View the quick start document (readme.txt) that accompanies Product Importer Deluxe.

Version History

See what’s changed in each release of the Plugin.

  • Jigoshop: View the Changelog

    == Changelog ==

    = 1.3.1 =
    * Fixed: Turn off that ugly Jigoshop default background
    * Added: New import engine
    * Changed: Removed functions-alternative.php
    * Changed: Removed product-importer.php
    * Added: Moved Products import to products.php
    * Changed: Moved Encoding.php to classes directory
    * Fixed: Resolved PHP warning on admin_notices
    * Changed: Moved admin functions to admin.php
    * Changed: Replaced Locale Set with File Encoding dropdown
    * Changed: Copied CSV options to Setting screen
    * Added: Secret key support to CRON import on Settings screen
    * Added: Enable CRON option on Settings screen
    * Changed: Removed common-update.php
    * Added: Automatic de-activation of basic Product Importer when detected
    * Added: Additional validation notices on Plugin activation
    * Added: Additional reporting to Advanced Log mode

    = 1.3 =
    * Fixed: Ultimate SEO import support

    = 1.2.9 =
    * Changed: Cleaned up styling on import screen
    * Changed: Text within import notices
    * Fixed: Jigoshop Plugin News widget
    * Changed: Using Jigoshop default icons

    = 1.2.8 =
    * Added: CRON import and merge support
    * Added: Import Method dropdown option
    * Added: CSV filename to import header
    * Added: $wpdb->prepare to all SQL statements
    * Added: File Download support
    * Added: Download Limit support
    * Changed: Default Product Type to Simple
    * Fixed: Merging Product images
    * Added: WordPress SEO by Yoast
    * Added: 4 level depth for Category heirarchy support
    * Fixed: Merging Product details without Product Name (thanks Steve)
    * Added: Import Modules
    * Fixed: Import link error on finish screen

    = 1.2.7 =
    * Added: Error handling for bad AJAX requests
    * Added: Resume the import where it left off when there is an error
    * Added: Additional friendly error messages
    * Fixed: finfo() will not be called if open_basedir is enabled in PHP
    * Changed: Added more text and buttons to final import screen
    * Added: Before/After values when merging with Advanced Import Logging
    * Added: Extended Additional Reporting option to include values
    * Added: Notice for web servers missing the mb_strings module
    * Added: New Ajax import engine
    * Added: Option to show/hide complete import log
    * Added: Support for Personalized Characters
    * Added: Support for alternative Category > Child > Child import
    * Fixed: Memory limits causing 500 Internal Server Error
    * Added: Validation where memory limits cannot be increased
    * Added: Past Imports

    = 1.2.6 =
    * Changed: Compatibility with Jigoshop 1.2.3
    * Added: Error reporting for initial CSV validation
    * Fixed: Error prompt when processing columns
    * Fixed: Image method detection (URL vs filename)
    * Added: Prompt on initial upload page for minimum PHP version
    * Added: Alternative for str_getcsv() in legacy PHP
    * Added: Set timeout to unlimited by default
    * Fixed: Detect line endings under Mac OS
    * Changed: Improved Tag import and merge
    * Added: Checks that iconv() is available
    * Changed: Memory improvements for blank screen at initial upload page
    * Fixed: Category changes not updating on merge
    * Fixed: Category and Tag count reseting to 0
    * Fixed: Merge of Images removing existing Images
    * Fixed: Single Attribute not linking to Products
    * Added: Product Group support

    = 1.2.5 =
    * Added: Image method detection at upload time
    * Changed: Merge import method creates new Products too
    * Changed: Removed ...import-failed_minimum.php template file
    * Changed: Removed ...import-success-warnings.php template file
    * Changed: Removed ...import-success.php template file
    * Fixed: Foreign characters being stripped at import
    * Fixed: Attribute import issue
    * Added: Support for Customizable/Personalized
    * Fixed: Categories not linking to Products
    * Fixed: Tags not linking to Products

    = 1.2.4 =
    * Added: Support for Simple SEO Meta Tags
    * Added: Support for Jigoshop SEO Deluxe
    * Fixed: Count error in Product merge process
    * Added: Save Delete Temporary CSV value
    * Changed: Disabled Image duplication
    * Changed: Created function for early validation
    * Fixed: Tax Class not importing correctly (thanks Davide)

    = 1.2.3 =
    * Added: Display of total number of rows at import time
    * Added: Filters for Theme/Plugin authors to extend importer
    * Added: Delete temporary CSV option to Upload screen

    = 1.2.2 =
    * Fixed: Quantity supports empty values (unlimited)

    = 1.2.1 =
    * Changed: Price becomes Regular Price

    = 1.2 =
    * Fixed: Validation prompts for SKU duplicate's when merging

    = 1.1 =
    * Added: Support for Sort (Menu Order)

    = 1.0 =
    * Added: First working release of the Plugin

    == Disclaimer ==

    It is not responsible for any harm or wrong doing this Plugin may cause. Users are fully responsible for their own use. This Plugin is to be used WITHOUT warranty.

  • WooCommerce: View the Changelog

    == Changelog ==

    = 2.0.1 =
    * Added: Import support for WooCommerce Subscriptions (thanks Joel)
    * Added: Subscription Price
    * Added: Subscription Period Interval
    * Added: Subscription Period
    * Added: Subscription Length
    * Added: Subscription Sign-up Fee
    * Added: Subscription Trial Length
    * Added: Subscription Trial Period
    * Added: Limit Subscription
    * Added: WordPress Filter to use Options over Transient (thanks Robert)

    = 2.0 =
    * Added: New import module detection
    * Added: Support for importing WooCommerce Custom Fields (thanks Richard)
    * Fixed: Variation import compatibility with WooCommerce 2.6.13 (thanks Stephen)
    * Fixed: Do not update images when merging with no image import method
    * Added: Store Toolkit link to Tools screen
    * Added: Clear Featured Image
    * Added: Clear Product Gallery
    * Added: Clear Featured Image & Product Gallery
    * Fixed: Merge import respects Image import method
    * Added: Check for corrupt Products before merging

    = 1.9.9 =
    * Fixed: Importing Brands
    * Added: Import Modules to Tools screen
    * Fixed: Skip first option being applied incorrectly
    * Fixed: Private Post Status not being applied
    * Added: Importing Cost of Goods from WooCommerce Profit of Sales Report
    * Added: Use '-' (dash) character for clearing Category or Tag associations (thanks Marcus)
    * Fixed: Allow empty cells when merging to reset Product data (thanks Christian)
    * Added: YITH Brands import support (thanks Corin)
    * Added: Featured Image Title
    * Added: Featured Image Caption
    * Added: Featured Image Alternative Text
    * Added: Featured Image Description

    = 1.9.8 =
    * Fixed: Product Variations not importing
    * Added: Default Attributes to Variable Products (thanks Carl)
    * Fixed: Visibility defaults to visible
    * Added: TAB field delimiter detection to upload notice
    * Fixed: Corruption of import file when delimiter is incorrectly detected
    * Changed: Cannot import new Sale Price without Price for Variations
    * Added: Import support for Text Type Product Attributes (thanks Corin)
    * Fixed: Conflict with W3 Total Cache Object Caching (thanks Daphne)
    * Fixed: Cannot merge Stock Status changes (thanks Gyula)
    * Fixed: Duplicate Attribute Terms not linking to new Products (thanks Corin)
    * Fixed: Currency import validation issue (thanks Matt)
    * Fixed: Currency import formatting issue (thanks Paolo)
    * Fixed: Automatic field delimiter detection failing in CRON imports (thanks Borko)

    = 1.9.7 =
    * Fixed: Automatic Plugin updater conflict
    * Changed: Deactivate Visser Labs Updater on upgrade

    = 1.9.6 =
    * Added: Row column to final Import Log screen
    * Added: Detection of empty Product rows
    * Added: Logging to WC_Logs for Products that fail validation without a reason

    = 1.9.5 =
    * Added: Support for generating Categories up to 5 levels deep
    * Added: Support for linking Products to Categories up to 5 levels deep
    * Added: Support for detecting Image import method from Product Gallery

    = 1.9.4 =
    * Added: Check for mb_detect_encoding() in PHP 3 instances
    * Added: Re-use WordPress Media for existing Featured Image
    * Added: Re-use WordPress Media for existing Product Gallery elements
    * Added: OPTGROUP support to Attribute fields dropdown

    = 1.9.3 =
    * Added: Import images using WordPress Attachment ID for existing images

    = 1.9.2 =
    * Added: Custom Product meta import support
    * Added: Custom Product Fields text field to initial import screen
    * Added: OPTGROUP support to Product fields dropdown

    = 1.9.1 =
    * Fixed: Special Category Assignment not working
    * Fixed: Tag import not working
    * Changed: Reduced memory requirements when generating Tags
    * Fixed: CRON import includes failed reason
    * Fixed: Convert SKU to Product ID for Up-Sells and Cross-Sells
    * Changed: Using WC_Logger for saving error logs to wc-logs
    * Changed: Re-ordered content boxes on initial import screen
    * Fixed: Skip Shipping Class option not being saved

    = 1.9 =
    * Fixed: Link to install common updater
    * Changed: Include 'no changes were made' notices without Advanced Reporting for merging Products
    * Fixed: Validation of Products for Import new Products and merge existing changes
    * Fixed: Category not cleared on merge of existing Product
    * Added: Support for importing WooCommerce Brands
    * Fixed: Detection of import columns against CSV column
    * Added: WOO_PD_DEBUG notice within Import Log
    * Fixed: Update Attributes includes additional import log details
    * Changed: Manage Stock accepts y/n as well as case-insensitive
    * Fixed: All in One SEO Pack not merging
    * Fixed: Advanced Google Product Feed not merging
    * Fixed: WordPress SEO not merging

    = 1.8.9 =
    * Added: Product Importer entry to Help dropdown on Import screen
    * Fixed: Reference to Store Exporter Deluxe on troubleshooting link
    * Changed: Skipping Product includes summary reason at import time
    * Added: Error log reporting that the WordPress Transient used during import are saved
    * Added: Cost of Goods support
    * Added: Merge Product Vendor changes
    * Changed: Re-build Featured Image and Product Gallery merge engine
    * Added: MSRP Pricing support

    = 1.8.8 =
    * Fixed: Virtual not being imported
    * Fixed: Downloadable not being imported
    * Changed: Permalink is now Slug
    * Fixed: File Downloads being set as Name and not URL Path
    * Fixed: Product Gallery not being imported
    * Added: Support for WordPress Media ID's within the Product Gallery field
    * Changed: Notice on row count on options screen
    * Added: Additional validation notices and feedback on failures
    * Changed: New validation engine for columns and Product details
    * Added: Additional aliases for import column detection
    * Fixed: Fatal errors causing invisible progress bar titles
    * Added: Check for mbstring extension and mb_list_encodings()
    * Added: Generate Brands
    * Added: Link Brands to Products

    = 1.8.7 =
    * Fixed: Product ID not overriding SKU requirement for merging Product changes
    * Fixed: Fix image filenames for Windows hosted environments
    * Added: Import Total Sales Product detail
    * Added: Skip Category generation option to Import screen
    * Added: Skip Product Tag generation option to Import screen
    * Added: Skip Shipping Class generation option to Import screen
    * Added: Import Virtual Product detail
    * Added: Import Downloadable Product detail
    * Fixed: Import of Download Limit
    * Added: Import Download Type Product detail
    * Added: Import Download Expiry Product detail

    = 1.8.6 =
    * Fixed: Import by file path not working
    * Fixed: Import by URL not working
    * Added: Import by FTP
    * Fixed: Check import file exists before downloading via FTP
    * Added: Check if FTP server supports passive mode
    * Added: Passive mode option for Import by FTP
    * Added: Support for generating Shipping Classes
    * Added: Support for linking Shipping Classes to Products
    * Added: Support for WooCommerce Branding

    = 1.8.5 =
    * Added: New SKU (New) import column for updating SKU
    * Added: Auto detect the field delimiter for otherwise failed imports
    * Added: Delete matching Products by SKU import method
    * Added: Tools screen
    * Fixed: Display Price in final import report of skipped Products
    * Added: Pause and resume support to import engine
    * Changed: UI of the Import Options meta box on the Import screen
    * Changed: Moved Product related functions to products.php
    * Added: Skip import log if generating more than 1000 Categories
    * Added: Skip import log if generating more than 1000 Product Tags
    * Added: Additional diagnostic/server notices on Import screen
    * Fixed: Merge Product changes no longer clears the Product Name

    = 1.8.4 =
    * Added: New import engine
    * Changed: Removed functions-alternative.php
    * Changed: Removed product-importer.php
    * Added: Moved Products import to products.php
    * Changed: Moved Encoding.php to classes directory
    * Fixed: Resolved PHP warning on admin_notices
    * Changed: Moved admin functions to admin.php
    * Changed: Replaced Locale Set with File Encoding dropdown
    * Changed: Copied CSV options to Setting screen
    * Added: Secret key support to CRON import on Settings screen
    * Added: Enable CRON option on Settings screen
    * Changed: Removed common-update.php
    * Added: Automatic de-activation of basic Product Importer when detected
    * Added: Additional validation notices on Plugin activation
    * Added: Additional reporting to Advanced Log mode

    = 1.8.3 =
    * Fixed: Encoding incompatibility with some WordPress sites

    = 1.8.2 =
    * Changed: Plugin updates Dashboard widget is disabled by default
    * Added: Configure panel to Plugin Updates Dashboard widget
    * Changed: Moved unneccesary options to Settings screen
    * Changed: Renamed some files
    * Added: Secret Key support to CRON import engine

    = 1.8.1 =
    * Added: Additional Yoast SEO support
    * Added: Support for WordPress SEO: Meta Robots Index
    * Added: Support for WordPress SEO: Meta Robots Follow
    * Added: Support for WordPress SEO: Meta Robots Advanced
    * Added: Support for WordPress SEO: Include in HTML Sitemap
    * Added: Support for WordPress SEO: Authorship
    * Added: Support for WordPress SEO: Canonical URL
    * Added: Support for WordPress SEO: 301 Redirect
    * Fixed: Merging Ultimate SEO
    * Fixed: Merging WordPress SEO details
    * Added: Support for Sale Price Dates From
    * Added: Support for Sale Price Dates To
    * Added: Support for Product Published
    * Added: Support for Product Modified
    * Added: Support for Product Galleries
    * Added: Support for File Downloads
    * Added: Support for importing Up-Sells as ID or Product SKU
    * Added: Support for importing Cross-Sells as ID or Product SKU
    * Added: WordPress filter support for admin notices

    = 1.8 =
    * Added: Error handling for bad AJAX requests
    * Added: Resume the import where it left off when there is an error
    * Added: Additional friendly error messages
    * Fixed: finfo() will not be called if open_basedir is enabled in PHP
    * Changed: Added more text and buttons to final import screen
    * Added: Notice for web servers missing the mb_strings module
    * Added: New Ajax import engine
    * Added: Option to show/hide complete import log
    * Added: Support for alternative Category > Child > Child import
    * Fixed: Memory limits causing 500 Internal Server Error
    * Added: Validation where memory limits cannot be increased
    * Added: Past Imports
    * Added: Support for WordPress transients
    * Changed: Dropped support for $_SESSION in WordPress
    * Fixed: Broken URL on Dashboard widget news feed
    * Changed: Rebuild Product validation engine for new, merge and update import methods
    * Changed: Moved templating functions to includes/admin.php
    * Added: Purchase Note import/merge/update support
    * Added: Button Text import/merge/update support
    * Added: Download Limit import/merge/update support
    * Added: Up-Sells import/merge/update support
    * Added: Cross-Sells import/merge/update support
    * Changed: Sort to Sort Order
    * Changed: Comment Status to Enable Reviews

    = 1.7.3 =
    * Added: Validation at upload time for empty field and Category separator

    = 1.7.2 =
    * Added: Sold Individually support

    = 1.7.1 =
    * Fixed: Non-English import support

    = 1.7 =
    * Fixed: Quantity not importing

    = 1.6.9 =
    * Changed: Permission to manage_woocommerce
    * Changed: Using WooCommerce default icons

    = 1.6.8 =
    * Added: Error handling for bad AJAX requests
    * Added: Resume the import where it left off when there is an error
    * Added support for foreign characters
    * Added: Additional friendly error messages
    * Added: New Ajax import engine
    * Fixed: finfo() will not be called if open_basedir is enabled in PHP
    * Added: Option to show/hide complete import log
    * Changed: Added more text and buttons to final import screen
    * Added: Before/After values when merging with Advanced Import Logging
    * Added: Extended Additional Reporting option to include values
    * Fixed: Products Skipped by SKU validation

    = 1.6.7 =
    * Added Displays filepath to upload images for filename image import method
    * Added Google Product Feed integration
    * Flush CSV data to reduce memory usage
    * Fix merge of Comment Status
    * Tweak early import validation
    * Disabled Image duplication
    * Added Save Delete Temporary CSV value
    * Added filters for Theme/Plugin developers to extend importer
    * Added merge image changes

    = 1.6.6 =
    * When doing a parent/child category relationship, only assign the child
    * Fix linking categories

    = 1.6.5 =
    * Fix category ID detection
    * Fix term_id for attribute merge

    = 1.6.4 =
    * Tweak merge behaviour for cats and attributes
    * Clear transients after merge

    = 1.6.3 =
    * Reduced needed columns for merge

    = 1.6.2 =
    * Fixed error
    * Allow zero price

    = 1.6.1 =
    * Merge attributes
    * Merge category
    * Merge tag
    * Merge image
    * Merge AIOSEO
    * Make imported attributes for variable products 'variable' by default
    * Download images using WP functions instead of fopen

    = 1.6 =
    * Changed Price to Regular Price
    * Improved support for special characters
    * WC 1.4 Compatibility
    * Allow zero price
    * Allow custom tax class
    * Quantity > Stock fix
    * Duplicate attribute fix

    = 1.5.6 =
    * Added validation on empty CSV upload
    * Added Plugin stylesheet
    * Added WooCommerce menu item
    * Added validation on maximum allowed filesize
    * Added support for query string-based image import

    = 1.5.5 =
    * Moved validation functions to functions-validation.php
    * Added Tax Status
    * Added Tax Class
    * Added Manage Stock
    * Added Stock Status
    * Added Allow Backorders
    * Added Tax Status to merge
    * Added Tax Class to merge
    * Added Quantity to merge
    * Added Manage Stock to merge
    * Added Allow Backorders to merge
    * Added Product Importer menu to WooCommerce
    * Fixed Product Category generation
    * Added Import link to Plugins page
    * Fixed duplicate Product scans all Product statuses
    * Fixed import of Sort Order
    * Added validation for Product Status and Comments Status
    * Changed Virtual Type to Simple with virtual option checked
    * Fixed count of updated Products

    = 1.5.4 =
    * Fixed support for non-English languages
    * Fixed mulitple Product image assignments

    = 1.5.3 =
    * Fixed blank screen at import (timeout issue)
    * Fixed support for Sort (menu order)

    = 1.5.2 =
    * Fixed Attributes linking to Products

    = 1.5.1 =
    * Added support for select and type Attributes

    = 1.5 =
    * Added merge support
    * Added Visibility support
    * Added Type support
    * Added Featured support
    * Added text Attributes support

    = 1.4 =
    * Added external URL/affiliate support

    = 1.3 =
    * Added external URL image import
    * Added image filename image import
    * Added sample import option for developers
    * Added All in One SEO Pack meta details

    = 1.2 =
    * Overhauled Product import process
    * Added Category generation at Product import time
    * Added Tag generation at Product import time

    = 1.1 =
    * Fixed update of Product Tag count

    = 1.0 =
    * Initial release of Plugin

    == Disclaimer ==

    It is not responsible for any harm or wrong doing this Plugin may cause. Users are fully responsible for their own use. This Plugin is to be used WITHOUT warranty.

  • WP e-Commerce: View the Changelog

    == Changelog ==

    = 3.3.7 =

    * Fixed: Missing minor WP e-Commerce version detector

    = 3.3.6 =

    * Fixed: Compatibility with WP e-Commerce 3.11+

    = 3.3.5 =

    * Fixed: Special Category Assignment not working
    * Fixed: Tag import not working

    = 3.3.4 =

    * Fixed: Compatibility with WP e-Commerce 3.9
    * Changed: Moved File Encoding to Settings tab
    * Changed: Moved Enable Archives to Settings tab
    * Added: Secret Key to CRON import engine on Settings tab
    * Changed: Permalink to Slug
    * Added: Import CSV from URL
    * Fixed: PHP function filesize() failing on some external URL imports

    = 3.3.3 =

    * Fixed: Category ID not being matched during Product validation
    * Changed: Re-ordered export options on upload screen
    * Fixed: Taxable amount being set correctly
    * Changed: Refreshed readme.txt with new import instructions
    * Added: Quick links to the Import screen

    = 3.3.2 =

    * Changed: Ordering of External Link Text and External Link Target in import columns list
    * Added: Secret Key support to CRON import
    * Changed: Cleaned up readme.txt and moved legacy WP e-Commerce 3.7 references to Usage document
    * Fixed: Empty wpec_taxes_taxable Product meta affecting taxing at Checkout

    = 3.3.1 =

    * Fixed: Save of Permalink
    * Changed: Return real time memory usage by PHP
    * Fixed: Save of Comment Status
    * Fixed: Save of Product Status
    * Fixed: Save of Permalink
    * Added: Override to fix saving of Comment Status
    * Added: Import Product Date
    * Added: Import Product Modified
    * Fixed: Advanced Google Product Feed import/merge

    = 3.3 =

    * Added: Support for WordPress transients
    * Changed: Dropped support for $_SESSION in WordPress
    * Added: Advanced Log support for Advanced Google Product Feed
    * Added: Advanced Log support for Ultimate SEO
    * Added: Advanced Log support for WordPress SEO
    * Fixed: Some fields were not merging changes in Ultimate SEO and WordPress SEO by Yoast
    * Added: Sort Order import support
    * Fixed: Comment Status not applying when merging
    * Added: Post Date and Post Modified updated when merging changes

    = 3.2.8 =

    * Fixed: Featured field import
    * Changed: Added commenting to functions and key actions
    * Fixed: Weight changes not merging
    * Fixed: Measurement changes not merging
    * Changed: Optimised get_posts() calls to database

    = 3.2.7 =

    * Fixed: WP_DEBUG errors
    * Fixed: Deprecated use of WP admin functions

    = 3.2.6 =

    * Fixed: Non-English import support
    * Added: User Locale support
    * Changed: Re-ordered Past Import and Import Modules

    = 3.2.5 =

    * Fixed: Notify OOS when importing
    * Fixed: Import and merge Quantity
    * Fixed: Merging Tag changes
    * Added: Additional advanced import log instances
    * Fixed: Merging Category changes
    * Added: Settings screen
    * Fixed: Column requirements when merging
    * Fixed: Import and merge changes import method

    = 3.2.4 =

    * Added: CRON import and merge support
    * Added: Import Method dropdown option
    * Added: CSV filename to import header

    = 3.2.3 =

    * Added: $wpdb->prepare to all SQL statements
    * Added: Trim to Category merging
    * Changed: Preparations for CRON support
    * Added: Notify OOS and Unpublish OOS support
    * Fixed: Wholesale Pricing support

    = 3.2.2 =

    * Fixed: Merging Product images
    * Added: WordPress SEO by Yoast

    = 3.2.1 =

    * Added: MP3 Player support (MP3 Player Plugin for WordPress)
    * Fixed: Reduced number of SQL queries
    * Added: 4 level depth for Category heirarchy support
    * Fixed: Merging Product Status
    * Fixed: Merging Product details without Product Name (thanks Steve)

    = 3.2.0 =

    * Fixed: Last 3 columns now show first row values
    * Fixed: Variation support in WP e-Commerce
    * Fixed: Shipping Fee changes in WP e-Commerce 3.8.9.2
    * Fixed: Limited '%' to 'percent' markup to WP e-Commerce 3.7 only
    * Fixed: Product Weight with Advanced Import Log
    * Added: Currency display to Advanced Import Log
    * Fixed: Cannot update Product Status of Product variations

    = 3.1.9.1 =

    * Fixed: Merging dimensions caused critical error
    * Fixed: Advanced Log for Price when merging
    * Added: Memory override for wp_load_image()

    = 3.1.9 =

    * Added: Error handling for bad AJAX requests
    * Added: Import Modules
    * Added: Resume the import where it left off when there is an error
    * Added: Additional friendly error messages
    * Fixed: finfo() will not be called if open_basedir is enabled in PHP
    * Changed: Added more text and buttons to final import screen
    * Added: Before/After values when merging with Advanced Import Logging
    * Fixed: Merging Not Taxable
    * Fixed: Table Rate Price not merging
    * Added: Extended Additional Reporting option to include values
    * Added: Additional currencies support

    = 3.1.8 =

    * Added: Notice for web servers missing the mb_strings module
    * Added: Support for Donations
    * Fixed: Not Taxable not working when merging
    * Added: Variations counter to summary import
    * Added: New Ajax import engine
    * Added: Option to show/hide complete import log
    * Added: Support for alternative Category > Child > Child import
    * Fixed: Memory limits causing 500 Internal Server Error
    * Added: Validation where memory limits cannot be increased
    * Added: Past Imports
    * Changed: Cleaned up failed Products table
    * Added: Merging Images will not remove then re-import the same image
    * Added: Opening notice with link to Store Exporter
    * Added: Support for assigning Products to lowest sub-Category only
    * Fixed: Advanced Google Product Feed when merging
    * Added: Ultimate SEO support
    * Added: Need help? link to Usage documenation for critical import errors

    = 3.1.7 =

    * Added: Support for non-SKU based identifier hook
    * Added: Table Rate Price
    * Added: Table Rate Price Status
    * Added: Merge of Table Rate Price
    * Added: Merge of Table Rate Price Status
    * Fixed: Category changes not updating on merge
    * Fixed: Category and Tag count reseting to 0
    * Fixed: File Download not linking first file
    * Fixed: Merge of Images removes existing Images

    = 3.1.6 =

    * Changed: Error reporting for initial validation
    * Fixed: Error prompt when processing columns
    * Fixed: Image method detection

    = 3.1.5 =

    * Added: Alternative for str_getcsv()
    * Added: Prompt on initial upload page for minimum PHP version
    * Added: Set timeout to unlimited by default

    = 3.1.4 =

    * Fixed: Reading line endings under Mac OS
    * Changed: Renamed menu item under WP e-Commerce 3.7
    * Fixed: Permalink not being assigned under WP e-Commerce 3.7
    * Fixed: Limited Quantity being set by default under WP e-Commerce 3.7
    * Changed: Added new prompts to import validation
    * Added: Import variations
    * Fixed: Category cache not updating
    * Changed: Improved Tag import and merge
    * Added: Checks that iconv() is available
    * Changed: Memory improvements for blank screen at initial upload page

    = 3.1.3 =

    * Changed: Memory improvements

    = 3.1.2 =

    * Changed: Moved Wholesale Pricing integration to its own Wholesale Pricing
    * Added: Zero Price support for Products
    * Added: Image method detection at upload time
    * Changed: Merge import method creates new Products too
    * Changed: Removed ...import-failed_minimum.php template file
    * Changed: Removed ...import-success-warnings.php template file
    * Changed: Removed ...import-success.php template file
    * Fixed: Foreign characters being stripped at import

    = 3.1.1 =

    * Added: Default measurement units to import screen
    * Added: Save Delete Temporary CSV value
    * Added: Taxable Amount
    * Added: Not Taxable
    * Added: Add Engraving
    * Added: Add Image
    * Changed: Disabled Image duplication

    = 3.1.0 =

    * Added: Display of total number of rows at import time
    * Changed: Moved Related Products integration to its own Related Products
    * Changed: Moved Custom Fields integration into Custom Fields
    * Added: Filters for Theme/Plugin authors to extend importer
    * Changed: Moved All in One SEO Pack integration into Store Toolkit
    * Added: Delete temporary CSV option to Upload screen
    * Added: Validation of when import session expires
    * Added: Captions to Tools list
    * Added: Export Products option to Tools list at upload time

    = 3.0.9 =

    * Added: No Shipping Product support
    * Added: Merchant Notes support
    * Added: Displays filepath to upload images for filename image import method
    * Fixed: Can import quantity with value of 0 (no stock)
    * Added: Validation to Google Product Feed integration
    * Changed: Download images using WP functions instead of fopen
    * Added: Product Status and Comment Status to merge
    * Added: Validation to AIOSEOP integration

    = 3.0.8 =

    * Fixed: Filesize validation bug on CSV upload
    * Fixed: Noticed hidden under WP_DEBUG
    * Fixed: Timeout affecting some users on CSV upload
    * Added: Validation rules for failed Products
    * Fixed: Related Products breaking Product images
    * Fixed: Erroneous image URL's and filenames are ignored
    * Fixed: Empty Tags appearing in the Import Log
    * Added: Image to Product column detection within Import Log
    * Added: Image filename to Products within Import Log
    * Fixed: Merge no longer overrides existing values for blank Product CSV cells

    = 3.0.7 =

    * Added: Import link to Plugins page
    * Added: Stylesheet for Product Importer Deluxe
    * Changed: Moved validation to its own file
    * Changed: Aligned codebase closer to WooCommerce release
    * Fixed: Using update_post_meta inplace of add_post_meta
    * Added: Validation error on empty CSV upload
    * Added: SKU is a required column
    * Added: Image import support for query based URL's
    * Fixed: Product Status being set incorrectly
    * Fixed: Related Product integration matches against SKU
    * Added: Validation for measurement units
    * Added: Allow for HTML description when uploading Product image

    = 3.0.6 =

    * Added: Support for Wholesale Pricing
    * Added: Support for Related Products
    * Fixed: Timeout issue affecting image import
    * Changed: Added examples to image import options
    * Fixed: Improved Product validation for merging changes
    * Fixed: Character encoding affecting non-English languages
    * Added: Google Product Feed support

    = 3.0.5 =

    * Fixed: Merge issue affecting Shipping and Dimensions

    = 3.0.4 =

    * Added: Merge now updates Custom Fields (if activated)
    * Fixed: Updating Local/International Shipping within merge feature
    * Fixed: Unneccesary WP_DEBUG errors within WordPress Administration
    * Fixed: External URL/Text/Target now importing and merging under WP e-Commerce 3.8

    = 3.0.3 =

    * Added: Will duplicate existing Product image instead of downloading same image where possible
    * Added: Using add_product_meta and update_product_meta under WP e-Commerce 3.8
    * Added: WPML multi-language support for importing Products

    = 3.0.2 =

    * Changed: Quantity of '0' (zero) indicates no stock available
    * Changed: Removed array2obj()
    * Added: Prompts if PHP Safe Mode is turned on
    * Added: Merge multiple Product downloads

    = 3.0.1 =

    * Fixed: Improved detection of Categories/Tags with HTML special characters
    * Added: Support for special characters
    * Fixed: Removed multiple currency default

    = 3.0 =

    * Fixed: Multiple file downloads under WP e-Commerce 3.8
    * Fixed: Weight, weight unit now importing
    * Fixed: Existing Product meta now merged under WP e-Commerce 3.8
    * Added: Filter all currency symbols from Price and Sale Price column

    = 2.9.9 =

    * Fixed: Weight not imported

    = 2.9.8 =

    * Changed: Removed remaining Categories import markup
    * Added: Multiple file download support
    * Changed: Removed reliance on sessions
    * Changed: Removed reliance on default Media settings
    * Fixed: WP e-Commerce Plugins widget markup

    = 2.9.7 =

    * Changed: Removed Product Categories import process, now integrated into Product import
    * Added: Update of Category and Tags on merge
    * Fixed: Multiple Product Image support under WP e-Commerce 3.8

    = 2.9.6 =

    * Fixed: Support for external link text and link target
    * Added: All in One SEO Pack integration (requires All in One SEO Pack)

    = 2.9.5 =

    * Fixed: Missing Plugin global within Products importer

    = 2.9.4 =

    * Fixed: Import Products link at end of Categories process
    * Fixed: Custom field support when manually uploading Product images (thanks Mark)
    * Changed: Removed wpsc_pd_insert()

    = 2.9.3 =

    * Fixed: Styling issue within Plugins Dashboard widget
    * Added: Alt. switch to wpsc_get_action()

    = 2.9.2 =

    * Fixed: progress.gif URL incorrect
    * Fixed: Category not linking in WP e-Commerce 3.7
    * Fixed: Product importer counter not working
    * Added: Importing screen now doesn't go blank during process
    * Changed: Removed import-products.php and import-categories.php

    = 2.9.1 =

    * Fixed: Issue introduced with wpsc_get_action()

    = 2.9 =

    * Changed: Import screens for Product Categories and Products now match up
    * Added: Moved bulk of importer process to init

    = 2.8.9 =

    * Changed: Restructured import files
    * Fixed: Removed SKU requirement prompt
    * Fixed: First time activation not firing
    * Changed: Performance improvements to WP e-Commerce Plugins widget
    * Added: Automatic Plugin updates (thanks konstruktors)

    = 2.8.8 =

    * Changed: Removed SKU as an import requirement, now optional
    * Added: Plain-texted column contents on second screen
    * Added: Convert HTML characters to standard HTML during import
    * Added: Integrated Version Monitor into Plugin
    * Changed: Removed wpsc_pd_createThumbnail()

    = 2.8.7 =

    * Changed: Restructured import files within includes
    * Changed: Moved categories import process to import-categories.php
    * Added: Link to Products import page after successful categories import
    * Added: Product count to Product Categories

    = 2.8.6 =

    * Fixed: Missing Javascript check in WP e-Commerce 3.7
    * Fixed: Multi-currency issue in WP e-Commerce 3.8
    * Added: Support for External Link Text and External Link Target

    = 2.8.5 =

    * Added: Support for auto-linking of custom fields at import time
    * Changed: Merged Product Categories Importer into Product Importer Deluxe

    = 2.8.4.7 =

    * Fixed: Local shipping not being set in WP e-Commerce 3.8
    * Added: Merge support for local and international Product shipping prices
    * Added: Uninstall.php
    * Changed: Migrated Plugin prefix from 'vl_wpscpid' to 'wpsc_pd'
    * Fixed: array_merge() issue affecting Product Gallery within WordPress Administration

    = 2.8.4.6 =

    * Fixed: Weight conversion in WP e-Commerce 3.8

    = 2.8.4.5 =

    * Fixed: Support for file downloads when uploading images within WP e-Commerce 3.8
    * Fixed: Weight unit not being recognised during Product import
    * Changed: Updated import log messages

    = 2.8.4.4 =

    * Fixed: Support for file downloads within WP e-Commerce 3.8
    * Fixed: Support for merging file downloads within WP e-Commerce 3.8

    = 2.8.4.3 =

    * Added: Support for merging Height, Width and Length
    * Fixed: Sssue affecting merged Product details not being detected

    = 2.8.4.2 =

    * Added: Support for script timeout
    * Changed: Removed 3-level sub-category support, reduced to 2-level (will be re-introduced as recursive support in a future Plugin update)
    * Added: Support for Comment Status
    * Added: Support for Product Status

    = 2.8.4.1 =

    * Fixed: Unexpected $end in import-save.php

    = 2.8.4 =

    * Fixed: Duplicate Product check based on SKU
    * Added: Support for Product Status and Comment Status
    * Fixed: Duplicate tags being created during Product import

    = 2.8.3 =

    * Changed: Split import methods into separate files
    * Added: Support for manual Product image assignment in WP e-Commerce 3.8+

    = 2.8.2 =

    * Changed: Updated Product Categories Importer to 1.5.6
    * Fixed: Category-linking issue

    = 2.8.1 =

    * Fixed: Bug in loading functions.php

    = 2.8 =

    * Added: Support for WP e-Commerce 3.8
    * Added: Support for Product Status

    = 2.7.2 =

    * Fixed: Category issue affecting manual image upload process
    * Fixed: Tag support affecting manual image upload process

    = 2.7.1 =

    * Added: Maximum form upload indicator

    = 2.7 =

    * Added: Support for custom field integration (http://www.visser.com.au/wp-ecommerce/plugins/custom-fields/)

    = 2.6.7 =

    * Fixed: Resolved issue affecting Tag creation

    = 2.6.6 =

    * Changed: Simplified Plugin markup
    * Added: Preparing for WP e-Commerce 3.8 compatibility

    = 2.6.5 =

    * Fixed: Resolved a category-linking issue affecting sub-categories (using the '>' character), now supports up to 3 levels deep

    = 2.6.4 =

    * Changed: Simplified Plugin markup
    * Fixed: Resolved Product import issue affecting 'manually selected Product images'
    * Added: Visser Labs news widget to WordPress Dashboard

    = 2.6.3 =

    * Added: Local Shipping Fee
    * Added: International Shipping Fee
    * Fixed: Issue importing single Categories

    = 2.6.2 =

    * Added: Rehash Product Downloads features to update filenames after import

    = 2.6.1 =

    * Added: Switch to change Admin menu placement in WP e-Commerce 3.7/3.8

    = 2.6 =

    * Added: Support for Width, Width Unit, Height, Height Unit, Length, Length Unit

    = 2.5 =

    * Fixed: Sale Price so that it matches expected Sale Price defined in CSV
    * Added: Removal of original CSV upload file after successful import
    * Fixed: Improved Plugin update notification to support new Plugin versioning system on Visser Labs
    * Changed: Menu changes for WP e-Commerce 3.8 support
    * Fixed: Product quantity not being detected
    * Added: Update of Product quantity when merging Product catalogues (thanks Alan George from http://k1create.com/)

    = 2.4 =

    * Added: Support for multiple tags (denoted by '|')

    = 2.3 =

    * Added: Update of download file when merging
    * Added: Automatic linking to matching column at import time
    * Fixed: Improved sub-category support to include recursive depth (denoted by '>')
    * Fixed: Improved multiple category support (denoted by '|')
    * Added: Second Row column at import time to indicate contents of the second row of the CSV
    * Changed: Removed Brand in preparation for WP e-Commerce 3.8

    = 2.2 =

    * Added: Progress bar during import
    * Added: Support for assigning multiple categories against Products
    * Changed: Removed limit on assigning categories to Products within the default Group (Categories)

    = 2.1.1 =

    * Fixed: Product images path using wp_upload_dir() affecting some sites

    = 2.1 =

    * Added: Support for sub-categories and sub-brands

    = 2.0.1 =

    * Fixed: Timestamp error on Product image upload via CSV column

    = 2.0 =

    * Added: Merge CSV changes against existing Products

    = 1.9 =

    * Added: support for importing Product images from external URL's
    * Changed: Re-ordered image import options
    * Added: Commenting to code

    = 1.8 =

    * Added: CSV delimiter selection at import time
    * Added: Notification of available updates on Plugin page

    = 1.7 =

    * Added: Checks for the Category, skips Product if not found

    = 1.6 =

    * Changed: Migrated custom Page Template solution to a WordPress Plugin

    = 1.5 =

    * Added: Support for External link

    = 1.4 =

    * Changed: Removed default WordPress table prefix, now using $wpdb->prefix
    * Fixed: Automatic creation of thumbnails and tested extensively
    * Fixed: 'Start over' feature to empty WP e-Commerce tables

    = 1.3 =

    * Added: Support for File downloads/Electronic purchases

    = 1.2 =

    * Added: Support for Quantity.

    = 1.1 =

    * Added: First working release of the Plugin

Wishlist

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Plugin Updates

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