3 Steps to Import Configurable Products in Magento 2


As far as we know, Magento 2 Configurable Products is a useful tool for both customers as well as store owners. If the products are configurable, it means that the customers can purchase them according to their needs, hobbies or the requirements from a list of available options easily.

Generally, Magento 2 allows the creation of import configuration products quickly. In addition, it can adjust details and create files to create desired configurations in Magento 2. Clearly, Magento 2 import configurable products seems to be more flexible and approachable data upload tool.

In this article, we will show how to import configurable products in Magento 2. It is implemented as three following steps.

How to import configurable products in Magento 2

To import configurable products:

  • Step 1: You need a CSV file
  • Step 2: Fulfill CSV file
  • Step 3: Import CSV file

Step 1: You need a CSV file

You need your Magento 2 admin panel before download sample CSV.

Login the backend and navigate to System > Import


Here the Import Settings tab will display


In Import settings field, choose products > click Download Sample CSV as image below:


In Import Behavior tab, choose Add/Update to import configurable products as the image above.

All other configurations, set up as available default.

In case you already have CSV file, you can skip this step.

Step 2: Fulfill CSV file

The sample configurable products after downloading:


Some notes you need to know before filling in the CSV file:
  • Need to list all children products before configurable product.
  • Make sure that the value in the ‘attribute_set_code’ column always matches the name of the Attribute Set.
  • Should list all the values of the attribute set for each child product from in the ‘additional_attributes’ column.
  • Follow the pattern in the file as the set of Sku and Option in the ‘configurable_variations’ column.
  • Get the correlation between the Attribute code and the Label name in the ‘configurable_variation_labels’ column.

Step 3: Import CSV file

Now, navigate to System > Import

In File to Import field, click on Choose File to upload your CSV file.

Then, click on Check Data button on the right corner.


There will be a notified message if your CSV file has no errors like the image below:


Next, click Import button, a successful notification will be shown as below:


Finally, go to the frontend to check again.

To include

This is a fastest way to import configurable products in Magento 2. Be an intelligent store owner to meet the satisfation of the customers with only three simple steps.Do not hesitate anymore, follow those steps now!

It comes to the end of tutorial: 3 Steps to Import Configurable Products in Magento 2.

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