How to import products to Prestashop 2018

Prestashop is an opensource for e-commerce platform. It is like Shopify or Magento. On this post, I will guide you how to import product to Prestashop with Prestashop csv import product module.

Prestashop has CSV import feature. The feature is the best way for you to import products to Prestashop. But your CSV file must format exactly example of Prestashop. It will take too much time to edit a custom CSV file to look like Prestashop CSV format. In this case, I strongly recommend using the Prestashop CSV import

Prestashop CSV import products

The module has fast uploading and importing speed. It is absolutely easy to install, well documented. Besides, this module is suitable for not only CSV file type but also Excel file.
I have written a detailed post about installing the Prestashop CSV import module. Please refer to this post if you are in the installation progress. Let’s start configuration the module.
Go to “Installed modules” tab >> Click on “Configure” button like below screenshot:
install prestashop csv module

In the configuration page, you can add multi-import resource. Let’s click to plus button to add your first CSV import.

prestashop add csv

Then please fill in the necessary information for each field in “Settings” tab:

After that, we move to “Mapping” tab. In this tab, we need to decide which product field should be correspondent for each field in the CSV/excel file.

csv mapping prestashop

Lastly, please click on “Save Configure Import”:

After hit “Import Manually” button to start importing products, we can check the importing process in the “Manually Import & Report” tab:

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