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smarta

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CSV export of products & customers
« on: September 27, 2017, 10:17:01 am »
Hi - i've been asked by an elderly couple who have a Orchid hardware supply website to re-vamp their website

it's using "VirtueMart 1.1.4 stable" so I guess it's pretty ancient

what I'd like to do is export a single category of their products list and also export a list of their exisiting customers (pretty sure there are 2 levels of customer)

these does  not seem to be any obvious export functions in the admin

I have no experience with VirtueMart but was hoping someone may be able to tell me if

a. it is possible

and

b. how i can be done

thnks in advance

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Re: CSV export of products & customers
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2017, 17:13:42 pm »
ancient: just export it via the Database with what ever interface the host provides .. e.g. phpmyadmin

why not migrate it to VM3 and rebuild it that way?
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Re: CSV export of products & customers
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2017, 17:54:15 pm »
I have exactly the same problem: the ancient site that is running Joomla: 1.5.26 and VirtueMart 1.1.4, the only option I see here is to completely rebuild it from scratch, but I have a problem migrating over 5000 goods from the store. It would be nice to export it somehow.
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Re: CSV export of products & customers
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2017, 19:09:36 pm »
I have exactly the same problem: the ancient site that is running Joomla: 1.5.26 and VirtueMart 1.1.4, the only option I see here is to completely rebuild it from scratch, but I have a problem migrating over 5000 goods from the store. It would be nice to export it somehow.
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Use https://www.daycounts.com/migrator, but in all case you loose some information, i used it myself and only recovered 95% of information, but the shop should work.
If you have to readd some missing products information, you can use Vm Be Pro https://shop.st42.fr/en/products/vm-be-pro-batch-product-edit.htm, you have an import tool included.

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Re: CSV export of products & customers
« Reply #4 on: Yesterday at 10:00:38 »
Unfortunately, that one costs money, the guys I am helping with their site are not going to pay, thats a problem.