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WP CSV to Database Plugin – Import Excel file content into WordPress database (MySQL)

WP CSV to Database plugin allows you to insert CSV file content into WordPress database. Useful when you want to bulk upload data from your CSV file (e.g. product details) to the WordPress database (MySQL) in one go.

Download CSV to DB Plugin

If you didn’t know what a  CSV file is then you can learn more fromWikipedia. You can use Microsoft Excel to enter all your data and then save the file as a CSV file.

Many of my WordPress Shopping Cart users have requested me to add an option so that they can bulk upload their product details into the database from a CSV file (really useful when you have hundreds of products). Hopefully this plugin will satisfy that need and in addition you will be able to use it to bulk upload any data into your WordPress database to save you time and effort.

Installation of the Plugin

  • Unzip and Upload the folder ‘wp-csv-to-db’ to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
  • Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

Usage of the Plugin

Access the plugin’s User Interface in the WordPress dashboard under the “Settings” menu after installation and do the following:

  1. Specify the general options.
  2. Specify the input file (Upload the CSV file or specify the location of a pre-uploaded CSV file)
  3. Hit the “Import to DB” button to import the CSV file content into the database table.

Download Latest Version (v1.6)

Download the CSV to DB plugin.

How to Use This Plugin to Bulk Upload WP eStore Products

  • How to Bulk Upload eStore Products from a CSV File

How to Use This Plugin to Bulk Upload WP eMember members

  • How to Bulk Upload Member Details from a CSV File

Special Note

If the cell values in the CSV file have special characters like apostrophe (‘) or quotes (“) then don’t forget to use a backslash before them (e.g Karen’s book). You shouldn’t need to do this anymore if you are using v1.5 or above.

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