How Do I Import Multiple Images for a WooCommerce Variable Product?
To import multiple images for a WooCommerce variable product, you must first install a plugin that supports this, as the default behavior of WooCommerce is to allow only one image per product variation.
Possible plugins include:
Steps to Import Multiple Images for a WooCommerce Variable Product
- Install and configure one of the aforementioned plugins.
- Create a WooCommerce variable product import. To do this, follow the first five steps in How to Import Variable Products into WooCommerce.
- In the Variations tab of the WooCommerce Add-on section of the Drag & Drop screen, enable the Import additional variation images option. Note that this option only appears if one of the aforementioned plugins is installed.
- Complete the import.
- Verify that your product variation images were imported as expected.
Visual Steps to Import Multiple Images for a WooCommerce Variable Product
Import Multiple Images for a WooCommerce Variable Product — Frequently Asked Questions
How Do I Import Non-Variable Products with Multiple Images in WooCommerce?
To import non-variable products with multiple images, open the Images section of the Drag & Drop screen. This gives you several options, including the ability to import images from multiple incoming data elements or to parse multiple images from a single data element based on separator character.
For more information, see Variable Number Of Images Per Post.
What If I Use a Different Plugin to Add Multiple Images to Product Variations?
If you use a different plugin (i.e., different from the two plugins listed earlier) to add multiple images to product variations, you'll need to write some custom code. This code should use our pmxi_gallery_image hook to import the additional product variation images into it.
How Do I Export Products with Images?
To export WooCommerce products with images, just include fields from the Available Data › Media › Images section in your export. For more information, see Export WooCommerce Products with Images.
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