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  • #30901

    Hi guys,
    I can see from a separate thread that unfortunately there is no integration between Metabox and WP AllImport and seeing as it's been 4 years since it was requested it doesn't sound like that will happen.

    So, my question is, is there an alternative? Is there a way / method / plugin that Metabox devs can recommend for importing posts and fields from google sheets of excel?

    I was looking to build a new project using Metabox, but I have nearly 1,000 posts of data in google sheets, that I wanted to import as a custom post type. I don't want to have to input these manually. If this is not possible to do with Metanox then I will need to use either Toolset or ACF (and CPT UI) instead.

    Many thanks in advance for your assistance,

    Keith

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  • #30910
    Long Nguyen
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    Hi Keith,

    There is an article that shows you how to import posts and custom fields (simple field) from Google sheets and WP All Import. Please find it here https://metabox.io/create-and-import-project-portfolio/

    #30917

    Hi there, may thanks for replying and also for the link to the tutorial.

    Unfortunately that tutorial doesn't really help - it works as a 'one off', but the whole point of what I am looking to do is to get a simple integration setup which I could carry out on a daily basis (to update a set of data which will change every day). The tutorial you have sent is a work around, but not something that could be carried out regularly (which is why a full integration with WP AllImport would be better).
    So in this case I will need to use something other than Metabox for my project. But thank you again for the suggestion.

    Have a great day,
    Keith

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