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Bulk Import

Use this feature to import multiple files at a time, from your web server, or you can import files from a CSV file. You can set Categories, set visitor access, change the title for each file, add a description for each file and also can set passwords for each file.

Bulk CSV : Directory Import - WordPress Download Manager

Details for each section is given below:

Import files from Server

  1. Step 1: Select a directory from Dir Tree, where you uploaded your files using FTP.
  2. Step 2: Click "Set as Import Dir" to load files associated with the selected directory. Files will be listed on the right side section.
  3. Step 3: check the checkbox at the first column of each row you want to import. You can change the title of the file, add a description and set passwords for each file.
  4. Step 4: You can assign categories to your files. Select categories from the category list. Note that, selected categories will be added to all files you selected to import.
  5. Step 5: Select User role(s) to control user access to the imported files.
  6. Step 6: Finally Click "Import Selected Files" button to import your files as packages.

Import from CSV File

  1. Prepare the CSV file
    1. Download attached sample CSV file
    2. Follow the same format of sample data to add new data
  2. Select CSV file by clicking "Browse.." button
  3. Click "Import CSV" button

Column headings for CSV file:

  • title
  • descdription
  • category
  • preview
  • access
  • uid
  • files
  • file_titles
  • file_passwords
  • file_prices
  • download_count
  • view_count
  • version
  • link_label
  • quota
  • download_limit_per_user
  • package_size
  • individual_file_download
  • template
  • page_template
  • password_lock
  • password
  • password_usage_limit
  • email_lock
  • email_lock_idl
  • tweet_lock
  • facebook_lock
  • googleplus_lock
  • files
  • fileinfo
  • package_dir
  • create_date
  • update_date
  • publish_date
  • expire_date
  • icon
  • base_price
  • sales_price
  • variation


If you have csv where you may require field mapping during import, we suggest using our advanced csv importer addon
Last updated on Apr 1, 2019