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Tagged: 8.20, csv import, extension, image
- This topic has 7 replies, 2 voices, and was last updated 4 years, 11 months ago by Steven Zahm.
06/07/2018 at 1:38 pm #464852
I’m populating the Photo URL upon csv import. When I “Manage” a user, the photo field doesn’t appear to accept a URL. What am I missing?06/07/2018 at 2:01 pm #464853
The CSV Import allows you to pull an image from a URL to facilitate bulk adding images to entries.
When managing an entry, adding or editing, you choose an image from your computer, you can not pull from a URL.
Hope that helps!06/07/2018 at 2:04 pm #464854
So… Then, if I already have the URL populated, shouldn’t I be seeing my images?06/07/2018 at 2:11 pm #464855
Yes, if you supplied a valid URL and Connections was able to retrieve that image from that URL you would see an image when editing an entry which was imported.
If you are not seeing an image for an imported entry, verify that the supplied URLs are valid and that the server you are importing from permits outbound connections to that URL. The latter is generally is not an issue but it is possible if your web host is very strict on outbound connections and image might not be able to be fetched. Even though this is possible, I have not yet run int where this was an actual issue. So, that said, I would double check the image URL that are being supplied are correct.06/11/2018 at 1:54 pm #465241
Hmmm… I’m still having troubles with getting photos imported.
I’m locally hosting my server and can hit the URLs for the photo import without issue. I’m using the same URL as in the .csv file and when entered into a browser, they display the image without issue.
I’m not sure whats up?06/11/2018 at 2:12 pm #465247
When you say locally hosted, you mean on your local machine. Correct?
The best advice I can think of, is to check the local server logs to see if your local server is blocking the connection. Or check your firewall logs to see if the connections are being blocked.
Another thought, if the photo is being downloaded but is not aftwards accessible to the script due to permissions. So check the local PHP temp folder for the images. If they are there, then you might have to configure permissions. Also, make sure the PHP user has permissions to read/write to the
I would recommend enabling all debugging in WP and PHP and check the respective logs to see if something is logged that would shed some light on the issue.
Since this is a local install, honestly, the best I can do is guess.
It could be worthwhile to step back… When you add an entry in the amin, can you add a photo to the entry?06/11/2018 at 7:44 pm #465290
I got it to work! Booyah!
What I wound up doing is linked a photo by hand to one person. This must have then set or created the necessary directory structure or rights. I then ran my .csv file again and photos showed up for everyone else.
Hope this helps!06/11/2018 at 7:57 pm #465292
Odd, but glad to hear that worked!
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