Limitation of Product Reviews function in Default Magento 2
In the default Magento 2, admin can only import/export Advance Pricing, Products, Customer Main Files, and Customers Addresses from/to a CSV file.
Import functions in the default Magento 2
Product reviews cannot be imported/exported via a CSV file, but Magento 2 allows admin to edit the reviews: status, which stores view to be displayed in, ratings,… However, if a user wants to add reviews to a new website or export reviews from an existing site, he has to do it manually and one by one repeatedly. Therefore, this process often takes him a lot of both time and effort to complete.
An Effective Tool to Import/Export Product Reviews for Magento 2
Due to the mentioned limitation of default Magento 2 about import and export function, an effective solution has been developed to deal with those problems called Magento 2 Import/Export Product Reviews extension. This extension allows store owners to import/ easily export multiple product reviews at one time quickly and simply via a CSV file. It will assign reviews for customers, approve or disapprove reviews, import reviews into wanted stores or give ratings for products and other things via the CSV file. Besides, when store owners want to get all available reviews on their Magento websites, exporting feature of this module can function for it.
With Magento 2 Import/Export Product Review extension, therefore, businessman save not only a lot of time but also many efforts. Moreover, less human resources are required, and even they can do it by themselves without depending on IT experts.
How “Import/Export Product Reviews Extension for Magento 2” Works?
Once the extension is installed, reviews can be exported from existing websites to a CSV file by only one click. Moreover, store owners can also easily import reviews from the CSV file to another Magento 2 site. These functions can be managed in some sections of the backend.
To start, click System. Then under Data Transfer, select Import/Export Product Reviews. In the backend, admin can:
Quickly import multiple product reviews without spending much time and efforts.
Import/Export Product Reviews in the backend
There is a notice before an admin can import product reviews to a new Magento site. He needs to prepare a CSV file with enough necessary information (this CSV file should not exceed 2MB) to upload when clicking on Choose File. For users’ convenience, Magento 2 Import/Export Product Reviews extension provide a CSV sample file in the Download Sample File link so that users can get it and follow to reduce errors. In this CSV file, there are required data fields needing to be filled in such as review titles, review details, status, customer nicknames, product SKU and rating options. The admin has to complete these fields to import product reviews.
A standard CSV file
Display notification after importing products reviews in a CSV file into Magento 2 sites.
After the admin imports reviews for a Magento 2 website, there are messages to notify about uploading CSV (successfully uploaded or not) and the number of rows(reviews) that are inserted. The system also warns the admin if there is any invalid row or information added to the CSV file.
System notifications after importing reviews
After being imported, reviews can be managed in four sections in the backend:
- Admin → Product page →Product reviews
- Admin → Customer page → Product reviews
- Admin → Marketing → User content → Reviews
- Admin → Report → Reviews
Export product reviews of Magento sites into a CSV file
With this extension, admin can not only import reviews to a Magento 2 site but also export available customers’ comments into a CSV file. Once the product reviews are exported, their related data such as customer nicknames, review status, review titles,… are all included in that CSV file. This helps to save a lot of effort in case store owners want to quickly move these reviews to another Magento 2 sites (because he doesn’t need to create a total new CSV file).
Easy to use in the backend
The Magento 2 Import/Export Product Reviews extension is very simple to use. Therefore, it is suitable for all Magento users; even non-experts can perform actions without any difficulties.
After being imported, detailed information of reviews are presented in the Review Tab: Reviews titles, ratings, review details, customers’ names.
Other Magento 2 Import Export extensions you may take more concerns for your websites:
- Magento 2 Import Export Product Attributes Extension
- Magento 2 Import Export URL Rewrites Extension
- Magento 2 Import Export Wishlist Item Extension
- Magento 2 Import Export Categories Extension
- Magento 2 Import Export CMS Page Extension
In summary, the Magento 2 Import/Export Product Reviews Extension is a must-have extension for your Magento 2 store if you don’t want to waste your time dealing with hundreds of reviews one by one manually. Moreover, there is a very convenient thing that it’s possible for you to configure even when you are not a tech-savvy.