Magento 2 Configurable Product Import in 3 Simple Steps

How to Import Configurable Product in Magento 2

Magento 2 Configurable Product Import in 3 Simple Steps

Have you ever wondered about other ways to get configurable products in Magento site? Have you known the method of importing Magento 2 configurable products? If you’re still unclear about this, why don’t you practice these 3 easy steps on Magento 2 configurable product import?

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Now, let us walk you through this article to find out the fastest way to import configurable products in Magento 2.

Step 1: You need a CSV file

Before we start, note that if you already have a sample CSV file, you can skip this step and move on to step 2 of Magento 2 configurable product import.


At first, you need to login the backend. Go to System > Import, choose Download Sample CSV.

import csv file

magento import settings


In Import Settings, choose Products, then you click Download Sample CSV as the image below:

import sample csvIn Import Behavior: choose Add/Update to import Magento 2 configurable products.


For all other configurations, you set as available default.

Step 2: Fulfill the CSV file

Next, input Magento 2 configurable product and simple product:

input product in csv file

There are some NOTEs you need to know when filling in the CSV file of Magento 2 configurable product import:

  • First, all children products need to be listed before the Magento 2 configurable product;
  • Second, the value in the ‘attribute_set_code’ column must always match the Attribute Set’s name that contains the attributes assigned for the product;
  • Third, the value in the ‘additional_attributes’ column should list all the values of the attribute set for each child product (use,” if there is more than one attribute set for the product);
  • Also, the value in the ‘configurable_variations’ column should follow the pattern in the file as the set of SKU and Option;
  • Moreover, the value in the ‘configurable_variation_labels’ column gets the correlation between the Attribute code and the Label name.

Step 3: Import CSV file

Go to System>Import.


File to import:


Select a file to import: choose your CSV file.


– Click Check Data button on the right corner.
check data when import csv

Then if your CSV file has no errors, there will be a notified message like the image below:check data successfull

Next, you just click the Import button. A successful notification will be shown:

import CSV file successfully

Finally, go to the frontend to check how it works.

Magento 2 Configurable Product extensions
Magento 2 Configurable Product extensions


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