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Optimize Your VirtueMart Imagery: Upload Multiple Images in Bulk

You are selling online and need to present your products in the best possible way? Update your products with multiple VirtueMart images and you will see how they will benefit to overall store popularity.

Naturally, you can add image to each product one-by-one. However, in case your database is big, it will be more convenient to try VirtueMart bulk upload of images. The procedure of VirtueMart import images from .csv simplifies the challenging task of inputting vast amount of images allowing to save time and efforts considerably.

To make the procedure of VirtueMart import from .csv of multiple images less time-consuming and demanding, you can use Store Manager for VirtueMart. The software handles equally good import of images stored locally as well as those from external sources. With the application you can do VirtueMart bulk upload of images together with products as well as add images to the products which have already been listed at your VirtueMart store previously.

Performing VirtueMart import images from .csv procedure, you usually go through 3 main stages: preparation, indication of the required settings and data input.

Each phase requires from you some actions. Lets take a look at what you need to do to make your VirtueMart import from .csv successful using Store Manager for VirtueMart.


In order to do VirtueMart bulk upload of images you will have to make sure that you have:

  • checked if you correctly set up FTP connection in your Store Manager for VirtueMart
VirtueMart import images
VirtueMart import images
  • prepared .csv or .txt file with image names (in case you have images stored locally) or image URLs (if you would like to import remote images)
  • done database backup, which is advisable before each bulk procedure.

Indication of required settings

Using Store Manager for VirtueMart at your disposal is very smart assistant. Import Wizard of Store Manager will guide you through all the necessary steps as it contains the tips on what should be done of this or that step of VirtueMart import images from .csv.

In particular, uploading images, you should keep in mind:

  • to set correct delimiters in order for the file to be parsed properly
  • to correctly assign .csv columns to database fields
  • to check “Upload images” checkbox and indicate default images path.
VirtueMart import images
VirtueMart import images

Images input and results

At the “Preview Import” step of VirtueMart import from .csv procedure you can check if all the settings were made correctly. There are also possible to check if there were made some errors and return and fix them.

VirtueMart import images
VirtueMart import images

After you hit “Import” button, the process will begin and after it will be completed, you can check the results at your live store.

Your VirtueMart products still do not have images or they are only a few yet? Stop hesitating! Make your store more colorful! Do VirtueMart bulk upload of images in a hassle-free manner with Store Manager for VirtueMart.

Download Store Manager for VirtueMart and give a try to VirtueMart import images from .csv. Make sure that it is possible to make your products more attractive for buyers by means of smooth, rapid and highly efficient VirtueMart import from .csv procedure -


By Maria Kvasnytska

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