Documentation

Using Order Importer

Available Liferay DXP 7.4 U1+/GA5+

There are two ways to create a new order on a Minium site:

  1. Click the Account Selector from the top right and select Create New Order.

  2. Go to the Pending Orders screen and click Add Order.

Create a new Order by clicking on the Create New Order button or the Add Order button.

Importing Orders from a CSV File

You must first have the file containing orders in a specific format. See the format below:

sku,quantity,requestedDeliveryDate

The requestedDeliveryDate is optional and is expected in the default format yyyy-MM-dd. See Order Importer Configuration to change the default behavior.

To import an Order from a CSV file,

  1. Create a Minium site by opening the Global Menu (Applications Menu icon) and going to Control Panel → Sites. Click the Add button and select Minium.

  2. Create a new order and click the 3-dot icon (3-dot icon) at the bottom right and select Import from CSV.

    You can use the Import from CSV option to import orders from a CSV file.

  3. Click Select File and choose the CSV file you want to import. You can also download a template file by clicking on Download Template.

    You can download a template or select the CSV file to import orders from.

  4. Click Import once to preview the items in your order and click Import once again to add them to your order.

    Click Import to preview and import the orders to your new order.

Importing Orders from Wish lists

You can have products in your wishlist that you want to add to an order quickly. To do so, ensure that you have the desired products in your wishlist first. See Using Wish Lists for more information.

  1. Create a new order and click on the 3-dot icon (3-dot icon) at the bottom right.

  2. Select Import from Wish Lists and select the desired wish list.

    You can use the Import from Wish Lists option to import orders from a wishlist.

  3. Click Select to preview the items in your order and click Import to add them to your order.

    You can preview the items in your order and click Import to add them to your order.

Importing Orders from Past Orders

You can also import an order from your past orders.

  1. Create a new order and click on the 3-dot icon (3-dot icon) at the bottom right.

  2. Select Import from Past Orders and select the appropriate order.

    You can use the Import from Past Orders option to import orders from a past order.

  3. Click Select to preview the items in your order and click Import to add them to your order.

    You can preview the items in your order and click Import to add them to your order.

Order Importer Configuration

You can change the default CSV separator and the requested delivery date format for the Order Importer.

Default CSV Separator: Open the Global Menu (Applications Menu icon) and go to Control PanelSystem Settings. Click Orders and select Order Importer Types. Change the value under CSV Separator and click Save.

Use the Default CSV Separator option to change the default CSV separator.

Requested Delivery Date Format: Open the Global Menu (Applications Menu icon) and go to Control PanelInstance Settings. Click on Orders and select Order Importer Date Format Configuration. Change it to the desired format and click Save.

Use the Requested Delivery Date Format option to change the default Requested Delivery Date format.