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Catalog Upload - File Attachments

This topic details file attachment imports and includes a sample template.


File Attachments are uploaded leveraging the Additional Attributes file using the attribute type of attachment.  The columns of the file are used in slightly different ways than is typical for the Additional Attributes template. 

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Catalog Upload - Additional Attributes

Additional Attributes Upload Template 

The Additional Attributes Upload Template is also used for File Attachments.  


Catalog Upload - File Attachments

Attribute Type = attachment

Column Description Required Max Length Sample Value

SKU is also supported
This is the Suppliers Part Number for the Parent Product that has File Attachments available.

Use the part number your customer would search for 

Yes 40 1010
attribute_type This is the Type of attribute being uploaded.

Must be attachment for file attachment support. 
Yes  N/A attachment ('pdf' is also supported
attribute_name This is the Title of the Attachment that will be shown on the front-end. Yes N/A Product Manual
attribute_value This is the URL of the Attachment Yes N/A

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