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External Data Import External Data Import

external_import / stable

Tool for importing data from external sources into the TYPO3 CMS database, using an extended TCA syntax. Provides a BE module, a Scheduler task, a command-line tool and an API.

This version supports TYPO3

Older versions also support TYPO3

Composer support

composer req cobweb/external_import

Tags

#import

Last upload comment

Fixed some issues with PHP8 and a couple of other bugs. One bug fix may have an impact on existing imports, please read https://github.com/cobwebch/external_import/releases/tag/6.0.1

Downloads by month

Total downloads (TER and Extension Manager) incl. November 2020: 29,068

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Author
Francois Suter (Idéative)
Last update
18. Nov 2021
First upload
28. Apr 2008
Downloads
70,038
Category
Backend Modules
Dependencies

Installation

  1. Download ZIP file
  2. Log into your TYPO3 backend
  3. Go to Extension Manager module
  4. Press the upload button on the top bar
  5. Select the ZIP file and upload it. If you want to overwrite an existing extension installation, activate the checkbox.
  1. Go to your folder where the root composer.json file is located
  2. Type: composer req cobweb/external_import to get the latest version that runs on your TYPO3 version.
  1. Download T3X file
  2. Log into your TYPO3 backend
  3. Go to Extension Manager module
  4. Press the upload button on the top bar
  5. Select the T3X file and upload it. If you want to overwrite an existing extension installation, activate the checkbox.

Other extensions by this user (7)

Version history

Version Upload comment Works with TYPO3 Download
6.0.1 / stable
November 18, 2021
Fixed some issues with PHP8 and a couple of other bugs. One bug fix may have an impact on existing imports, please read https://github.com/cobwebch/external_import/releases/tag/6.0.1
10.4.0 - 11.5.99 Download
6.0.0 / stable
October 05, 2021
This release adds support for TYPO3 11 and PHP 8, while dropping support for TYPO3 9. For more details on new features, see the release notes: https://github.com/cobwebch/external_import/releases/tag/6.0.0
10.4.0 - 11.5.99 Download
5.1.1 / stable
March 19, 2021
Fixed a bug when substructure is empty, improved tests and validation of substructureFields property.
9.5.0 - 10.4.99 Download
5.1.0 / stable
February 22, 2021
Some small features and a couple of important bug fixes. For more details read: https://github.com/cobwebch/external_import/releases/tag/5.1.0
9.5.0 - 10.4.99 Download
5.0.1 / stable
December 19, 2020
Bugfix release (composer manifest, custom steps not available for preview, more at https://github.com/cobwebch/external_import/releases/tag/5.0.1)
9.5.0 - 10.4.99 Download
5.0.0 / stable
October 21, 2020
Nested import structures (e.g. import data and images), revamped configuration syntax and more! Read the release notes: https://github.com/cobwebch/external_import/releases/tag/5.0.0
9.5.0 - 10.4.99 Download
4.3.3 / stable
September 25, 2020
Minor bugfix release (more robust usage of date in log entries creation, avoid SQL errors when no slugs need updating, avoid packaging some resource files upon releasing).
8.5.0 - 10.4.99 Download
4.3.2 / stable
August 13, 2020
Fix bug with validation of multiple custom steps; minor documentation changes.
8.5.0 - 10.4.99 Download
4.3.1 / stable
May 11, 2020
Compatibility with TYPO3 10 LTS (really) and other features and bugfixes. See https://github.com/cobwebch/external_import/releases/tag/4.3.1
8.5.0 - 10.4.99 Download
4.3.0 / stable
May 11, 2020
Compatibility with TYPO3 10 LTS and other features and bugfixes. See https://github.com/cobwebch/external_import/releases/tag/4.3.0
8.5.0 - 9.99.99 Download
4.2.3 / stable
May 01, 2020
Fix bug when changing the PHP execution time limit, fix code example in the documentation.
8.7.0 - 9.99.99 Download
4.2.2 / stable
April 14, 2020
Bugfix release: show add task button again.
8.7.0 - 9.99.99 Download
4.2.1 / stable
March 11, 2020
Minor bugfix, unrelated to previous major release (see https://github.com/cobwebch/external_import/releases/tag/4.2.1)
8.7.0 - 9.99.99 Download
4.2.0 / stable
March 10, 2020
Several new features, see https://github.com/cobwebch/external_import/releases/tag/4.2.0. Last release with TYPO3 8.7 support.
8.7.0 - 9.99.99 Download
4.1.3 / stable
June 26, 2019
Fixed bug with using uidRepository as singleton, updated documentation with information about usage of MM and multipleValuesSeparator properties together (TLDR: don't).
8.7.0 - 9.99.99 Download
4.1.2 / stable
February 17, 2019
Several bug fixes, possibility to abort process from within user functions and hooks. More info: https://github.com/cobwebch/external_import/releases/tag/4.1.2
8.7.0 - 9.99.99 Download
4.1.0 / stable
January 13, 2019
Compatibility with TYPO3 9, new features and many bug fixes. See: https://github.com/cobwebch/external_import/releases/tag/4.1.0
8.7.0 - 9.99.99 Download
4.0.2 / stable
March 09, 2018
Corrected composer dependencies; made sync warning window sticky.
7.6.0 - 8.99.99 Download
4.0.1 / stable
February 03, 2018
Fixed moving of records during import; other bug fixes, see https://github.com/cobwebch/external_import/releases/tag/4.0.1
7.6.0 - 8.99.99 Download
4.0.0 / stable
November 21, 2017
Compatibility with TYPO3 v8, heavy refactoring and many new features. Read more on https://github.com/cobwebch/external_import/releases/tag/4.0.0.
7.6.0 - 8.99.99 Download
3.0.6 / stable
March 31, 2017
Fixed bug with handling of additional fields (were ignored); fixed wrong naming of "NEW_" placeholders (self-referential relations failed).
7.6.0 - 7.99.99 Download
3.0.5 / stable
March 23, 2017
Fixed erroneous properties validations.
7.6.0 - 7.99.99 Download
3.0.4 / stable
March 01, 2017
Fixed bug in BE module menu.
7.6.0 - 7.99.99 Download
3.0.3 / stable
November 16, 2016
Improved column configuration validation; fixed visibility of main BE module.
7.6.0 - 7.99.99 Download
3.0.2 / stable
August 03, 2016
Fixed wrongly named class; improved documentation (usage of XML namespaces); added one getter method to Importer class.
7.6.0 - 7.99.99 Download
3.0.1 / stable
July 25, 2016
Improved check for failed connector service initialization.
7.6.0 - 7.99.99 Download
3.0.0 / stable
June 13, 2016
Compatibility with TYPO3 CMS7; new backend module; configuration validator; import logs.
7.6.0 - 7.99.99 Download
2.5.1 / stable
September 08, 2015
Hotfix: corrected wrong object being passed to new process parameters hook.
4.5.0 - 6.2.99 Download
2.5.0 / stable
June 11, 2015
Improved handling of MM relations; added hook for processing connector parameters.
4.5.0 - 6.2.99 Download
2.4.1 / stable
January 14, 2015
Allow for import of very large XML files.
4.5.0 - 6.2.99 Download
2.4.0 / stable
November 26, 2014
New feature to preserve XML structure of imported nodes.
4.5.0 - 6.2.99 Download
2.3.2 / stable
August 06, 2014
Performance improvement (thanks to Joh. Feustel); little documentation improvements.
4.5.0 - 6.2.99 Download
2.3.1 / stable
June 19, 2014
Fixed bug when update is disabled; fixed PDF rendering of manual; fixed unitialized variable.
4.5.0 - 6.2.99 Download
2.3.0 / stable
June 05, 2014
Verified compatibility with TYPO3 CMS 6.2; fixed some small bugs; new features; documentation moved to reStructuredText.
4.5.0 - 6.2.99 Download
2.2.1 / stable
August 20, 2013
Fixed bug when external references use zero as a value; fixed some small errors in the manual.
4.5.0 - 6.1.99 Download
2.2.0 / stable
July 22, 2013
Fixed a few bugs; verified compatibility with TYPO3 CMS 6.1
4.5.0 - 6.1.99 Download
2.1.0 / stable
January 24, 2013
Compatibility with TYPO3 6.0; added possibility to tap reference node directly during XML import.
4.5.0 - 4.7.99 Download
2.0.4 / stable
November 01, 2012
Restored usage of time limit in AJAX timeout definition (thanks to Andreas Kiessling).
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2.0.3 / stable
July 20, 2012
Fixed error with BE module CSS, fixed error with hook names in manual.
Download
2.0.2 / stable
June 26, 2012
Hotfix release: fixed bug with case of BE module layout.
Download
2.0.1 / stable
June 15, 2012
Fully revamped BE module, new features, see ChangeLog for full details missing updated manual. Requires TYPO3 4.5.
Download
2.0.0 / stable
June 15, 2012
Fully revamped BE module, new features, see ChangeLog for more details. Requires TYPO3 4.5.
Download
1.2.2 / stable
May 06, 2011
Hot fix release: fixed bug with wrongly preserved MM-relations when no mapping is available
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1.2.1 / stable
March 17, 2011
Fixed bug with TCEmain logging flag
Download
1.2.0 / stable
March 08, 2011
Many new features, several bug fixes, please refer to the Changelog for more details.
Download
1.1.0 / stable
October 25, 2010
Added support for additional where clause in foreign mappings, added callback of connector for post-process operations, corrected bug in records order when import table uses sortby field.
Download
1.0.0 / stable
March 26, 2010
UI improvements in BE module; enhanced user rights checks; many bugfixes. See ChangeLog for details.
Download
0.11.2 / beta
November 25, 2009
Fixed abusive display of error message
Download
0.11.1 / beta
November 23, 2009
E-mail reporting, individual autosync, Scheduler support. See ChangeLog for more.
Download
0.11.0 / beta
November 23, 2009
E-mail reporting, individual autosync, Scheduler support. See ChangeLog for full changes.
Download
0.10.0 / beta
June 16, 2009
Added configuration options for setting fixed values and fixed value maps
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0.9.0 / beta
March 24, 2009
Improved error reporting for TCEmain errors. Added option for clearing output.
Download
0.8.0 / beta
January 18, 2009
Major update (see ChangeLog). ATTENTION: compatibility break, read manual before upgrading.
Download
0.6.2 / alpha
August 04, 2008
Updated manual with missing notes about array data format
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0.6.1 / alpha
August 03, 2008
Added array data format handling, added user rights setup instructions in the manual.
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0.6.0 / alpha
July 20, 2008
Introduced use of TCEmain for proper data manipulation, cleaned up extended TCA syntax, added hook for pre-processing data before storage. ATTENTION: compatibility issues on update, please refer to manual!
Download
0.5.1 / alpha
April 29, 2008
Added note about Gabriel version compatibility
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0.5.0 / alpha
April 28, 2008
Early release ahead of T3DD08. Not complete but functional.
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