If it is not possible, this should be a Feature Request. If it is supposed to work but not working, this is a Bug report. But hopefully it is easily possible and working fine but I just cannot find out how to do it, therefore I put this as a General Question.
I have really tried to find out how this works, I have read through a whole bunch of questions, answers and requests but I just cannot make the below simple things work.
I am using ListingHive to create a listing directory. I want to list businesses with their contact details so that they can be easily found and contacted by customers. I purchased the Import Listing extension because I want to import around 1000 records that I have in an excel file.
Somehow I cannot find out how to import all the attributes I need, even the most basic and for a directory essential attribute like phone number I cannot import. (i have to import minimum 9 attributes for each record). Please show me the way because I am getting really frustrated here…
It seems that when I import from a CSV file that all records will be added as new listings and that already existing listings are not updated. Every time I import I create duplicates. Also if I update a listing in Wordpress/Hivepress and then later like to import for example updated descriptions for some listings this will not add to the existing listings but again just create duplicates. How can I overcome this?
I cannot find out how to export the Hivepress listing data.
3A. Therefore any updated listings in Hivepress, for example I update a phone number or contact name, I also have to update in my master file. This is error prone and time consuming.
3B Also it would be really helpful if I can first set it all up in Hivepress, create the correct categories, create the correct attributes, etc., then create one listing (fill in the data for one business) in Hivepress, including all attributes , then export to create a nice table/CSV/file with the correct attribute headers in the correct columns, so that I can enter all the data in this file using Excel or Google Sheet and then import the same file back so that all the data are imported.
Thank you for some very much needed and appreciated guidance…