Changelog – Import from eBay

1.5.16

  • Use the category map to assign categories to imported listings
  • Store the listing duration, global shipping and autopay data when creating products in WooCommerce
  • Store the subtitle as the post_excerpt
  • Added filter hooks wpl_importer_images_directory and wpl_importer_images_url to manage the uploads directory and URL
  • Fixed warning messages on WC3.x (Product properties should not be accessed directly)

1.5.15

  • added support for importing best offer settings from eBay
  • fixed "get_product function is deprecated" message on WooCommerce 3.x

1.5.14

  • import UPC and EAN if they're available
  • import the Lot Size as an attribute
  • add support for the GM weight unit from eBay
  • fixed bug in importing images when removing the quotes surrounding the image URL
  • fixed bug in reading the weight unit from eBay and added a function to automatically convert the weight to the store's native weight unit
  • download and store images with the same original file type instead of forcing them to be jpegs
  • check if iconv PHP module is installed and show warning if not, but allow to run import process without it
  • added a setting that stops WPLE from adding variation images to the parents image gallery
  • store the variations when importing from eBay

1.5.12

  • fixed importing product categories on WooCommerce 2.6

1.5.11

  • show warning if selected listing profile uses a duration other than GTC
  • show message when matching imported products buy SKU
  • ready for WordPress 4.6

1.5.10

  • fixed issue where imported variable products appeared broken when product attribute names contained special UTF-8 characters
  • fixed "Failed to assign product category" warning for accounts without eBay store
  • fixed stock status for imported variations
  • fixed SKU column in preview box

1.5.9

  • fixed error "Call to a member function check_stock_status() on a non-object" when updating prices and stock levels from eBay

1.5.8

  • fixed issue creating subfolders / importing images

1.5.7

  • improved error handling on downloading and saving images to disk
  • check actual file size written and show errors to user (if disk is full)
  • added cancel button for JobRunner progress window
  • fixed importing attributes longer than 29 characters
  • import images into subfolders by default

1.5.6.4

  • improved option to extract embedded images from listing description
  • requires WP-Lister for eBay 2.0.9.9 or better

1.5.6.3

  • improved option to extract embedded images from listing description
  • improved error handling - show problems assigning products to categories

1.5.6.2

  • improved error handling - show problems creating product categories in progress window
  • fixed storing store categories map for default account during import

1.5.6.1

  • added option to disable setting a default variation for imported variable products
  • relabeled seller profiles to business policies

1.5.6

  • fixed importing weight for sites using metric system
  • show warning if stock management is disabled in WooCommerce

1.5.5

  • show selected listing status on import page
  • store item details object without eBay Description (reduce db size and prevent rare SQL issues)
  • fixed issue where imported listings would stay "prepared" (due to large item details - description or compatibility list)
  • fixed import on WP-Lister for eBay 2.0.8.9 (updated eBay API version to 919)

1.5.4

  • added option to disable stock management for parent variations
  • fixed issue where emoji characters in listing title would break the import process
  • improved importing with 2 level subfolders

1.5.3

  • fixed import without assigning listing profile

1.5.2

  • fixed "Call to undefined method WooCommerce::attribute_taxonomy_name()" error on WooCommerce 2.3
  • increased HTTP timeout to 15 seconds (useful for fetching images on local dev site)

1.5.1

  • added advanced option to disable using product titles to generate image filenames
  • use the maximum of 60 days by default when requesting sold items
  • compare product images by MD5 hash to detect duplicate images on different URLs
  • fixed duplicate gallery images issue

1.5.0

  • fixed blank (but working) progress window on WP-Lister 1.6.0.9+
  • show selected default account on import page
  • make sure the selected profile uses the selected eBay account

1.4.7

  • added support for importing ePID (Item.ProductListingDetails.ProductReferenceID)
  • make sure that imported products are always visible (to hide out of stock products use the WooCommerce setting option)
  • fixed rare issue with multibyte characters in listing title preventing import process from starting

1.4.6

  • fixed issue with duplicate images in media library
  • improved performance when importing variation images

1.4.5

  • fixed creating variations in WooCommerce 2.2
  • automatically fix broken br tags found in a GarageSale template

1.4.4

  • added option to enable "match existing SKUs" option (disabled by default to restore behavior from 1.4.2)
  • fixed fatal error on tools page when image folder does not exist

1.4.3

  • added option to select the number of rows on the advanced settings page
  • check for existing SKUs when importing products - and skip creating product and only create listing

1.4.2

  • added option to selected permission required to access import page
  • replace line breaks with spaces instead of removing them
  • skip items listed via WP-Lister from being imported when import mode is set to "only new items"

1.4.1

  • added option to disable item specifics / product attributes
  • added option to import no product description at all
  • changed required permission to manage_ebay_listings

1.4.0

  • added option to add custom content to the imported product description
  • fixed issue with special characters in variation attribute values
  • replaced all remaining mysql functions with calls to wpdb methods

1.3.42

  • added option to remove seller profiles / policies from imported products
  • do not count image files on tools page when subfolders are enabled

1.3.41

  • fixed error when updating items

1.3.40

  • fixed updating sold items
  • set default attribute for imported variations

1.3.39

  • improved file count performance on tools page
  • fixed 1px featured image on edit product page

1.3.38

  • prevent rare error when failed to create empty attribute

1.3.37

  • fixed importing item specifics
  • convert quotes as well as other html entities

1.3.36

  • fixed high res image download for stock photos
  • decode html entities and quotes in user input fields

1.3.35

  • added confirmation dialog before running a clean import to prevent accidentally removing imported products
  • added various API hooks
  • improved admin toolbar

1.3.34

  • added support for multiple shipping locations
  • improved support for Per Product Shipping extension

1.3.33

  • added button to mark unsold items as out of stock in WooCommerce
  • added option to disable site filter

1.3.32

  • added option to update unsold listing
  • skip items from foreign ebay sites during import
  • added tooltips

1.3.31

  • added backup and restore for advanced options
  • added option to extract additional images via regex
  • layout improvements for WP 3.8

1.3.30

  • improved performance when preparing products to be imported
  • improved error handling during import
  • warning about missing import profile is more important now (red)

1.3.29

  • added support for Per Product Shipping plugin (beta)

1.3.28

  • added support for item condition and condition description
  • added support for seller profiles (shipping, payment and return profiles)

1.3.27

  • fixed issue if item weight is less than 1 lbs

1.3.26

  • lock imported listings by default - WP-Lister 1.3.0.12 required!

1.3.25

  • added support for free shipping for calculated shipping services
  • added support for ShipToLocations and ExcludeShipToLocation

1.3.24

  • update product stock status according to available stock quantity when updating active and sold items

1.3.23

  • import total sales - required for order by popularity feature

1.3.22

  • create category mappings only for leaf categories

1.3.21

  • import item compatibility list - WP-Lister Pro 1.3 recommended

1.3.20

  • added support for importing sale price / strikethrough price (STP / MAP)

1.3.19

  • fixed issue of not fetching high resolution images for some users
  • remove hard lines breaks when filtering listing description
  • extract images from HREF attributes (link destinations)
  • added safe mode warning message

1.3.18

  • added option to select between importing active, unsold or sold items

1.3.17

  • fixed issue with stock quantity for variations which have party been sold

1.3.16

  • added new safe mode option to import images one by one to prevent timeout issues
  • enabled high res images by default
  • optimization of get products and categories process
  • added batch size options 10 and 20 for slow servers

1.3.15

  • added warning regarding inventory sync if no listing profile is selected
  • added option to limit the maximum batch size from 200 to 100 or 50

1.3.14

  • import and store listing type and end date
  • update active and sold items using ajax to prevent timeout issues
  • performance optimizations - in memory cache for imported products

1.3.12

  • store shipping options for each product

1.3.11

  • store primary and secondary ebay category for each product
  • added option to use the ebay ItemID as SKU
  • added import link to admin bar

1.3.10

  • added server requirements check for php memory limit and maximum execution time

1.3.9.11

  • fixed variation SKU

1.3.9.10

  • added support for variation images
  • show links to product after importing a single item

1.3.9.9

  • fixed image import

1.3.9.7

  • fixed stock level update for sold items
  • only create galleries if there are multiple images

1.3.9.6

  • added support for WooCommerce 2.0 Product Gallery feature

1.3.9.5

  • new option to add only unique items to WP-Lister

1.3.9.4

  • added option to store imported images in subfolders
  • added option to rename imported images folder
  • show image folder file count on tools page
  • fixed out of stock status on update
  • minor improvements on settings page

1.3.9.2

  • update sold items (beta)

1.3.9.1

  • fix error on WP-Lister before 1.2.2.1

1.3.9

  • support for WP-Lister 1.2.2

1.3.8

  • remember and show date when active listing were last updated

1.3.7

  • new option to fetch high res images from EPS (beta)
  • cleaned up settings sidebar

1.3.6

  • various improvements on "only new" import mode

1.3.5

  • added support for item specifics with multiple values

1.3.4

  • improved handling of thousands of products on slow servers

1.3.3

  • new option to only add new products while keeping already imported ones
  • new feature to only update prices and stock levels for already imported products

1.3.2

  • new option to exclude item specifics / attributes
  • new option to control which item specifics should become attributes of type "text"
  • new option to import product description to post content or excerpt or both

1.3.1

  • import category sort order
  • fixed secondary product categories

1.3.0

  • new advanced options page
  • new tools page
  • fixed duplicate attribute issue on WooCommerce 2.0

1.2.3

  • fixed import of product weight and dimensions

1.2.2

  • added support for importing secondary store categories
  • added note about running on empty WooCommerce install

1.2.1

  • fixed imported quantity

1.2

  • option to extract images from item description
  • improved updater

1.1

  • various fixes and improvements

1.0

  • first publix release