This Export Categories Tool provides store owners with the capability to export their store’s categories seamlessly. By generating either a CSV or a Microsoft Excel file, users can conveniently make edits offline. This feature not only ensures flexibility in how they manage their categories but also offers an efficient way to perform bulk edits without the need for an online interface.

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Export Categories from BigCommerce

To export categories from your BigCommerce store, first choose the categories you want to export.  There are a few options you can choose from:

If you choose none of the options above, all categories will be exported.

Click Next.

The Export Options screen allows you to choose different options for your export file:

By default, Your Store Tools will email you when your export is complete.  If you choose to receive this notification, verify your email address is correct before clicking Submit.

If you do not want to receive an email notification, simply click the No box followed by Submit.

Once your file is ready for download, you will receive a notification either by email or in the Your Store Tools Notification Center, which is the “bell” in the upper right corner.  

The notification will provide you with a link to download your file.

Supported Fields

The following BigCommerce fields are supported by this tool and can be used as field names in your import file template:

Additional Tool Features

To view the history of this tool’s use, click the hamburger menu in the upper right corner of the tool’s tile and select History

This quick view allows you to:

You can also filter results by job status.

Available Support Videos

How to Export Categories in BigCommerce

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