Orders imports and export is very important and useful for the online store as they allow store owners to transfer data among stores and get the data back up. By default, unfortunately, Magento 2 store does not support users with data import functionality. The only way to get the data from external source, therefore, is by using extensions that include import ones, we will introduce an efficient extension for importing order in the tutorial.
Data export, on the other hand, is surprisingly available in Magento 2 store. The order export function provides you an effective way of exporting invoice, shipment, credit memo information and other related data by third party modules. This tutorial will guide you through the process of exporting and importing orders in Magento 2.
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Step 1: Prepare the file to export. You can export the order data to either .csv or .xml file. The CSV file keeps data in plain text format with a series of values separated by commas so that it is really simple to read and edit. The later form, on the other hand, is a binary file that requires Microsoft Office to read but it is more informative with the capacity of presenting numbers, tables, chart, etc.
Step 2: Login to the back end ò your Magento 2 store.
From the Admin sidebar, navigate to Sales > Orders.
Select single or multiple orders and explore the Export menu to choose the file format that you want to export.
Then you can take the order details and other related information.
By default, Magento 2 does not have import order function, you can use an extension from a 3rd party provider. We suggest to use Orders Export and Import for Magento 2 by Aitoc, by using this extension, you can also easily transfer Orders from different versions of Magento (1.x. / 2.x.) or third-party solutions.
Screenshot on how this extension works
The import function allow CSV and XML file type.
You can also import Orders to corresponding store views or define a particular store view or replace duplicated Orders with those you are importing, delete any Orders with IDs listed in the imported file.
That comes to the end of our tutorial. If you have any further questions, please let us know by leaving your comment below.