I am looking for a possibility to import a lot of categories from a list (.csv / .xls / .txt / .mdb) to vanilla, how do i arange that?
Anxious to know.
please help me out
just category names?
dump the category table.
look at the layout, match your csv to the layout. import it. Seems easier to just manually enter them.
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What version number of Vanilla are you running?
You can create a bunch of categories via mysql. Most hosts provide a tool such as PHPMyAdmin which will provide an easy interface to execute arbitrary SQL.
It is considered bad practice around here to have a bunch of categories. It is suggested to use tags instead.
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I do not know but I would do the following steps to find out:
If you are not comfortable with SQL, please post every category related changes the file diff showed and I will help you creating the SQL.