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Importing products from Big Cartel

If you're moving to Squarespace from Big Cartel, you can import your Big Cartel products to your Squarespace store.

Note: This is a one-time import. Any updates in your Big Cartel store won't automatically sync to Squarespace after the import.

Before you begin

No manually created .csv files

Manually created .csv files won't import correctly. To successfully import products from Big Cartel, follow the steps below using an Big Cartel export file. You can also use our .csv template to import products.

Cover page only sites can't import products.

What imports from Big Cartel

Squarespace will import these fields from your Big Cartel products:

  • Product Name
  • Price
  • Description
  • Images

Squarespace can't import these fields from your Big Cartel products:

  • Variants
  • Inventory counts

Step 1 - Import products

  1. In the Home Menu, click Settings
  2. Click Advanced, and then click Import / Export.
  3. Click Import.
  4. Select Big Cartel from the Import Site menu.
  5. Enter your Big Cartel URL, and then click Begin Import.

Note: Your Big Cartel URL looks like http://examplestore.bigcartel.com.
  1. When the import is complete, a Success message will display.

Step 2 - Move your content

The imported products will appear in a new Products Page in the Not Linked section of the Pages panel. To add your imported products to a navigation menu, drag and drop the page to a navigation section. To learn more, visit Moving pages around your navigation.

Tip: If you don't see an Imported Products page in the Pages panel, refresh your browser.

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Next steps

Now that your content is on your new site, you might want to:

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