If you’re just getting started with MarketPress, it’s helpful to know how to bring in products from another store or move them from one installation to another. Questions about importing and exporting pop up all the time, so let’s take a quick look at the options available.
How to Import Products Into MarketPress
Importing products into a MarketPress store is very easy. Visit Products >> Store Settings >> Importers and you can import directly from WP E-Commerce or via a CSV file. Support for getting featured images is included as well. If you have a rather long list of products there are some tips on that page for breaking up your import to help keeping WordPress from timing out. Here’s a quick video that acquaints you with where to find these options:
How to Export MarketPress Products
Because MarketPress products are custom post types, MarketPress doesn’t have its own exporter. You can actually just use the regular WordPress export tool. If you want to move MarketPress products to another installation of WordPress, all you need to do is export them the way you normally would export WordPress posts. Go to Tools >> Export and select Products.
After you click “Download Export File” you will receive an XML file containing all of the information for your store products.
It bears mentioning that you should already have MarketPress