How to import large Shopify CSV file with the Excelify App

Import large CSV file to Shopify

Your supplier has given you the Shopify CSV file for importing, just there is one small issue – that CSV file is pretty large, but Shopify limits the import of CSV files to 15 MB.

The Excelify App comes to the rescue – with it you can import the same Shopify CSV file up to 2 GB in size.

All you need to do is:

Import Shopify CSV file with the Excelify app

1. Upload your Shopify .csv file in the Excelify:

Import csv file into Shopify with Excelify

2. Press Import and take a nap

3. Wake up. Products are imported:

Import Shopify csv with Excelify app

You may also compress the file, if needed and upload and import .zip file:

Import compressed Shopify CVS file

Good to know

  • You can zip that CSV file to make it smaller – and upload the .zip file.
  • Since Excel format has a limit of about 1 million rows, the Excelify has also its own “Excelify: CSV” format to work with really large data – with the same columns as “Excelify: Excel” format. You can export and import that format the same way as you do with Excel files. For more details about exporting to “Excelify: CSV” – follow this tutorial.
  • Read about all the formats you can import and export.