How to import with a minimal XML file?

Editions: Ultimate, Enterprise, Campus, Module Media Import
Versions: 3.6.0+

The code shows a minimal XML that can be used for the import:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>

<mediaimport version="1.0">

This works for the import (Backend -> Media -> Media-Import) from a "directory (on server)", via FTP or SSH server. You have to choose "XML files" to import with the minimal XML.

Important note: If you omit the <files> ... </files> block in your xml, the source file and the XML must have the same name (except of the file extension).


  • Maestro.xml
  • Maestro.wmv

Last update on 2017/02/15 by Admin.

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