CSV Import – File Format

WordPress Plugin Staff List CSV Import – File Format.

CSV File Requirements

  1. Column names in the first row.
  2. Column delimiters: comma (,) semicolon (;) pipe (|) or tab (\t).
  3. Row delimiters: a line break (CRLF).
  4. Encoding: UTF8 if the file contains extended characters such as ä, è, ö, ü.
  5. If a field contains the column delimiter, then it must be escaped.
  6. Fields containing line breaks, double quotes, and commas should be enclosed in double-quotes.
  7. If double-quotes are used to enclose fields, then a double-quote appearing inside a field must be escaped by preceding it with another double quote.