CSV Importers

SportsPress Pro includes a number of import tools for quickly adding data. The exact format of the CSV files may vary depending on your sport.

Event Importer

FormatChoose either “Competitive” or “Friendly” format.
CompetitionSelect a competition to add the events under. If no competition is selected, the events will not belong to any competition.
SeasonSelect a season to add the events under. If no season is selected, the events will not belong to any season.
Date FormatChoose the same date format as used in the CSV file. You can double-check the dates by looking at the data in the import table.
DateRequired. Dates must follow one of the following date formats: “yyyy/mm/dd/”, “dd/mm/yyyy”, or “mm/dd/yyyy”. If date formats don’t match up, the dates may be interpreted incorrectly.
TimeOptional. Enter a time using 24-hour time format. Will default to 0:00:00 (midnight) if left empty.
VenueOptional. Enter the name of the venue. If a venue with the same exact name isn’t found, a new venue will automatically be created during the import process.
TeamOptional. Enter the name of the home team on the same row as the date. Each additional team should be added to a new row with the date value left empty. If a team with the same exact name isn’t found, a new team will automatically be created during the import process. Leave empty rows below each team when adding players to the event.
ResultsOptional. Enter the results for the home team on the same row as the date. Additional results should be added to the same row as that team. Each result should be separated by a vertical pipe “|” character.
OutcomeOptional. Enter the outcome for the home team on the same row as the date. Additional outcomes should be added to the same row as that team.
PlayersOptional. Enter the name of the first player on the same line as the date and team. Each additional player should be added to a new row with the date and team values left empty.
PerformanceOptional. Enter the player performance on the same line as that player.

Player Importer

Squad NumberOptional. Enter each player’s squad number on the same row as that player’s name.
NameRequired. Enter each player’s name.
PositionsOptional. Enter each player’s position. If a position with the same exact name isn’t found, a new position will automatically be created during the import process. When assigning to multiple positions, they should be separated by a vertical pipe “|” character.
TeamsOptional. Enter each player’s teams. If a team with the same exact name isn’t found, a new team will automatically be created during the import process. When assigning to multiple teams, they should be separated by a vertical pipe “|” character.
CompetitionsOptional. Enter each competition the players belong to. If a competition with the same exact name isn’t found, a new competition will automatically be created during the import process. When assigning to multiple competitions, they should be separated by a vertical pipe “|” character.
SeasonsOptional. Enter each season the players belong to. If a season with the same exact name isn’t found, a new season will automatically be created during the import process. When assigning to multiple seasons, they should be separated by a vertical pipe “|” character.
NationalityOptional. Enter the player’s nationality as a 3-letter country code. See the “Country Codes” section of this manual for a full list of options.

Sponsor Importer

NameRequired. Enter each sponsor’s name.
URLOptional. Enter the URL of each sponsor, or an address to redirect visitors to when clicking on their name, logo, or “Visit Site” button.

Staff Importer

NameRequired. Enter each staff member’s name.
JobsOptional. Enter each staff member’s job title. If a job with the same exact name isn’t found, a new job will automatically be created during the import process. When assigning to multiple jobs, they should be separated by a vertical pipe “|” character.
TeamsOptional. Enter each staff member’s teams. If a team with the same exact name isn’t found, a new team will automatically be created during the import process. When assigning to multiple teams, they should be separated by a vertical pipe “|” character.
CompetitionsOptional. Enter each competition the staff members belong to. If a competition with the same exact name isn’t found, a new competition will automatically be created during the import process. When assigning to multiple competitions, they should be separated by a vertical pipe “|” character.
SeasonsOptional. Enter each season the staff members belong to. If a season with the same exact name isn’t found, a new season will automatically be created during the import process. When assigning to multiple seasons, they should be separated by a vertical pipe “|” character.
NationalityOptional. Enter the staff member’s nationality as a 3-letter country code. See the “Country Codes” section of this manual for a full list of options.

Team Importer

NameRequired. Enter the name of each team.
CompetitionsOptional. Enter each competition the teams belong to. If a competition with the same exact name isn’t found, a new competition will automatically be created during the import process. When assigning to multiple competitions, they should be separated by a vertical pipe “|” character.
SeasonsOptional. Enter each season the teams belong to. If a season with the same exact name isn’t found, a new season will automatically be created during the import process. When assigning to multiple seasons, they should be separated by a vertical pipe “|” character.
Site URLOptional. Enter the external website URL of each team, which will be linked to the “Visit Site” button on the team’s page.
AbbreviationOptional. Enter an abbreviation to be used for each team when abbreviations are enabled.
HomeOptional. Enter a home venue for the team. If a venue with the same exact name isn’t found, a new venue will automatically be created during the import process.

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