DOCman Secrets: Batch imports

Did you know it’s easy to batch import thousands of files into DOCman, all with just a few clicks? All you need is the DOCman Populate add-on. It’s part of the DOCman Productivity Pack.

This video will show you how it’s done:

Watch the DOCman Populate 1.5 video.

After you’ve installed DOCman Populate, follow these simple steps:

  1. Upload your files using FTP, into the /dmdocuments folder. (It might have a different name — check your DOCman configuration)
  2. In the backend, go to Components -> DOCman Populate -> Configuration
  3. Choose the default settings. These will be used for all documents that you generate.
  4. Go to Components -> DOCman Populate -> Import Files
  5. Select the files you want (you can use Ctrl-click / Cmd-click for multiple files)
  6. Pick a category and click the import button
  7. The documents are now available in DOCman.

Get the DOCman Productivity Pack here to boost your workflow.

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