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I'm using custom fields for images (as mentioned here: processwire.com/blog/posts/pw-3.0.142) for a specific images-field, the images of which need to have an HTML-caption. It works fine so far. Now I'm trying to import pages that use this field. I first exported some pages of that kind to see what the spreadsheet would look like. It seems to not separate the captions for each images but instead put all images in one cell and all captions in another.

How could I go about importing these pages and assign the captions to the images accordingly?

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I'd suggest writing a script (https://processwire.com/docs/front-end/include/) to load the data from a CSV or similar, with the data including a URL or path to each image.

The structure of the data file could be whatever is easiest to handle in the script. It doesn't sound as if what you exported is all that helpful as an example.

A couple of posts that might be useful:



 Note that adding data to the custom fields is straightforward, and just like adding to the image description. For example, if you have a custom field named "caption":

$addedImage->caption = "Text for the caption.";


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