How to remove descriptions from products in bulk

Objective

Remove the description for multiple products at once.

Setup

  •  Vend for Mac or PC.

Steps

Edit the product/s through a CSV, XLSX or XLS file.

  1. In Vend, click Products 
  2. Click Export List
  3. Save an extra copy of that CSV, XLSX or XLS file as a backup
  4. Delete the inventory columns (including their headers)
  5. Your spreadsheet should have the column headers: id, sku, handle, name, retail_price, tax_name, and description
  6. Edit the description to <p> </p> for each product you want to remove the description for
  7. Save your file
  8. In Vend, click Products
  9. Click Import
  10. Click browse to select your CSV, XLSX or XLS file or drag and drop your file
  11. Click Continue with import

Additional Information

If you leave the description cell blank for a product, the cell will be ignored. Adding <p> </p> to the cell will update the description to be blank.