How to Create a Category Impex File with Hybris Architect?

Hi Everyone,

This tutorial demonstrates how to generate a Category Impex file using the Hybris Architect platform.

1. From the Hybris Architect's main dashboard page, click on the Impex Manager link.

2. Using the Impex Manager, the end-user may create Impex files without any prior Impex Syntax knowledge.

Numbered Bullets Explained:
1. Select the preferred product or content catalog and version
2. Select the preferred IMPEX Operation. UPDATE is the default.
3. For this tutorial, select Category
4. Type then select --SHOW-ALL— in the Select Attribute to Search By dropdown.
Note: --SHOW-ALL— returns all categories in the selected catalog version
5. Type then select Code[unique=true] and Name[lang=$lang] in the Select Impex Attribute
6. Click the Create Grid Button.

3. For Vanilla OOTB Hybris Installations, the apparelProductCatalog, Staged Version would resemble the following after the Create Grid button was clicked.

4. Click on the Generate Impex Button, the apparelProductCatalog, Staged Version

5. At this step, you may copy the contents from the dialog box, or click the Execute button, which will run the Impex against the current Hybris instance.

6. This tutorial is complete.

Thank you for your time.

If you have any questions regarding Hybris Architect, please email for more details.

Marc Raygoza

Marc is the Founder of
He enjoys helping others learn more about SAP Commerce Cloud (Hybris). Marc is a SAP Commerce Certified Professional and has held the role of SAP Commerce Cloud Architect at Deloitte, PwC, Brillio (a Bain Company), and Nasty Gal. Marc holds an M.S. Software Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.S. in Accountancy from California State University, Fresno. He can be reached at:

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