Bulk Upload Abstracts

How to bulk upload abstracts

Abstract Title, Subtitle and Copy can be uploaded in bulk to make the upload of abstracts easier. If your abstracts are hosted on a website or an external server, weblinks to direct attendees to the abstract can also be uploaded.

To bulk upload abstracts

  1. Navigate to Content from the Navigation Menu
  2. Select your abstract content page type from the list of pages
  3. Select Import Abstracts from the right-hand options on the Configuration Panel
  4. Click Choose file and select the abstract .xls
  5. Click Validate
  6. Click Import

Any errors with the import will appear in the Error Output box below the importer. These will need to be resolved before you can import.

To format website/weblinks for bulk upload

Note: this step will need to be completed prior to uploading if you have weblinks.

  1. Navigate to Content from the Navigation Menu
  2. Select your abstract content page type from the list of pages
  3. Click +
  4. Click the globe icon above the copy editor
  5. Enter a Title, select an icon, action upon clicking and enter a URL (Note: The title should be an action such as ‘Click to view abstract’)
  6. Click Insert
  7. Copy everything in your link up to the weblink (e.g.~link~Click here to view abstract~36~9~1,)
  8. In excel, create a new column
  9. Merge your existing weblinks and the links created in the copy editor (e.g. ~link~Click here to view abstract~36~9~1,www.test.com.au)
    1. “~link~Click here to view abstract~36~9~1,”&E2
    2. Select the column
    3. Copy
    4. Paste as values
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