Web Resource has a import feature which makes things lot easier when it comes to adding bulk Projects or Resources to the application. You can import two types of data,

– Projects
– Resources
 
Importing projects into Web Resource:
 
1. Log into Web Resource as the administrator.
2. Click the Projects tab at the top menu.
3. Select Import Projects from the pop-up window.
4. Select Browse to the right of the Import CSV File field.
5. Locate the CSV file you wish to import and select Open.
6. The name and path of the import file will be shown.
7. The CSV file must be in the format detailed in "Sample Project Import Template" below.
8. Select Import to begin importing the project data.
 
Note: The import process may take some time, depending on the size of the CSV file and the amount of data being imported. When complete, the results of the import will be displayed. For further information on which projects were imported successfully and any errors encountered, select the Click here to show details link at the top of the Import Projects page.
 
Importing resources into Web Resource:
 
1. Log into Web Resource as the administrator.
2. Click the Resources tab at the top menu.
3. Select Import Resources from the pop-up window.
4. Select Browse to the right of the Import CSV File field.
5. Locate the CSV file you wish to import and select Open.
6. The name and path of the import file will be shown.
7. The CSV file must be in the format detailed in "Sample Resource Import Template" below.
8. Select Import to begin importing resources.
 
Note: The import process may take some time, depending on the size of the CSV file and the number of resources being imported. When complete, the results of the import will be displayed. For further information on the number of resources that were imported successfully and any errors encountered, select the Click here to show details link at the top of the Import Resources page.
 
The following template can be used to import Project and Resource to the Web Resource application,
 
Sample Project Import Template:
 
Project_Name,Task_Name,Task_Start_Date,Task_Finish_Date,Resource_Names,Description,Status,Type,Billing,ProjectLeader,Outline_Level
Internal,Graphics Design,7/7/2010,10/10/2010,mark,,In Progress,Product Development,Billable,admin,1
Mesh,Code Analysis,7/7/2010,10/10/2010,john,,In Progress,Product Development,Billable,admin,1
Web Site,Flash,7/7/2010,10/10/2010,phil,,In Progress,Product Development,Billable,admin,1

 
Sample Resource Import Template:
 
UserName,Password,UseWtsAuthentication,FirstName,LastName,EmployeeID,Email,Bookable,Enabled,CostPerHour,HoursPerDay,AllocationTarget,AllocationTolerance,IsProjectLeader,Groups,Skills,PermissionTypes
Mark,password,FALSE,8000,15000,EN109,mark@xyz.com,TRUE,TRUE,40,8,95,5,FALSE,Department,Development,Resource
John,password,FALSE,8001,15001,EN110,john@xyz.com,TRUE,TRUE,40,8,95,5,FALSE,Department,Development,Resource
Phil,password,FALSE,8002,15002,EN111,phil@xyz.com,TRUE,TRUE,40,8,95,5,FALSE,Department,Development,Resource