Space management tools

These tools will help you import and manage entries in your spaces.

Import and Export Tools

The export tool allows you to export all content, including content types, assets and webhooks from a space. The import tool allows you import all the content into a new space. These tools replace the space sync tool if you previously used that.

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For further information on recommended steps for using these tools, read our guide to maintaining multiple environments with Contentful.

If you delete an entry linked to another entry, then you will have loose references to non-existent entries. This tool cleans up these links.

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Contentful Bootstrap

This Ruby gem gets you started using Contentful with one command, creating the spaces, entries and more with one command. Read this tutorial for more details.

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Contentful Database Importer

This Ruby gem lets you import content directly from your SQL databases into newly-created or pre-existing spaced.

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Data import

Note: The tools listed in this section are no longer officially supported as of May 11th, 2017. You can feel free to use them, fork them and patch them for your own needs. Downloads from RubyGems will still be available.

You can import data from other systems into Contentful using our contentful-importer.rb gem.

The importer uses a flexible input format that you can write your own exporters for, we provide exporters for:

Read this tutorial to learn how to export content from the systems listed above and import it into your Contentful spaces.