I try to use Node Import clone with an extra image field to import nodes with images attached.
Without success, I try to upload content from a local file (s).
I use CSV parser and Node Processor. My content type has a image field called Photo I mapped to the csv format using the mapper.
I am using Windows as a local feeds source and Drupal 7 as a server.
How to import images using CSV Node Import ? What should be exactly the image file path in the csv file ?
I don't think it will work based on local files. The way I understand it, feeds is made to work off CSV data, with files that are already on the server.
It will take a bit of playing around on your part, but your best bet is to upload a single product/node with an image. Find the path to that image. Once you find the folder where your image is being stored, upload your images to that folder.
Then give the direct path to the image on your server in your CSV file, in the image section. The path will probably look something like this, depending on the how you configured the image field. This example is from a Drupal Commerce site:
If your server runs some sort of post processing (image-resizing, cropping, scaling), and then saves in multiple folders, I'm afraid you're out of luck with this method.
I am not entirely clear on what you are doing, but I had similar problems trying to read a text file in a custom module. Any file used in Drupal must be imported using drupals api using
file_save ( I believe this puts the files in the database for handling by Drupal). These files are saved within the Site directory structure (your download error message suggests yours are not). You may want to check the modules you are using to see if Drupal is saving the file. This process is necessary because browsers do not let outside sites access a users files without their permission.
To extend upon commercebythegradeo's answer. There's a module available called:
Feeds Image Grabber https://drupal.org/project/feeds_imagegrabber
What this module does is allow you to import the specified image from the URL into the node, rather than simply referencing it. This way all your post processing can be one, which as I see it was the only real flaw in the answer provided by commercebythegradeo.