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Error: "Could not find a unique ID for the following row: {"<!DOCTYPE html><html..etc."
Error: "Could not find a unique ID for the following row: {"<!DOCTYPE html><html..etc."

Unknown field name: " <!DOCTYPE html><html..."

Updated over a week ago

The CSV file URL has to be public and direct.

A direct URL means:

It is not a link to a file previewer webpage. Try to open the link in a private window on your browser. A CSV file should start downloading.

If you’re trying to import a private URL, the login page will be fetched. And that’s why you might this error.

Please note that to get a direct URL in Google Sheets, you would need to change it to something like this:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ID/export?format=csv
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