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How to Import Categories with Descriptions from a CSV File?

How could I import a list of new categories and category descriptions from a file of Comma Separated Values?
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Importing csv file

I'm using the CSV Importer plugin developed by dvkob. It works fine, may be because I upload only few posts each time (about 50). What I need to know now, is how to add the meta data meta_value and ...
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Best way to import users, post and categories from an external database

I need to migrate an existing website to WordPress. This website already has a basic database containing users and posts (with a category), but it also has a high number of records so it's not ...
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Importing Multiple DB to one MU database

I have three databases associated with three different WP sites. I set up one MU site, with one database. How should I import each of the three databases?
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Auto-Import of WXR File

I am running a WPMU instance and need to import around 1200 sites at once. I have put a process in place to create a properly formatted WXR file for each one. What I am missing at this point is how to ...
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Create Posts using Import>RSS/WXR/XML and pass values to Custom Fields

My problem is simple. I need to make a lot of posts containing image url's for a "photo gallery" page. I've read up a lot on creating posts from RSS feeds and imports. I've been successful at creating ...
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How can I import users into WordPress?

I have a spreadsheet (XLS) of names, email addresses, and passwords from another content management system. Is there a way to import these folks as users (I think subscriber level, but some may be ...
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WXR slicing script

I have a massive WXR file im trying to import into wordpress. I run out of memory when i try to import as one file, so I'm thinking of how i can split the big file into smaller files programatically ...
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Fixing media links after importing to multisite

When i imported all posts and media from a old site to new site which on wordpress multisite. The image links on posts are got broken because how media are stored on a multisite is quite different ...
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Importing Geo data into wordpress database

I have a listing wordpress site and want to integrate geo data into the Wordpress MySQL Database for custom search functionality I want to utilize different aspects to create different things... ...
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InDesign to WordPress workflow

I'm working on a project for a monthly InDesign-based magazine that enables them to put their content online via WordPress. The current workflow is either: Copy/pasting from InDesign to a Word ...
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Cleanup uploads folder, Media Library db structure

I am doing an upgrade and cleanup of an old blog that started on Blogger.com, then moved to self-hosted WordPress 2.1, 2.3 and now 3.0. Images in the posts are scattered around: most of them are in ...
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WXR import problem — not including categories

I’m trying to import into Wordpress a WXR file with many hundreds of Posts. It works fine and during the import process it seems to understand the categories, but the imported Posts are eventually ...
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Wondering how to turn your firefox bookmarks into a WordPress blog?

I was wondering this, too. I tried and spent quite a few hours trying, but I was finally able to proceed. I discovered a few things that won't be obvious to most people along the way, so I'm posting ...
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Custom Import with taxonomies

I'm looking to do a custom import from a custom cms to wordpress. Looking at the export/import files in wordpress, I can get match most of the structure. Though, it is missing the relationships for ...