Saving data for posts, pages, custom post types, comments, custom fields, categories, tags, custom taxonomies, and users. Usually used to migrate to another hosting or add data to another WordPress website.

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Wordpress export tool doesn't export post-format value of custom post type?

I already created a custom post type with post-format support declared. register_post_type('portfolio', array( 'labels' => array( 'name' => __('Portfolio', "xxx"), ...
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Export posts to csv with data from ACF custom fields

I'm trying to export my posts from a custom post type to a csv file. The point I'd like to get back at later is that my posts have custom fields created using the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. I ...
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Creating a one click demo importer

edit: I've re-written this because it is unclear, apologies it was written rushed on a Friday afternoon. Wordpress has import/export functionality for posts within wordpress, I am a theme developer ...
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MySQL Syntax Error upon restoring database from backup [closed]

Performed a bad import to my Wordpress install and decided to restore from the mqSQL backup (full export) I had made minutes earlier. Dropped all tables in the database and then did an import from my ...
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Export / import Wordpress database

Is there a proper way of exporting and importing a big WordPress MySQL database to a new database? When I tried to do that in the standard way I run into 2 issues: All widgets disappeared and I had ...
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Are there any scripts, classes, and/or functions built-in to WP for a plugin to export/import its saved data from wp_options?

In WordPress, are there any supported 'script plugins', Classes, and/or a WordPress function that will allow a plugin to use to export/import its own data from the database to a txt/json file? A way ...
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How do I fully migrate post images from one WordPress site to another?

I know WordPress has a built-in tool for exporting content, but this does not actually export images associated with each post...it only exports an XML file. How do I actually export images in each ...
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WordPress custom options storing?

I have a theme with around 500 custom options, their code looks like this: <form method="post" action="options.php"> <?php wp_nonce_field('update-options'); ?> <input type="text" ...
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How to Mirror WordPress database from Remote server to Local server

Before I embark on this tutorial from the WordPress Codex on mirroring a WordPress database from a remote server to a local one. I'd like to get some feedback from SE users who have successfully ...
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Export blog posts with MathJax to LaTeX document?

I use MathJax to blog my mathematical thoughts. Is it possible to convert my WordPress posts (with plenty of math) into a LaTeX document? The plugin should prompt me to select posts for the paper, and ...
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Exporting and Importing WordPress Media Libraries and Galleries

I'm trying to migrate a series of blogs from one place to another, both running 3.0.1, and I am unable to get media libraries and galleries to come across in the export/import process. Any ideas on ...
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Importing large data from blogger

My backup data from blogger is 56.3MB large. I tried importing using the Wordpress Blogger plugin. Because the data is too large, I had to configure my php.ini to increase the value of three ...
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Best practice to import/export specific pages and posts

I just started using a local host to work on my website on my desktop (using LAMP from Bitnami). The native wordpress export feature for pages and posts lets me choose date range, but only a month ...
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WordPress Local And Live Site

I have a local WordPress install that I am using to test a new theme out. When I initial set up the local site I was able to import my database and media content. However that was a few months ago. ...
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Move Multiple WP Installs on a single domain to WP Multisite

I have a domain with 18 WP Sites installed on it - all under different directories domain.com/site1 domain.com/site2 domain.com/site3 I want to try and get all of the sites migrated to a single WP ...
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Export xml use/import images from theme directory

Is it possible to create demo.xml for a theme that when imported into fresh theme installation will use/import images from theme directory folder (e.g. theme/images/demo) rather than import media from ...
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Problems with Wordpress Import

I have a VPS hosting account with Web Fusion and am migrating one of my Wordpress sites to it. The Wordpress export file is about 29 MB. At first i encountered an Internal Server Error after ...
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Is there a way to export Advanced Custom Fields data?

I've entered data into ACF using the ACF Options plugin. Is there a way to export all that data I entered? When I use ACF's built in exporter, it only exports the structure. Maybe I'm missing ...
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How do I export WordPress galleries?

I am trying to export the WordPress galleries but can't seem to find any functions that do that. I want the data and attachments of the galleries in a WRX Format.
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How to export all content with feature images?

I want to export all content with featured images from my localhost WordPress site to the production blog,but when I tried using the default WordPress export-import plugins ,all content get exported (...
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export category and sub-category

I'm trying to export a specific category with it's sub-categories. However, Wordpress export option allows either to export all of the categories or to export one specific category at a time. Is ...
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How to use the WP export and get images that are contained in a posts gallery

I ran the standard wp Export on a single custom post type called products. I got all the custom fields and all that but each cpt has a standard post gallery. The link to the image is not coming ...
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Import and replace existing page/post content

Is there any way to import a basic, exported Wordpress content XML file and have it replace the existing content? What I'm trying to do is synch up two instances of a site (development and staging ...
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Easy export/import of data for Translation

We have several WordPress sites that we're going to get translated, however after some research this doesn't seem like an easy task. Preferred scenario 1) Ability to export all strings from themes, ...
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Buddypress export Profile Fields [closed]

I am looking for some help in building a sql to export specific data from the DB. In BuddyPress, I have a profile field set up called Newsletter. I need to export a list of user from the db who have ...
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What is the structure of the “Featured Image” field in the DB?

On a WP install with about 1400 images and the Media Tools 1.1 plugin, I ran both "Import External and Set Featured Image" and "Set Featured Image". But the featured images functionality didnt work, ...
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Exporting just posts of a specific category

I have found the export tool particularly useful for moving posts from sites to site, and even once wrote an extension for Elgg to export its content into wordpress export format for migration to ...
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Export SQL query based on post type

I'm looking to export only wp_posts where post_type = post. Is that possible?
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In What WordPress Version Was the Import/Export Tool Introduced?

I was just looking under my "Tools" menu in my WordPress site and noticed the "Export/Import" functions. I was not aware that this was even available and I've been needing it for some time. What ...
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Migrate WooCommerce Orders [closed]

I need to export/import all WooCommerce orders from a clients old website to their new website. We basically took their website, redesigned it but the install and everything is the same - besides ...
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How to modify admin headers

I'm trying to create a theme settings export script that base_64 encodes the theme options and lets the user download them as a text file. I've seen a post (What is the best way to export and import ...
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Importing posts only - consequences?

One of my client holds a slow Internet connection. So he wants to do all his web updates locally (by any means - he doesn't understand codes) and then he wants to update the website by any easy and ...
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GUID not updated on import

I've exported data from my dev server and imported it to my prod server. One template is listing child pages and uses $page->guid to get link to page. The problem is that this link still points to ...
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export csv functionality into my plugin

I need to build a "export as .csv" functionality into my plugin. Problem is: i get the header already sent warning, because by the time my "export" function is called, Wordpress has already started ...
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Importer failed to import posts as format “day and name”

I had a blog exposing posts as "day and name". After exporting that blog and importing it on a new installation of WordPress I can't see the posts in that format, only in the default one: http://blog....
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Best practice to import user base (subscribers) from one website to another?

I want to import users from a Wordpress installation to another. Same domain, but complete different websites. Website A (old, 700 users): running WP3.0 plain installation + BBPress 1.x Website B (...
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Importer fails to import every post

I'm trying to move the content of a wordpress.com blog to a self-hosted one. Right now I'm just trying to set things up on my local environment. I exported the content using the built-in WordPress ...
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Not able to export large no. of posts in csv

I have custom post type product like wp ecommerce. There are 30k posts in it. Also have relate custom taxonomy. Basically am trying to export those posts in csv, but query_posts with so many records ...
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Migrating to Tumblr [closed]

I've become a big fan of Tumblr for a few reasons (the minimalism, ease of making quote/photo/video style posts, and the clients for mobile devices I use), so I've decided that after 7 loyal years of ...
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Is there an easy way of exporting posts with their category already asigned and pictures from localhost?

Every time I export a database using the Export Tool in wp-admin. There are two things left out: The category 'checked' (I have to do that all over again every time I export the posts). Also I can't ...
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Export Users From Live Site to Import onto staging

I have a staging site copied from my live site that I'm working on adding some functionality. The problem is that new users are signing up on my live site. Once I'm done fixing the problems on my ...
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Which is the correct way to migrate content from single WP to WP multisite

I have an existing and working normal (not multisite) WP installation. Now I've created a new WP MultiSite installation and successfully set up 2 independent sites (both empty). Now I would like to ...
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Import subdomain WordPress into main domain WordPress

I have the following setup: two WordPress blogs, one on the main domain, let's call it example.com and one on a sub-domain sub.example.com. After a few years of running these blogs independently I ...
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TCPDF get_post_meta outside the loop

I want to be able to export a html page to PDF. I downloaded TCPDF (mainly because it allows me save High resolution images and shrinks the filesize.) The TCPDF folder is in my theme folder. If a ...
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How can transfer get so large when exporting data (15-16MB to over 10GB)

When I try to export a database throught Wordpresses export-function (database = about 15-16 MB), I get this in the xml-file created (that is 1kb): Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 100663296 ...
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780 views

Export Users and their Advanced Custom Fields

I've google it but i am still looking for a solution. Is there a plugin or method to export wordpress users with their advanced custom fields? I don't want to export ACFs structure but users' data.
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Export Header and Footer

I want to export the header and footer from WordPress as HTML with same the design: CSS, images, JavaScript files. But not main content page. I want to do this, because I will use the same design in ...
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Exporting completed webiste for another server

I've been working on a Wordpress website with WooCommerce etc for my friends business for a while. It's pretty much done, all products are added etc. However this has been done on my own webhost / ...
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Update Attached Image Size after Import

So I just exported all the data from one version of site, and imported it into a new version of that site (using the WP Import / Export options). I selected the box to download all attachments as ...
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Woocommerce Export Orders with Order Item Meta

I have this plugin http://docs.woothemes.com/document/ordercustomer-csv-exporter/ but it doesn't seem to export product variations / attributes per order. What I want to do is to make a separate ...