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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UTF8 Encoding problems when exporting posts

I have a Wordpress installation with MySQL encoded as utf8_general_ci. I'm trying to export it using wordpress' export tool, but the result XML breaks some special characters such as "é", "ê", etc ...
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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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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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Is it possible to import a wordpress backup from a single site in to a multi-site configuration?

I have a local development server with WordPress installed (my desktop Linux Mint 12 box). I'd like to use multi-site WordPress to manage my different client projects through one install, but I have a ...
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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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How to Create Export/Import Functionality for Plugin

I am following the tutorial here http://wp.tutsplus.com/tutorials/creative-coding/creating-a-simple-backuprestore-settings-feature/ The script shows how to export all options into JSON. Since my ...
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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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Does doing an export moves all my posts or just a copy of it?

I want to move from Wordpress hosting to self-hosting. I have installed wordpress on my self-host account. Now I want to play with it for a while with themes,plugins, etc. and see how it goes. So I am ...
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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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Blog Settings import/export in Wordpress Network environment

I can't use PHPMyAdmin to export/import my blogs from one server to an other because I'm using Wordpress Network. Export/import works pretty well for Posts, custom posts types and their media, but ...
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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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How to completely export and import WordPress?

I exported all posts of a WordPress blog. Then I imported the xml file to another WordPress blog. When I tried to search few posts in the new blog, which are in the old blog, I did not find anything. ...
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Export all posts as individual plain txt files

I wish to export all of my posts as individual plain text files. So, the format may be something like: title.txt   Title: title Pub date: date Category: cat Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, ...
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WordPress Theme Options Import/Export

I already have a theme options page that saves to wp_options > kittens_options. I'm looking for a simple way to incorporate an import/export textarea of those options on my options page. I've ...
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I want to develop locally with Multisite, then migrate each site to separate remote WP installs

I use WordPress for the majority of my client work. I develop locally with MAMP and then move the sites to the remote server when its time to go live or show the client the progress. I just migrate ...
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What is the best way to export and import theme options?

So what is the best way to create an export and import feature, I tried serialize() and urlencode() on an array of options to be used in a url like so: export.php?data=(long string), and use $_GET ...
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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: ...
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Export posts with postmeta without ID?

I have some select posts on one database that I need to export and import into a different database. Because both databases are operating independently, there is overlap with post IDs so I can't ...
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Extract the last published post in wordpress (3.3)

How do I extract the last published post in Wordpress? I would be grateful if someone can just point out the relevant action hooks that I should check out. I have seen publish_post, edit_post, ...
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Export SQL query based on custom field?

I'm operating on two WordPress sites and I need to export posts only with a specific custom field from one site and import into the other. I can't do a generic dump of the database because some data ...
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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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Export WordPress from one domain to another domain

From one domain (foo.com), select export as WXR and import to (bar.com), also I manually uploaded wp-contents to the new location. Everything is working, except the the images in the blog post still ...
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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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Export entries and multiple custom field meta to .csv?

First time poster. I'm trying to export a bunch of custom posts out to a csv file so I can easily import them into a new database. I've ran the native export to xml, but it's not the correct format I ...
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Export local WP install to live - help needed

This question I'm asking has been asked a thousand different ways, and I refuse to believe I'm the only one with a basic need here so here goes: I'm taking a simple local install and putting it live. ...
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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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Migrating WP site to another URL

We are planning to change the domain name of our website.We are not changing the host but creating a new domain and will close/redirect all traffic to new domain (there will be not update on the old ...
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Exporting by table

I am using PHPmyAdmin to move a site. My site is too large to use the single file export/import method. (I know how to do it, it works fine on smaller sites.) It seems the only thing working for me ...
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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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Plugin API for easy admin list table generation, handling & exporting of MySQL tables?

I'm aware of the WP_List_Table class (which has helped tremendously as it stands). However, I'm hunting for something even more capable - some form of API whereby you could simply 'register' a MySQL ...
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How to export and import taxonomies (category, tag and/or custom taxonomy) and their terms

I want to export all Wordpress categories (no posts, just categories) from one blog to another. How can I do that ?
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Most Flawless Way To Transfer from Dev to Prod [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Easily Move a WordPress Install from Development to Production? So I've been working with WordPress for a while now and I usually develop locally and then upload ...
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Unexpected problems after importing WP data

I had to move my solution from one server to another. I therefore Exported all data so that I could import this on the new server. All worked fine except users. If I want to edit my own profile, all ...
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Create a Static HTML Site from WordPress

A friend of mine is investigating the use of WordPress for a dynamic site with some hierarchy. Really, at the moment he just wants "nothing fancier than photos and links between pages," but knowing ...
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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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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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Editing Theme and Moving Servers

Ok, So I have a wordpress installed on a test server. I just edited the default theme to get my desired result. My question is could I just install a new version of wordpress on another server and ...
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export individual posts to text files or a single csv file

I'd like to export my blog posts to plain text files so I can version control and update them using emacs org-mode via the org2blog package. However, I'm unfamiliar with SQL and the wordpress ...
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WordPress Export/Import for custom options.php values?

I've just discovered the WordPress export/import routine under the tools menu. However, upon testing it for the first time, several values stored in my wp_options table did not transfer over. Is ...
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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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Non-Linear Questionnaires in Wordpress

I want to make the following happen in Wordpress People answer questions in paginated or single page form. Each next set of options is dependent on the option the user selects preiviously At the ...
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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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How do I export the headlines of all the blog posts in a single category?

I need a list of all the blog post I wrote on a topic. (Basically a list of headlines that are marked with a certain category.) One of my readers once created a list like this and emailed it to me, ...
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How to export 2 week's worth of posts

I need to export the last two week's worth of blog posts from one site into another site, including all meta data and post author info. Is there a good SQL statement to do this, or a plugin that ...
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Blogroll import/export with categories and descriptions

Is there an easy way (a plugin maybe?) to export and then import into a different WordPress installation all links in the blogroll including descriptions and categories? I know you can export links ...
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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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Saving data to database and exporting to excel

I'm creating a form in a blog for users to register their emails so I can send a newsletter later but I don't want to use any newsletter plugin for that. I'd like to save the emails and than export ...
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How to migrate a WordPress installation from one site to another, including all images?

I need to move a WordPress site hosted on Dream Host to the companies servers. To do so I used the built in import and export feature that comes with WordPress (using a WordPress export file). ...
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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 ...