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Is it important to add Engine while importing database?

I am importing wordpress database sql file, but destination phpmyadmin not allowing to add ENGINE and CHARSET, But without that file imported and ENGINE, CHARSET is by default. Please tell me is it ...
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How to import facebook comments to Wordpress database?

I want to get rid of Facebook Comments from my website, but I have a lot of comments there. Is it possible to import facebook comments to normal Wordpress comments system or something else (i.e. ...
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Database level import of featured images and link to posts - How?

I have been attempting to import about 50,000 images into 50,000 posts in WP 4.2.2. The _posts table data is all correctly imported already. I know I need to import to _postmeta table and add new ...
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Feed format for woocommerce [closed]

I am using woocommerece for my website. I get product feed from different suppliers in excel format with different information in different columns (no consistency in product attributes such as price, ...
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When migrating all backslashes were stripped and special signs are converted in html entities

I'm migrating my wordpress-blog and so imported my complete content with WordPress Importer 0.6.1. (which is the latest today (July, 2th 2015). My mySQL-server version is 5.1.56-community. ...
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Importing Custom Data From Bespoke CMS

I've seen various answers to parts of my question but not a "complete" answer as yet. If one exists, please do help me out and let me know! We currently have a bespoke CMS running a website. What ...
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How to import my wordpress blogs to a facebook blog page?

I've been blogging on WordPress for a few months and then shared on my Facebook wall. Now I am thinking about setting up a Facebook blog page and import all my WordPress posts into it. My ...
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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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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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How to do one-off import or data migration?

Is there a built-in workflow or process for running one-time wordpress database updates relating to things like taxonomy, new categories, filters, hooks, plugin setup, etc? Right now I'm putting all ...
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Grab text from other website and copy into wordpress Contact form

I am making a wordpress website with a contact form. Of course, the information typed in by the user must be sended to the owner of the website. This is pretty simple by just putting in the right ...
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Imported posts using wrong domain name

So a little background. I have my WordPress development site backed up on a remote git repository. I added a ignore file to ignore specific files so that if the repository is cloned the site has to be ...
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How can I avoid duplicate primary keys in SQL import?

I have two sites I'm trying to merge. Site 1 has 1500 products in a custom post type, with associated meta and an attached featured image. Site 2 has 250 products in the exact same custom post type, ...
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Update all images url imported from HTML pages

I have to copy content from different website. I copied whole webpage and paste it in my post. All works fine. I also get images in my post but they are still linked to older website. Is there any ...
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Exporting featured image

Hi I have a news website with a pretty big database full of posts and pictures, now for several reasons I'm creating a new WordPress website, and I want to import all the news, with the pictures from ...
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Running wp_schedule_single_event on Post Import

I'm trying to have a category deleted after a certain length of time once a post has been published. I was successful in doing this when a post is manually created, but I cannot for the life of me ...
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Can't import posts in multisite

I set up a multisite in my local environment (MAMP), and when I try to import posts in either of the 2 sites I have, I get this error: Sorry, there has been an error. File is empty. Please ...
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Website goes down while importing backup (Internal server 500)

I have a WordPress website running on a machine. PHP has allocated memory of 128MB. Since I have two WP sites being host under same hosting it is consuming around 95MB out of 128MB on normal load.. I ...
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Import users once a day without a plugin

I need to import users to my WP database once a day. So I have a script that runs once a day to do an action. The problem that I'm having is that I'm a little over my head on this one. Another ...
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How to import files to individual posts of a custom type

I'm very inexperienced in WP, so I may have some fundamental misunderstandings - definitely open to alternative approaches if this one is crazy! I have a collection of several hundred files, split ...
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Import xml feed

I can import and RSS feed in Wordpress with something like this. <ul><?php if(function_exists('fetch_feed')) { include_once(ABSPATH . WPINC . '/feed.php'); ...
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Importable Menus? Along with Pages (a site layout template)

Simply stated: How do you pre-create menus which can be imported by a user who does not want to spend a day recreating the wheel? Most themes have preferred layouts, which can have a tedious page ...
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import external link image in local wordpress

I have an insert image with a field named post_image, for insert image as an external link (view image 1). I want to import the full image to my web site so that it has a normal link: mydomain. ...
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Import a header template from another theme

I have a multisite WordPress project with a main site using Theme A and all 'sub'-sites using Theme B. Both Theme A and Theme B are Child Themes. I want to import the header file from Theme A into ...
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Redirect imported blog posts using my permalinks settings

I have imported all of my blog posts from a different CMS to a local WordPress setup to test things out before going live. Here is the layout of the posts from the old CMS: <PublishingArticles> ...
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Is there a way to import a folder of HTML files into the blog?

I have a folder of about 100 HTML files (all marked up consistently) that I want to turn into individual blog posts. Each one has a paragraph that says "Posted by User on 4/9/2013 5:45:52 PM", but ...
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Maximum upload size changes in php.ini ignored - How to remove upload size limit?

I'm working on a multisite WP installation and I need to import content from other Wordpress sites (.wxr files). When I use the Import WordPress plugin I got the following: The maximum allowed ...
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Posts are not showing on front page after import

I've recently importet Wordpress content from an old site to a new one, which worked fine. The problem is that those importet posts aren't showing up. I fiddled around and notices, that I need to go ...
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Importer deletes slashes from postmeta

I got some custom postmeta values with slashes "\" For example: ... {"shortcode":"link","content":"<a href=\"customsite.com/folder\">link</a>", ... The wordpress importer deletes these ...
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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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Using WordPress Importer, how to import media only?

I'm using WordPress Importer, and I can't figure out how to import media only? It ends up importing menu's and everything and I don't want that.
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Import live site to local setup without access to live site

I am working with a client to update a current wordpress site. I do not have access to the actual Wordpress install because they are behind a VPN that I'm not able to get behind for various reasons. ...
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Prevent site down when importing data from large XML file

Scenario : I am using WordPress multisite. I have created plugin which imports sample data from theme folder (I have pattern given in plugin which fetches file) And then I have defined default theme ...
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WXR error in XML import attempt

I am desperately trying to import my .XML file from my local development database onto my real site. I am getting a Sorry, there has been an error. This does not appear to be a WXR file, ...
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Designing a plugin that uses an iFrame to process data in admin

I tried doing some searching but I may be searching for the wrong terms. Hopefully this isn't a duplicate and if it is, someone will point me in the right direction. I am working on a plugin to ...
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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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Maintenance holding page while migrating website

I was hoping someone might be able to help me with the right procedure for establishing a holding page while migrating a local WP site to an already live server. I know there are lots of maintenance ...
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Wordpress import error

Firstly I installed WordPress on my site, then I generate a XML file for my blog (akasujjwal.wordpress.com) transfer by using export tool. And when I try to import this XML file to the installed ...
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Will be the posts over writen according to the posts' ID when I import from an old site using XML file?

I have a site now and it has 350 posts. (Let's call is New site) I have another site which has 500 posts (Let's call is Old site) Now I am in a need of importing the all posts (500) from my old site ...
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Reattach media after moving to another server

I moved WordPress from one server to another and imported everything with the standard WordPress importer. As there are a lot of posts and about 10000 images and videos, I uploaded them with FTP. ...
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Why doesn't the WordPress Importer update posts?

One can see from the code on the WordPress Importer Plugin that it was a thought decision to bail early when imported posts had post_title and post_date matching existing posts. For that reason, ...
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Failed to import wordpress xml and media

I am trying to import a wordpress site into a woo theme. The original site from which the imports where made no longer exists but I have the media folder which I uploaded to the new site. I changed ...
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I'm able to export a post type with all items + metadata, but not seeing it when importing

I'm trying to export some of the post types that I have on my wordpress website. These post types have metaboxes with data. I am able to export the post types with that data succesfully. The problem ...
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What's the database relationship between a post and its attachments

I'm creating a custom import script to migrate CSV data into wordpress. Each post has a series of attachments that must come with it. Following chapter 14 (importing via a custom mysql script) in the ...
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What should the WXR look like when importing non Wordpress content and related images into wordpress?

I'm migrating data from a static website into wordpress. The data from the static websites has been scraped and included in a CSV file along with urls to the links that represent the photos for the ...
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Blogger to wordpress, images downsized

I just migrated my photo blog from blogger to WordPress using import tool. The issue is that all images in all my posts have been downgraded i.e. the image name contains the small dimensions like ...
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Importing many times to succeed

I am trying to import a file of a few KB. I have to import the XML many times in order for WordPress to succeed. Why does this happen? Why does WordPress not import at once?
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splitting the xml file to import [duplicate]

I am experiencing a very frustrating situation. My host imposing me very restrictive db quota. When I try to import a barely MB of xml of stuff, the quota act and hang the operation of insert. So I ...
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How can I transfer a blog hosted elsewhere to a WP self hosted blog?

I have a current blog that is hosted elsewhere. I want to switch to a wordpress self hosted blog and hopefully keep the same domain name. How do I go about transferring my current domain name to a ...
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Importing nodes from Drupal into Wordpress custom post type

I have created a custom content type with Drupal on a website (something.com). And I would like to import its nodes (not all the nodes) into another website (foo.com) that is using Wordpress into a ...