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Creating a one click demo importer

What's the best way of importing demo widget/site options, inside a plugin? I would obviously like to avoid some site options like what the site url is short of doing a brutal SQL import is there ...
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Wordpress import issues - “Internal; server error” when trying to import .xml

I have persistently had the same issue over the past week; when I try to import my exported .xml file from my old website, and onto the new one, I get a 500 internal server error. I have tried ...
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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 ...
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Max execution time error with stream_body() in wp-includes/class-http.php

I am trying to importing the theme-unit-test xml file from wordpress.org to my own wordpress(4.0) through import section. This is my php.ini setting But still get the max execution time limit ...
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Why shouldn't @import be used to import a parent theme into a child theme?

I have some experience with Wordpress but I've been away from it for awhile. I've seen many examples of using @import in the beginning of the child theme to import the parent theme. I was surprised ...
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Import from HubSpot COS into Wordpress 4?

I've been having zero luck finding any information on how-to migrate an existing site (HusbSpot COS) into a WordPress site. Does anyone know of any existing documentation (or suggestions) on the ...
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Wordpress database import: Row size too large

I've done a dump of my Wordpress database using Windows's command prompt: mysqldump -u username -p databasename > filename.sql Then, on a different server, imported it using: mysql -u username ...
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Assigning Terms in Taxonomy to Custom Taxonomy

I had a site with posts, in which I exported posts and imported those posts as a CPT (Junior) in my localhost installation. For doing this, I opened the .xml file (export file) and replaced every ...
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Import of 200+ sermons

While this not a Development-specific question for WordPress, I am looking for a way to import 200+ sermons for our church website.. I have updated the mp3 files wtih mp3tag and all look good. I am ...
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Moving test theme to live site without mySQL error - how? [closed]

I have installed a wordpress theme on a hidden test site and made some css/design changes. How would I move this to my live site? Sadly I screwed up some of the PHP/MySQL stuff when trying to copy ...
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Integrate Wordpress Importer into Option Tree

I read here : One Click demo content installation feature in WordPress theme options panel Very good tutorial. I've followed what was written in the article. My question is, how to integrate ...
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Need to convert Sitecore blogs to WordPress

To this point, I haven't been able to find very much information on this subject, but I am going to need to convert some Sitecore blog content to a WordPress blog. I'm not new to WordPress, but am to ...
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Create Nested Categories On Import

WP all import trying to import data with multiple nested categories and paths. <id> A|A Sub|A Sub Sub|A Sub Sub Sub A|A Sub|AB Sub Sub|AB Sub Sub Sub A|A Sub|AC Sub Sub|AC Sub Sub Sub ...
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One Click demo content installation feature in WordPress theme options panel

I've been seeing a feature of one click demo content installation option on some powerful WordPress themes now a days. Mostly on Themeforest themes. I'd like to know if anyone have any idea about the ...
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Importing posts from old website to new conflicting post ID's?

I am wondering when I am importing posts from my old site into my new website, which has already some posts in it. Do the imported posts get a new ID or do they overrule the existing posts ID's?
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How to handle this problem related to the publishing date of imported posts?

I have the following situation that I have to handle: I imported some posts from an old custom blog (not WordPress, a custom blog made using ASP). I exported in CSV format the content of the table ...
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importing wp_users table as a way to import users into new site?

I have a completely new build of a site and am trying to import existing users into the new site. I have a plugin that allows extra fields at registration so was thinking the best way to keep things ...
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Prevent include script twice (wordpress importer)

I created my own demo installer but I have some difficulties to correctly load wordpress importer without conflict. I tried to get the page parameter on page load. If the admin url have 'page' ...
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Importing images from blogspot to wordpress

The import process is easy enough and everything is imported correctly. The one thing I can't figure out is how to change what size image gets imported into the posts. The image that gets imported is ...
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multisite can't import media and users

I have recently created my first unmanaged VPS and install WordPress Multisite. Ok is working well, until I try to import other blog content (xml) via wordpress import tool. If I check "Download and ...
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Wordpress import does not fetch images, but just links them

I have used the Wordpress Importer plugin to export content from site 1 and import into site 2. When exporting content, i selected "All content" and downloaded the export XML file. Then when i ...
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Importing demo content from plugin

I need to create "Import demo content" button on frontend, when the user clicks it, import demo content including attachments. What would be the best way to achieve that? Import XML somehow? Import ...
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CSV to WordPress posts: do I have to populate each possible field?

I'm planning to import Products in a CSV to WooCommerce. We are still working on an Excel, and we are using the main fields that a product has, following the WooCommerce wordings for the Products ...
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How to add biography of user while importing?

We are importing user details from Lithium to Wordpress using java app which generates XML file. I need to know key for Biography so that we can include that in XML file. Can anyone help?
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phpMyAdmin Import CSV trying to match with custom ID

Having already imported posts in Wordpress, I have a separate csv file with custom fields which I'd like to import via phpMyAdmin. How do I match the custom-id to imported posts with the same ...
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A question on WXR

I have a quick question around the import file for WordPress (WXR) as I'm really new to WordPress, a couple of things don't make sense. In most examples I found, the first part of the /channel node ...
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How to import XML to Wordpress as post and custom fields?

I need to import content (daily) from a xml file into wordpress. I am not looking for a specific answer, and I don't expect someone to write the whole code here, I just need some guidance on how to ...
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WXR? Export from Drupal 7 - import into WordPress

I have used some of the tutorials out there to convert a Drupal 7 site over to WordPress. My problem is that I am not finding any tutorials with the lines I can use in my MySQL to convert the ...
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Rename .dat to .xml when cron job runs

I'm using WPAllImport to import content to WP, and then running a cron job on that same file to update the import frequently. The client’s article writing company originally provided a .dat file for ...
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phpMyAdmin error #1062 - Duplicate entry '1' for key 'PRIMARY'

I'm new to PHP! I'm trying to import an SQL file using phpMyAdmin through a GoDaddy cPanel(please don't make fun of me) Here's a full readout -- -- Dumping data for table `wp_commentmeta` -- INSERT ...
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phpMyAdmin displays error when importing database

I'm migrating a WordPress for a friend to a different server. I have already backed up all files and was given a copy of the database by the old server admin. The problem is that when I try and import ...