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How to import data from Mingle Forum plugin to bbPress?

How to import data from Mingle Forum plugin (free) to bbPress? I wasn't able to find any custom importer, so I was thinking someone might have run into this issue before.
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Post attachments doesn't show after manual db import

I have wp db exported from domain www.domain1.com. I did manual database import using phpmyadmin to domain www.domain2.com. In database for particular post on new domain I have attachment image link ...
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Switch post status to draft during import

I want to export all information of a WordPress database. Then I want to import the database dump into another WordPress database without having anything automatically published after the import. I ...
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How to cdv from a custom CMS to WP

I'm working with a client to move their content from a custom CMS to WP. They've sent me this csv to work from. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/54924720/TOTD_SCRAPE_TAKE1_.csv The only csv to ...
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How to re-Import the WordPress XML file after editing?

I have exported all my content to WordPress XML file via WordPress>Tools>Export as I needed to edit 300 posts at a time. Now, my concern is how to re import the file to override the default one? By ...
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Recommended method for updating/adding menus when adding new theme

I'm working locally on a completely new theme. Once I'm done I'm going to use the "test drive" plugin to allow admins to test the theme before switching over to it. The problem is that with the new ...
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WordPress 3.8 Test unit Import error

I've just updated my WordPress to 3.8 and I'm currently using multisite installed locally. It's a fresh new install. So I tried to import the test unit data from the WordPress codex which gives me a ...
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Problem importing posts (get_categories is empty)

I want to import posts through an RSS plugin and events through a calendar plugin, and then have these plugins set the category for these imported posts. Then, using a hook (see code below), I want to ...
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Is WP Importer Safe on Multisite?

Is it safe to allow users of a multisite to use WP importer? I'm assuming importer can only create pages, posts and users (if I allow them to add users to their site), but my concern is whether a ...
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Importing Existing Users with Passwords

I have an existing legacy PHP site of 15000 users with base64 hashed passwords , I would like to import all these users into the new wordpress site with their passwords , What would be the best ...
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Moving Posts to a new site and maintaining URLs

I am looking to move all my posts to a new site. The new site is sitting in a dev environment and will eventually be launched in place of the new site at the same URL. The blog posts will not have ...
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Wordpress Importer Tries to save media files to wrong site folder

I am importing from one WordPress multisite instance to another, using Tools -> Export to generate a WXR file that I then import with and Tools -> Import . I receive the "Failed to import media" ...
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Custom fields not showing on front-end after xml import

I've just imported 700+ custom posts from one WP install to another using the XML import/export option. Everything seems to be imported fine: the field values are showing in the DB and on the admin ...
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Export plugin omits many images

I think I have never seen the WP Importer plugin work perfectly a single time. It always skips a few featured images. Is there a manual and hopefully more reliable procedure to export and import all ...
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When importing posts to a new site if XML file has postmeta not setup on new server what happens?

I have a few XML exports from one domain, and all the posts have postmeta which no longer exists on the new domain. An example is <wp:post_parent>70</wp:post_parent> The new domain has no ...
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wordpress imported images not working for featured image

To import images into my wordpress site, I added the actual image into the correct month's folder in the uploads directory and I created a post as type attachment with that image name and url. When I ...
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How to import only certain comments from post[s]

NOTICE: This is solely NOT a WordPress.com Question, but related to WordPress Migration and Export-Import. I started blogging in WordPress.com and then shifted my blog to a self-hosted site. But ...
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Export/Import Media Library Offline

I'm wondering if WordPress Importer would be able to generate an XML file that contains media library that could be imported offline and not only online? Currently when you export content on ...
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Importing Squarespace blog into Wordpress.org

I had a blog on Squarespace 6. I followed the instructions to Export the Squarespace journal into a xml file. I then followed the instructions to Import the xml file into WordPress.org as a movable ...
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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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Exclude parts of default css import

I'm importing Twenty Thirteen's default stylesheet, but I want it to leave my buttons alone. I could of course disable all mentions of "button" in the temaplate's style.css, but that would only work ...
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Failed to import Media

When I generate XML file with [Tools > Export] and use [Tools > Import] on another WordPress website I get "Failed to import Media" for each attachment post type. And images that failed to load are ...
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Switch a single site to a multi-site

A client of mine wants to switch their single site installation and make it a multi-site one so that they can run an online store on a sub-domain while keeping their existing site on the primary ...
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Importing custom post types using WordPress Importer, how to check for meta field values

I have a custom post type that takes only the title field. Associated with it I have a custom meta field that takes a URL. I am using the WordPress Importer plugin ...
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WordPress showing strange characters - UTF8

I've just changed webserver but are having some problems with the encoding of the new site. I have exported part of my WordPress site from my old webhost and imported into my new WordPress multsite ...
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Import Attachments - not attaching to post_parent

I've set up a dev site for a client, for who we're overhauling their existing site. One thing I wanted to do is import all their existing news posts, and carry over any images attached to those. I've ...
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What exactly does the import tool do?

I experimented with the import tool a bit and it seems to do different things for different tables. For posts: if a post (or page, which technically is a post too) title from the import file is ...
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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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Create CSV for import from File directories?

Lets say I have posts sorted in individual folders with a word document & jpg inside. What would be the best way to sort that into a csv for import. I assume some excel script or such. Any ...
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I broke database after reuploading local version - what exactly happened? Database error

The site was already working but since I wanted to change the website more and my Internet is not good right now, I decided to download the whole wp folder to local drive, and export database. I set ...
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Import Wordpress xml file larger than 8mb

I'm trying to import a xml file (from a previous wordpress theme) into a new wordpress theme. The problem is that the xml file is 46mb much bigger than the wordpress 8mb limit. Anyone have any ...
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Stylesheet overriding in Child theme

So here's my problem : I have two stylesheets in my child theme : style.css and style-premium.css (Which contains only modified CSS). My posts use one of these stylesheets depending on their category. ...
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How to export and import plugin data through WordPress tools option

I have a plugin which doesn't have import/export option in WordPress tools http://wordpress.org/plugins/color-manager/ How can I add this functionality?
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How to import Theme Unit Test on localhost

I am a total beginner with WP and struggle to import this xml file. Tools->Import->WordPress and here I am asked for Hostname, FTP Username, FTP Password and Connection Type. I am on local mashine... ...
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keep two blogs under the same domain

I am thinking about starting a self hosted wordpress blog. Currently, I own a blogger blog, written in portuguese. I'd like to have a blog about technology written in english at a domain, like ...
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Is it good practice to import/export a blog to test a redesign?

I am working on redesigning a fairly high profile blog. I suggested the best way to do that, rather than mockups, is to just upload their wordpress export to a new WP install on domain. That way ...
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Imported custom post type are not editable

I've just imported content into my wordpress (3.5.2) database and I have a number of custom post types. My problem is that I cannot admin any of the custom post type content that I have just imported ...
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WP All Import - Custom Posts do not show up on website

I am currently using wp all import to import jobs into my job openings website. The import goes okay and all the job openings are in the site, if you look at the wp-admin. But on the site, they are ...
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Export and import all Plugin options

Actually I am developing a new free plugin for Wordpress partially based on this plugin FrameWork: Sunrise framewok, each option's name will start like this: my_plugin_ So everytime i need to echo ...
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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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Importing Concrete5 content to WordPress

Are there any tools out there to convert content from a Concrete5 database to something WordPress can use? I have a client that may switch over, and would like to avoid manually copying content over ...
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Force (new) users to update profile first time logging in after csv import using s2member

I have a large number of user profiles that I will be generating. Some of these user data sets lack an email address. I want to assign a username and a password for them to use to login, but upon ...
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Why Won't Exported Blog From One Site Import Into New Site?

I have an old RHEL Workstation site, running the latest wordpress version 3.5.1. I have a newer CentOS 6.4 site, running the latest wordpess version 3.5.1. I have added the Wordpress import plugin ...
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Update Custom Field on Imported Post Creation

So I've created a function that updates several custom fields in a post when the post is created. The idea is to sanitize this information so that I can easily use it for other purposes. The ...
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Disable Filter and Allow Embed/iFrame on Blogger Import

I'm trying to import blogger posts into a wordpress site but all embedded audio/video content is getting filtered out. I've commented out the following in kses.php: // Post filtering ...
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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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Attachments broken after giving WordPress its own directory

I set up a fresh WordPress installation in a folder called 'wp' under root. I followed the directions for Giving WordPress Its Own Directory and pointed the URL to root successfully. I then proceeded ...
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Remove old custom field after import

I have imported a set of posts to a new Wordpress install recently. This OLD set of posts had a set of custom fields attached to it (via post_meta using the ACF plugin). The new installation has ...
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WXR xml files are being imported as a TXT files and showing up under 'Media'

I need to import a whole bunch of non-WordPress posts in to Wordpress. I would hope it would be pretty straight forward as there are no pictures or anything; it's basically just a bunch of text. I'm ...
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Import data from arbitrary CSV to WPAlchemy meta fields

I've created a custom post type with several custom fields with the help of WPAlchemy, and now I need to import a bunch of stuff from some CSV files. I'm using WPALCHEMY_MODE_EXTRACT. By toying with ...