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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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Is there a way to import terms into Wordpress?

I'm tired of typing in lists of counries in my "Countries" taxonomies. What's a good way to bulk import a long list of terms into Wordpress ?
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Moving a blog from Tumblr to Wordpress

I want to move all my content, posts and pics from Tumblr to Wordpress ..! What would be the best way to do this???
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Exporting and importing my Wordpress database, but none of the plugin settings are importing

I'm dumping my entire WordPress database, changing all necessary references, and then importing it into another domain. Everything works fine, except my plugin settings are not being set in the new ...
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Better way to remove HTML syntax from all content

I have a bunch of articles imported via a very old Joomla 1.0 installation. The content of these posts have a lot of unwanted inline html. I was able to clean all with something like this (I made a ...
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Import 10,000 Users into Wordpress WITH a specific ID for each user

I have a website which has about 10,000 users. I am converting this site over to Wordpress. The new site is ready to roll, but I have to bring over all the users. There are a number of plugins ...
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Download/View Schema (or DTD) for XML Import

Where can I download the schema (or DTD) for the layout of the WordPress import/export file format?
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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 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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Import Images from one self-hosted WordPress install to another

I am redeveloping a client's site and, for a number of reasons, in the process changing hosts. I'm developing it on the new host and to get the site orgainised I have attempted to import all the pages ...
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Is there a way to import Blogger into bbPress?

I have a blog on Blogger that I would like to turn into a bbPress forum. This is a blog that has essentially been used as a forum, so bbPress is a better solution. Unfortunately, by default bbPress ...
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Where does the Media Library live in the database?

I'm exporting a Wordpress site from localhost to a web host, and I am unable to import the Media Library, as the web host is unable to contact localhost. I've uploaded all of the localhost files from ...
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Faking the “onSave” event

While a specific use-case, I believe this may benefit others. I am using TurboCSV to mass-import a number of posts into WordPress (which it is doing wonderfully so far). Within that import, I am ...
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What can I expect when moving from a hosted (WordPress.com) blog to one hosted by Page.ly

As I mentioned here, I'm planning to moving my blog to a new hosting provider from WordPress.com. I think I've settled on Page.ly as the new home for it, and I was hoping to get the benefit of ...
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WXR slicing script

I have a massive WXR file im trying to import into wordpress. I run out of memory when i try to import as one file, so I'm thinking of how i can split the big file into smaller files programatically ...
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can't import xml file

While i upload xml file to my site , the following error message occur and uploading fail Sorry, there has been an error. File is empty. Please upload something more substantial. This error ...
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Imported thumbnails have incorrect URL

I have an older WordPress site that is going away but I am taking the content from the site and importing it into my new WordPress site. To do this, I used the WordPress Export tool, located in my ...
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Moving test theme to live site without mySQL error - how?

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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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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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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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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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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Some way to Flush or Overwrite all Imported Content in a Site for a Fresh Import - How?

Some way to Flush or Overwrite all Imported Content in a Site for a Fresh Import - How? Is there an easy quick way to do this? To delete all Pages, Posts, Comments and stuff that got imported? Or ...
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How to Import Categories with Descriptions from a CSV File?

How could I import a list of new categories and category descriptions from a file of Comma Separated Values?
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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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What's a good RSS Importer?

I'm looking for a good RSS importer to use on my WordPress installation. The current one isn't importing images properly, and I don't want to fix it. It needs to be an automated importer. Where I ...
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Using the Importer on an IIS Server

I'm running into an issue for a client whereby I keep getting the same error over and over again whilst trying to import an exported file (into an IIS environment): Sorry, there has been an error. ...
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Creating an online questionnaire form - by Importing the questions from a spreadsheet?

I've got a spreadsheet where each row of the first column is a question, and the next 4 columns are the optional 4 answers to that question. I want to turn these questions into an online form (like ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is basic structure of xml for importing a page in wordpress?

I am trying to import file from xml to word press i need to know waht is sturcture for importing the xml file into a page in wordpress
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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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Import a very old WordPress Version into new WordPress

Here is my problem: I have been blogging for about six years now at Blogsome.com. I've had no problems with it whatsoever, until a few days ago, when they suddenly announced that they were going to ...
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How to import content from WordPress.com to a self hosted WordPress installation?

On behalf of another, I'm trying to import content from a WordPress.com hosted site to a self-hosted installation of WordPress.com I've exported the XML file and imported it into the new site, but it ...
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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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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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Importing old blog with regular posts into new custom post types

I have 2 older WP blog installs with regular posts that I would like to bring over to a new blog. One of the older installs is for "news" posts and the other is for "blog" posts (I know this was not ...
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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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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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Importing Direct to DB - GUID Question

I've got a CSV file of new posts which I'll be importing straight into the database. Is it safe to give a GUID of http://domain/?p=[n] where [n] is any number, as long as it's not a duplicate of an ...
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Failed media import

I sat up MAMP on my mac and installed wordpress 3.1. Then, I exported my wordpress.com ina tried to import to my local wordpress.... I ticked import media option and I was hoping that I will get all ...
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Plugin generating unexpected output - on WP mysql dump import

I am developing my plugin and I am getting this error: The plugin generated 357954 characters of unexpected output during activation. If you notice “headers already sent” messages, problems with ...
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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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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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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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WordPress WXR import - importing a large file

I am in the process of working on a project involving the migration of old custom driven cms data into a WordPress powered site. To do this migration, we have decided to convert the data from the ...