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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 ...
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Cannot select certain authors for posts after import

I just consolidated a couple standalone WordPress installs into one Multi-site install. After importing posts into each site accordingly, I am unable to edit a post or page, and select a different ...
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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 indesign file to xml and import file xml file into wordpress as page with heading and content?

Task - Converting Indesign file To WordPress pages I searched lot and got answer to do that i need to Convert In-design file to Xml and Import it into Wordpress using some plugin i need ...
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Images Not Linking To Attachment Page After WordPress Import

I am importing an old WordPress site into a new theme on a new URL. All of the images in the old site link to an attachment page for each particular image. The attachment page doesn't get created upon ...
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how to import custom taxonomy (& terms)

I exported a working Wordpress (v3.5.1) blog content with multiple custom taxonomies (& terms) and whenever I try to import these terms and taxonomy into a new blog the wordpress-importer fails ...
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Wordpress Export Import Site Navigation Menu

When I do an export and import the menus get transferred but I have to set the Site Navigation Menu manualy. Obviously it's only a small detail but can I ask is this a bug or expected behaviour and is ...
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Import Wordpress XML File from Within Functions.php

I am developing a theme which has a different method of adding in content and so, the default install of Wordpress won't show any content because of this. I was wondering if it is possible to ...
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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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Tumblr importer

Is it possible to import tumblr post to wordpress WMS without automatic publication? My wordpress site has a multi-account. And I'd like to be able to check post, modify if needed before online ...
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Automate Product Import with WooCommerce?

I'm going to be using the Product CSV Import suite with WooCommerce to import products from a CSV file, but I'd love to have an automated way to do this via Cron if possible. Has anyone seen examples ...
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Importing from XML is ignoring serialized custom field

I have been trying to import something into a custom field using the WordPress Import tool but it seems to be leaving the custom field empty in the database. ...
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Import media to online WordPress from local development

I have a site being developed locally and I want to import the contents to an online installation. I used wordpress "import" but it cant get the media files. Is there any "wordpress" was of doing this ...
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Import tumblr post to wordpress blog

When I add a new post in my tumblr account, automatically that post of tumblr would be sync with my wordpress account. Its not necessary that at sync time I have to be logged in wordpress. In simple ...
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Importing WordPress Attachments Into Custom Directories In wp-content/uploads/

I am hoping that someone can shed light on this problem I am trying to solve, even if simply changing my thought process as to how I could solve this. I am importing a custom CakePHP based CMS web ...
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Import data from file larger than 15 MB

I have my blog on wordpress.com, I want it to be moved on self hosted server. I have exported data from my wordpress.com blog to XML file, However, When I went to import the data to my self hosted ...
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Identifying Importer Posts

Given a site with 100 posts, where an unspecified number of posts are manually written, and the rest are created using the WordPress importer, how would I programmatically identify the posts imported ...
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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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What is the required format for importing posts into Wordpress?

I have several posts in an Microsoft Excel file (.csv/.xls). I want to know the appropriate format of the file to import into Wordpress.com. Note: I do not need help to convert the csv format into ...
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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 ...
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Resource Issues: Importing external data into custom post type and keeping records up to date

I have a custom post type that imports external data nightly. When the import script runs for the first time, it imports approximately 4,000 records (data will grow). Each record consists of a post ...
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Image File Names

I've been poking around the Codex in hopes of finding out how WP renames image files when you upload them... it's probably there but I can't seem to find it. It seems that if I upload 1 file, like ...
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How to create import option for xml

I want to put in theme admin page an option for demo content XML. This option should offer the possibility to switch between Demo Content and Default WordPress installation content. If I select ...
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WordPress Multisite: Automatically run importer upon creating new site

Is it possible to automatically run the WP Importer when creating a new site in WordPress Multisite? I think this would need to be a function that runs when wpmu_new_blog is called but can't find ...
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How To Export/Import WordPress (MySQL) Database Properly Via Command-Line?

Normally, a MySQL database can be exported and imported using these simple SSH commands: Export: mysqldump -u USERNAME -p DATABASE_NAME > filename.sql Import: mysql -u USERNAME -p ...
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How to import individual blog posts into Wordpress?

I'm trying to move some content from another website into blog posts for work, and I need a little bit of help. Basically my task is to parse a bunch of files into their content, put them into a ...
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WordPress (+WPMU) Import/Export ALL settings?

As we all know WordPress does not import Widgets when you import content with [Tools > Import] and I'm wondering what kind of script could do that? Database has more than just 1 single information ...
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Export / import Wordpress database

Is there a proper way of exporting and importing a big WordPress MySQL database to a new database? When I tried to do that in the standard way I run into 2 issues: All widgets disappeared and I had ...