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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 ...
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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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WordPress import not importing custom taxonomy

First off, feel obliged to say I've posted this already in the WP Support Forum (http://wordpress.org/support/topic/wordpress-import-not-importing-custom-taxonomy) hoping to have more luck here. I'm ...
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How can I export WordPress posts' attachments?

I am in the process of transferring posts from one WordPress install to another. I can use WordPress' Tools --> Export to export the XML I need for my posts. On the new install, I then use Tools --> ...
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css file status 403

I am importing some css files in another css document like so, however the foundation.css file is getting a 403 for the stylesheet when I visit the location, my ftp says it is there and it all works ...
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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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Fast worpress backup/clone

i have a problem with 2 websites. I have for example site1.com site2.com How can i make a perfect clone of site1.com for site2.com? i mean i want a method that i can do this in minutes, not ...
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product export and import using xml

I am use eCommerce plugins for the eCommerce support in wordpress I am export my all product using Tools->export from my http://localhost/first wordpress site and i am try to import in my ...
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GUID not updated on import

I've exported data from my dev server and imported it to my prod server. One template is listing child pages and uses $page->guid to get link to page. The problem is that this link still points to ...
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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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After import, oEmbeds non-functional until manual republish

I've just finished cleaning up the data from an application I was using previously and have got everything into a few WXR files. As a final test, I just imported them back into a local test ...
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Is it possible to import a wordpress backup from a single site in to a multi-site configuration?

I have a local development server with WordPress installed (my desktop Linux Mint 12 box). I'd like to use multi-site WordPress to manage my different client projects through one install, but I have a ...
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What server settings are required to import WordPress XML file

I am trying to import my site using the WordPress import XML page. My XML file is 7mb so when I try to import it I receive a "500 Internal Server Error" page. I read some other posts and tried using ...
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Saving array keep adding length of array

I'm using wp all import to load in datafeeds but when i set a custom field (thats needed for the theme) it keeps modding it before it stores it when I put this in the field : a:7:{test} it saves it ...
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WXR XML import is stripping php tags that I need to keep

When I import my WXR XML file it appears that wp_insert_post (or another function) is applying filters to strip php tags that I need to keep in my content. I have searched the various wp-include php ...
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Photos automatically uploaded to Media Library

Here's a bizarre one for you guys. I was using Search RegEx to remove Blogger html formatting that was screwing up my imported posts. Images hadn't been imported, so they were loading from Blogger ...