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How to add featured thumbnail into import XML?

This is a sample item I am trying to insert into WordPress as post. <item> <title>XXXXXX</title> <link>xxxx/xxxxx</link> <pubDate>2012-05-23 ...
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Siteurl code for links

I'm working on a wordpress website for my friends bussines and I'm working on it on my personal server to then export it and import it on his server when it's done. And one some of the pages I've ...
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Import XML automatically every X days

I found this article. I'm not yet able to automatically import from an existing file... From here what I have to do for loading a sample.xml and using articles to user id#1? I'm a noob... How can I ...
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Standard wordpress importer seems to be missing blog images

I have 2000+ images and I've used the importer both locally and on my hosted site, the hosted site seems to have 100 less images though. I'm importing from blogger. I've ran the importer a few times ...
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Programatticaly Import Pages while Maintaining Hierarchy

I am working on a rather complex import project right now. I'm trying to import 2k pages into Wordpress. I am able to import them just fine using a tool caleld TurboCSV. The issue is that I also need ...
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Wordpress and a secondary database?

I have to achieve something on which I don't know how to approach it. Base of the issue: There's a bunch of data in another DB that I have to import into WP which so far wasn't possible due to them ...
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Move post from one blog to another on same server with different prefixed tables

I have one blog at example.com and another at example.com/other (use same database - different prefix). What I am trying to accomplish is moving a post (conditionally by custom field value) to either ...
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Wordpress import media error

I have developed a theme and had to export all contents via the exporter. Now when i import them via the importer plugin the posts etc get imported but there is an error importing media. Could you ...
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Migrate bbpress content to posts

I'm looking for a way to migratie a bbPress forum to post & replies. Why you ask? Well... the use of a forum in this case is an overkill. And I want to get rid of it. It's a bad apple from the ...
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Importing Attachments with No Extension

Is there an extension, or a technique, during Wordpress import to pull in an attachment URL that doesn't have a file extension? I'm trying to import a Square Space blog into Wordpress. Most of the ...
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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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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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Exporting completed webiste for another server

I've been working on a Wordpress website with WooCommerce etc for my friends business for a while. It's pretty much done, all products are added etc. However this has been done on my own webhost / ...
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Moved blog - galleries don't work

I moved my client's blog with nearly 800 posts from an ancient installation of WordPress to another host and a new version of WordPress. Now, several months later, we noticed that she had a few posts ...
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How to import CSV into Custom Post Type custom fields?

I have created a Custom Post Type and then used a plugin to create the custom fields for that post type. It will display a type of membership: Name Address Zip Website But I am stuck on how to take ...
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How to include posts with a theme

I am making a theme and would like to submit the posts that i have made with the theme to the user. How can this be done?
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Moving 2 wordpress sites to one

I am working on 2 different wordpress blogs into one new domain! I used the Tools->Export to get the xml file and also chose the option to include files and attachments as I wanted to move all the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...