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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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WordPress import not importing custom taxonomy

I've posted this already in the WP Support Forum hoping to have more luck here. I'm trying to import a custom post type from one blog to another. (126 posts in the custom post type). I've exported ...
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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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Import and replace existing page/post content

Is there any way to import a basic, exported Wordpress content XML file and have it replace the existing content? What I'm trying to do is synch up two instances of a site (development and staging ...
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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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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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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 http:/...
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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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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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Is there any good reason for two CSS files to @import each other?

I'm working on some critical style revisions for a client's WordPress site that was designed by another team. The CSS seems to be a tangled mess. One of the idiosyncrasies I've found is that the ...
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Website goes down while importing backup (Internal server 500)

I have a WordPress website running on a machine. PHP has allocated memory of 128MB. Since I have two WP sites being host under same hosting it is consuming around 95MB out of 128MB on normal load.. I ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Importer failed to import posts as format “day and name”

I had a blog exposing posts as "day and name". After exporting that blog and importing it on a new installation of WordPress I can't see the posts in that format, only in the default one: http://blog....
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Best practice to import user base (subscribers) from one website to another?

I want to import users from a Wordpress installation to another. Same domain, but complete different websites. Website A (old, 700 users): running WP3.0 plain installation + BBPress 1.x Website B (...
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Importer fails to import every post

I'm trying to move the content of a wordpress.com blog to a self-hosted one. Right now I'm just trying to set things up on my local environment. I exported the content using the built-in WordPress ...
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Array: What is this value based on?

I need to do an import of an array of checkboxes, but there is a value that I don't how it is determined. The array is based on a user meta option that I created that shows a list of category ...
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Import HTML/JS post to WordPress?

I have a working HTML/JS page that uses Google Maps: http://test.barrycarter.info/sunstuff.html How do I import this into wordpress.barrycarter.info? Simply cutting/pasting or doing "<?php ...
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Is there a way to trigger an automatic import of a WP backup on creation of a new WP multisite site?

I have a WP backup file of sample content I use when I set up a new site on my WP multisite install (I use it for theme dev work for clients). Is there a way to trigger the import function to fire ...
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Export Users From Live Site to Import onto staging

I have a staging site copied from my live site that I'm working on adding some functionality. The problem is that new users are signing up on my live site. Once I'm done fixing the problems on my ...
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How do you clean a filename after image sideloading a url that contains `%20`?

Right now I'm creating a plugin to sideload images from an external source. The UI allows me to select files on the external server then downloads them via AJAX & media_sideload_image. ...
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Do we need to change our child function.php to require/include child dir files when we add an over-riding file.php into the child theme

With child themes we are supposed to leave parent functions.php in tact and extend it with the child functions.php. However parent functions.php typically define a whole load of include/requires which ...
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Which is the correct way to migrate content from single WP to WP multisite

I have an existing and working normal (not multisite) WP installation. Now I've created a new WP MultiSite installation and successfully set up 2 independent sites (both empty). Now I would like to ...
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create importer with importer api [closed]

I want create new custom importer but I don't know which way is best I googled and find out wordpress has an importer api but there isn't no tutorial and reference Can you help me?
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Import subdomain WordPress into main domain WordPress

I have the following setup: two WordPress blogs, one on the main domain, let's call it example.com and one on a sub-domain sub.example.com. After a few years of running these blogs independently I ...
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Import users once a day without a plugin

I need to import users to my WP database once a day. So I have a script that runs once a day to do an action. The problem that I'm having is that I'm a little over my head on this one. Another ...
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Import live site to local setup without access to live site

I am working with a client to update a current wordpress site. I do not have access to the actual Wordpress install because they are behind a VPN that I'm not able to get behind for various reasons. ...
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Designing a plugin that uses an iFrame to process data in admin

I am working on a plugin to import content from a database into WordPress. What I am trying to do is have the processing done in an iframe so the output is displayed to the user like the plugins ...
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Reattach media after moving to another server

I moved WordPress from one server to another and imported everything with the standard WordPress importer. As there are a lot of posts and about 10000 images and videos, I uploaded them with FTP. ...
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CSV to WordPress posts: do I have to populate each possible field?

I'm planning to import Products in a CSV to WooCommerce. We are still working on an Excel, and we are using the main fields that a product has, following the WooCommerce wordings for the Products (...
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How to add biography of user while importing?

We are importing user details from Lithium to Wordpress using java app which generates XML file. I need to know key for Biography so that we can include that in XML file. Can anyone help?
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How to import XML to Wordpress as post and custom fields?

I need to import content (daily) from a xml file into wordpress. I am not looking for a specific answer, and I don't expect someone to write the whole code here, I just need some guidance on how to ...
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phpMyAdmin error #1062 - Duplicate entry '1' for key 'PRIMARY'

I'm new to PHP! I'm trying to import an SQL file using phpMyAdmin through a GoDaddy cPanel(please don't make fun of me) Here's a full readout -- -- Dumping data for table `wp_commentmeta` -- INSERT ...
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phpMyAdmin displays error when importing database

I'm migrating a WordPress for a friend to a different server. I have already backed up all files and was given a copy of the database by the old server admin. The problem is that when I try and import ...
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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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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 ...