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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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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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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: ...
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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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Designing a plugin that uses an iFrame to process data in admin

I tried doing some searching but I may be searching for the wrong terms. Hopefully this isn't a duplicate and if it is, someone will point me in the right direction. I am working on a plugin to ...
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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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What's the database relationship between a post and its attachments

I'm creating a custom import script to migrate CSV data into wordpress. Each post has a series of attachments that must come with it. Following chapter 14 (importing via a custom mysql script) in the ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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What is the plugin to import image from URL?

How can i import image from specific URL to image gallery in Wordpress so that i can use it as a thumbnail for post? I search for a plugin.
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How to export a Wordpress blog with no export function?

So I have this blog on a polish blog hosting service (blox.pl) that's incompatible with pretty much everything. There's two tools I can use to get data off it; one is to use a program that just simply ...
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Importing a database from a custom built CMS to WordPress

I'm building a site for an art gallery, in the old cms has 20 years worth of exhibitions. The old system is custom built and is not based on anything readymade, so finding an importer plugin made for ...
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Importing posts via MySql (a csv file) need to be automatically published

I'm importing a csv file via the database, all the posts are unpublished when I look in the CMS, is there a way to make them automatically published on import? Doing a bulk publish via the CMS ...
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Is there a way to show different source feeds on individual pages?

As a freelance writer, I have a few outlets I write for routinely plus additional sites, and while I used to post my content manually, due to SEO concerns and logistical issues, I have been looking to ...
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Media is not attached after import

I am new there and I need some help for importing a wordpress blog. I have a old wordpress 3.1 blog (no multisites) and need to move to new hosting (a sites under multisites). I don't have the access ...
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Export WordPress from one domain to another domain

From one domain (foo.com), select export as WXR and import to (bar.com), also I manually uploaded wp-contents to the new location. Everything is working, except the the images in the blog post still ...
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Import images from self-hosted to WordPress.com

I'm trying to migrate my self-hosted WP blog to WordPress.com, images included. Originally images were hosted on various image-hosting websites, but I've used this plugin to cache and upload them to ...
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Exporting by table

I am using PHPmyAdmin to move a site. My site is too large to use the single file export/import method. (I know how to do it, it works fine on smaller sites.) It seems the only thing working for me ...
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automated import from blogger

I am looking for a way to make the Blogger importer tool run automatically to update a blog content category automatically. I appreciate that Google does not like duplicate content, but the site I am ...
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Unexpected problems after importing WP data

I had to move my solution from one server to another. I therefore Exported all data so that I could import this on the new server. All worked fine except users. If I want to edit my own profile, all ...
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Error in importing wordpress xml [closed]

Iam trying to import my old xml to a newly installed wordpress(3.0.1), the max upload size shows 0, i tried uploading it, but it ended up with empty screen. How should i proceed?
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How to import media from folder as opposed from old site?

I don't have access to my old blog any more. However, I do have all the files (wordpress export and uploads folder). Now... I'm trying to import all that stuff in my new blog and unfortunately I can't ...
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Editing Theme and Moving Servers

Ok, So I have a wordpress installed on a test server. I just edited the default theme to get my desired result. My question is could I just install a new version of wordpress on another server and ...