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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

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 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 ...
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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 Import Categories with Descriptions from a CSV File?

How could I import a list of new categories and category descriptions from a file of Comma Separated Values?
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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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Faking the “onSave” event

While a specific use-case, I believe this may benefit others. I am using TurboCSV to mass-import a number of posts into WordPress (which it is doing wonderfully so far). Within that import, I am ...
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How to completely export and import WordPress?

I exported all posts of a WordPress blog. Then I imported the xml file to another WordPress blog. When I tried to search few posts in the new blog, which are in the old blog, I did not find anything. ...
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Better way to remove HTML syntax from all content

I have a bunch of articles imported via a very old Joomla 1.0 installation. The content of these posts have a lot of unwanted inline html. I was able to clean all with something like this (I made a ...
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WordPress Theme Options Import/Export

I already have a theme options page that saves to wp_options > kittens_options. I'm looking for a simple way to incorporate an import/export textarea of those options on my options page. I've ...
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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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Why do I lose all the slashes, i.e., “ \ ”, in my blogs when I import XML files by the WordPress Importer plug-in?

When I want to import the XML files with the aid of the WordPress Importer plugin, the blogs imported will lose all the slashes, i.e., "\", which are really contained in the XML files imported. Since ...
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Custom post types not imported properly

I've registered a custom post type: function create_gallery_post_type() { register_post_type( 'sim_gallery', array( 'labels' => array( 'name' => __( 'Sim Gallery' ) ), ...
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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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Imported blog page layout messed

http://uma.lohray.com/weblog/moots-part-ii/ is a blog I imported from blogger. The front page is fine, but when one clicks to read a blog post, the end of the post has parts of the right side bar ...
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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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Importing data from spreadsheet into wordpress DB, along with custom taxonomies and their terms

I am importing a large DB from an Excel spreadsheet into a wordpress DB. I was going to do it manually by creating a new table but decided to import it into the existing wordpress framework as it will ...
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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 SQL query based on custom field?

I'm operating on two WordPress sites and I need to export posts only with a specific custom field from one site and import into the other. I can't do a generic dump of the database because some data ...
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phpBB 3 to bbPress

I am updating a diabetes forum to make it more extensive for which I have previously used phpBB 3. I have decided to use WordPress on the new build and have installed bbPress, however, I would like ...
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Failed Media Import (importing from LIVE to local)

When I try to import some content to my local site so I can work on the theme w/ relevant data, my import hangs forever.... and if it finishes then the media/images fail. based on some suggestions at ...
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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 ...