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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I'm importing a csv file via the database, all the posts are unpublished when I look in the CMS, is there a way to make them automatically published on import?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 ...
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CSV Import Tables

Hi I would like to import tables through CSV, any particular plugins or functions that can help me do that? I would like to have them stand in their own table and then the user would be able to ...
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latency problems with wordpress install (from SQL import)

I develop wordpress sites for a living, and today I am experiencing something that I haven't yet come across: Extremely slow load times / latency problems. You can view the site here: ...
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WordPress does not allow me to upload a .xml file

What's a good plugin to upload a .xml file? here is the final question for now.. under Tools: / Import: / WordPress i get this message: Howdy! Upload your WordPress eXtended RSS (WXR) file ...
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How to correctly move jquery script to external file

I have a jQuery floating navbar plugin that works fine when all the code is inserted in the head. However the ammount of code in the head became unmanageable so I put the code in the root directory in ...
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Import function loses <p> tags

I have used the export function to download all my posts from one installation of wordpress, and then imported the file into a second. However the imported posts have been stripped of all paragraph ...
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Two-way synchronizing of a post type among multisite blogs

Is it possible to two way sync a post type between multiple sites on a multisite install? For example if someone makes a change to an entry under post type "inventory" on Site A how can I make that ...
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Transferring theme and imported post attachments

Recently I have deployed 2 sites from my local development area to the live site and ran into some issues when importing the posts. The reference link for attachments still points to my localhost for ...
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How to create 30 new sites from an export of a master site?

I am an admin for a Wordpress multisite instance at a college. I need to create 30 new wordpress sites, each for a similar course. The content is going to be copied from a "master" wordpress site ...
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ACF Google Maps field not triggering on CSV Import

I have a csv of 7000 businesses that i just imported into wordpress. Each business has an address field, that i successfully imported into the ACF Google Maps field. The problem is the map itself will ...
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Is it important to add Engine while importing database?

I am importing wordpress database sql file, but destination phpmyadmin not allowing to add ENGINE and CHARSET, But without that file imported and ENGINE, CHARSET is by default. Please tell me is it ...
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How to import facebook comments to Wordpress database?

I want to get rid of Facebook Comments from my website, but I have a lot of comments there. Is it possible to import facebook comments to normal Wordpress comments system or something else (i.e. ...
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Database level import of featured images and link to posts - How?

I have been attempting to import about 50,000 images into 50,000 posts in WP 4.2.2. The _posts table data is all correctly imported already. I know I need to import to _postmeta table and add new ...
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When migrating all backslashes were stripped and special signs are converted in html entities

I'm migrating my wordpress-blog and so imported my complete content with WordPress Importer 0.6.1. (which is the latest today (July, 2th 2015). My mySQL-server version is 5.1.56-community. ...
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Importing Custom Data From Bespoke CMS

I've seen various answers to parts of my question but not a "complete" answer as yet. If one exists, please do help me out and let me know! We currently have a bespoke CMS running a website. What ...
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How to import my wordpress blogs to a facebook blog page?

I've been blogging on WordPress for a few months and then shared on my Facebook wall. Now I am thinking about setting up a Facebook blog page and import all my WordPress posts into it. My ...
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Wordpress export tool doesn't export post-format value of custom post type?

I already created a custom post type with post-format support declared. register_post_type('portfolio', array( 'labels' => array( 'name' => __('Portfolio', "xxx"), ...
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How to do one-off import or data migration?

Is there a built-in workflow or process for running one-time wordpress database updates relating to things like taxonomy, new categories, filters, hooks, plugin setup, etc? Right now I'm putting all ...
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Grab text from other website and copy into wordpress Contact form

I am making a wordpress website with a contact form. Of course, the information typed in by the user must be sended to the owner of the website. This is pretty simple by just putting in the right ...
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Imported posts using wrong domain name

So a little background. I have my WordPress development site backed up on a remote git repository. I added a ignore file to ignore specific files so that if the repository is cloned the site has to be ...
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How can I avoid duplicate primary keys in SQL import?

I have two sites I'm trying to merge. Site 1 has 1500 products in a custom post type, with associated meta and an attached featured image. Site 2 has 250 products in the exact same custom post type, ...
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Update all images url imported from HTML pages

I have to copy content from different website. I copied whole webpage and paste it in my post. All works fine. I also get images in my post but they are still linked to older website. Is there any ...
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Exporting featured image

Hi I have a news website with a pretty big database full of posts and pictures, now for several reasons I'm creating a new WordPress website, and I want to import all the news, with the pictures from ...
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Running wp_schedule_single_event on Post Import

I'm trying to have a category deleted after a certain length of time once a post has been published. I was successful in doing this when a post is manually created, but I cannot for the life of me ...
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Can't import posts in multisite

I set up a multisite in my local environment (MAMP), and when I try to import posts in either of the 2 sites I have, I get this error: Sorry, there has been an error. File is empty. Please ...
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Import xml feed

I can import and RSS feed in Wordpress with something like this. <ul><?php if(function_exists('fetch_feed')) { include_once(ABSPATH . WPINC . '/feed.php'); ...
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Importable Menus? Along with Pages (a site layout template)

Simply stated: How do you pre-create menus which can be imported by a user who does not want to spend a day recreating the wheel? Most themes have preferred layouts, which can have a tedious page ...
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import external link image in local wordpress

I have an insert image with a field named post_image, for insert image as an external link (view image 1). I want to import the full image to my web site so that it has a normal link: mydomain. ...
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Import a header template from another theme

I have a multisite WordPress project with a main site using Theme A and all 'sub'-sites using Theme B. Both Theme A and Theme B are Child Themes. I want to import the header file from Theme A into ...
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Redirect imported blog posts using my permalinks settings

I have imported all of my blog posts from a different CMS to a local WordPress setup to test things out before going live. Here is the layout of the posts from the old CMS: <PublishingArticles> ...
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Posts are not showing on front page after import

I've recently importet Wordpress content from an old site to a new one, which worked fine. The problem is that those importet posts aren't showing up. I fiddled around and notices, that I need to go ...
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Importer deletes slashes from postmeta

I got some custom postmeta values with slashes "\" For example: ... {"shortcode":"link","content":"<a href=\"customsite.com/folder\">link</a>", ... The wordpress importer deletes these ...
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Using WordPress Importer, how to import media only?

I'm using WordPress Importer, and I can't figure out how to import media only? It ends up importing menu's and everything and I don't want that.
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Prevent site down when importing data from large XML file

Scenario : I am using WordPress multisite. I have created plugin which imports sample data from theme folder (I have pattern given in plugin which fetches file) And then I have defined default theme ...
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WXR error in XML import attempt

I am desperately trying to import my .XML file from my local development database onto my real site. I am getting a Sorry, there has been an error. This does not appear to be a WXR file, ...
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Wordpress import error

Firstly I installed WordPress on my site, then I generate a XML file for my blog (akasujjwal.wordpress.com) transfer by using export tool. And when I try to import this XML file to the installed ...
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Will be the posts over writen according to the posts' ID when I import from an old site using XML file?

I have a site now and it has 350 posts. (Let's call is New site) I have another site which has 500 posts (Let's call is Old site) Now I am in a need of importing the all posts (500) from my old site ...
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Why doesn't the WordPress Importer update posts?

One can see from the code on the WordPress Importer Plugin that it was a thought decision to bail early when imported posts had post_title and post_date matching existing posts. For that reason, ...
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Failed to import wordpress xml and media

I am trying to import a wordpress site into a woo theme. The original site from which the imports where made no longer exists but I have the media folder which I uploaded to the new site. I changed ...