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Assign Custom Taxonomy to Imported Articles

So I'm importing a few hundred HTML files as posts into wordpress. I've created a custom taxonomy field called 'authors' (this is different to whoever published the post) and I wish to have the author ...
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How to connect imported metabox content with media library id

i created metabox with media gallery id with it. i don't see any reverence on codex or anything that can point me how to connect my metabox content with media library id during import process. i try ...
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Importing blog failed to download attachments from older (still online) blog

I was trying to clone one blog to another using the import/export functionality of WordPress. I had selected to export everything on the original blog, and Download attachments on the clone. However, ...
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Migrate content from Joomla to Wordpress by single Category [on hold]

Here's a strange question. I'm looking to import/migrate all the content from a Joomla install to a new Wordpress setup. There are plugins that do that in bulk, but the problem is I want to do it one ...
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How to create a button for importing demo content (.xml file)

I want to create a button (Import Demo Content) in my theme option panel. If user click Import Demo Content button then selected .xml file uploaded automatically and send successful message. I ...
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Inserting posts to database

I want to import a bunch of posts directly into the database and I'm wondering how I can do this? I found this script ...
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Import posts into SQL

Is there a way to bulk import posts directly into the database? like from csv into sql database. I don't want to use those csv import plugins since they don't always work they either only import half ...
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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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Import rss-feed from subdomain to my tld and include it into the loop

Friends, community, i have a website with WP 3.X (MU) (www.paratodo.de) with several subdomains (for example imkerei.paratodo.de) and i want to import the articles. But i don't really want to import ...
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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 ...
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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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WP Import changes JSON string

I have this JSON string in my exported XML file ...
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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 post(conditionally by custom field value) to either ...
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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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Import Issue (ACF Repeater+WP Ultimate Importer)

I'm trying to import a bunch of data from my DB and there's plenty of fields, now i'm using advanced custom fields, repeaters to be specific. I had to make my own CSV file and I did this by exporting ...
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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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WordPress import tool didn't transfer Media in posts?

I have a blog on blogger CrateScienz.com that we're trying to migrate to WordPress. Right now the WordPress database that we're migrating to is at 2woMedia.com/CrateScienz. The majority of our posts ...
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Dynamic Chart using EXCEL data

I want to create a dynamic chart in WordPress blog. How can I import excel data to WordPress and make a chart?
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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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Gallery image doesn't show up after exporting and importing, how to fix?

I am trying to merge my multisite child sites to parent site. One of my blog (child site) is gallery based site and most of the post has wordpress media gallery attached to it. I have exported from ...
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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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Switch post status to draft during import

I want to export all information of a WordPress database. Then I want to import the database dump into another WordPress database without having anything automatically published after the import. I ...
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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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WordPress 3.8 Test unit Import error

I've just updated my WordPress to 3.8 and I'm currently using multisite installed locally. It's a fresh new install. So I tried to import the test unit data from the WordPress codex which gives me a ...
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Problem importing posts (get_categories is empty)

I want to import posts through an RSS plugin and events through a calendar plugin, and then have these plugins set the category for these imported posts. Then, using a hook (see code below), I want to ...
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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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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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wordpress imported images not working for featured image

To import images into my wordpress site, I added the actual image into the correct month's folder in the uploads directory and I created a post as type attachment with that image name and url. When I ...
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Export/Import Media Library Offline

I'm wondering if WordPress Importer would be able to generate an XML file that contains media library that could be imported offline and not only online? Currently when you export content on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Moving from a multisite development site to a new non-multisite server, Can't import media successfully

After developing a website on a multi-site setup, I'm now making the website live on a single wordpress installation on a separate server. I'm trying to import my content using the wordpress ...
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import json data as wordpress posts

hi i was wondering how can i import a very large json file into wordpress and then convert the json data to posts, i have found this https://github.com/dgrundel/woo-product-importer which allows csv ...
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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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WP All Import - Custom Posts do not show up on website

I am currently using wp all import to import jobs into my job openings website. The import goes okay and all the job openings are in the site, if you look at the wp-admin. But on the site, they are ...
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Force (new) users to update profile first time logging in after csv import using s2member

I have a large number of user profiles that I will be generating. Some of these user data sets lack an email address. I want to assign a username and a password for them to use to login, but upon ...
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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 ...