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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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Automate Product Import with WooCommerce?

I'm going to be using the Product CSV Import suite with WooCommerce to import products from a CSV file, but I'd love to have an automated way to do this via Cron if possible. Has anyone seen examples ...
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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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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 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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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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InDesign to Wordpress [on hold]

I need to be able to import from InDesign to wordpress Post/Custom Post Type content without losing headings,tables. There is a client that uses InDesign to write his book, and now wants to use ...
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How to import pages

How do I import pages from my old wordpress site to my new site in a local environment? I already imported the SQL Database, the theme, and all the plugins. But it there are no pages included when I ...
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How do I import vbulletin forum to wordpress?

I just built a new wordpress site for a client. They have a 10 year old vbulletin forum (3.8.4) on their existing DNN site. I know Wordpress has the import tool, but I can't get it to work at all. ...
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Importing inventory from a csv file in the ftp to the database

I'm looking to upload the content contained in a csv file from FTP directly into a WordPress database every 24 hours. This csv file (containing inventory items) gets generated from one site, and I ...
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XML importing fails

I am trying to import posts from one of my WP sites to the other. The XML File was around 80MB so I split them in to smaller Files of 2MB Using a WXR Splitter. I then imported them on to the new site. ...
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Getting invalid user ID error when creating a new user with wp_insert_user

I'm trying to insert users into wordpress from a foreign database and I've prepared my $userdata as foreach ($users_out as $key_u => $value_u) { $user_id = $value_u['writer_id']; ...
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Import gravity forms with same ids as on export wordpress

I am trying to get same ids of gravity forms during import as it were on export.I am using custom class but used gravity form import.Before import i am trying to set auto increment value to 1 but that ...
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WordPress Failed To Import Media

tl;dr version: Attachment import isn't working (displaying a Failed to import "media file name" error) and none of the usual fixes are resolving the issue. I have a site that is shutting down and I'm ...
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When moving a wordpress installation to a new server, why do I have to update each post before content shows?

The site url (www.example.com) hasn't changed. So I exported the wp_posts table from my old shared hosting server database and imported it into a new wordpress installation on my new dedicated ...
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Problem with importing large number of images in post

I was make plugin which create gallery post. It need to import more then 100 image files, wallpapers, in one post. When start to import if is images smaller in size all goes well...but if is images ...
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Post links behaving weirdly after migrating DB to Amazon

I have partially successfully migrated a local DB for a WordPress site I was working on. I imported the new DB using phpmyadmin and move the template and seems to be working fine. The only thing that ...
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Imported Content Doesnt Show Up On Frontend

I found similar problems posted couple times, for different custom post types, but none of the solutions worked for me and these, other questions, didnt have much info provided, I'll try to give as ...
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Creating connections programmatically with common fields on CPT's

I'm trying to create a programmatic connection between two CPT's that have a common field (id_number). For example: CPT "City": post_name:New York id_number:34 CPT "Color": post_name:Red ...
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WP Ecommerce to Woocommerce product migration

I'm trying to move a currently active WP Ecommerce site to a new site using Woocommerce. However I'm having serious trouble finding a method to export products + product categories into a format which ...
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Error: Failed to import tag/post

I've written a custom import script for a bespoke CMS to output Wordpress-friendly XML so I can use WP's importer plugin to import it. The format is exactly the same, as far as I can see, but the ...
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Migration problems with mysql: Operation not allowed when innodb_forced_recovery > 0 [closed]

I'm transferring a bunch of domains a new host. The site names remain the same, and for the sites I've already migrated, no manipulation was necessary in the database. It just works once name-servers ...
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Import individual blog post into wordpress but in different post type, taxonomy, tags

I have a Wordpress site with a lot of posts that are using in a different way. For blog, I created "blog" folder in root folder and install new WP there. Now I need to merge Blog in my main site. ...
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Migrate site from WordPress multisite to another WordPress multisite

I'm wanting to migrate a site from one WordPress multisite install (Dev) to another (Staging). I've read these posts How to migrate Wordpress Blogs into Multisite without using the GUI-Import/Export ...
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Export + Import = wrongly duplicated content

I have a staging site and production site for my WordPress install. A few weeks ago, we started a minor redesign so we copied the production database down to staging to sync it up and then we got to ...