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How do i import Facebook post as wordpress post without duplicates?

can any one Idea about how to import Facebook post to WP post? I am already use one or two plugin but its down the site and add more link on page load so its down my website also. And some time its ...
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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 to target page editor fields when using an import plugin?

I currently have a need to create many pages that only differ by a small amount, so I figured I search for a plugin that can allow me to import multiple pages that I'll create in Excel and save as a ...
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WP All Import: Can I use dynamic URL:s to import item specific data

SCENARIO We're building a site that imports work-adds from a third party through a REST-API which generates 2 endpoints: one for all ads, a second for additional info per ad (e.g. ...
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WordPress trims off the forward slash when import

I have an XML file with some posts to import to WordPress But, when I import, it seems that WordPress takes off the forward slash from the permalink, so instead of showing the address like this: ...
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Importing XML to Wordpress, permalink problem

I just don´t know what I am doing wrong. I have the latest xampp, also wordpress 4.5.2, and I make an XML file, with all the posts that I need to import, but when I import it the permalink is cutoff ...
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Encoding error when importing blog to new website

when I import my old blog (OLD) content to a new website (NEW), it messes up the file names in the uploads folder (more specificaly, it turns images containing special characters like ...
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Strategy for organizing JSON/tabular data the wordpress way?

Situation: Have to import about 20-100 JSON objects into wordpress, which will NOT be displayed at all, but will be processed with other data for view. Example JSON input: { "headers": [ ...
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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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Why is my database import losing text widget data?

I've created a site in WordPress on our development machine. In the theme we're using there are numerous widget zones to display text in (sidebar and front page). I've used simple Text widgets in all ...
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Importing demo data in Multisite

I have a multi-purpose theme, which allow to download complete demo site content/wordpress. Normally (www.example.com) it's perfect and run all demo request, last time i install a new wordpress ...
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Weird characters displayed when importing WordPress MySQL db

I was thinking that it may be the collation, but I have no way of know what the production db collation is. The local one has been changed between UTF8_bin and UTF8_general_ci, to no avail. I'm seeing ...
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How to export and import taxonomies (category, tag and/or custom taxonomy) and their terms

I want to export all Wordpress categories (no posts, just categories) from one blog to another. How can I do that ?
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What is the structure of the “Featured Image” field in the DB?

On a WP install with about 1400 images and the Media Tools 1.1 plugin, I ran both "Import External and Set Featured Image" and "Set Featured Image". But the featured images functionality didnt work, ...
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WP-all-import problems with large input file [closed]

I'm running development environment xampp (windows) and production server. On the DEV virtual machine, everything works correctly, PROD server doesn't work: wp-all-import plugin large XML feed ...
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Import media to online WordPress from local development

I have a site being developed locally and I want to import the contents to an online installation. I used wordpress "import" but it cant get the media files. Is there any "wordpress" was of doing this ...
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Error while importing database

A WordPress website is created and MySQL is the database for it. When tried to import the database to an empty database via Linux Command Shell we encountered below errors: ERROR 1146 (42S02): ...
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Wordpress XML import not completing

I exported Wordpress content into an 11MB XML file, and split it using WXR Splitter. This split the file into 2 MB chunks, but they would still not import - just not completing. I split them further ...
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One Click demo content installation feature in WordPress theme options panel

I've been seeing a feature of one click demo content installation option on some powerful WordPress themes now a days. Mostly on Themeforest themes. I'd like to know if anyone have any idea about the ...
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How to export WP database for import using WP-CLI on Vagrant Box?

Problem Now that I have a new environment with WP-CLI db import / export I need to import a database from a website that never had WP-CLI installed. Question What's the best Non-WP-CLI export ...
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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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Do we need to change our child function.php to require/include child dir files when we add an over-riding file.php into the child theme

With child themes we are supposed to leave parent functions.php in tact and extend it with the child functions.php. However parent functions.php typically define a whole load of include/requires which ...
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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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Woocommerce Storefront WordPress Ignore Media Gallery Images and use External 3rd Party Host

OK, firstly we have done this before using Magento and it worked well, but with WordPress? Well, here is the problem and the plan... The Problem For a few reasons we wish to use a 3rd Party host for ...
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How do you clean a filename after image sideloading a url that contains `%20`?

Right now I'm creating a plugin to sideload images from an external source. The UI allows me to select files on the external server then downloads them via AJAX & media_sideload_image. ...
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Export Users From Live Site to Import onto staging

I have a staging site copied from my live site that I'm working on adding some functionality. The problem is that new users are signing up on my live site. Once I'm done fixing the problems on my ...
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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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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 a post (conditionally by custom field value) to either ...
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Importing posts from old website to new conflicting post ID's?

I am wondering when I am importing posts from my old site into my new website, which has already some posts in it. Do the imported posts get a new ID or do they overrule the existing posts ID's?
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What's a good RSS Importer?

I'm looking for a good RSS importer to use on my WordPress installation. The current one isn't importing images properly, and I don't want to fix it. It needs to be an automated importer. Where I ...
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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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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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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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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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Import and export links from WordPress.com to private site

Is there some way to export/import links from a wordpress.com site to a private site? I have a rather large directory of links. I fetch the opml file and the category levels are there, but when I use ...
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Wordpress import does not fetch images, but just links them

I have used the Wordpress Importer plugin to export content from site 1 and import into site 2. When exporting content, i selected "All content" and downloaded the export XML file. Then when i ...
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Which is the correct way to migrate content from single WP to WP multisite

I have an existing and working normal (not multisite) WP installation. Now I've created a new WP MultiSite installation and successfully set up 2 independent sites (both empty). Now I would like to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...