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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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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 database import: Row size too large

I've done a dump of my Wordpress database using Windows's command prompt: mysqldump -u username -p databasename > filename.sql Then, on a different server, imported it using: mysql -u username ...
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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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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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Website goes down while importing backup (Internal server 500)

I have a WordPress website running on a machine. PHP has allocated memory of 128MB. Since I have two WP sites being host under same hosting it is consuming around 95MB out of 128MB on normal load.. I ...
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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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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 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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Import Wordpress xml file larger than 8mb

I'm trying to import a xml file (from a previous wordpress theme) into a new wordpress theme. The problem is that the xml file is 46mb much bigger than the wordpress 8mb limit. Anyone have any ...
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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 users once a day without a plugin

I need to import users to my WP database once a day. So I have a script that runs once a day to do an action. The problem that I'm having is that I'm a little over my head on this one. Another ...
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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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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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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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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 and replace existing page/post content

Is there any way to import a basic, exported Wordpress content XML file and have it replace the existing content? What I'm trying to do is synch up two instances of a site (development and staging ...
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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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How to import files to individual posts of a custom type

I'm very inexperienced in WP, so I may have some fundamental misunderstandings - definitely open to alternative approaches if this one is crazy! I have a collection of several hundred files, split ...
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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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Importing old blog with regular posts into new custom post types

I have 2 older WP blog installs with regular posts that I would like to bring over to a new blog. One of the older installs is for "news" posts and the other is for "blog" posts (I know this was not ...
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Exporting and Importing WordPress Media Libraries and Galleries

I'm trying to migrate a series of blogs from one place to another, both running 3.0.1, and I am unable to get media libraries and galleries to come across in the export/import process. Any ideas on ...
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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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Maximum upload size changes in php.ini ignored - How to remove upload size limit?

I'm working on a multisite WP installation and I need to import content from other Wordpress sites (.wxr files). When I use the Import WordPress plugin I got the following: The maximum allowed ...
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Is there a way to import a folder of HTML files into the blog?

I have a folder of about 100 HTML files (all marked up consistently) that I want to turn into individual blog posts. Each one has a paragraph that says "Posted by User on 4/9/2013 5:45:52 PM", but ...
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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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Creating a one click demo importer

edit: I've re-written this because it is unclear, apologies it was written rushed on a Friday afternoon. Wordpress has import/export functionality for posts within wordpress, I am a theme developer ...
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How to import CSV into Custom Post Type custom fields?

I have created a Custom Post Type and then used a plugin to create the custom fields for that post type. It will display a type of membership: Name Address Zip Website But I am stuck on how to take ...
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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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How to migrate a WordPress installation from one site to another, including all images?

I need to move a WordPress site hosted on Dream Host to the companies servers. To do so I used the built in import and export feature that comes with WordPress (using a WordPress export file). ...
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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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Import live site to local setup without access to live site

I am working with a client to update a current wordpress site. I do not have access to the actual Wordpress install because they are behind a VPN that I'm not able to get behind for various reasons. ...
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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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Failed to import Media

When I generate XML file with [Tools > Export] and use [Tools > Import] on another WordPress website I get "Failed to import Media" for each attachment post type. And images that failed to load are ...
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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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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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Designing a plugin that uses an iFrame to process data in admin

I tried doing some searching but I may be searching for the wrong terms. Hopefully this isn't a duplicate and if it is, someone will point me in the right direction. I am working on a plugin to ...
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WordPress Local And Live Site

I have a local WordPress install that I am using to test a new theme out. When I initial set up the local site I was able to import my database and media content. However that was a few months ago. ...
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Maintenance holding page while migrating website

I was hoping someone might be able to help me with the right procedure for establishing a holding page while migrating a local WP site to an already live server. I know there are lots of maintenance ...
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can't import xml file

While i upload xml file to my site , the following error message occur and uploading fail Sorry, there has been an error. File is empty. Please upload something more substantial. This error ...
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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 ...