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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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Migrating WP site to another URL

We are planning to change the domain name of our website.We are not changing the host but creating a new domain and will close/redirect all traffic to new domain (there will be not update on the old ...
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Moving a blog from Tumblr to Wordpress

I want to move all my content, posts and pics from Tumblr to Wordpress ..! What would be the best way to do this???
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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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Import Wordpress XML File from Within Functions.php

I am developing a theme which has a different method of adding in content and so, the default install of Wordpress won't show any content because of this. I was wondering if it is possible to ...
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Programatically creating image attachments from local URLs and setting featured image

I'm currently working on importing an MovableType blog into WordPress. The blog has several thousand posts, and each post has an image associated with it. The export file contains references to each ...
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Is there a way to trigger an automatic import of a WP backup on creation of a new WP multisite site?

I have a WP backup file of sample content I use when I set up a new site on my WP multisite install (I use it for theme dev work for clients). Is there a way to trigger the import function to fire ...
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Resource Issues: Importing external data into custom post type and keeping records up to date

I have a custom post type that imports external data nightly. When the import script runs for the first time, it imports approximately 4,000 records (data will grow). Each record consists of a post ...
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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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Where does the Media Library live in the database?

I'm exporting a Wordpress site from localhost to a web host, and I am unable to import the Media Library, as the web host is unable to contact localhost. I've uploaded all of the localhost files from ...
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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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WordPress Theme Options Import/Export

I already have a theme options page that saves to wp_options > kittens_options. I'm looking for a simple way to incorporate an import/export textarea of those options on my options page. I've ...
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Importing users? From another wordpress site

Is there a way to import users from another wordpress site? Both sites are new. I just don't want to go through the trouble of adding the same users profile information and password.
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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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Download/View Schema (or DTD) for XML Import

Where can I download the schema (or DTD) for the layout of the WordPress import/export file format?
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Tags 404 error when associating tag with post

I'm a total newbie to Wordpress, however I've been asked to develop a PHP script to import tags from an Excel spreadsheet to the WP db. So far, so good... BUT: there's this strange behavior I need ...
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Failed media import

I sat up MAMP on my mac and installed wordpress 3.1. Then, I exported my wordpress.com ina tried to import to my local wordpress.... I ticked import media option and I was hoping that I will get all ...