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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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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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A question on WXR

I have a quick question around the import file for WordPress (WXR) as I'm really new to WordPress, a couple of things don't make sense. In most examples I found, the first part of the /channel node ...
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How to import only certain comments from post[s]

NOTICE: This is solely NOT a WordPress.com Question, but related to WordPress Migration and Export-Import. I started blogging in WordPress.com and then shifted my blog to a self-hosted site. But ...
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Problems with Wordpress Import

I have a VPS hosting account with Web Fusion and am migrating one of my Wordpress sites to it. The Wordpress export file is about 29 MB. At first i encountered an Internal Server Error after ...
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How to export all content with feature images?

I want to export all content with featured images from my localhost WordPress site to the production blog,but when I tried using the default WordPress export-import plugins ,all content get exported ...
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Importing Custom Data From Bespoke CMS

I've seen various answers to parts of my question but not a "complete" answer as yet. If one exists, please do help me out and let me know! We currently have a bespoke CMS running a website. What ...
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How to import my wordpress blogs to a facebook blog page?

I've been blogging on WordPress for a few months and then shared on my Facebook wall. Now I am thinking about setting up a Facebook blog page and import all my WordPress posts into it. My ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Failed to import wordpress xml and media

I am trying to import a wordpress site into a woo theme. The original site from which the imports where made no longer exists but I have the media folder which I uploaded to the new site. I changed ...
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I'm able to export a post type with all items + metadata, but not seeing it when importing

I'm trying to export some of the post types that I have on my wordpress website. These post types have metaboxes with data. I am able to export the post types with that data succesfully. The problem ...
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What should the WXR look like when importing non Wordpress content and related images into wordpress?

I'm migrating data from a static website into wordpress. The data from the static websites has been scraped and included in a CSV file along with urls to the links that represent the photos for the ...
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Blogger to wordpress, images downsized

I just migrated my photo blog from blogger to WordPress using import tool. The issue is that all images in all my posts have been downgraded i.e. the image name contains the small dimensions like ...
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Importing many times to succeed

I am trying to import a file of a few KB. I have to import the XML many times in order for WordPress to succeed. Why does this happen? Why does WordPress not import at once?
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How can I transfer a blog hosted elsewhere to a WP self hosted blog?

I have a current blog that is hosted elsewhere. I want to switch to a wordpress self hosted blog and hopefully keep the same domain name. How do I go about transferring my current domain name to a ...
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Importing nodes from Drupal into Wordpress custom post type

I have created a custom content type with Drupal on a website (something.com). And I would like to import its nodes (not all the nodes) into another website (foo.com) that is using Wordpress into a ...
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Assigning Terms in Taxonomy to Custom Taxonomy

I had a site with posts, in which I exported posts and imported those posts as a CPT (Junior) in my localhost installation. For doing this, I opened the .xml file (export file) and replaced every ...
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Import of 200+ sermons

While this not a Development-specific question for WordPress, I am looking for a way to import 200+ sermons for our church website.. I have updated the mp3 files wtih mp3tag and all look good. I am ...
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Integrate Wordpress Importer into Option Tree

I read here : One Click demo content installation feature in WordPress theme options panel Very good tutorial. I've followed what was written in the article. My question is, how to integrate ...
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Need to convert Sitecore blogs to WordPress

To this point, I haven't been able to find very much information on this subject, but I am going to need to convert some Sitecore blog content to a WordPress blog. I'm not new to WordPress, but am to ...
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Create Nested Categories On Import

WP all import trying to import data with multiple nested categories and paths. <id> A|A Sub|A Sub Sub|A Sub Sub Sub A|A Sub|AB Sub Sub|AB Sub Sub Sub A|A Sub|AC Sub Sub|AC Sub Sub Sub ...
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How to handle this problem related to the publishing date of imported posts?

I have the following situation that I have to handle: I imported some posts from an old custom blog (not WordPress, a custom blog made using ASP). I exported in CSV format the content of the table ...
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importing wp_users table as a way to import users into new site?

I have a completely new build of a site and am trying to import existing users into the new site. I have a plugin that allows extra fields at registration so was thinking the best way to keep things ...
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Prevent include script twice (wordpress importer)

I created my own demo installer but I have some difficulties to correctly load wordpress importer without conflict. I tried to get the page parameter on page load. If the admin url have 'page' ...
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Importing images from blogspot to wordpress

The import process is easy enough and everything is imported correctly. The one thing I can't figure out is how to change what size image gets imported into the posts. The image that gets imported is ...
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multisite can't import media and users

I have recently created my first unmanaged VPS and install WordPress Multisite. Ok is working well, until I try to import other blog content (xml) via wordpress import tool. If I check "Download and ...
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Importing demo content from plugin

I need to create "Import demo content" button on frontend, when the user clicks it, import demo content including attachments. What would be the best way to achieve that? Import XML somehow? Import ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Disable Filter and Allow Embed/iFrame on Blogger Import

I'm trying to import blogger posts into a wordpress site but all embedded audio/video content is getting filtered out. I've commented out the following in kses.php: // Post filtering ...
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How to export indesign file to xml and import file xml file into wordpress as page with heading and content?

Task - Converting Indesign file To WordPress pages I searched lot and got answer to do that i need to Convert In-design file to Xml and Import it into Wordpress using some plugin i need ...
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Images Not Linking To Attachment Page After WordPress Import

I am importing an old WordPress site into a new theme on a new URL. All of the images in the old site link to an attachment page for each particular image. The attachment page doesn't get created upon ...