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How do I automatically backdate blog posts that are being imported from an XML file?

We are trying to import an XML file filled with over 500 blog posts to our WordPress site, which we can do successfully except all of the posts are imported as 'drafts' and have today's date on them. ...
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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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1answer
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Moving 2 wordpress sites to one

I am working on 2 different wordpress blogs into one new domain! I used the Tools->Export to get the xml file and also chose the option to include files and attachments as I wanted to move all the ...
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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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When importing posts to a new site if XML file has postmeta not setup on new server what happens?

I have a few XML exports from one domain, and all the posts have postmeta which no longer exists on the new domain. An example is <wp:post_parent>70</wp:post_parent> The new domain has no ...
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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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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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How to import Theme Unit Test on localhost

I am a total beginner with WP and struggle to import this xml file. Tools->Import->WordPress and here I am asked for Hostname, FTP Username, FTP Password and Connection Type. I am on local mashine... ...
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2k views

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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1answer
316 views

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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2answers
1k views

Importing WordPress Attachments Into Custom Directories In wp-content/uploads/

I am hoping that someone can shed light on this problem I am trying to solve, even if simply changing my thought process as to how I could solve this. I am importing a custom CakePHP based CMS web ...
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2k views

What is the required format for importing posts into Wordpress?

I have several posts in an Microsoft Excel file (.csv/.xls). I want to know the appropriate format of the file to import into Wordpress.com. Note: I do not need help to convert the csv format into ...
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76 views

How to create import option for xml

I want to put in theme admin page an option for demo content XML. This option should offer the possibility to switch between Demo Content and Default WordPress installation content. If I select ...
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1k views

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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1answer
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With WordPress Importer, why can't I import post meta containing a multi-dimensional array, in which value(s) of that array contain line breaks?

The Question With WordPress Importer, why can't I import post meta containing a multi-dimensional array, in which value(s) of that array contain line breaks? Is there a workaround that I can do to ...
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1answer
1k views

Create Posts using Import>RSS/WXR/XML and pass values to Custom Fields

My problem is simple. I need to make a lot of posts containing image url's for a "photo gallery" page. I've read up a lot on creating posts from RSS feeds and imports. I've been successful at creating ...
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302 views

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?