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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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parse XML from URL (via SOAP)

I am attempting to build out a dashboard widget that will perform a validation check on a site RSS feed using the W3 Validator. Their API docs (http://feed2.w3.org/docs/soap.html) provide the method. ...
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Localizing text from XML files

Do you guys know any way I could automatically pick up strings from .xml files and store them in a .po / .pot file, just like PoEdit does with the ones from .php files? The XML structure looks like ...
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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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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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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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Save page data to an xml file

Is it possible to continually update an xml file on the server with data from a wordpress page? If so, how could I do it? I use this plugin http://plugins.elliotcondon.com/advanced-custom-fields/ to ...
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Hook for URL request

I would like to make XML files downloadable, instead of allowing the browser to displaying them inline. I know I can use the Content-Disposition: attachment HTTP header (of course, better solutions ...
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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 do I Import an RSS feed as Wordpress posts without duplicates?

I have an XML feed url I am now using this code to create new Custom Post Type Posts from an rss feed in my functions.php file: /* | ...
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How can I get an XML export of my 1K+ posts WordPress instance?

I'd like to export my database to XML because the import script to my new blog already supports getting data from that. A database backup or wordpress clone is not that useful in this case. The ...
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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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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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Problems with creating hook that updates XML

I have been working on a plugin for Wordpress, that updates an XML file with elements from the post. I have used a third party plugin to create the field for the XML, and so far that is working. I am ...
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How to read the xml file in wordpress?

I have a feed link http://www.wdcdn.net/rss/presentation/library/client/iowa/id/128b053b916ea1f7f20233e8a26bc45d and I have to read all the elements of feed including credits, here is how the feed is ...
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Search XML file from within Wordpress?

We use Jira internally for an defect mgmt system. We want to provide defect tracking to our clients. We cannot expose Jira to the web, but we do have our main site hosted on WP 3.2.1 I can export a ...
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How to add featured image or custom field to xml feed?

I already tried the plugins RSS Manager, Add featured image to RSS feed and Featured Image In Rss Feed. But all they do is add the image inside the <description> attribute of the xml feed. ...
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Post processing of uploaded file

When a file with the .xml extension has been uploaded on my blog (via the Add Media uploader) I would like to automatically replace some attributes. For example, if I upload a file with this content: ...
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Using WPDB to output raw XML fails because of wp-blog-header.php

I'm coding a plugin. One particular file of this plugin is supposed to pull data from the plugin's custom DB table, and output it with minimal processing as raw XML. The problem is, to get the WPDB ...
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update_post_meta, xml parser

I'm hitting the wall for nearly two hours now, trying to figure this out. Here is the thing' I have made a xml parser to read xml file and add posts (with content) from xml: $ch = curl_init( ...
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Plugin or advice on how to parse XML in real-time?

I am working on a project for my university basketball team. During each game their statistics software will create an XML file and update it mid-game with player statistics, shots, etc. What I ...
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Export xml use/import images from theme directory

Is it possible to create demo.xml for a theme that when imported into fresh theme installation will use/import images from theme directory folder (e.g. theme/images/demo) rather than import media from ...
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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 get a Google maps SQL->XML->map marker tutorial to work in WordPress

I have been trying to figure out what is wrong with my code for a couple days now, and I cant seem to crack it. I am trying to follow this tutorial: ...
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Lead/contact form export to XML

I have a lead form that I want to send leads to an external CRM in XML format when someone fills it out. Ive looked at most of the popular solutions documentation (Contact form 7, gravity, Wufoo) and ...
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Create XML files on post edit screen

Ok, that's a weird question, I know.. I'm so confortable with WP that I don't want to use any other application to generate XML (KML - Editors note: These are Google Earth files.) files. I want to ...
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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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Receive error exception using xampp with wordpress

I have this php function in xampp server using php 5.5, using a live server with php 5.3 I get no error. The error says Fatal error: Uncaught exception 'Exception' with message 'String could not ...
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Work with xml file and Wordpress

by a URL that generate an XML page, example: http://thegamesdb.net/api/GetGame.php?id=2 how can import it in Wordpress site with mapped request custom field? thanks Stew
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Import External XML

I don't know where to start with this one. I would like to create custom post type which will list properties on clients website. I would like those properties being feed from another ...
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Retrieve Plugin Settings and insert into XML string

Apologies for any confusion as I'm completely out of my depth here: I've been trying to write a plugin which will send form data as XML to a CRM using SOAP. The basic plugin works fine, but I would ...
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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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How to process shortcodes in XML-RPC

Firstly, I know that XML-RPC is designed to send out the raw post data, but I need it to expand shortcodes out. I don't use it for posting so it won't be an issue there, but there are services that ...
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How to add post featured image to RSS item tag?

I am able to add a post featured image to the RSS feed like so: function insertThumbnailRSS($content) { global $post; if(has_post_thumbnail($post->ID)){ $content = ...
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how to convert XML from URL to HTML

I would like to know how can I, in Wordpress, convert XML URL (for example http://www.baligam.co.il/products/rss) to HTML and show it in actual. Maybe there is a plugin for this purpose? Thanks,
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Fetching review value using wpdb class

I'm generating an XML file using PHP for a website where they review tech products. In the XML file, I have to display the rating of products. For rating purposes, I'm using GD Star Rating plugin. ...
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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?
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How to create a plugin page that shows XML?

I'm looking for the best way to create a plugin page that displays XML. It needs to be: Front facing to the public Valid XML that removes all the admin hub-bub and allows me to change the header ...
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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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What method should I use to store my plugin data (multi level menus with options on each item)

So the background on my plugin - it generates taxonomy/term filters to give you a filtering system similar to what you'd see on NewEgg where you filter your results by category/manufacturer/other ...
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Pagination options using xml data instead of database?

Working on a custom plugin. I have an XML file containing over 500 items I need to make available for posting at the client's discretion. The client wants to share this plugin among a small group of ...
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Make posts automatically from an Online XML file through wp cron job

I want to import posts from a RSS feed using the WP Cron API. Here is the link to the XML Feed. I activated different Feed Aggregator wordpress plugin but it gives error. Problem: FeedWordPress ...
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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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XML-RPC Response from server does not contain valid XML

I have previously succeeded in making 200 post via XMLRPC, but strangely 3 days ago I got the error message "Response from server does not contain a valid XML". I've been looking for solutions of ...
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How to make an xml file (just the xml file) available at a specific url?

I'm trying to include an xml file in my WP site where you could go to a url, much like this one: www.example.com/somepage/anotherpage/thefile.xml and view "thefile.xml" - no header, no footer, just ...
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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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Query posts and return XML

Here is the short and sweet of what I am hoping to do. I would like to have a way for external websites to query mine using a game title and they would get an XML back that contains the text of the ...
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Get Post ID as a separate RSS feed item

I am looking for a way to display or echo each post ID within my RSS feed. Basically when I access my RSS feed site, I get the following XML items: <title>, <link>, <comments>, ...
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Importing wordpress. xml file on new installation

I am trying to move a wordpress installation to a new server. I usualy create a new database using phpmyadmin on the new server, import the sql file from the old server, then install wordpress but ...