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I found the answer. The way the XML file was being rendered, there was no line break between the item closing tag, and the next item's opening tag (</item><item>). This passed all validation tests, but WP wouldn't process it properly. I added the line breaks, and everything worked as expected. Thanks to everyone for the effort! ty
Import the database on the new server. When your domain name or URLs change there are additional concerns. The files and database can be moved, however references to the old domain name or location will remain in the database, and that can cause issues with links or theme display. If you do a search and replace on your entire database to change the URLs, ...
Run A Query to Delete All Staging Posts before Importing From Dev Because menus and pages are custom post types, this will update all posts, pages, and menus to match your dev site. Delete all posts in the staging server by running a database query. Note that the code requires setting a userid. modify it if there are more users or run it more than once. ...
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