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Copy all media from one WordPress site to another

I have two WordPress sites, one (the "main") is used for my org's website (using Pages + Media), and a second was setup as a blog (using Posts + Media). We want to get rid of the blog ...
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Iterating through $wpdb query without using get_results for large query results

Traditionally, whenever I've needed a real mysqli_fetch for things like importing thousands of rows of data, I've used my own database connection and framework. But I was thinking there must be a way ...
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Find duplicate posts with same slug and author

We imported over 250K posts into our multi-author WordPress database but have found duplicate posts where the same author has multiple posts with the same slug. Could you please recommend a MySQL ...
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How do I create a function that simulate the click on Update button for all posts?

I made a child function.php with this code. All new posts will automatically use the attachment id for the image I have uploaded to my Media Library. function wpsites_auto_set_featured_image() { ...
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Is there a way to batch-find unlinked text URLs in the body text of all my posts and link them?

Context: I used a plugin (WP All Import) to import Excel rows into WordPress posts, but some cells have multiple URLs. Since Excel only supports one hyperlink per cell, I have a bunch of plain text ...
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Issue migrating galleries has created shortcode with urls rather than IDs - any fix for this?

I've had to rebuild a site from scratch on a new platform, everything has worked fine using a mix of the built in import/export tools and WP All Import/Export. The only issue I'm facing is with the ...
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Bulk-create posts from SQL database

I'm new in this forum and fairly new to Wordpress as a whole, so I hope I will abide by all written and unwritten rules when posting this. I have an SQL database with around 4,000 posts from an old ...
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Showcase elementor templates

I am being confused about how to structure my WordPress website, I want to make a website where I can show WordPress templates (elementor templates to be specific). I don't want to sell them, I am ...
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ACF Values Don't Show After Import Unless I Edit/Update Post

I am importing CPT's using WP All Import which include ACF field values. When I import, the values don't show on the front end unless I open/edit/publish. I have tried several options including bulk ...
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Migrate image from my old blog

I'm migrating my old blog to Wordpress. I imported all old posts. I copied all images from the old website under uploads and the posts display everything correctly. The problem is when I try to ...
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Action or Filter Hook for a Custom Importer

I'm trying to write a custom bulk importer for store locations but I am struggling with which action hook to use. I have written it and tested it on a clean WordPress installation and it works fine ...
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Import Instagram post as Wordpress post

I've been searching a lot but haven't found one very simple thing: how to import a post created on Instagram and turn it into a Wordpress post, that is, copy one Instagram post (text + photo) and ...
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Get all posts with a duplicate name

I am running an import script which adds a large number of product post types. Some of these are identical apart from perhaps a size or colour value in the CSV. My script creates the new post types (...
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How to import multiple language mutations to polylang?

I have set of posts that i want to import to wp and they alel have 3 lang mutations. I used foreach($pole as $key => $objekt){ $postid = wp_insert_post(array('post_type' => 'etapa','...
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Importing CSV into database table not working?

global $wpdb; if (isset($_POST["import"])) { $fileName = $_FILES["file"]["tmp_name"]; if ($_FILES["file"]["size"] > 0) { $file = fopen($fileName, "r"); while (($column = fgetcsv($file, ...
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import posts with dutch/special letters

I am importing posts from a csv file using the plugin Really Simple CSV Importer. I am uploading some posts in dutch language. The plugin uploads all the posts nicely but fails for the post which has ...
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minimum requirement to add posts via database

I have a theme with a custom post type that is a business listing. I need to import a pack of business listings. I have written sql that adds the data to wp_posts and wp_postmeta. When I run my ...
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How to bulk add vast amounts of posts

I'm looking for a way to automatically add a large number of example posts to a WordPress blog for testing purposes. I have the requirement to test a bulk process on 15,000 English blog posts (one or ...
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Export + Import = wrongly duplicated content

I have a staging site and production site for my WordPress install. A few weeks ago, we started a minor redesign so we copied the production database down to staging to sync it up and then we got to ...
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WordPress CSV Importer takes a long time to finish

I have created a lot of custom CSV importers for WordPress in the past and I have come across issues related to the time it takes for them to finish processing. Whenever the importer starts running, ...
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Import wordpress mysql database to unknown server / domain

I would like to know if it's possible to import a full database of a wordpress installation (a localhost/production site for example) to another server/domain in automatic way. I have being doing ...
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Easy export/import of data for Translation

We have several WordPress sites that we're going to get translated, however after some research this doesn't seem like an easy task. Preferred scenario 1) Ability to export all strings from themes, ...
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How to import product from English version to local language

I have a website in English and three other websites in Swedish, French, and Italian. I create products in English version websites and I want to copy that to these three local languages (and then ...
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List page is showing 404

I have built a new site based on a content from an old one. Also, there is some partial content in another WordPress blog which I have to import. Unfortunately, on the blog I don't have full access, ...
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How do you do your big exports / imports?

I have a big client (50k orders, 70k customers), I'm working today on the migration of his site on a new version of WordPress on a new server. I need to export and import the products / customers / ...
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Import a folder containing HTML files and images to Wordpress

I have a folder containing some HTML files with images and links between these HTML files. I'd like to import this folder to Wordpress such that each HTML page becomes a Wordpress page (that can be ...
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how to convert a wp multisite into a single site with content from subsites

trying to convert an old wp multisite (v3.8) into a single site with data from active sites, since multisite setup is huge (containing about 50k subsites of which we only need about 2.5k) I can't just ...
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Realtime database update from 3rd party apps (notion, airtable, sheet, etc)

Can I achieve Realtime database update from spreadsheet? My requirements: I have many posts with custom fields that have certain values. I have all these values stored on a spreadsheet (GoogleSheets, ...
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Importing a Google Group to bbPress

I'm trying to migrate a google group to a bbPress forum on a wordpress site. I ran into this plugin https://wordpress.org/plugins/import-export-for-bbpress/ but it doesn't have a UI. This might be a ...
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After importing items are not displaying

I found an issue after importing the items. New items cant't be displayed on the list in frontend but they are added to the admin dashboard. Manually updated I can see them on the list. CMS: ...
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How to import woocommerce custom fields data into another site?

I m trying to import this product custom field data into my another wordpress site but its not showing any option to me when i try to import it into my other site ?
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Import images from old WordPress site into new site

I have exported both tables from old wordpress site of which gallery images i want to import into new wordpress site. After export, i follow following steps: --> In the wp_posts.sql file I did the ...
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Insert post without actions/hooks

I am developing a custom importer for WordPress (because we have a very custom setup and the available tools don't seem to work for our scenario). During this import, I'd like to disable any hooks ...
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WordPress All-Import to ATUM Stock Management

When importing and creating/updating products in WooCommerce the fields used in and by ATUM Stock Management doesn't get updated. On the stockmanagementlabs forum one user posted a suggestion to be ...
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How can I import a BlogML file into my WordPress site?

I have an old blog using BlogEngine.NET 3.0. The only export is has is to a BlogML file Is there still a way to import that into my WordPress 5.1.1 blog?
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Featured image from custom to Wordpress database

I want to adapt my old custom website database (composed of only one table) to Wordpress database. All data has been correctly imported in both tables (wp_posts and wp_postmeta) with a php code that ...
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Unknown Post Meta Records

I inherited a site that has had many developers. There are post meta custom post type records for custom post types that we do not have. They appear to have come in through an import when the site was ...
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How to import several big Import XMLs?

I have a dump of old site content from three years ago which I now need to get back up on my new site. At the time, I was told this was a "WP XML" backup, which I took to mean the kind of thing you ...
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Imported posts for cpt are imported as scheduled, not published [SOLVED]

I'm importing posts to a plugin's custom post type for Stores. As I had roughly 1500 stores to upload, I decided to make it via csv/txt bulk import. I created one post, and exported it to have the ...
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Import only new articles from Joomla to Wordpress

Is there a way to only import articles created in Joomla after a specific date to Wordpress? I'm trying to export only articles made in Joomla after a certain date to wordpress. Currently, we have ...
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how can i import the csv file in wordpress woocommerce.?

my client has a Wordpress website and we are facing some issue while importing the products with variations in the website. the website link is https://www.primadonsanddonnas.com. The CSV file ...
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Theme page headers and rotator images not assigned after website migration

I moved a wordpress site that uses a custom built theme from one server to another using the xml export/import feature. I also exported the SQL database and uploaded to new server. I also imported all ...
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Import media in bulk with caption and titles?

I am converting a non-WP site to a new WP site. The old site has about 500 images that I need to import to the media library in bulk, and I need it to include the captions and titles. Is there an ...
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Imported Content Doesnt Show Up On Frontend

I found similar problems posted couple times, for different custom post types, but none of the solutions worked for me and these, other questions, didnt have much info provided, I'll try to give as ...
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How to create 30 new sites from an export of a master site?

I am an admin for a Wordpress multisite instance at a college. I need to create 30 new wordpress sites, each for a similar course. The content is going to be copied from a "master" wordpress site ...
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Bulk insert posts is really slow and skips entries

I'm writing a plugin to parse a bunch of XML files with the NewsML standard and insert them into the database as custom post type. Everything works fine and as intended, but especially at the first ...
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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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I would like to import two columns into Wordpress

Very easy- I would like to import two columns, list-id and slider in a CSV into my Wordpress database. list-id must match with Wordpress post. That's it I have used many Wordpress plugins, but they ...
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CPU Resource Management For Bulk Attachment Insert Share Host

I've created a page on a shared host which loops through a series of posts and then attaches images to each of the posts. The images are already on the server and are copied into the WP-Content folder....
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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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