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Saving data for posts, pages, custom post types, comments, custom fields, categories, tags, custom taxonomies, and users. Usually used to migrate to another hosting or add data to another WordPress website.

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Convert entire media library to WebP, delete original images and update references

I am in the process of revamping an existing site. The process I wish to follow is to start with a new clean site, then export/import posts and images in batches from the old site to the new. In the ...
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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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"Failed to import" error . How i fix it

When i am trying to import wordpress website facing this error how to fix it. Import WordPress Failed to create new user for info. Their posts will be attributed to the current user. Failed to import ...
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How to export native WordPress events in a form useful to Events Calendar

I have over 100 events in plain, vanilla, native WordPress events; they came from a Drupal conversion using FG Drupal to WordPress plugin. I’m not talking about Events Calendar events, Events Manager ...
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How do you export and import wordpress blog posts and exclude pagebuilder shortcodes?

I am exporting wordpress blog posts from one website and importing them to another wordpress website. Unfortunately, the blog posts are including page builder created shortcodes from the old website. ...
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is it possible to use wp cli to export custom post types

i have been trying to use WP CLI to export custom post type 'product' from custom taxonomy 'product_brand'. however, my command is exporting a random list of products, from other brands. it also is ...
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Does WordPress import export tool keeps the file hosted on the old website?

I have an old website with several GBs of media data. i want to export the media files with wordpress export / import tool to my new website. Wordpress gives me a 10mb .xml file out of the several GBs ...
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Export Posts Without Categories In An XML File

I have an xml file with posts, authors, images, and other content that I am importing successfully into a new site, but I would like to remove all categories from posts and make them uncategorized at ...
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Exporting CSV of users with custom user taxonomies out of Wordpress

I'm trying to export a CSV or XML out of a WordPress site that has custom taxonomies added to the users. The site I'm working with adds custom taxonomies following the format here. Plenty of export ...
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cannot export data from CPT UI (books)

I am working on migrating a website that was built with CPT UI & 'Advanced Custom Fields.' The intent is a library of translated books, and the custom taxonomy from these tools permitted the books ...
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Best Way To Locate Offending WP Table

I am trying to import a production db into local test db. Problem I can't locate and therefore can not exclude a table from the wp db export eclude_tables=.... command, which contains a path that only ...
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WP Recommended Table Exclusions?

I just re-designed my WP work flow to utilize 2 bash scripts (push.sh & pull.sh) that I wrote that will push/pull my files with git, upload/download & import/export my dbs using rsync and wp-...
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How to Get Category Name When Export Products

I'm writing an export plugin for WooCommerce. I want to print the product categories and subcategories in separate columns while exporting the products in the plugin I developed. My code is as below. ...
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Exporting a form to a CSV file does not work in WordPress but it does in PHP

I have a form with some fields that I need to implement in a WordPress template. If I do it in vanilla PHP it works but when I put it in a WordPress template it doesn't work, can it be a problem with $...
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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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How can i preserve wordpress database encoding after using wp-cli search-replace with --export flag?

I need to migrate a wordpress database to another server but first i need to change all old url's, stored inside any table, to new ones. To do that, i'm using wp-cli search-replace function with --...
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wp-cli error: "Term is missing a parent"

When I try to export posts via the command line, I get an immediate error that the term is missing a parent: $ wp export Starting export process... Error: Term is missing a parent: name-of-tag (123) ...
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Upgrading to WP 5+ with block content - Export & Import Page Content

I'm upgrading a pre-Wordpress 5.0 site to the latest WP version using blocks. I created a staging site and went through all the pages/posts and converted the content into blocks. Now I need to ...
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Export a custom Mysql database product catalog to Wordpress

I have a custom product catalog database, and I want to migrate it to WordPress. are there any tools for that? or I have to do it manually.
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Bulk Edit Media Library alt, caption, image names

I need to bulk edit images names, alt and captions of about 300+ images. My edit is to remove underscores that were auto generated to replace spaces and use them as alt. A CSV will help a lot but I ...
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Syncing WP Database Changes Between Environments: How To Handle Merging w/o touching database

I have a staging site which is originally a clone of the live site. On a staging site, I made some changes such as creating new pages, installing new plugins, adding new medias etc. Meanwhile the live ...
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Exporting table to csv works in the admin but exports HTML data when used on the front end

I have some code, implemented by a shortcode within a custom plugin. The code generates a CSV file from some data tables. When I run the shortcode within the admin section, it works perfectly. BUT ...
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Can't Export Custom Post Types With Export Tool In A Custom Theme

I have a custom theme and when I try to export the posts for the custom post type called 'news' via Dashboard > Tools > 'News' > Download Export File (image attached) I get a 403 'Forbidden' ...
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Existing posts hidden after WP import

I migrated a collection of posts (with attachments box checked) from one wp installation to another using the native Importer/Exporter. On import, all the existing posts/pages on the destination site ...
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How to export posts and keep html tags in the title

If my post title is : Hello <b>world</b> When exporting the posts with built-in Tools/Export, html tags are removed. I don't want that. I have 9K posts to export with valuable styling ...
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Is there a way to export Wordpress comments to a non-wordpress, HTML coded site?

As the title says. I would like to recreate a Wordpress.org website I have, as a HTML coded site. Would like to export wordpress comments and import them to my new, non-wordpress site. Would be great ...
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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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Featured image error after importing blog posts

I exported blog posts to an xml file from a WordPress website and then imported them to another. I moved over all the images in their correct folders via FTP and then used a plugin to register them in ...
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WooCommerce product taxonomies and menu export

I need to move my data to the new site. I want to export my category menu and product categories and child categories and import them into new WordPress website. I have tried all available plugins I ...
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How much of my site can I recover from public_html?

While exporting our site in order to migrate it to another hosting, I failed to import the database. This is necessary since all the posts and pages are kept only in the database, and I'm afraid the ...
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How do I migrate blog post images from one domain to a new one?

The conflicting articles I am finding on the web are leaving me more confused... :) For backstory, I work for a company that has been acquired by another. I am now tasked with moving all the blog post ...
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Exporting post info into a formatted table and into MailChimp as automated as possible

This is a complex one, and I'm ok if not every aspect of it can be automated but I'd like to try to get as close as possible. What I'm trying to do: I'm building a job site and I want to be able to ...
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WordPress does not import all pages and post

I moved my site from WordPress.com to WordPress.org using its own tools (export/import/.xml file) I followed the import feature provided, but at the end WordPress.org does not imported all the pages, ...
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Importing New Posts from Live Site into Local Dev Site

I'm currently developing an updated version of a live site in a local environment. It's a very large site and the local dev site is using a entirely new theme without many of the live site's plugins ...
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How do I export categories, site stats, comments and posts from wordpress to excel

I need to export the posts, categories, the author, the page views and comments from WordPress to excel. This is because I need to analyze the performance of each author and each category based on ...
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403 export error when exporting pages from multisite subfolder site

I have 12 sites on a WordPress multisite installation using the subfolder format i.e. www.mydomain.com/site2 I am trying to add pages and contact forms from one subfolder site to another subfolder ...
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Wordpress shortcode to pull product post data

I am looking for a way to pull(export) product post data (WooCommerce) using a shortcode by Product post ID to another general post (ex. product post title/string). Thank you
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How to return/export only data showing on screen in custom post type view all screen

If I for example filter my custom post type by date and it only shows 2 records on screen, I only want to export those 2 records, but it is exporting a bunch of records out of my control ie: the wrong ...
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Does Wordpress Importer notify imported Users?

I have exported an XML/WXR from one site with many posts and many users, using the Export tool. I want to migrate that to another site. I have begun using the Import tool. Because none of the users ...
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WordPress localhost site always redirect to live site [closed]

I know that there is already a similar question like this. But I have already done all these suggested solution and nothing works for me. If there are caching plugins installed like W3 total cache. ...
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how can export data in excel file custom plugin

below is my code I need to export data with excel file <form action="<?php echo $_SERVER["PHP_SELF"]; ?>?page=client_plugin" method="post" name="export_excel"> &...
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Export User Info to CSV from Front End

Trying to export to CSV from WordPress front end. Here is what I have so far. I was able to export to CSV from the admin area, but for some reason I am unable to export from the front end. What am I ...
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Get ALL post ID's export list (Only id's. Php or sql not important )

please help me. I dont know How can I do. I need list all posts IDs. export need 1 3 5 6 7 8 9 . . . . Please help
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How to retrieve current wordpress profile page URL?

I'm trying to allow users to export their own profile info to a CSV using a link on their profile. Everything works except the $url path of the link. Here's what I have: $url = $_GET['uri']; $nonce = ...
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Merging two databases without borking it

Does anyone have a solution to the following issue: I have a staging and production server. We've done work on staging but things have been changed on production so we can't just move the DB from ST->...
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How to assign name the WordPress export.xml file

I maintain a bunch of different WordPress sites, and I have noticed a wide variety of default filenames for the XML content export file (Tools-Export-all content). Some of them even use a PHP ...
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Wordpress pages creation work distribution & then combining - Localhost XAMPP

Is there any best practice for distributing Pages creation work amongst 4 people and then exporting & combine all their work. I was thinking for following steps: creating XAMPP setup on each ...
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Export Wordpress User Meta to CSV/Excel

I have shops and consultants both set up on Wordpress as users with different roles. I want to include an "Export" link on the consultants' profiles using a shortcode that will export the shops on ...
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Transfer only original images to new site

I'm rebuilding a site on a working directory. It's an older page and I thought I'd take this opportunity to clean out Uploads. The site has had 3-4 themes and each one has spat out 4-6 resized images ...
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How To Export User's Custom Fields in CSV or XLSX

Hi Guys I have a BIG problem.. I'm using Eduma LMS and I have 2 type of customers... Some buy single video course, some others buy a membership (managed by Paid Membership Pro). When a user buy a ...
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