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Questions tagged [export]

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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Trouble migrating from Wordpress.com to self hosted Wordpress [on hold]

I need to export the contents of my mother's Wordpress.com blog and import everything to a new self hosted Wordpress site (Using Bluehost's cheapest managed Wordpress plan). This seemed simple enough,...
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WPALLIMPORT Exporting images from repeater field [on hold]

I am getting this ouput when I export the custom field image, s:267:"a:9:{s:10:"sm-field-0";s:4:"1228";s:10:"sm-field-1";s:4:"1229";s:10:"sm-field-2";s:4:"1230";s:10:"sm-field-3";s:4:"1231";s:10:"sm-...
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Exporting Post type from one theme and importing it to another theme

I am stuck on an issue here. I have this one theme which has the post type called 'listing' and I have this new theme with the post type 'iwp_property' When I use the Wordpress Exporter/Importer tool ...
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Import export tools for galleries of wordpress?

How to modify standard wordpress import export tools so that galleries are exported and imported correctly. I.e., below the shortcode galleries changed id numbers, which now (after the imports) ...
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Trouble importing images into posts

I'm sorry to ask such a question on this forum but I am having a really hard time with this. I am working on a WP site which (for some reason) has another WP installation in a sub directory and this ...
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New to WordPress and cannot get site to import

Ok I have recently lost a WordPress developer so I decided I was going to learn this product to avoid being "stuck" when a developer leaves in the future. I am trying to import a site from another ...
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Exporting CPT from dev site and import into live site?

Trying to figure out the best way of doing this with the WP CLI. Right now I'm running: wp export --dir=./tmp_posts/ --post__in=2656 --with_attachments This creates an export file, but some of the ...
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Attachments failing to import with WP CLI

So I'm transitioning a site to a new server and doing a redesign. I used the wp cli tool to export from the old site and import into the new. For some reason, a lot of the images failed to import, ...
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I am having trouble with article formatting when exporting/importing articles from the production to the development environments

Whenever I export a couple of articles from my production site to my development site, the imported one loses all its spacings (&nbsp elements). Has anyone ever encountered this? I use Wordpress ...
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Export posts manually selected by end user (not logged in)

For an intranet project, I'd like to have not logged in users be able to manually check posts (with checkbox in front of post title on archive page) and be able to export some predefined data about ...
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wordpress custom theme import and export options for sample data [closed]

I am Created WordPress custom theme as per Html template. it was worked fine. now I am trying to create custom export/import functionality for my custom created theme. but I don't have found a better ...
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Exporting revisions

How do you export revisions for posts? I cloned a site with it's complete Wordpress DB 4 months ago. After the clone revisions have been made to the existing posts and new posts has been added to ...
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Export Custom Report as CSV

I want to build an admin panel that works like this: User enters a date range and clicks "Show Report". The query results are then displayed in the admin panel. User clicks "Export to CSV" and a CSV ...
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Determine From Database or Export File Whether Full Image or Not

I have a Wordpress export file. How do I tell whether an attachment is the original or not? I need to import the original and skip any versions of the original such as thumbnails, etc.
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An error occurred while attempting to export personal data. Unable to generate export file. ZipArchive not available

I am trying to test the export personal data feature on my Wordpress website. I am already able to send the confirmatory mail and get the confirmation. But as soon as I press "Email Data", I get the ...
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How to export post 2 posts Wordpress plugin data [closed]

I have an old website which uses the post 2 posts plugin (https://wordpress.org/plugins/posts-to-posts). The plug in has been used to set up many relationships between custom post types. However I am ...
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Extending the woocommerce product export functionality

according to: Woocommerce add extra field to variation product I can add additional fields to my variations. The question is, how can I export or import them via the build in importer/exporter. ...
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WordPress importer - How to handle id clashes for featured images

I am facing a wired issue where the featured image is not getting updated properly if the id of the attachment was updated during import Here is the scenario. Assume that you have exported content ...
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Exporting individual custom post type post for deployment?

Sometimes for deployment I will have a user named "exporter" that I assign a post to. I then export all posts by that user and then import them into the live site (easy migration). I'd love to be ...
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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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register_post_status invisible but searchable

I need to "hide" some old posts from the I decided to go with a custom post status to keep them hidden but available at a later time (keeps the admin cleaner..) BUT :) I would like to have the posts ...
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custom/automatic export function - one post at a time?

Here is my challenge; I run a real-estate site for a customer. When an apartment or house is sold, it stays as "sold" a couple of weeks, and then is deleted from the site (keeping it tidy). However. A ...
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Error on exporting content from > tools > export content = error

Like the title suggests, every time I try and export 'All Content' (or indeed any post type) and click submit to generate the XML file I'm sent to a 'page not found error' Where should I problem ...
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CSV export from Frontend [duplicate]

i have an custom SQL quarry i need to allow users to DOWNLOAD CSV file from this quarry from their fronted panel SELECT ATT_fname, ATT_lname, ATT_email, ATT_address, ATT_phone FROM ...
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Moving website from localhost to existing website without altering existing live theme

Current situation : I have wordpress website called publishingnext.in which is hosted on one.com I have built another complete website on localhost called conference. What i want guidance for: I ...
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Best way to export real estate listings from one website to several others?

I own many real estate websites on Wordpress. One of them is the main one which contains the listings. How do I make the other websites automatically fetch new listings from the main one?
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How to export post meta with images in wordpress

Hi i have a custom post type in my two websites and i have to to export all posts in that post type and import to second site . So my post type is "products" . Actually i can use wordpress default ...
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Export postmeta (custom fields)

I'm exporting the content of one plugin to another much more robust plugin. In the data I export, there are fields that come with keys. There is a way to export each one independently (in a column ...
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How to export custom database data to excel file

Hi everyone I have the code below, but when I click on the link generated a new page is open with 0 display on it. What I'm doing wrong? function list_reservation_to_csv() { global $wpdb; $...
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How to give my database to a friend for duplication in a secure way [closed]

We have developed a website for a single franchise of an organization. Another franchise has contacted us and asked us if they can have a copy of our work to save time. We are happy to help them. I ...
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How can I export and then import posts with featured images?

I'd like to move a set of posts from one wordpress site to another. WordPress has a native export tool that allows posts to be exported. But this tool doesn't preserve featured images. I'm aware ...
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download automatically custom woocommerce export csv file

need help on the setup of the auto download. Here the idea I want to implement.. I have a custom function to export woocommerce order to csv file. it was a manually downloaded from shop order>>action>...
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Moving media between blogs changes the URL subdirectory [closed]

On wordpress.com, I'm exporting media from one blog and import it into another. Problem: On the source blog, some media files are e.g. in Folder "2014/02", but they get imported into folder "2014/03"....
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Moving Featured Images

I have been moving around 40k posts from one site to another (different domains), using wp cli, all went well, but it seems the featured image weren't imported. I have now uploaded all media files ...
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How to preparing theme for new users? Export ready theme

I'm working on the WordPress theme, I want to ask how to do the demo content, how to EXPORT the all - menu, pictures, texts, widgets, everything? I also made require download plugins whit TGM Plugin ...
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Merge two wordpress sites

I have been looking for an way to export 40.000 posts and 20.000 media files from one wordpress site (site A) to another site (site B). Site B already have data. If I do a export and import directly ...
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Import users from old WP site to new one

I want to import existing users with their passwords from an old WordPress site to a new one. The new WordPress installation has also existing users. Therefore I couldn't simply export/import the ...
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Wordpress plugin/theme or other wayout to create portable pages?

Here is my problem - I have my production server running my wordpress site. I have mirrored the site on my localhost to play around and make updates before I push them to production. Staging process ...
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How can I export post data in xml format?

Just want to ask simple thing how can I fetch post data and save it into XML format. Is it possible and good idea to fetch data from WordPress rest API and exports it in XML format using export_wp() ...
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How can I export data without using any import/export plugin

I am making a theme for myself so I have made simple theme options for customization I just want to add export function triggered by a button. I have checked these two examples Problem: Create a ...
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Export All Posts and Media to XML and/or Word

Would like to be able to export all posts and their embedded media into a well-formed XML document - or even better, a Word document. I need all posts in date order. Posts have pictures included from ...
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Does Wordpress Import/Export tool actually exports media (images) as well?

I need to reinstall WP from scratch due to malware. Can reliably use the built-in Import/Export tool (Tools > Import/Export)? It appears it only gives me an XML file. What can I do to ensure all ...
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Why is my 'export' option missing?

My tools>export option has vanished - even when reverting to the default TwentySeventeen theme. Direct access to /wp-admin/export.php delivers 'Sorry, you are not allowed to access this page.' I'm ...
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Changing headers for an export from within a PHP class extension

I'm trying to alter a plugin (WP Log Action) to allow for exporting of a table in the WP Admin area. Alas, instead of a CSV file I get the results printed to the screen and the classic old "WARNING: ...
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Can I transfer media to remote hosting when migrating from wp.com to wp.org?

I’m migrating my client’s site from WP.com to self-hosted WP.org. Her blog is 5 years old and has over 1200 posts and over 20 000 comments. WP.com says that the old media alone takes up to 8Gb of ...
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Moving wordpress site to subpage of another site

So I'm in a scenario where our company has site.com and we acquired an organization who now operates under our name. I would like to move their entire site as a subpage of our site, so site.com/...
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Suggestions for WPMU Migration (advanced)

We have a multisite network with a few hundred sites. We are currently merging with another company and migrating our sites. However we have a few clients who have decided to jump ship and are asking ...
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Is it possible to recover featured images after WordPress export/import

We recently moved all of the posts from a production site into a development site using the WordPress export/import routine and we realized that none of the features images came over. A little ...
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How to import and update images/galleries that point to an old site

So I have two sites. Old site with old domain and new site with new domain. I've exported some posts. They have images, so when I done the import, they obviously reference the old site. Some posts ...
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Export navigation menu

I want to export all navigation menu's from one site and import the menu's in another site. I have tried to export the tables: wp_posts wp_postmeta wp_terms wp_termmeta wp_term_relationships And ...