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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What is the best way to export and import theme options?

So what is the best way to create an export and import feature, I tried serialize() and urlencode() on an array of options to be used in a url like so: export.php?data=(long string), and use $_GET ...
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Is comment metadata included in the export file?

If I would export a WordPress database, posts and comments etc. are saved to an XML file. Would comment metadata be included in this XML file? I.e. the table wp_commentmeta, mentioned here: http://...
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Extract the last published post in wordpress (3.3)

How do I extract the last published post in Wordpress? I would be grateful if someone can just point out the relevant action hooks that I should check out. I have seen publish_post, edit_post, ...
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Export posts with postmeta without ID?

I have some select posts on one database that I need to export and import into a different database. Because both databases are operating independently, there is overlap with post IDs so I can't ...
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Export SQL query based on custom field?

I'm operating on two WordPress sites and I need to export posts only with a specific custom field from one site and import into the other. I can't do a generic dump of the database because some data ...
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Plugin API for easy admin list table generation, handling & exporting of MySQL tables?

I'm aware of the WP_List_Table class (which has helped tremendously as it stands). However, I'm hunting for something even more capable - some form of API whereby you could simply 'register' a MySQL ...
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Best practice to import user base (subscribers) from one website to another?

I want to import users from a Wordpress installation to another. Same domain, but complete different websites. Website A (old, 700 users): running WP3.0 plain installation + BBPress 1.x Website B (...
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Problem: Create a cron job to export posts to a WordPress XML file on server

I need a way to automatically export all WordPress posts from a specific date and have it output the file on the server that can be downloaded daily. The reason the XML format is needed is because ...
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Importer fails to import every post

I'm trying to move the content of a wordpress.com blog to a self-hosted one. Right now I'm just trying to set things up on my local environment. I exported the content using the built-in WordPress ...
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Exporting by table

I am using PHPmyAdmin to move a site. My site is too large to use the single file export/import method. (I know how to do it, it works fine on smaller sites.) It seems the only thing working for me ...
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Unexpected problems after importing WP data

I had to move my solution from one server to another. I therefore Exported all data so that I could import this on the new server. All worked fine except users. If I want to edit my own profile, all ...
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Create a Static HTML Site from WordPress

A friend of mine is investigating the use of WordPress for a dynamic site with some hierarchy. Really, at the moment he just wants "nothing fancier than photos and links between pages," but knowing ...
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Fixing media links after importing to multisite

When i imported all posts and media from a old site to new site which on wordpress multisite. The image links on posts are got broken because how media are stored on a multisite is quite different ...
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WordPress custom options storing?

I have a theme with around 500 custom options, their code looks like this: <form method="post" action="options.php"> <?php wp_nonce_field('update-options'); ?> <input type="text" ...
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Export whole wordpress blog to PDF or similar including images [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I export my WordPress blog as a book? I would like to know how can one export all the posts content to a PDF file or Word or similar that includes all the pictures. ...
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export individual posts to text files or a single csv file

I'd like to export my blog posts to plain text files so I can version control and update them using emacs org-mode via the org2blog package. However, I'm unfamiliar with SQL and the wordpress ...
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Editing Theme and Moving Servers

Ok, So I have a wordpress installed on a test server. I just edited the default theme to get my desired result. My question is could I just install a new version of wordpress on another server and ...
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How do I export the headlines of all the blog posts in a single category?

I need a list of all the blog post I wrote on a topic. (Basically a list of headlines that are marked with a certain category.) One of my readers once created a list like this and emailed it to me, ...
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Export blog posts with MathJax to LaTeX document?

I use MathJax to blog my mathematical thoughts. Is it possible to convert my WordPress posts (with plenty of math) into a LaTeX document? The plugin should prompt me to select posts for the paper, and ...
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Non-Linear Questionnaires in Wordpress

I want to make the following happen in Wordpress People answer questions in paginated or single page form. Each next set of options is dependent on the option the user selects preiviously At the end,...
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WordPress Export/Import for custom options.php values?

I've just discovered the WordPress export/import routine under the tools menu. However, upon testing it for the first time, several values stored in my wp_options table did not transfer over. Is ...
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Not able to export large no. of posts in csv

I have custom post type product like wp ecommerce. There are 30k posts in it. Also have relate custom taxonomy. Basically am trying to export those posts in csv, but query_posts with so many records ...
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How to export 2 week's worth of posts

I need to export the last two week's worth of blog posts from one site into another site, including all meta data and post author info. Is there a good SQL statement to do this, or a plugin that ...
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Blogroll import/export with categories and descriptions

Is there an easy way (a plugin maybe?) to export and then import into a different WordPress installation all links in the blogroll including descriptions and categories? I know you can export links ...
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Migrating to Tumblr [closed]

I've become a big fan of Tumblr for a few reasons (the minimalism, ease of making quote/photo/video style posts, and the clients for mobile devices I use), so I've decided that after 7 loyal years of ...
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Saving data to database and exporting to excel

I'm creating a form in a blog for users to register their emails so I can send a newsletter later but I don't want to use any newsletter plugin for that. I'd like to save the emails and than export ...
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How to Mirror WordPress database from Remote server to Local server

Before I embark on this tutorial from the WordPress Codex on mirroring a WordPress database from a remote server to a local one. I'd like to get some feedback from SE users who have successfully ...
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Get something out from taxonomy

I like to use the new taxonomy to make a little CRM, really simple contact - name - tel - email - company Fine, the secretary will enter all the name in the database of the cms (WordPress), and i ...
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How to migrate Wordpress Blogs into Multisite without using the GUI-Import/Export Feature

I'd like to migrate some quite huge Wordpress-Blogs into one Multisite Installation. The Export-Wizard and the Import Wizard are bound to PHP-Limits (Memory, Execution-Time) and so the Export and ...
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How to add an export function to a custom Option Theme Page

I'm creating a new Wordpress template and I have a question: I've added a custom Option Page to my new template (you can see what I'm doing Here and Here) but now I would like to add a new function. ...
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Exporting and importing my Wordpress database, but none of the plugin settings are importing

I'm dumping my entire WordPress database, changing all necessary references, and then importing it into another domain. Everything works fine, except my plugin settings are not being set in the new ...
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Is there an easy way of exporting posts with their category already asigned and pictures from localhost?

Every time I export a database using the Export Tool in wp-admin. There are two things left out: The category 'checked' (I have to do that all over again every time I export the posts). Also I can't ...
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Two-way synchronizing of a post type among multisite blogs

Is it possible to two way sync a post type between multiple sites on a multisite install? For example if someone makes a change to an entry under post type "inventory" on Site A how can I make that ...
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How do I add paragraph tags to all of my posts after relying on wpauto?

I found a way to export my posts in text form so that I can move them to a blog with static pages. The only problem is that there are no paragraph tags, so every post is a huge block of text. I had ...
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Transferring theme and imported post attachments

Recently I have deployed 2 sites from my local development area to the live site and ran into some issues when importing the posts. The reference link for attachments still points to my localhost for ...