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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Export Specific User data without plugin

I need to export a list of site users to a csv/xlsx file. I am creating an admin page with a download button which should run the export function. I need to export the following data from wp_users: ...
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Unknown collation when I import a dump from an existing site into a development database?

I exported the sql from an existing database for an existing site that's hosted on Bluehost. I'd like to be able to import it into the development environment without hitting an issue; I'm flexible,...
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What is the difference between wp-admin>Export>All content and MySql dump and import

What is the difference between: Using the WP-Admin console to do an "All content" export of an existing Wordpress site and similar import on a fresh install of Wordpress on a different server, AND ...
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Button to download export data Wordpress in CSV file

i need my own download button to get a csv of my users, i know lot of plugins did that but i really need to create mine. I found some post there but i really don't know why mine doesn't work So i ...
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get csv of users with user_meta

i would like to export all users with user_metas. Right now my sql looks like that SELECT u.ID, u.user_email, u.display_name, um1.meta_value AS first_name, um2.meta_value AS ...
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Moving media library to the media library of completely different site

I've got about 300 images in the media library of one WordPress install. I need to move these to the media library of a completely different WP site. This is NOT a full-site migration to a new URL. ...
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Overwrite posts/pages via import

I have a bunch of live sites that I'm debating bringing into a multisite installation. It would take a bit to set up and configure, of course, and ideally I'd do it locally over a period of time, then ...
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Extract wordpress posts content and category content

I got client that built a learning course with wordpress. The learning course has 8 categories and within each category there are 20-50 posts assigned in order. I am trying to figure out a way to ...
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How to add a timestamp to the exported WXR filename?

I have no working code example for this, so I'm hoping to not get blasted for an an inappropriate question... Being able to add append a timestamp to WP xml exports (WXR) would be useful. I assume ...
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Get WP All Export row ID

Is there a way to get current row's ID/number while exporting orders with WP All Export plugin (http://www.wpallimport.com/export/)? First row would contains the columns' name, but we need that the ...
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Moving WordPress site to an existing WordPress site

I have read many articles on moving a WordPress site to a new domain, but not to an existing WordPress site. It's very much similar I imagine, but while creating a new database and updating its info, ...
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How to export custom post type with ACF to individual file with automation?

I have a custom post type product using ACF (Advanced Custom Fields) I would like to schedule a daily cron task automation to export all published posts into post_id.txt, one for each post. I know ...
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Importing large data from blogger

My backup data from blogger is 56.3MB large. I tried importing using the Wordpress Blogger plugin. Because the data is too large, I had to configure my php.ini to increase the value of three ...
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Export all post from database to JSON only when the database gets updated

I'm trying to export all the published post of my database to a JSON file, in order to use it in JS. Here is the code: <?php /* Plugin Name: Export to JSON Description: Creates the JSON file that ...
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Export only pages and posts with mysql dump

How to export only pages and posts using mysql database to database approach? More precisely: what tables should one select for dump (I suppose wp-posts and wp-post-meta ) is it safe to export only ...
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Best practice to import/export specific pages and posts

I just started using a local host to work on my website on my desktop (using LAMP from Bitnami). The native wordpress export feature for pages and posts lets me choose date range, but only a month ...
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Custom CSV exporter - Cannot modify header information - headers

In my admin dashboard, i created a custom module for report filtering using custom queries. I need to add another functionality which is to export these results to CSV. I tried to create a very simple ...
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Help finishing script to export WP user data when form submitted

I have been searching for a solution to export WP user data to another application once a form is submitted. There is an article on how to do this but I am too noob to to get it to work and am asking ...
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Export WP database for import using WP-CLI on Vagrant Box

Problem Now that I have a new environment with WP-CLI db import / export I need to import a database from a website that never had WP-CLI installed. Question What's the best Non-WP-CLI export ...
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Export Users From Live Site to Import onto staging

I have a staging site copied from my live site that I'm working on adding some functionality. The problem is that new users are signing up on my live site. Once I'm done fixing the problems on my ...
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When moving a WordPress installation to a new server, why do I have to update each post before content shows?

The site URL (www.example.com) hasn't changed. So I exported the wp_posts table from my old shared hosting server database and imported it into a new WordPress installation on my new dedicated server....
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Which is the correct way to migrate content from single WP to WP multisite

I have an existing and working normal (not multisite) WP installation. Now I've created a new WP MultiSite installation and successfully set up 2 independent sites (both empty). Now I would like to ...
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Migrate site from WordPress multisite to another WordPress multisite

I'm wanting to migrate a site from one WordPress multisite install (Dev) to another (Staging). I've read these posts How to migrate Wordpress Blogs into Multisite without using the GUI-Import/Export ...
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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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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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XML export posts from one single day

How to export all posts from one single day. I've tried Tools > Export > Post. But problem is that there's only monthly backup, not date-wise as in "only 5th July 2015". How can I achieve this?
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WooCommerce - Adding Product Attributes to CSV Export

I'm trying to customize the WooCommerce CSV Export plugin to add additional columns for two standard product attributes ("fund" and "appeal code"). I'm able to add the actual headers, but can't get ...