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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Imported posts using wrong domain name

So a little background. I have my WordPress development site backed up on a remote git repository. I added a ignore file to ignore specific files so that if the repository is cloned the site has to be ...
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Moving wp from a server to another, with different administrator

Hi a friend had a website made by a guy, now he asked me to make him a new website but he want me to add all the post and pictures he had on the old one. The problem is that the guy that made him the ...
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Importable Menus? Along with Pages (a site layout template)

Simply stated: How do you pre-create menus which can be imported by a user who does not want to spend a day recreating the wheel? Most themes have preferred layouts, which can have a tedious page ...
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Export to WXR for pages containing script and iframe tags

I've noticed that when importing content from a WordPress site which has tags embedded in the page content, the operation seems to have stripped out all <script> and <iframe> tags. I ...
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Copy site from one multisite to another

I have a live multisite and a development version of the live multisite. The top level sites are different, but all the other sites are (or more accurately, will be) the same. I need to export one of ...
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Import from HubSpot COS into Wordpress 4?

I've been having zero luck finding any information on how-to migrate an existing site (HusbSpot COS) into a WordPress site. Does anyone know of any existing documentation (or suggestions) on the ...
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Exporting a portfolio with pictures

I wonder if a kind soul could help, as I'm going crazy here. I just recently started using Wordpress, and created a website where I have a lot of portfolios. The images in the portfolios have been ...
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How to replace all images within exported xml files to demo.jpg?

I'm going to create a demo data by exporting a site (Wordpress Export Tool) and get an xml file. I don't want my users who import my xml and get all actual images of the site. Is it possible (in not ...
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Importing blog failed to download attachments from older (still online) blog

I was trying to clone one blog to another using the import/export functionality of WordPress. I had selected to export everything on the original blog, and Download attachments on the clone. However, ...
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Migrate bbpress content to posts

I'm looking for a way to migratie a bbPress forum to post & replies. Why you ask? Well... the use of a forum in this case is an overkill. And I want to get rid of it. It's a bad apple from the ...
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Moving 2 wordpress sites to one

I am working on 2 different wordpress blogs into one new domain! I used the Tools->Export to get the xml file and also chose the option to include files and attachments as I wanted to move all the ...
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Moving Posts to a new site and maintaining URLs

I am looking to move all my posts to a new site. The new site is sitting in a dev environment and will eventually be launched in place of the new site at the same URL. The blog posts will not have ...
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I broke database after reuploading local version - what exactly happened? Database error

The site was already working but since I wanted to change the website more and my Internet is not good right now, I decided to download the whole wp folder to local drive, and export database. I set ...
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How to export database correctly for local to online

This process as a whole is fine... but I seem to have one small issue when I upload the database online. If I create a theme and modify some options that's fine for the local version. Once I upload ...
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How can I export Grunion Contact Form messages in an easily parsable format, e.g. CSV?

I've made the mistake of using the Grunion Contact Form plugin (it shipped with the Promotion theme that our webdevs installed in our Wordpress instance) instead of a real tool like SurveyGizmo, and ...
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Different way to export data from WP?

does anyone one if there is any other way how to export all data from WP than than the default export plugin? I need it because I have JSON arrays in my custom fields and when I import XML file ...
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Import/Export WordPress demo

We are a team of developers who are beginning to publish our theme on Themeforest. We are facing an issue in presenting the demo of our theme and wanted to seek your help. Whenever we try to export ...
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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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WXR? Export from Drupal 7 - import into WordPress

I have used some of the tutorials out there to convert a Drupal 7 site over to WordPress. My problem is that I am not finding any tutorials with the lines I can use in my MySQL to convert the users,...
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Siteurl code for links

I'm working on a wordpress website for my friends bussines and I'm working on it on my personal server to then export it and import it on his server when it's done. And one some of the pages I've ...
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How to export and import plugin data through WordPress tools option

I have a plugin which doesn't have import/export option in WordPress tools http://wordpress.org/plugins/color-manager/ How can I add this functionality?
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wordpress export pretty permalinks and post excerpt export

Note: tried all old questions and they seem not working in current version of wp I want to export pretty permalinks ( not in db) ,posts title,excerpt and if possible category and tags to csv Please ...