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WordPress trims off the forward slash when import

I have an XML file with some posts to import to WordPress But, when I import, it seems that WordPress takes off the forward slash from the permalink, so instead of showing the address like this: ...
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Why doesn't the WordPress Importer update posts?

One can see from the code on the WordPress Importer Plugin that it was a thought decision to bail early when imported posts had post_title and post_date matching existing posts. For that reason, ...
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'Invalid post type' error when importing from one site to another

Our existing corporate site was developed by a 3rd party vendor. I am in the process of creating a new version of our site, in a new WP instance. I need to export the 'News' articles, from the current ...
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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 only certain comments from post[s]

NOTICE: This is solely NOT a WordPress.com Question, but related to WordPress Migration and Export-Import. I started blogging in WordPress.com and then shifted my blog to a self-hosted site. But even ...
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Image File Names

I've been poking around the Codex in hopes of finding out how WP renames image files when you upload them... it's probably there but I can't seem to find it. It seems that if I upload 1 file, like ...
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WordPress import not importing custom taxonomy

I've posted this already in the WP Support Forum hoping to have more luck here. I'm trying to import a custom post type from one blog to another. (126 posts in the custom post type). I've exported ...
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Iterating through $wpdb query without using get_results for large query results

Traditionally, whenever I've needed a real mysqli_fetch for things like importing thousands of rows of data, I've used my own database connection and framework. But I was thinking there must be a way ...
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CSV syntax for WP All Import upload without ACF

I need to import listings into the Listeo theme of Wordpress using WP All Import plugin. All works fine, however, I am unable to import values for custom fields which have a type of Checkbox. I've ...
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Merge Multisites with Shared Network Media Library

So have a multisite setup which no longer needs to be a multisite but I'm left with a bit of a mess since I used Network Media Library plugin to host images for all sites on the network. I'll try to ...
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Programmatically save one/any post

I am using WP All import in order to import listings in a website. Everything works well except displaying all listings in a map. If i edit any listing, and then click Update (without making any ...
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ACF Values Don't Show After Import Unless I Edit/Update Post

I am importing CPT's using WP All Import which include ACF field values. When I import, the values don't show on the front end unless I open/edit/publish. I have tried several options including bulk ...
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Migrate image from my old blog

I'm migrating my old blog to Wordpress. I imported all old posts. I copied all images from the old website under uploads and the posts display everything correctly. The problem is when I try to ...
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How to add more names in Baby Name Page?

I have created Page of Baby Name and added some names of baby with customs fields of Name Meaning and Religion. Please help me How can I add more names through importing from CSV or excel file ? ...
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WP ALL Import plugin - import data from certain ids

I want to import xml file including items with p tags with ids. But the order od p tags in different items are different, so the imported values are not corresponding values from ids. For example ...
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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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Polylang post_translations key

How does Polylang generate the post_translations key value that it uses to group the original with the translations? I need to make an import with custom posts and their translations, but I can't get ...
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WP All Import manual Cron

I am having problem to set up Cron to import stock. In Plugin WP-All Import i have two urls. One which starts import, another one is checking process and if it's stuck it kicks it back on. I'm runing ...
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Adding a existing developed site to a multisite installation of WordPress

Let's suppose I have a website www.abc.com, which is a blog and shop website. Then I have another website, which is www.xyz.com, on which I have created a network multisite, where xyz.com is the ...
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Importing CSV into database table not working?

global $wpdb; if (isset($_POST["import"])) { $fileName = $_FILES["file"]["tmp_name"]; if ($_FILES["file"]["size"] > 0) { $file = fopen($fileName, "r"); while (($column = fgetcsv($file, ...
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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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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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Huge category CSV import does not work

I have a 1.5 MB (with about 20.000 line) CSV file and I would like to import this into my new WordPress site. The code below does not create all of the categories, only some of them. I already ...
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Importing Media IDs but not related attachment

When importing media to a live site that was exported from a local environment, I tried uploading the uploads folder to a temporary location and then updated the XML to the new paths. It worked for a ...
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Import menu tree to custom menu from csv or xml, many nested menu points

what would you recommend to import about 6000 menu items (yes it is ab big catalog with many nested categroies, depth about 6) to a custom menu in Wordpress. I have a text file with the following ...
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Add srcset and sizes to older uploads?

I’m having an issue with an older site that I’m moving to the new server. There was no way to import attachments so I had to /uploads/ to new server via FTP. Then I’ve imported images with wp cli’s ...
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Move users and passwords from one wordpress site to another

I need to copy over Wordpress users with roles/passwords intact to a new install. I'd prefer not to copy the entire site (though if I have to I will.) Currently I only have the one main admin account ...
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Will wordpress tools import do everything I need to copy one site to another

I'm copying all the content and users to a new domain (the current site will stay live, I'm not getting rid of that one) and I was thinking about just setting up a new wordpress install and using the ...
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Importing images results to wrong folder structure

I imported ~10GB of images from my old wordpress.com site to the new server. Most things work fine, but on appr. 5%, the image is uploaded to a wrong folder. I.e. the page refers to "uploads/2017/03/...
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Can i import a site (plugins, database, images) etc. Into an existing wordpress multisite?

So i have 1 external website that i need to add to an existing Wordpress multisite. However I i dont want to do anything to harm or change the existing network of sites. The external site has its own ...
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WP All Import - Execute Imports

After I completed my CODE and finished my site, I now have another problem. I use a plugin called WP All Import to import my products. I want that the different imports are executed by WP All Import ...
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import posts with dutch/special letters

I am importing posts from a csv file using the plugin Really Simple CSV Importer. I am uploading some posts in dutch language. The plugin uploads all the posts nicely but fails for the post which has ...
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What do these “Failed to import” errors mean and how do I fix it?

Do I need to fix it if the web page displays correctly? Please advise. The demo import has finished. Please check your front page and make sure that everything has imported correctly. If it did, you ...
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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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How to access my wordpress via IP in shared hosting

How to access my site using IP Address? Answers how to access my wordpress via IP However, there are many sites hosted on the same IP. I want to access my wordpress because the domains that's ...
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How to upload a file from WP directory automatically?

I would like to upload a CSV file from local ftp to WP directory and import this CSV file from WP directory to mysql database automatically? It is possible?
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Tags not importing when using WordPress import system

I am attempting to move all content from an existing WP installation, to a fresh installation. I export all content, using the Tools > Export feature. When I attempt to import into the new ...
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Woocommerce Storefront WordPress Ignore Media Gallery Images and use External 3rd Party Host

OK, firstly we have done this before using Magento and it worked well, but with WordPress? Well, here is the problem and the plan... The Problem For a few reasons we wish to use a 3rd Party host for ...
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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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Permalinks stopped working after migration with WP all-in-one migration plugin

I've used a plugin called WP all-on-one migration to migrate my website. I've also saved the permalinks twice, as instructed after the importation. The default permalink setting works fine, but any ...
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How to import files to individual posts of a custom type

I'm very inexperienced in WP, so I may have some fundamental misunderstandings - definitely open to alternative approaches if this one is crazy! I have a collection of several hundred files, split ...
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Is there a way to import a folder of HTML files into the blog?

I have a folder of about 100 HTML files (all marked up consistently) that I want to turn into individual blog posts. Each one has a paragraph that says "Posted by User on 4/9/2013 5:45:52 PM", but ...
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Using WordPress Importer, how to import media only?

I'm using WordPress Importer, and I can't figure out how to import media only? It ends up importing menu's and everything and I don't want that.
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A question on WXR

I have a quick question around the import file for WordPress (WXR) as I'm really new to WordPress, a couple of things don't make sense. In most examples I found, the first part of the /channel node ...
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Move Multiple WP Installs on a single domain to WP Multisite

I have a domain with 18 WP Sites installed on it - all under different directories domain.com/site1 domain.com/site2 domain.com/site3 I want to try and get all of the sites migrated to a single WP ...
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Recommended method for updating/adding menus when adding new theme

I'm working locally on a completely new theme. Once I'm done I'm going to use the "test drive" plugin to allow admins to test the theme before switching over to it. The problem is that with the new ...
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Problems with Wordpress Import

I have a VPS hosting account with Web Fusion and am migrating one of my Wordpress sites to it. The Wordpress export file is about 29 MB. At first i encountered an Internal Server Error after ...
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What is basic structure of xml for importing a page in wordpress?

I am trying to import file from xml to word press i need to know waht is sturcture for importing the xml file into a page in wordpress
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How to export all content with feature images?

I want to export all content with featured images from my localhost WordPress site to the production blog,but when I tried using the default WordPress export-import plugins ,all content get exported (...
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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 ...