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Programatically import custom fields using wp all import [closed]

I have a csv with a lot of custom fields that I need to import. It would take too much time to manually set up the fields using the interface and it also is not very client friendly to ask them to ...
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How to set the WordPress logo programmatically with PHP

I am working on a WordPress theme. We implemented "One Click Demo Import" for the theme users to quickly populate their new blank theme with some dummy data. My question is, how can I set the logo of ...
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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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Import post from XML files into custom post type programatically [closed]

How can i import post from XML file programatically in to custom post type without using any type of plugin in wordpress? Thanks in advance
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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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Import download attachment from woocommerce product

I am doing a migration from a wordpress/woocommerce website, I've successfully export/import all the data except one thing : the download attachment file from my woocommerce product I'm using the wp-...
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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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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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Trouble migrating custom post types from non-wordpress cms

I am working on migrating over some custom post types from a non-wordpress cms that we will call "shows." I am using a script in functions.php to try and accomplish this, but I am having trouble. I ...
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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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How to make bulk changes to wordpress posts

Part way through developing my WP blog, I changed from HTTP to HTTPS. I followed the instructions I found as best as I could, but ended up with a bunch of old permalinks that are all insistent on ...
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How to add an import widgets functionality to wordpress themes without a plugin

I am trying to add one click demo install functionality to my themes. I have been able to add content and customizer options so far; but I am stuck at importing widgets. I have been following this ...
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How to force update all posts after import

I recently imported large number of custom posts into wordpress. all works fine, except one taxonomy which is imported, but not show at the front end, until i click on every post "update" button. I ...
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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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Beginner question: Accessing functions.php through admin web interface in order to import custom post types?

Is it possible to access the functions.php file just by using the admin web interface? I'm trying to access previously created (manually coded) custom post types and I'm having to jump through a lot ...
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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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Convert bookmarks.html file into WP posts

Bit of a long shot but wondering if someone can point me in the right direction for how this could be achieved. My plan is to build a font end importer / uploader possibly using ACF, where a user can ...
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What’s the fastest way to import products with variations in WooCommerce (CSV, XML, …) [closed]

I’m setting up an onlineshop for a customer and I’m at a point I need some advice from you. I have about 4,000 products to import into my WooCommerce shop (using version 3.2.6). Each of the 4,000 ...
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Pull specific data from CSV

I'm building a website, and client has specific request. Open source app has .csv file providing bunch of data. They want to pull some fields from that csv and to place it in on wordpress website. ...
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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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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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Import WordPress, Failed to import sizes

Have an odd problem trying to use wordpress importer. Export posts from live site, try to import to new site but no media is imported. I just get this- Failed to import sizes medium Failed to ...
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Can we use featured image as third party website image URL

In my case we are getting some post list from third party and import in our custom post type. My question is, Is we can use post featured image as third party website image URL instead of upload ...
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Import only new articles from Joomla to Wordpress

Is there a way to only import articles created in Joomla after a specific date to Wordpress? I'm trying to export only articles made in Joomla after a certain date to wordpress. Currently, we have ...
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how do i import a site given that i have [domain].sql and a folder of site files? [closed]

I have my own (Linux-based) in-house wp server with multisite configuration, and I need to migrate to this server from a hosting company. they have provided me with 2 things: [domain].sql and a [...
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Import settings from another theme

I have a question. I am trying to make a theme compatible with another one. For example if you have this theme named "old theme" and you change it to "new theme", options from customizer will remain ...
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Connection refused on locahost after importing database?

I'm using Wordpress Instant for my development environment. It's a portable dev environment that allows me to run a local wp install off a usb, so it's portable and I can take it from one computer to ...
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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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Import user data using CSV

I want to import user information using a CSV file. I am using the BP Groups Import User plugin. The challenge is to add the first name and last name columns in the CSV file but I cannot get the ...
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Recalibrate _wp_attachment_metadata Image Dimensions

Migrated images from Zen Cart to Wordpress and now the correct images are there, but WP thinks that each one has dimensions of 100 x 100. If I use the WP image editor and make a trivial change in the ...
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Categorizing Just Imported Posts

I just imported a bunch of posts to my WordPress site, from Tumblr, using the Tools -> Import menu. All my content is pulled into WordPress. Yay! Next -- I want to drop all the posts from ...
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Import products to WooCommerce by CSV page won't open [closed]

I've been asked to update a high street shop and make a section for online shopping. I'm no Wordpress whizz, but experiencing a steep learning curve. I'm using WooCommerce and it's working great so ...
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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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Theme unit test error

When i run the WordPress importer plugin with the xml(Theme unit test) i just get a lot of error, you can see the error here. It's more or less everything that fails and a lot of notices. i have ...
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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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Dynamically import posts from one wordpress site to another

I have found some topics related to this issue but no solution... I have 2 different websites. I would like that, when I post some posts on the first one, they are automatically posted on the second ...
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Terms change id after importing

I'm using WP import/export function. In exported XML file term_id is 4, but it becomes random number after import which is breaking my widgets structure. Is there any way to force or keep old term_id ...
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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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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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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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How to import wordpress posts with images from one wordpress site to another?

I have used Tools->import&export but it didn't work. I have tried using Wp-All-Import and Export plugin then also it is not working. Only the content imported not the images. How to fix this issue....
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WordPress Import shows an error when uploading previously exported xml file

First time I faced this problem & trying to find out solution but it seems to me that it happens very few and that is why no more solution has been found like this & that is why I am here. ...
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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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Import demo data into wordpress template

I have wordpress template from themeforest and I would like to set it up, just like demo page on themeforest.... I found files like customizer.dat.txt, demo=content.xml, widgets.json ... they ...
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WP CLI not importing media files

When I tried on localhost, it appears media files are imported. When I tried on real server (AWS LightSail) seems like images are not imported why might it be? I did not ask it to --skip The main ...
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When importing - failed to import: Invalid post type feedback

I am attempting to import a site using XML generated by WordPress.com All the posts and media seem to import, but the comments fail with errors Failed to import “Sarah Toon - 2015-10-10 08:29:30”: ...

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