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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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Ultimate CSV Importer not importing custom fields properly [closed]

I am trying to use the plugin Ultimate CSV Importer to import a .csv file into WordPress custom posts. I have set up the custom posts like so: function codex_custom_init() { $args = array( ...
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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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import excel form into wordpress

We have an order form made with excel that we share with clients, they usually download, fill the form (only the quantity column needed) and send it back to us. We would like for clients to be able ...
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When importing database, it shows error

I was importing my website' database on to another server but it is showing this error which I have no idea about: I tried importing the database multiple times but failed. I also checked 'Add Drop ...
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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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Unable to activate wordpress importer after installing it

After installing wordpress importer from Tools option in wordpress, when I try to activate it, it gives fatal error. The relevant php code: class WXR_Parser { function parse( $file ) { //...
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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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Shows 1400 post published but don't see them

I have just imported 1400 post from a XMl document they imported well. But I don't see them in WordPress dashboard. What could be the problem ?
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Wordpress database products structure

I am writing an external program on c++ which supposed to import products to WordPress database (it should directly connect to remote MySQL server and just execute some SQL queries to create a new ...
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XML file import for attachments or featured images

I'm hoping there is a direct tag for bringing in featured images/attachments with XML post imports, using an external url? Explanation: I am successfully importing a large number of custom posts by ...
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Importing URLs of Audio Enclosures

I'm importing the RSS feeds of podcasts into a custom post type with custom fields using FeedWordPress. The URLs of the audio enclosures are appended with extra information I don't need. What I Get ...
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Pull a div from one WordPress site into another WordPress site

I have 3 separate sites/installs on the same server and they all use the same database: xxxx.com/en xxxx.com/de xxxx.com/es I want a <div> from a specific site in xxxx.com/en to appear on the ...
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how to import a custom website into Wordpress

I've decided to try out Wordpress for the first time, so apologies if this is a nooby question. I want to try and make a basic template website, based on something that was already provided. I ...
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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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Theme page headers and rotator images not assigned after website migration

I moved a wordpress site that uses a custom built theme from one server to another using the xml export/import feature. I also exported the SQL database and uploaded to new server. I also imported all ...
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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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WordPress: Updating via Import

If I use the WordPress import feature avaialbale at Tools -> Import with a WordPress export file that contains the following <wp:category> <wp:category_nicename><![CDATA[...
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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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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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