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Prevent site down when importing data from large XML file

Scenario : I am using WordPress multisite. I have created plugin which imports sample data from theme folder (I have pattern given in plugin which fetches file) And then I have defined default theme ...
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Designing a plugin that uses an iFrame to process data in admin

I am working on a plugin to import content from a database into WordPress. What I am trying to do is have the processing done in an iframe so the output is displayed to the user like the plugins ...
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WordPress Local And Live Site

I have a local WordPress install that I am using to test a new theme out. When I initial set up the local site I was able to import my database and media content. However that was a few months ago. ...
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Maintenance holding page while migrating website

I was hoping someone might be able to help me with the right procedure for establishing a holding page while migrating a local WP site to an already live server. I know there are lots of maintenance ...
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Wordpress import error

Firstly I installed WordPress on my site, then I generate a XML file for my blog (akasujjwal.wordpress.com) transfer by using export tool. And when I try to import this XML file to the installed ...
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Reattach media after moving to another server

I moved WordPress from one server to another and imported everything with the standard WordPress importer. As there are a lot of posts and about 10000 images and videos, I uploaded them with FTP. ...
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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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What's the database relationship between a post and its attachments

I'm creating a custom import script to migrate CSV data into wordpress. Each post has a series of attachments that must come with it. Following chapter 14 (importing via a custom mysql script) in the ...
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Importing many times to succeed

I am trying to import a file of a few KB. I have to import the XML many times in order for WordPress to succeed. Why does this happen? Why does WordPress not import at once?
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Max execution time error with stream_body() in wp-includes/class-http.php

I am trying to importing the theme-unit-test xml file from wordpress.org to my own wordpress(4.0) through import section. This is my php.ini setting But still get the max execution time limit error. ...
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Why shouldn't @import be used to import a parent theme into a child theme?

I have some experience with Wordpress but I've been away from it for awhile. I've seen many examples of using @import in the beginning of the child theme to import the parent theme. I was surprised ...
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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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Wordpress database import: Row size too large

I've done a dump of my Wordpress database using Windows's command prompt: mysqldump -u username -p databasename > filename.sql Then, on a different server, imported it using: mysql -u username -...
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Import of 200+ sermons

While this not a Development-specific question for WordPress, I am looking for a way to import 200+ sermons for our church website.. I have updated the mp3 files wtih mp3tag and all look good. I am ...
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Moving test theme to live site without mySQL error - how? [closed]

I have installed a wordpress theme on a hidden test site and made some css/design changes. How would I move this to my live site? Sadly I screwed up some of the PHP/MySQL stuff when trying to copy ...
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One Click demo content installation feature in WordPress theme options panel

I've been seeing a feature of one click demo content installation option on some powerful WordPress themes now a days. Mostly on Themeforest themes. I'd like to know if anyone have any idea about the ...
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Importing posts from old website to new conflicting post ID's?

I am wondering when I am importing posts from my old site into my new website, which has already some posts in it. Do the imported posts get a new ID or do they overrule the existing posts ID's?
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Wordpress import does not fetch images, but just links them

I have used the Wordpress Importer plugin to export content from site 1 and import into site 2. When exporting content, i selected "All content" and downloaded the export XML file. Then when i ...
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Importing demo content from plugin

I need to create "Import demo content" button on frontend, when the user clicks it, import demo content including attachments. What would be the best way to achieve that? Import XML somehow? Import ...
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CSV to WordPress posts: do I have to populate each possible field?

I'm planning to import Products in a CSV to WooCommerce. We are still working on an Excel, and we are using the main fields that a product has, following the WooCommerce wordings for the Products (...
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How to add biography of user while importing?

We are importing user details from Lithium to Wordpress using java app which generates XML file. I need to know key for Biography so that we can include that in XML file. Can anyone help?
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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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How to import XML to Wordpress as post and custom fields?

I need to import content (daily) from a xml file into wordpress. I am not looking for a specific answer, and I don't expect someone to write the whole code here, I just need some guidance on how to ...
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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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phpMyAdmin error #1062 - Duplicate entry '1' for key 'PRIMARY'

I'm new to PHP! I'm trying to import an SQL file using phpMyAdmin through a GoDaddy cPanel(please don't make fun of me) Here's a full readout -- -- Dumping data for table `wp_commentmeta` -- INSERT ...
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phpMyAdmin displays error when importing database

I'm migrating a WordPress for a friend to a different server. I have already backed up all files and was given a copy of the database by the old server admin. The problem is that when I try and import ...
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Plugin generating unexpected output - on WP mysql dump import

I am developing my plugin and I am getting this error: The plugin generated 357954 characters of unexpected output during activation. If you notice “headers already sent” messages, problems with ...
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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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How to add featured thumbnail into import XML?

This is a sample item I am trying to insert into WordPress as post. <item> <title>XXXXXX</title> <link>xxxx/xxxxx</link> <pubDate>2012-05-23 19:31:00&...
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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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Standard wordpress importer seems to be missing blog images

I have 2000+ images and I've used the importer both locally and on my hosted site, the hosted site seems to have 100 less images though. I'm importing from blogger. I've ran the importer a few times ...
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Programatticaly Import Pages while Maintaining Hierarchy

I am working on a rather complex import project right now. I'm trying to import 2k pages into Wordpress. I am able to import them just fine using a tool caleld TurboCSV. The issue is that I also need ...
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Wordpress and a secondary database?

I have to achieve something on which I don't know how to approach it. Base of the issue: There's a bunch of data in another DB that I have to import into WP which so far wasn't possible due to them ...
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Wordpress import media error

I have developed a theme and had to export all contents via the exporter. Now when i import them via the importer plugin the posts etc get imported but there is an error importing media. Could you ...
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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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Importing Attachments with No Extension

Is there an extension, or a technique, during Wordpress import to pull in an attachment URL that doesn't have a file extension? I'm trying to import a Square Space blog into Wordpress. Most of the ...
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What is the structure of the “Featured Image” field in the DB?

On a WP install with about 1400 images and the Media Tools 1.1 plugin, I ran both "Import External and Set Featured Image" and "Set Featured Image". But the featured images functionality didnt work, ...
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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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Exporting completed webiste for another server

I've been working on a Wordpress website with WooCommerce etc for my friends business for a while. It's pretty much done, all products are added etc. However this has been done on my own webhost / ...
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Moved blog - galleries don't work

I moved my client's blog with nearly 800 posts from an ancient installation of WordPress to another host and a new version of WordPress. Now, several months later, we noticed that she had a few posts ...
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How to import CSV into Custom Post Type custom fields?

I have created a Custom Post Type and then used a plugin to create the custom fields for that post type. It will display a type of membership: Name Address Zip Website But I am stuck on how to take ...
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How to include posts with a theme

I am making a theme and would like to submit the posts that i have made with the theme to the user. How can this be done?
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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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How to import data from Mingle Forum plugin to bbPress?

How to import data from Mingle Forum plugin (free) to bbPress? I wasn't able to find any custom importer, so I was thinking someone might have run into this issue before.
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Post attachments doesn't show after manual db import

I have wp db exported from domain www.domain1.com. I did manual database import using phpmyadmin to domain www.domain2.com. In database for particular post on new domain I have attachment image link ...
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How to cdv from a custom CMS to WP

I'm working with a client to move their content from a custom CMS to WP. They've sent me this csv to work from. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/54924720/TOTD_SCRAPE_TAKE1_.csv The only csv to ...
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How to re-Import the WordPress XML file after editing?

I have exported all my content to WordPress XML file via WordPress>Tools>Export as I needed to edit 300 posts at a time. Now, my concern is how to re import the file to override the default one? By ...
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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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Is WP Importer Safe on Multisite?

Is it safe to allow users of a multisite to use WP importer? I'm assuming importer can only create pages, posts and users (if I allow them to add users to their site), but my concern is whether a ...
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Importing Existing Users with Passwords

I have an existing legacy PHP site of 15000 users with base64 hashed passwords , I would like to import all these users into the new wordpress site with their passwords , What would be the best ...

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