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Migrating from WordPress to Craft CMS

I am trying to migrate blog posts from WordPress to Craft CMS through the Feed Me plugin. First, I export posts in .xml file from Wordpress. Then, I import in Craft CMS. All things are good except ...
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How would you import content with embedded images, ideally using FeedMe?

More of a general question rather than a specific issue I have right now. I want to migrate a site from a bespoke CMS, which relies heavily on CKEditor for embedding inline images into HTML content. ...
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Import-Export Matrixfield data

Have used the pretty neat Import and Export plugins from Bob Olde Hamsink. But, those two do not handle Matrix data. The question is basically: What is the 'most common way' to import and export ...
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Multilinugual Import

I am currently using an import plugin to import csv data into a channel section and it works just fine. Now I want to import the entries in a second language. Does anyone have any experiences with ...
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How can I export or move content from one Craft system into another? (with exactly the same configuration)

Our client build tons of articles in our craft system instead of his. Both systems have the identical structure, in fact, his system is a exact copy of ours, which runs on a different server. How can ...
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Upload assets manually: replace existing files

Context: For a redesign and port to CraftCMS, I need to import the content from a blog hosted on another platform with a lot of content (over 500 posts and over 3000 images). Strategy: To import the ...
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Import users with specific ID

Is it possible to use the saveUser method to import users with an existing ID? craft()->users->saveUser($userModel) I need to import 2000+ users and when doing so, I need to make sure that ...
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Is it possible to use Update Asset Indexes on a target subfolder or subfolders?

I have a folder with 10GB of files that I need to sync with Craft. It has 12 subfolders, one for each year: /1999 /01 /02 /03 /... It's possible to run Update Asset Indexes on the top-level ...
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What's the trick to importing an entry with a categories field?

We are using Hampsink's Import plug-in (0.8.33) and we have a very simple CSV for testing. One row, three columns. One of these columns contains a comma-separated list of categories. These are top ...
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Why can't we log items regardless of dev mode?

Unfortunatley we need to develop an Import plug-in helper with dev mode OFF, for - according to Brad at P&T: devMode uses a lot more memory on a given PHP request and importing probably ...
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Import body field into a matrix text block

I'm working on importing a database and I was looking at some of the available import plugins. However I am unable to figure out how to import a body field (just a string) into a Matrix block. Old ...
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Import data into Sprout SEO

I'm converting a large EE site into Craft with the FeedMe plugin. So far it's working great. However, I've hit a speed bump. I need to import the SEO data attached to each article into Sprout SEO. ...
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How do I create a well formed CSV or XML to succesfully import entries with assets and categories?

The source website is in ExpressionEngine and I know how to get data out, but I don't know how to structure it and succesfully import entries into Craft where assets and categories also imported. I ...
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Assets Images not being found

When importing local user assets to a development server with sftp (including a database import), some of the assets are missing (it gives the impression to be random). Even after updated the indexes. ...
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Migrating Content from ExpressionEngine that used Matrix Image haystack Technique

So I'm taking the plunge from ExpressionEngine to Craft! I have a ton of entries I need to move over, though - and I used the "matrix image haystack" technique for my blog posts to inject the images ...
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How do I import existing products into Craft Commerce with the FeedMe or Import plugins?

I get it that there are hooks, but i can't get enough inside the differences between entries and product, and actually hack together an extension for either of those plugins.
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Updating a Users Join Date?

I'm doing a big import of users from an EE install using the Import plugin. I can pull in all the details I need except the join date, so I looked at the craft db to see where it needs to be changed. ...
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Showing ICS feeds

We are looking to import a third-party calendar feed into a Craft site. Are there any plugins or techniques for showing an ICS/iCAL calendar feed within a Craft template? I've come across this ...
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Importing tables and Tablepress like plugin functionality

Is there a plugin or something equivalent to Tablepress (WordPress) for Craft? I have some large Excel table containing product pricings amongst other things, that I would like to import into Craft ...
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How can I import existing users with passwords stored in a different format than Craft's hash format?

Se need to import a large user table to a Craft installation. Unfortunately, the passwords in the imported data are SHA1 encrypted (and salted). What is the best way to enable the login of the users? ...
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import _self throwing ElementCriteriaModel could not be converted to string

{% import _self as mcr_home %} is throwing Object of class Craft\ElementCriteriaModel could not be converted to string How is this possible and how do I fix it?
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Importing Entries from ExpressionEngine

This is essentially my first project with Craft and my plan is to take a personal photoblog and move it into Craft to learn how everything works before working with clients and craft. I've got craft ...
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Any way to manually generate a transform on an asset source?

I imported all of the posts from a WordPress blog, using a regular expression to update the image URLs to their new location in a Craft Asset Source. However, many of the original photos are straight ...
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Inserting data into a table fieldtype via plugin?

I'm trying to import data from another database into a 'table' fieldtype via a plugin, and have a couple questions. When setting the content on the EntryModel, are there any methods to assist in ...
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Best way to create tags under new EntryModel?

As best I can tell entries have to be created, tags have to be created, a relationship created and then an update to the original entry. Is this correct or is there a simpler way to do this? There is ...
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Best way to programmatically create categories?

We're working on an XML import plugin to migrate content from another CMS. What's the best way to create a new category (with a name, slug etc.) and assign it to the entry when running $entryModel = ...
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Creating entries from JSON feed - plugin?

I'm wondering if this plugin already exists and I'm just not finding it on Github or via Google. Essentially looking for a CraftCMS version of the ExpressionEngine plugin called "Data Grab" - http://...
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Import Entries with Categories

I posted this on github already but I thought I would ask her as well to see if anyone has any ideas Im trying ot do a simple import of some organizations with categories and parent organization ...
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Import Plugin Error

Getting error "Craft\Import_HistoryRecord and its behaviors do not have a method or closure named "type". Import_HistoryRecord is one of the Plugin Files in the "records" folder. <?php ...
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Importing Members from ExpressionEngine

I'm experimenting with migrating a large site from EE to Craft to take advantage of the performance improvements for an upcoming site redesign. I see there are some plugins that work well to import ...
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Add entries in bulk

Is there a way to add a whole bunch of entries at once? For example, I have a parent entry in a Structure section, and want to add a bunch of children, just setting the title on each one real quick. ...
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How do you import tags from EE (solspace tags) along with entries?

Has anyone successfully imported tags from EE (solspace tags) along with entries? I installed this plugin but it seems to be really old and Craft must have changed a lot since then since it reflects ...
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Is it possible to use _includes/forms outside of the Control Panel?

From working on plugin development, importing (I believe the correct term for this is macro) the 'forms' to quickly generate text areas, selects and etc. is incredibly useful. Adding the import now ...
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How do you import hierarchical data that uses the adjacency list model into Craft Structures or Categories?

Craft makes it nice and easy for us to have hierarchy in Structures or Categories. Many other popular CMS platforms support hierarchical data as well but some support it using a different data model. ...
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How do I import data into Craft?

What's the best known way to import masses of data into Craft? Are there tools that support the migration of content/users from say XML, JSON etc.

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