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Questions tagged [import]

Import is for questions related to inserting data into the ExpressionEngine database.

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New installation of EE: Can I import entries from another installation and keep the entry_ids the same?

So I have an old, bloated installation of EE with way too many addons etc, etc. I'd like to get a clean installation up and running and import all the old entries into the new setup, keeping the ...
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Import to NavEE?

I've got an existing site nav with well over 100 navigation elements in it (don't ask) as EE categories. Does anyone knows of a way to import a navigation hierarchy into NavEE, either directly from a ...
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Multiple Channel Import Shared Fields

Using a basic example. If i want to import - Pages channel & News channel And they both use SEO Title, SEO Desc fields. When importing the second zip, it errors out and needs the fields renaming....
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Migrating from one server to another - linebreaks in HTML

I'm migrating an EE (2.10.1) installation from one server to another. The CP seems ok, but all of the templates show linebreaks as \n, effectively breaking the site. The SQL import / export appeared ...
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Import events list and events detail from multiple feeds and combine them

I've got an external XML feed which contains a list with events and some basic info. Let's say: feeds/events Every event has an unique ID and with that ID I can get the details of every event. ...
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Can I import fields into freeform?

I'm overhauling a legacy ee 1.7 site and they use freeform pretty heavily; currently they have about 170 freeform fields(!) - is there a way to import them into a fresh install of freeform? I haven't ...
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Best way to edit all custom variable values and re-import

running ExpressionEngine with Cartthrob - we've come up against a situation where the client has requested to remove a global Tax setting, so that they can have all prices on the site already ...
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Google Maps import

I've been trying to port some 5000 entries of a CSV into ExpressionEngine using the Google Map Import utility. However, I only seem to be able to import if I segment my CSV into multiple parts. The ...
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Duplicate url_title will not display content after appending number

I’m using datagrab to parse an xml feed with non unique titles. eg. every week I will get a feed with a sports result where the title will be Division 1: Results Round Up with the url_title becoming ...
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How to merge channels via export & import?

I am doing a large site overhaul which includes needing to merge some channels with quite a lot of posts. I have Importer and DataGrab for reimporting the data, but I am not sure how to export such a ...
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Datagrab stuck at 95%

I'm using Datagrab to import a feed from Blogger. However it seems to be getting stuck at Running - 24 out of 25 records (96%). This is locally - any ideas on how best to debug why this is not ...
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Importing Data with DataGrab from Grid

I have EE 2.7.3 with a grid-field. In this grid I have 3 fields. Two of them are date-fields, one is a text-field. By the import i can only see the main customfield for this grid. I take this field ...