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[email protected] | WWW.SIMDEX.ORG | 414.455.6675 IMPORTING, EXPORTING, MOVING & SYNCHRONIZING DATA IN WORDPRESS GEOFF MYERS PRESENTS

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[email protected] | WWW.SIMDEX.ORG | 414.455.6675

IMPORTING, EXPORTING, MOVING & SYNCHRONIZING DATA IN WORDPRESS

GEOFF MYERS PRESENTS

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[email protected] | WWW.SIMDEX.ORG | 414.455.6675

BEFORE WE BEGIN…

THIS PRESENTATION IS AVAILABLE ONLINE:

simdex.org/data Get In Touch:@geoffmyers

[email protected]

414.455.6675

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BEFORE WE BEGIN…

ABOUT GEOFF MYERS▸ Founded SimDex in 2004

▸ Web Solutions for Small + Medium Sized Businesses

▸ Digital Marketing Consultant + Strategist

▸ Focused on Custom Web Application Development

▸ 12+ Years as Full Stack Web Designer + Developer

▸ 5+ Years of WordPress Development Experience

▸ 75+ WordPress Sites Built, Maintained + Marketed

▸ Get In Touch: [email protected] or simdex.org or 414.455.6675

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IMPORTING, EXPORTING, MOVING & SYNCHRONIZING DATA IN WORDPRESS

WHAT ARE WE GOING TO COVER? (PART 1)

Importing

Exporting

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IMPORTING, EXPORTING, MOVING & SYNCHRONIZING DATA IN WORDPRESS

WHAT ARE WE GOING TO COVER? (PART 2)

Moving orMigrating

Syncing

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IMPORTING, EXPORTING, MOVING & SYNCHRONIZING DATA IN WORDPRESS

WORDPRESS PLUGINS FOR WEBSITE MIGRATIONS + BACKUPS▸ All-in-One WP Migration 🆓 💵

▸ BackupBuddy 💵

▸ BackWPup (Pro) 🆓 💵

▸ Better Search Replace ★ 🆓

▸ Duplicator (Pro) ★ 🆓 💵

▸ Search & Replace 🆓

▸ UpdraftPlus (Premium) ★ 🆓 💵

▸ WP Migrate DB (Pro) 🆓 💵

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IMPORTING, EXPORTING, MOVING & SYNCHRONIZING DATA IN WORDPRESS

LIVE DEMONSTRATION: MIGRATING A WORDPRESS WEBSITE

Duplicator (Pro) +Better Search Replace

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IMPORTING, EXPORTING, MOVING & SYNCHRONIZING DATA IN WORDPRESS

WHAT MIGHT YOU WANT TO IMPORT OR EXPORT? (PART 1)

‣ Posts

‣ Pages

‣ Custom Post Types

‣ Taxonomies

‣ Media (Images + Videos + Documents)

‣ Users (Customers + Members + Employees)

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IMPORTING, EXPORTING, MOVING & SYNCHRONIZING DATA IN WORDPRESS

WHAT MIGHT YOU WANT TO IMPORT OR EXPORT? (PART 2)

‣ WordPress + Theme + Plugin Settings

‣ Widgets + Menus

‣ Data Tables + Lists

‣ Ecommerce Orders + Invoices

‣ Submitted Form Entries

‣ Entire WordPress MySQL Database

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IMPORTING, EXPORTING, MOVING & SYNCHRONIZING DATA IN WORDPRESS

GENERAL ADVICE + BEST PRACTICES

‣ Create database backup first before performing operations

‣ Establish a formal, standardized format

‣ CSV + XML + JSON formats work best

‣ XLS + XLSX formats are less compatible

‣ Disable automated WordPress emailnotifications before bulk importinguser accounts

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IMPORTING, EXPORTING, MOVING & SYNCHRONIZING DATA IN WORDPRESS

WORDPRESS PLUGINS FOR IMPORTING + EXPORTING DATA▸ Add from Server ★ 🆓 (import media)

▸ CSV Importer 🆓 (import posts)

▸ Import Users from CSV with Meta 🆓 (import users)

▸ WooCommerce CSV Importer 🆓 (import products)

▸ WooCommerce Premium Extensions

▸ Customer/Order/Coupon CSV Import Suite 💵

▸ Customer/Order XML Export Suite 💵

▸ Order/Customer CSV Export ★ 💵

▸ Product CSV Import Suite ★ 💵

▸ WP All Import (Pro) + WP All Export ★ 🆓 💵

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IMPORTING, EXPORTING, MOVING & SYNCHRONIZING DATA IN WORDPRESS

LIVE DEMONSTRATION: IMPORTING PRODUCTS + USERS

WP All Import (Pro) +WP All Export

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IMPORTING, EXPORTING, MOVING & SYNCHRONIZING DATA IN WORDPRESS

OTHER COOL THINGS YOU MIGHT WANT TO DO (PART 1)

▸ Automate or schedule imports and exports

▸ Possible with WP All Import/Export Pro: Scheduling An Import Using Cron Jobs

▸ Execute custom PHP functions on valueswhen importing and exporting data

▸ Possible with WP All Import/Export Pro: Executing Custom PHP Functions

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IMPORTING, EXPORTING, MOVING & SYNCHRONIZING DATA IN WORDPRESS

OTHER COOL THINGS YOU MIGHT WANT TO DO (PART 2)

▸ Filter which data are imported or exported

▸ Possible with WP All Import/Export Pro

▸ Intelligently update existing records or data entries with new values

▸ Possible with WP All Import/Export Pro

▸ Integrate with third party application programming interfaces (APIs)

▸ Possible with WP All Export + Zapier:Send your export file to over 500 apps

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IMPORTING, EXPORTING, MOVING & SYNCHRONIZING DATA IN WORDPRESS

OTHER COOL THINGS YOU MIGHT WANT TO DO (PART 3)

▸ Synchronize WordPress Databases (MySQL)

▸ Database Sync (plugin) 🆓

▸ WP Migrate DB Pro (plugin) ★ 💵

▸ WP Sync DB (plugin) 🆓

▸ WPSiteSync (plugin) ★ 🆓

▸ Synchronize WordPress Users

▸ WordPress User Sync (plugin) 💵

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IMPORTING, EXPORTING, MOVING & SYNCHRONIZING DATA IN WORDPRESS

OTHER COOL THINGS YOU MIGHT WANT TO DO (PART 4)

▸ Synchronize WordPress Folders + Files (wp-content)

▸ rsync + cron (command-line tools) ★ 🆓

▸ Version Control(Git ★, SVN, or Mercurial) 🆓

▸ WP Migrate DB ProMedia Files Addon (plugin) 💵

▸ WP Sync DB Media Files (plugin) 🆓

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IMPORTING, EXPORTING, MOVING & SYNCHRONIZING DATA IN WORDPRESS

ADDITIONAL USEFUL DATA TOOLS▸ Apple Numbers ★ 💵

▸ Google Sheets 🆓

▸ Microsoft Excel 💵

▸ MySQL Workbench 🆓

▸ phpMyAdmin ★ 🆓

▸ Sequel Pro 🆓

▸ SSH (Shell, Terminal, or CLI) ★ 🆓

▸ Sublime Text ★ 💵

▸ WordPress Core Import/Export Tools 🆓

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[email protected] | WWW.SIMDEX.ORG | 414.455.6675

THAT’S IT FOR NOW…

THANK YOU!

Questions? Get In Touch:@geoffmyers

[email protected]

414.455.6675

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[email protected] | WWW.SIMDEX.ORG | 414.455.6675

THAT’S IT FOR NOW…

THIS PRESENTATION IS AVAILABLE ONLINE:

simdex.org/data Get In Touch:@geoffmyers

[email protected]

414.455.6675