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WordPress Page Importer Template

Selecting the WordPress page template when creating your importer gives you control to select which data within your xml or csv file that links to specific WordPress page fields.

Page Importer Template Fields

The default page fields are Title, and Content, all the other fields can be enabled or disabled via the Enable Fields button, when clicked this will display a list of all available fields.

OptionsDescription
IDThe ID field is only used as a reference to existing fields
TitleSet the title of the page
ContentSet the main page content.
ExcerptSet the custom short excerpt for the page
SlugManually set the slug, otherwise it is generated based on the page title.
StatusSet the page status from the dropdown of available statuses.
ParentSelect the page parent from the dropdown field, or enable the text field to use the data selector tool to choose element from import file.
OrderSet the menu order for this page.
AuthorSet the page author from a dropdown of WordPress Users.
PasswordSet the page password
DateSet the date the page published date
Allow CommentsSet if the page has comments enabled.
Allow PingbacksSet if the page allows pingbacks.
Page TemplateSet the page template from a dropdown of available page templates.

Page Parent Settings

Select the page parent from the dropdown field, or enable the text field to use the data selector tool to choose element from import file, depending on your chosen file element you can change the reference type via the sub field Parent Field Type of either (ID, Slug, Name or Reference Column).

Selecting the reference column allows you to identify the parent record based on the Parent field value matching the Value set in the reference column.

Author settings

Set the page author from a dropdown of WordPress Users.

Page Importer Taxonomies

Page taxonomies allow you to import categories, tags and custom taxonomies that are linked to your pages, if your plugin or theme registeres any taxonomies the Taxonomies tab will appear allowing you to setup as many taxonomies as nessessary for your import.

Read a Guide on how to import WordPress Taxonomies

Page Importer Attachments

Page attachments allow you to import attachments such as images, a featured image, pdfs, and any other item accepted by your WordPress media gallery. Attachments can be fetched from a local folder, remote url, or from a ftp server.

Read a Guide on how to import WordPress Attachments

Page Importer Custom Fields

Custom fields allow you to import extra page data which your theme or plugins may use, this could be sub headings, or search engine keywords/descriptions for SEO plugins.

Custom fields keys are manually entered, or can be populated via a predefined list of popular values.

Read a Guide on how to import WordPress custom fields.

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