I have spent over 18 hours trying to find a way to copy complete, all-inclusive versions of a few posts from a blog I own on one domain to a blog I own on another domain. It seems impossible!!
I want to include:
- Image Title
- Image Caption
- Image ALT text
- Featured Image (thumbnail on home page blurb)
DETAILS: I created a blog with about 280 posts, each with one image in the media library (which automatically created two smaller versions as well). Each post has a featured image, which displays a thumbnail on the home page only, in the blurbs that show up there.
I want to transfer or copy about 5 posts to a different WP installation, on a different domain. Then another 5 or so to yet a different WP installation, on a third domain. And so on until all 280 are done, and placed on the “correct” blog. Many of the blogs/domains are on different servers as well, though I don’t think that should matter.
I tried plugins called Copy Post and Transfer — neither of which did the trick.
I tried the Export/Import method, which fails miserably each time. I choose One Category, and it transfers all of them, and it transfers One post, not the 5 in that Category, and it transfers all 2,000 tags, not just the ones associated with those 5 posts in that Category. And the images are not “attached” when I import it, so the media library must be played with laboriously.
All sites use version 3.01.
I would love a plugin, but if there is a manual set of steps that work, I will do them all manually. Or if there is a MySQL method, I would be willing to try to learn how to do that. I presume I will have to manually edit the New blog URL in the image link.
Any help greatly appreciated!