[wp-hackers] How to export the wordpress posts using XMLRPC?

Nikhil mnikhil at gmail.com
Tue Jan 26 13:34:53 UTC 2010

My inner feeling is that it has to do with the timeout of php scripts
execution... but I never knew. Wordpress experts can tell me wrong..

On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 6:58 PM, Nikhil <mnikhil at gmail.com> wrote:
> I tried this today.. (was busy with travelling for many past 2 weeks)
> and it failed too. Advanced export did not come to help either... as
> in the wxr/rss file that is getting generated and downloaded is in 0
> bytes. I am confused and it is a tricky situation for me here and I do
> not understand why the file is being in 0 bytes size? Am I missing
> something here? Could it be do with any .htaccess changes or any file
> changes? Both Wordpress export and Advanced export options fail in
> generating/delivering the wxr file with a content.
> Can someone please let me know what should be the next step for me?
> Thanks.
> On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 12:21 PM, Nikhil <mnikhil at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Ozh,
>> That was something cool.. and definitely something I am looking for. I
>> will surely will give a try .. thanks for the link.
>> Regards, Nikhil
>> On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 10:44 PM, Ozh <ozh at planetozh.com> wrote:
>>> Try this:
>>> http://wpmututorials.com/plugins/advanced-export/
>>> It will allow you to export selected posts (by year, author, etc) if
>>> timeout is an issue
>>> On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 3:09 PM, Nikhil <mnikhil at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Well, the part of the problem is that I have lots of posts on my
>>>> website and somehow this method is not working in the sense that wxr
>>>> file is getting downloaded but with 0 bytes... without any wxr content
>>>> in the downloaded file. I am not sure what could perhaps be the
>>>> problem here on my wordpress installation... not even sure either
>>>> where to look for clues/error messages on why is the downloaded wxr
>>>> file is with 0 bytes.
>>>> That is the reason, it prompted me to think if it is to do with many
>>>> posts (more than 1000) and if at all I can do away with any timeouts
>>>> increase anywhere and if possible I can write a script which generates
>>>> the wxr on the hosted site itself rather than the timeout between my
>>>> webclient(browser) and the hosting service.
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