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

Nikhil mnikhil at gmail.com
Tue Jan 26 13:49:40 UTC 2010

YES! YES! It was the timeout!!!! Args! I took longer than to figure
out (perhaps, my energy levels are at little high today ;-)
And I am able to download the wxr file with THE content in it!

Thanks again. (Well, community does help to ponder around!)


On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 7:04 PM, Nikhil <mnikhil at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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