[wp-hackers] Cloning content from Master site into new sites on a WP Network
highfive at jesserfriedman.com
Wed Jul 11 19:17:08 UTC 2012
It's only when someone creates a new site. At this current rate I'd be
thrilled if it were happening 15 times a day.
On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 3:10 PM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:
> If this is a one-time thing, or something that they're not going to do
> a whole lot, then you can use switch_to_blog and restore_current_blog.
> switch_to_blog(1); // id number of the blog
> .. do the stuff to get the post data you need here..
> .. loop to insert that data as posts or whatever...
> The problem with switch_to_blog is that it has a fair amount of
> overhead, and so you shouldn't do it too often or unnecessarily.
> On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 1:56 PM, Jesse Friedman
> <highfive at jesserfriedman.com> wrote:
> > Hello All
> > What's the best way to grab posts, pages, CPT's from a Master (top level)
> > site in a WP Network and clone it into another site?
> > I've created a page template from wp-signup.php to alter the "Add New
> > form. Now the form query's all the "Products" custom posts in the Master
> > Site and displays them as checkboxes. The goal here is that when a new
> > site is added to the network a potential admin can select the products
> > offer from a Master list of products and that content (currently existing
> > in the Master Site) will be duplicated into the new site.
> > My question is should I be using wp_insert_post(). Since I have the id's
> > of all the CPT's in the master site and the ones that the admin has
> > selected it'd be easy enough to loop through the info and use
> > wp_insert_post to insert the posts into the new site. The problem is I
> > can't seem to define the site id of the new site with wp_insert_post().
> > thanks for the help
> > Jesse
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