[wp-hackers] running the themeunit.xml programmatically from the back end

Nikola Nikolov nikolov.tmw at gmail.com
Thu Jul 17 15:21:48 UTC 2014

I'd use wp-cli for that and more specifically the "wp import" command -

On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 6:14 PM, Haluk Karamete <halukkaramete at gmail.com>

> I wrote a script which is when I run it, it puts my localhost installation
> of the wordpress site back to the right after 5-min-install state.
> So it basically truncates most tables and bam brings to the fresh state...
> ( I just won't touch the user stuff and the options table ) but everythinh
> else back to seed 0.
> So when I run that script, I am left with Mr. Wordpress's Comment plus the
> Hello World post and the Sample Page. And that's what I call back-to-5-min
> install state.
> This script is a time saver for me. Cause I'm doing some heavy duty plug in
> development and I'd like such quick actions to be available to me.
> but I'd like to take it to the next level.
> I'd like to attach an argument to that function of mine to tell my engine,
> "hey go ahead and run this
> https://wpcom-themes.svn.automattic.com/demo/theme-unit-test-data.xml
> while
> we are at it.
> My question to you is what API call should I use so that my script gives me
> the back-to-5-min install state plus the theme-unit-test-data.xml?
> Thank you
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