[wp-hackers] Cloning content from Master site into new sites on a WP Network
Mika A Epstein
ipstenu at ipstenu.org
Wed Jul 11 19:24:16 UTC 2012
Do you want to clone, or push to both sites at the same time? There are plugins that will publish to multiple blogs at once (broadcast plugins etc). While they seem to only do normal posts, I'm sure you could fork them to do your CPTs :)
On Jul 11, 2012, at 2:17 PM, Jesse Friedman <highfive at jesserfriedman.com> wrote:
> Thanks Otto
> 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
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