How to Remove HubSpot CTA Button Strings in HubSpot to WordPress Migration

When migrating a HubSpot blog to WordPress or another CMS you will often find text strings in your articles that look like this {{cta(‘4cdfhg-a57e-dfh-dfh-5c6dfhgdfhdfgc’,’justifycenter’)}} Most likely you are going to replace those with a new button pointing to a landing page but that takes time to update. Also doing a database find and replace would work… Read more »

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WP All Import Export Subset of Posts by Slug Array [code snippet]

When performing a WordPress blog migration you sometimes just need to export a certain number of posts vs the entire collection. The easiest way I have found to do this is by performing a custom query using the list of posts by their url slug.

 

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Would you recommend switching your website from WordPress CMS to HubSpot CMS?

If you answer yes to a lot of the questions below, I would consider HubSpot CMS. Is your site mostly public-facing content and nothing needs to be private or require high levels of secure access? Do you have a global team of marketing and sales? Do you need to translate content? Do you need the… Read more »

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How to Redirect WWW to non WWW WordPress [htaccess snippet]

Below are two code recipes for your htaccess file to redirect different versions of your domain. Once you have things added you can use this redirect testing tool to verify all the versions of your domain are redirecting properly.

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How to Migrate a HubSpot Blog to WordPress

If you are looking for a way to migrate and export your HubSpot blog to WordPress there isn’t a one click option, unfortunately. However, by following the steps below you can create a CSV file of the data to import into your WordPress site. How to Export HubSpot blog data to import into WordPress

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How to Get a List of WordPress PDF, Image, Post, or Page URLS

Below are two PHP scripts you can use to help get a list of URLs of content in your WordPress site. I use these when I am migrating posts or media library files to another sites without using a plugin. Follow the steps below to use these scripts Open a text editor and copy and… Read more »

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How to Create a List of Urls and Meta Titles from a Domain

I was working on a site migration and I needed to create an excel spreadsheet of all of the urls, page titles, and meta description. This document would then be shared with the copywriters to work on editing the page copy. I found some nice online tools to make this process easy. Step 1: Generate… Read more »

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How to Setup a Virtual Server Using Wamp

Create your project directory c:/wamp/www/project-name Open Wamp & Click Add a Virtual Host Fill out both of the inputs outlined in read enter the name of your site. I use projectname.test Enter the path to the directory you just created in step 1 Clear Hosts DNS Cache Open command line and enter ipconfig /flushdns Restart… Read more »

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How to Export & Import mysql Database from Command Line

I was recently working on creating a local instance of a WordPress site and was using Wamp. When I was importing the database it was throwing an error (mysql error 2006 mysql server has gone away) because the packet size was too large. I used the command line to import the database and increase the… Read more »

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How to Redirect Known Pages and Wildcard for Everything Else with htaccess

I recently worked on a project which needed me to shut down a WordPress blog and migrate it’s content. I had about 20 posts and pages that were going to migrate but everything else was going to be deleted. Since htaccess runs their commands from the top to the bottom, place your known redirects above… Read more »

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