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Last updated by Shekhar Bhandari 1 year, 7 months ago.

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October 19, 2018 at 3:28 pm #2832566


I have a website in English, Portuguese, and Spanish. We have multiple authors posting in these languages, meaning some content is originally in English, some Portuguese, and some Spanish. We're developing a new site and need to migrate content. We're trying to use WP All Export and WP All Import, but I think there may be an issue because our content is not originating from only one language. If I could filter exports by original language and then by original language and translated language into the following files, I think I could do the import according to documentation:

English - Original
Portuguese - Original
Spanish - Original

English - Translated from Portuguese
English - Translated from Spanish

Spanish - Translated from English
Spanish - Translated from Portuguese

Portuguese - Translated from English
Portuguese - Translated from Spanish

However, when I look for fields to filter the content by, I don't seem to be able to filter by the original language of the content. Is there a way to do this? Is there an easier way than having to create these separate files for import?

The documentation I'm trying to follow:

October 22, 2018 at 10:01 am #2837519

Shekhar Bhandari

Languages: English (English )

Timezone: Asia/Kathmandu (GMT+05:45)

Hello there,

Thank you for contacting WPML support. I'd be happy to assist you further on this issue.

Filtering content by original language is not currently possible with WP all Export and WP ALL Import. You can pass the Id's of the post on filtering options to only export certain posts but if the posts are in huge numbers, this possibly isn't going to be efficient.

You can create some custom code and filter the content which is beyond the scope of our support.

At this point, I would suggest you consider contacting one of our certified partners from this link:

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You will get the custom assistance you need to get on with your project.