MSTW CSV Export Plugin Users Manual

MSTW CSV Export Plugin Overview

The MSTW CSV Exporter plugin exports custom post types and taxonomies from both new and deprecated MSTW plugins to CSV format files for import into the new MSTW plugins. It supports data migration when upgrading from the MSTW Game Locations, MSTW Game Schedules, and Team Rosters (v 3.1.2) plugins to the new MSTW Schedules & Scoreboards and MSTW Team Rosters … Continue reading

Change Log

1.2 Added the ability to export the Team Rosters CPT (players) and taxonomy (teams). Also allows player photos to be moved from site to site automagically in the import/export process. See the Team Rosters CSV Import man page for more information. 1.1 Added the ability to export MSTW Schedules & Scoreboards CPT’s – schedules, games, teams, sports, and venues – … Continue reading

CSV File Format

The Comma Separated Value (CSV) files consist of a row for each ‘data record’; i.e., each post of the specified MSTW Custom Post Type (CPT) and custom taxonomy. The plugin will format everything correctly for you, but the following information is provided should you wish to create your own CSV file to create and import teams, venues, games, schedules, or … Continue reading

Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I get an ugly (fatal) error when I activate Game Schedules after activating CSV Exporter? Given the plugin’s current purpose, it makes sense that Game Schedules will be installed and activated before CSV Exporter is installed and activated . There is an easy workaround. Simply deactivate both plugins (you don’t need to uninstall them), activate Game Schedules first, … Continue reading

Installation

The normal installation methods for WordPress plugins work: Go to the Plugins->Installed plugins screen in WordPress Admin. Click on Add New. Search for MSTW CSV Exporter. Install and activate it. Download the plugin (.zip file) from WordPress.org. Go to the Plugins->Installed plugins screen in WordPress Admin. Click on Add New. Click on the Upload link. Find the downloaded .zip file … Continue reading

Known Bugs

Please report any bugs via the WordPress support forums or the MSTW Gold Support forums. If this plugin is activated BEFORE the Game Schedules plugin, a fatal error occurs when the Game Schedules plugin activated. There is no reason to install this plugin before the Game Schedules plugin, which is no longer supported. So this bug will likely not be … Continue reading