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Sams Teach Yourself Movable Type in 24 Hours by Porter Glendinning, Molly E. Holzschlag

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Understanding the Migration Process

So Movable Type wasn't your first weblog management tool. That's okay—everyone makes mistakes. The important thing is that you're here now. Or maybe you did start out with Movable Type, but now you have to move your weblog to a different server. The problem, though, is that you've got a pile of existing content that you don't want to just abandon. What you need is a way to migrate that content from your old weblog into your new one. Fortunately, Six Apart has already thought of you, and Movable Type includes features that make this a fairly straightforward process.

When we say “migration” in this context, what we're talking about is a two-part process: exporting your entries from your old system and then importing ...

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