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

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Importing Entries

At this point, you should have an export file of entries ready to be pulled into your new Movable Type weblog. In order to do this, the first thing you need to do is upload the file to the proper place on your server.

1.
Open your FTP client and log in to your account on your server.
2.
Navigate to the directory where you installed Movable Type (where the mt.cgi file is).
3.
Create a directory named import inside of that directory.
4.
Open the import directory and upload your export file in ASCII mode.

The export file has now become your import file. Now you need to go into Movable Type and tell it to read in the file. You do this on the Import/Export Entries screen, using these steps:

1.
Log in to the Movable Type administration ...

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