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WordPress for Web Developers: An Introduction for Web Professionals by Stephanie Leary

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CHAPTER 10

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Importing Content and Migrating Sites

If you’re switching to WordPress from some other platform, you probably need to import some content. There is a plethora of WordPress plugins to import content from other blogging and content management systems. In addition, the WordPress API makes it relatively easy to import content from any MySQL-based content management system.

In this chapter I’ll look at the import tool for wordpress.com, one of the most commonly used import plugins. This tool can import blog posts, pages, comments, menus, images, categories, and tags. I’ll also show you lesser-known import plugins, including a CSV importer ...

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