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Moving Your Type: MT->WP Migrations

Posted April 17, 2004 by Ryan Boren. Filed under Newsletter.

Recently, there’s been quite a few ‘switchers’ from MovableType to WordPress noted here in the devblog, with an attendant rise in MT-related questions in the forums. For those of you switching (or considering the move) the following recent articles will be of great use:

Shelley Powers at Burningbird has written several articles detailing her move to WordPress; these are perhaps the most helpful:

Carthik has written a detailed guide for importing your MT entries into WordPress over here.

Last but not least, Gregory Auld at stuff/things has written the first in a series of articles comparing the templating systems of MovableType and WordPress.

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  1. Notice anything different?
    No, not the haircut. Not only is there a completely new layout design, I have changed from Movabletype to WordPress. I have to say, not only is WordPress THE ABSOLUTE EASIEST thing I’ve done so far in my short time hosting my own websites, the …

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  2. Or maybe not…
    In any case, if I do switch to WordPress, this entry has some handy links to help me.

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