Import attachments from another WordPress blog using a WXR file.
I found the WordPress Importer plugin is good for importing posts and comments, but is lacking when it comes to importing large attachments (like images) from large sites. My import would often time out and crash. I wrote this plugin to help with my own blog migrations, but I hope you find it useful too.
This plugin uses FileReader and to parse the XML file in the browser, then uses ajax to request WordPress perform individual uploads.
Attachment Importer - A plugin for WordPress to import attachments from another blog using a WXR file. Copyright (C) 2014 Toasted Lime
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Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.0.14
Last Updated: 2 years ago
Active Installs: 3,000+
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