Importing existing html files (4 posts)

  1. boardtc
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I have some existing html pages that i would like to import into my new wordpress hosted site. Having searched the forum for the last hour the topic has been mentioned a number of times but I have not been able to find an answer.

    Some of the html pages have a number of tables organising the information.

    If any documentation exists on this please point me in the right direction.

    Thanks a lot,


  2. EileenP
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I want the same info. Did you ever find it? This has got to be a common task that new users want to do!

  3. journeyguy
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Me too!

  4. obscure
    Posted 8 years ago #

    There is no simple answer I'm afraid because HTML and WordPress are two fundamentally different things. HTML is static pages which contain both formating info and content. WordPress is a dynamic system where the content and the formating are separate. You will have to set up your WP site and then create a page and then copy the text from your old page into the new one.

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