WordPress Importer
Trouble importing external, non-WP, content (2 posts)

  1. gpspake
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I need to import a ton (hundreds and hundreds) of old .htm files and I'm not sure if this is the right plugin to be using.
    But even if it is, I've been experimenting and I can't get the plugin to work properly even with test data.
    To remove as many variables as I could I exported my posts from WordPress to an wxr file and removed all but one post and replaced the data with some dummy data.
    When I try to import it though, the body of the import page just white screens and I can see that a post has been created but it's just a txt file with none of the content I added.
    I'm really confused and I'm not having much luck in my research. Can anyone give me any guidance? Thanks.


  2. Kim Parsell
    WP Mom
    Posted 3 years ago #

    The WordPress Importer plugin is for importing content from one WordPress install to another.

    You need to use the HTML Import 2 plugin instead to import your .htm files:

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