Plugin Reviews

Import External Images

Makes local copies of all the linked images in a post, adding them as gallery attachments.

63 reviews
Average Rating
4.6 out of 5 stars
Awesome ++++
By , for WP 4.4.2

Great plugin. thank you so much

Works like a charm
By , for WP 4.4.2

Not updated for 1 year but still it works. Thanks.

Nice functionalities
By , for WP 4.4.2

I have tried the plugin on my blog and it worked 100% okey

By , for WP 4.4.2


SO, for anyone hating the WP importer plugin because it just doesn't work at all for more nuanced applications like exporting selected posts/categories, you'll first need to install and run "Export Plus": https://wordpress.org/plugins/export-plus/

Import your file to your new WP site, then run this gem "Import External Images" and you're done!

I hope both plugin Auths keep these vital plugs updated!

Works perfect
By , for WP 4.4.2

Converting a website from Adobe Business Catalyst to WordPress was a breeze with this plugin. Use the WordPress RSS importer to get the posts in, then this plugin to import the images into WordPress... Amazing!!

Highly recommended!
By , for WP 4.4.2

Very helpyful in order to save time and data. Thanks alot!

Still works in 4.4.1
By , for WP 4.4.1

Really great plugin. There are a few workarounds though, for example on Amazon images that are https:// should be changed in the database to http:// before they can be imported. Other than that this is awesome - helped me stacks with a recent migration. Eternally greatful.

Did the job quickly and easily
By , for WP 4.4

Works exactly as it promises.

Great idea
By , for WP 4.4

Useful solution to a very specific problem.

Works Great, Needs an updated How-To
By , for WP 4.3.1

Author needs to add something like "Site wide importing can be done from the Media -> Import Images screen with modifiers" to the FAQ or how-to.

Otherwise, this worked out fantastically. You can also go through each page and post individually and import them there or just use the above to import eveerything.

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