Plugin Reviews

WordPress Importer

Import posts, pages, comments, custom fields, categories, tags and more from a WordPress export file.

229 reviews
Average Rating
3.1 out of 5 stars
It works.
By , for WP 4.6

The plugin always does its job, nothing more, nothing less (at least for me).

Updated for WordPress 4.6
By , for WP 4.6

I use this plugin all the time between my site and a local staging installation. It's fantastic and now that It's updated for 4.6 it's even better.


Not working on PHP 7
By , for WP 4.5.3

Gives an error

Simplistic, but works
By , for WP 4.5.3

I regularly use this importer and exporter when replicating content to another site. It doesn't do anything fancy like prevent duplicate content, but it's a nice, simple tool to export and import page and post content reliably.

Keiner mehr da?
By , for WP 4.5.3

Hallo, ist bei WordPress.org keiner mehr dafür zuständig, das Plugin upzudaten?
Ich habe versucht, einen Ersatz zu finden, aber den gibt es offensichtlich nicht.
Ist WordPress jetzt am Ende?

excellent Plugin
By , for WP 4.5.3

good and excellent work

ACF import with large fields problem
By , for WP 4.5.3

I have a problem when importing ACF xml files containing large rules (e.g. a set of nested fields and repeaters). Plugin simply adds an empty field. Please fix it.

Deprecated function error
By , for WP 4.5.3

Please update the plugin.

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; WP_Import has a deprecated constructor in C:\xampp\htdocs\wordpress\wp-content\plugins\wordpress-importer\wordpress-importer.php on line 38

Warning: Declaration of WP_Import::bump_request_timeout() should be compatible with WP_Importer::bump_request_timeout($val) in C:\xampp\htdocs\wordpress\wp-content\plugins\wordpress-importer\wordpress-importer.php on line 38

By , for WP 4.5.2

Just stop with on error or explaination

Error prone
By , for WP 4.5.2

This importer is error prone, unpredictable and even doesn't work with simple post types. It is just annoying.

Generally it works and I would contact the author first for improvements, but this is a "core" plugin of WordPress.

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