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WordPress Importer

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

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143 reviews
Average Rating
3.2 out of 5 stars
Two fails in one weekend
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Attempted to use this plugin twice on two completely separate and clean WP installs. Both failed; one - with over 400 CPTs - failed to import featured images (was up until 4am fixing that one) and the other just failed to import anything with a 403 error - I didn't have permission to access wp-admin/admin.php, apparently. Beware!

still wonder why such plugins are not part of the core
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this is a must use for so many occasions like import/export, staging/live kind of wordpress xml imports, should've been definitely part of the core.

Featured Image mapping
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Not only does this plugin not import images, but any post with an assigned Featured Image is mapped incorrectly.

not work with wp 4
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i lost future image in the new site

worked
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It could work better. However. It helped me. Thanks

This plugin needs work. Wastes my time everytime.
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Maybe it's the XML wordpress exports, or maybe it's this import plugin, but migrating a blog from one host to another shouldn't hurt this bad.

This simply can not handle attachments. Try the wordpress attachment importer for that.

Working
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Working

No featured image import. No good!
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IF YOU ARE EXPORTING POSTS THE FEATURED IMAGES WILL NOT COME WITH THEM.

Posts moved over pretty easily, but the featured images/media did not. Seems to be a common/normal unsolved problem. So you will have to re-upload and re-choose all your featured images. Do not rely on this plugin if you planned to easily move content from one site to another!

Life Saver
By , for WP 4.0

I can't believe I was so stupid before. I used to manually copy and paste all of my content (excluding comments) to my new websites. Not any more. Thanks for saving all the pain.

The one and only plugin I always use to import!
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When I need to import anything in my WordPress powered sites, the only plugin I always use is this one. Never had a single problem.

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