Import posts, pages, comments, custom fields, categories, tags and more from a WordPress export file.
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!
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.
Not only does this plugin not import images, but any post with an assigned Featured Image is mapped incorrectly.
i lost future image in the new site
It could work better. However. It helped me. Thanks
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.
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!
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.
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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