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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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161 reviews
Average Rating
3.2 out of 5 stars
worst plugin
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worst plugin ever !!!

Error when installing on 4.1
By , for WP 4.1
Strict Standards: Redefining already defined constructor for class WXR_Parser_Regex in .../wp-content/plugins/wordpress-importer/parsers.php on line 408

Strict Standards: Declaration of WP_Import::bump_request_timeout() should be compatible with WP_Importer::bump_request_timeout($val) in .../wp-content/plugins/wordpress-importer/wordpress-importer.php on line 38
Errors
By , for WP 4.1

These errors show up when I activate the importer plugin and go to Tools > Import.

Strict Standards: Redefining already defined constructor for class WXR_Parser_Regex in .../wp-content/plugins/wordpress-importer/parsers.php on line 408

Strict Standards: Declaration of WP_Import::bump_request_timeout() should be compatible with WP_Importer::bump_request_timeout($val) in .../wp-content/plugins/wordpress-importer/wordpress-importer.php on line 38
Stuck in step 2
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I'm stuck at step 2, blank page appears. I've used this plugin before and worked really well, not now. I've read that there're problems with WP version 4.1.

Works Great
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Does what it says

Bad solution
By , for WP 4.1

Unfortunately its literally not working with 4.1.

Often have problems with menu import - sometimes it goes fine and sometimes not.

Do not import the reading home and blog pages too. Would be nice to add this feature.

Its sad that such a widely used plugin does not get enough attention.

Excellent plug-in
By , for WP 4.1

Superb - this saved me hours and hours when I migrated from an old WP blog to a new site. Thanks.

Used on two sites and it works
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I keep expecting something to go horribly wrong, but it just works day after day.

I am so use to things failing, I get really paranoid when stuff just works.

Something has to be wrong someplace, but I have yet to find it.

Horrible piece of crapp
By , for WP 4.1

This gotta be the worst plugin ever, a simple import and export and it just dont work.

Who ever coded this should be fired, the file is only 23 mb and it cant even handle that.

The solution for me was to split the xml file into files of 300kb chunks and then import then 1 by 1.

That is the only way this piece of crapp will work

Makes Life So Much Easier
By , for WP 4.0.1

Can't imagine what a drag it would be to do all this manually on the MYSQL end of things. Love this handy helper.

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