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WordPress Importer

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


165 reviews
Average Rating
3.2 out of 5 stars
Resourceful plugin
By , for WP 3.9.1

Can come in handy.

Never, ever works first time.
By , for WP 3.9.1

Surely there has to be a better option or improvements that can be made to this plugin.

Yes it's free and yes it works eventually (sometimes after 9-10 attempts) but it's one of the most frustrating plugins to use.

Currently about to try for the 5th time to import 10 pages and 22 blog posts on a fresh install.

It's just painful.

*update, took 14 attempts. FOURTEEN !!!!!

**another update - NO LONGER IMPORTS IMAGES !!!!


can anyone recommend an alternative?

Awesome Plugin
By , for WP 3.9.1

I've used this a lot for ACF exports and imports which saves a ton of time. However recently I had a massive site problem on a very in-depth WordPress site. This site had multiple custom post types, with one of them using around 30 ACF fields.

I setup a new site from scratch, and then imported all of the data from the old with with this plugin. Worked beautifully. Holy crap this saved me.

Thanks for a great plugin!

It works (kind of)
By ,

Can't say it's doesn't work, but results are quite unexpected.

Doesn't import images
By , for WP 3.9

I have wasted so much time with this substandard importer. Even when I click the "import images into media library" option, it just links to the old site images. No featured images with the new posts either. PRetty much had to rebuild the site from the base up every time I've used this. Almost useless

browser buton doesn't work
By , for WP 3.8.3

Hi !
When I installed the plugin, I went to wordpress and after that click on Browser but nothing happen.
Can you help please

By ,

Very nice plugin

Easy work
By , for WP 3.7.1

Very great

Pick it up Losers
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Wow you guys need to do some work on this plugin. Move your website should be this hard.

Works well
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Not sure about all the bad ratings, it does what it says

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