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How do I import content from another system?

Wordpress is able to import posts from many other content management systems. Firstly use the administration panel go to Tools->Import, here you will be presented with the following systems for importing from:

Blogger Import posts, comments, and users from a Blogger blog.
Blogroll Import links in OPML format.
Blogware Import posts from Blogware.
Bunny’s Technorati Tags Import Bunny’s Technorati Tags into WordPress tags.
Categories and Tags Converter Convert existing categories to tags or tags to categories, selectively.
DotClear Import categories, users, posts, comments, and links from a DotClear blog.
GreyMatter Import users, posts, and comments from a Greymatter blog.
Jerome’s Keywords Import Jerome’s Keywords into WordPress tags.
LiveJournal Import posts from LiveJournal using their API.
Movable Type and TypePad Import posts and comments from a Movable Type or Typepad blog.
RSS Import posts from an RSS feed.
Simple Tagging Import Simple Tagging tags into WordPress tags.
Textpattern Import categories, users, posts, comments, and links from a Textpattern blog.
Ultimate Tag Warrior Import Ultimate Tag Warrior tags into WordPress tags.
WordPress Import posts, pages, comments, custom fields, categories, and tags from a WordPress export file.

 

The Wordpress website has details and more scripts for assisting with importing from additional systems. Please visit the following webpage to read more details:

http://codex.wordpress.org/Importing_Content

 You can also contact the Web support group on extension 4851 for further assistance.

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Last Updated: 04/03/2013