[wp-hackers] XML import/export in [3769]

Doug Stewart dstewart at atl.lmco.com
Wed May 10 21:07:34 GMT 2006

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Matt Mullenweg wrote:
> I finally wrote this long-awaited feature while on the plane from Dublin
> to Atlanta. It's in "works for me" stage, but I think it could use a ton
> of testing and ideas.
> The goals? An easy way to move pages, posts, comments, and postmeta
> between WordPress blogs without doing a lossy export to the MT format
> and back.
> It uses RSS2 + a made up wp: namespace. I basically just mapped fields
> in our DB to XML.
> Import has been moved under "manage" since it's really not a top-level
> priority, and there is now an "export" submenu which downloads the XML
> export of your blog. WordPress is now an option under importing.
> I'd love for people to bang on this, try to break it, see how big a blog
> they can test it on, and generally kick the tires.
> Still deciding on the name...


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