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

David House dmhouse at gmail.com
Wed May 10 22:06:58 GMT 2006

On 10/05/06, Matt Mullenweg <m at mullenweg.com> wrote:
> 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.

Long-awaited. Long-needed. Great job :)

> It uses RSS2 + a made up wp: namespace. I basically just mapped fields
> in our DB to XML.

Can we get http://automattic.com/there.is.only.wp as the namespace
identifier à la XUL? :)

> 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.

Both good moves.

-David House, dmhouse at gmail.com

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