[wp-hackers] Keywords to tags

Lloyd Budd lloydomattic at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 16:52:07 GMT 2007

On 6/14/07, Scot Hacker <shacker at birdhouse.org> wrote:
> WP's Movable Type importer currently ignore the Keywords field in MT
> export files, which is unfortunate when you want to convert a client
> who's been on MT for years and wants to switch, but isn't willing to
> lose their tagging system.
> I've modified wp-admin/import/mt.php to successfully convert MT
> keywords to WordPress postmeta  as a "keywords" field (UTW then does
> a good job of converting these fields to tags).
> Is there enough demand out there for something like this that I
> should consider submitting a patch? If there's no chance of it being
> accepted, I'll just post the patch in some forums.

Yes, please submit a ticket with a sample import file (and a patch
against trunk using the new tagging system ;-)). This is very relevant
with the tagging being added to trunk.

Thank you,
Lloyd Budd | Digital Entomologist | 250-885-1744
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