[wp-hackers] database columns

John Blackbourn johnbillion+wp at gmail.com
Fri Sep 26 13:52:36 GMT 2008

Jerry's right - creating an import file is definitely the way to do
it. You can get your export file by going to the Manage->Export tab
(after you've created a post or two so you have some example data).


On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 2:46 PM, Jerry Johnson <jmiloj at gmail.com> wrote:
> It is actually a lot easier to create a wp import file from your data and
> then import it, than to get all of the data right for a direct db insert.
> As suggested, create your sample in the wordpress admin, then export it.
> Now look through that XML file for the structure needed, and build your
> conversion routine to replicate that structure from your existing data.
> On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 8:59 AM, Benedict Eastaugh <ionfish at gmail.com>wrote:
>> > This is what I'm doing, but I would like to know the meaning of what I'm
>> > doing.
>> >
>> > Ok, I will continue  in this way, thank you!
>> >
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