[wp-hackers] Little problem while importing Wordpress.com WXR into regular wordpress installation...

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Mon Dec 7 15:33:41 UTC 2009


This does exactly what you need. It's also minimal and fast, as it
does nothing more than allowing [youtube=whatever] to work.


On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 2:13 AM, Davit Barbakadze <jayarjo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Wordpress.com let's users to embed youtube videos (and some others)
> using following syntax:
> [youtube=http://in.youtube.com/watch?v=VWE7oVKe2Ws]
> Now when we did export from Wordpress.com and imported WXR into
> regular wordpress installation, all we get in the post is that tag in
> textual representation. No resolution into embed video happens. I
> guess it's because regular wordpress doesn't support this syntax. Is
> there any plugin that does mimic such behavior? Or any hack to turn
> those tags into embeds?
> I know it's possible to write a plugin, but maybe there already exists one?
> --
> Davit Barbakadze
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