[wp-hackers] WXR format documentation

Dougal Campbell dougal at gunters.org
Wed Sep 2 16:55:11 UTC 2009

On Sep 2 2009 7:36 AM, Harish Narayanan wrote:
> Hmm. Perhaps I will try this. I have been googling for reference
> documentation on WXR for a couple of days and I haven't stumbled upon
> anything.

As far as I know, nobody has created any reference documentation for 
WXR. The best reference is really the PHP source for the importer and 
exporter in WordPress itself. As the name (WordPress eXtended RSS) 
implies, it's basically RSS with some extra WP-specific elements added in.

I worked on a project involving WXR a while back, but it hasn't been 
released to the public (yet), so I'm afraid I can't say much about that. 
But I can say that looking at the source for the importer will give you 
a pretty good idea of what it's expecting.

Dougal Campbell <dougal at gunters.org>

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