[wp-hackers] GSoc - here we go !

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Thu Mar 25 19:53:38 UTC 2010

On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 2:27 PM, Perro Hunter <perro.hunter at gmail.com> wrote:
> In a stand alone installation of WP I haven't seen an option to import media straight from an already existing wordpress, it only allows me to import a XML dump file, previously exported from another wordpress, this idea is aimed for standard users that find it really difficult to move their blog from one location to another, as I mentioned before this idea not necessarily needs a FTP as most of the communication could be done via POST
> If I missed the feature please tell me where to find it

Have you actually tried to import a real live WordPress XML dump? When
you do, it gives you the option to pull the media files directly from
the remote server. It loads them up using sideload, then does
search/replace to fix the URLs in the content and so forth.


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