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Opened 3 years ago

Closed 4 months ago

#22988 closed enhancement (fixed)

Import blogger site from its exported XML file

Reported by: mark-k Owned by:
Milestone: WordPress.org Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Import Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


I saw that wordpress.com has an option to do that.

Change History (3)

#1 @Workshopshed
3 years ago

Looking a the XML dump provided from blogger it appears to be similar to what is provided by the direct load API except that the settings, posts, pages and comments are all in the same file with a flag to indicate their type.

To make the existing importer work with a different data source would require some code restructuring to decouple the processing from the downloading of data. Some work in that direction has already been done in this version.


It's a shame that Wordpress.com don't share their work on the importer as they have obviously have a more sophisticated importer than the .org version.

Last edited 3 years ago by Workshopshed (previous) (diff)

#2 @SergeyBiryukov
3 years ago

  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to WordPress.org

#3 @Otto42
4 months ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

The new Blogger Importer 0.9 does exactly this. The OAuth version no longer works.

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