migration http://drupal.sh/taxonomy/term/27 en Content imports and exports with Drupal, WordPress and WXR http://drupal.sh/import-export-drupal-wordpress-wxr <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Content imports and exports with Drupal, WordPress and WXR</span> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img property="schema:image" src="http://drupal.sh/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/2016-06/wxr-logo.jpg?itok=yz6UMIzw" width="480" height="270" alt="WordPress Extended RSS logo" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-large" /></div> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>On the internet information is free, but still locked down in relational database formats of CMSes like Drupal or WordPress. Exporting and importing content can be a chore, but agreeing on a proven format will help content migration projects.</p> <p>WordPress Extended RSS is an extension to the <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSS">RSS format</a> and could be a universal language for content migrations. It is widely deployed in the WordPress world and offers enough structure for migrating common content structures like news articles and content pages.</p> <p>The next time you are doing migrations, consider exporting to WXR first and importing that. Standardising like this will help you the next time around.</p> <p>Read more:</p> <ul><li><a href="http://devtidbits.com/2011/03/16/the-wordpress-extended-rss-wxr-exportimport-xml-document-format-decoded-and-explained/">The WordPress eXtended Rss (WXR) Export/Import, XML Document Format Decoded and Explained.</a></li> <li><a href="https://dev.acquia.com/blog/importing-wordpress-blogs-drupal">Importing WordPress blogs into Drupal</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.phparch.com/2015/10/exporting-drupal-nodes-with-php-and-drush/">Exporting Drupal Nodes with PHP and Drush</a></li> </ul></div> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="http://drupal.sh/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">dryer</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2015-10-06T18:43:01+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 10/06/2015 - 18:43</span> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above clearfix"> <h3 class="field__label">Tags</h3> <ul class="links field__items"><li><a href="http://drupal.sh/taxonomy/term/8" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">drupal 8</a></li> <li><a href="http://drupal.sh/taxonomy/term/27" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">migration</a></li> <li><a href="http://drupal.sh/taxonomy/term/28" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">coupling</a></li> </ul></div> <section rel="schema:comment" class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"></section><div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="comment-forbidden"><a href="http://drupal.sh/user/login?destination=/import-export-drupal-wordpress-wxr%23comment-form">Log in</a> to post comments</li></ul></div> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 18:43:01 +0000 dryer 26 at http://drupal.sh