One of the most unpleasant tasks when is importing entries from the old website to the new one. Especially since the native WordPress Import/Export tool is not entirely accurate, to put it mildly ( shhhh, it’s a bit shit!!!). Because the featured images of the blog posts don’t matter. Therefore, in this article, I am going to show you a very fast and reliable way to export WordPress posts with their featured image. There are other ways to import entries from another blog. Such as directly making a copy of the database . You can even migrate a complete WordPress website from one installation to another or migrate a Blogger blog to a WordPress one , but in this case we only want to solve the little problem of the official WordPress importer, which skips all the featured images , even if you select the option to import media.
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How to export and import posts from one and import all posts from one website to another, we just have to install the Zippy plugin . In short, what this plugin will do is save the content in ZIP format so that you can download it and take it to another company data website. I tell you the steps you must take: Step 1: Download, install and activate the Zippy plugin on the WordPress where the posts are located. Step 2: In the WordPress side menu, go to “Posts” and select all of them (or the ones you want to export). If you have many entries “hidden” after pagination (20 are shown by default). I recommend that you increase the “Number of elements per page” in the top “Screen Options” tab , so that none are left unselected. Step 3: Click above on “Batch Actions” and select the “Archive Zippy” option .
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Click “Apply” and save the ZIP file to your computer. Step 4: Install the Zippy plugin on the new website and go to “Tools > Zippy” . Select the ZIP file that You can even migrate a complete WordPress website from one installation to another or BW Lists migrate a Blogger blog to a WordPress one . But in this case we only want to solve. The little problem of the official WordPress importer, which skips all the featured images , even if you select the option to import media. you downloaded from the old website and import it by selecting the options that interest you from those. That appear on the screen (I recommend that you check all of them).