Monday, July 7, 2008

How to Import Wordpress blogs to Blogger?


For many years bloggers on other platforms were frustated by the inability to import their blogs to Blogger. One had to copy and paste each post individually from a non-Blogger blog to a Blogger blog. Those days are over now since Blogger has introduced import-export facility available at the moment only through Blogger-in-Draft.

You can import posts and comments from any blogging platform which gives you ability to export your blog as an XML file. This is how to do it from Wordpress to Blogger........


  • Login to your Wordpress blog (Site Admin):
  • Click the 'Manage' link at the top.
  • Click the 'Export' subtab of the Manage tab.
  • You can choose to export posts from a single author or from all authors.
  • Click 'Download Export File'.
  • Click Save in the popup window.
  • Choose a location on your disk and click Save in the explorer window.
  • An XML file is saved on your disk. Remember the location where it is saved.


  • Login at Blogger in Draft :
  • Click 'Create a Blog' link on Dashboard.
  • Under Advanced Options, click the Import Blog Tool link.
  • Click 'Browse' button.
  • Explorer window will open.
  • Navigate to where you saved the XML file exported from Wordpress.
  • Click on the file to choose it.
  • Click 'Open' in the explorer window.
  • Type in the Word Verification letters.
  • Click Upload arrow at the bottom.


  • Login at Blogger in Draft as before.
  • Click Settings link under the Blog title.
  • Click Import Blog link under Blog Tools on Basic subtab.
  • Follow same steps to upload the XML file exported from Wordpress.
  • Check the box next to Automatically publish all imported posts before you click Import Blog or else you will have to publish them separately afterwards.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This feature is at present offered only from Blogger in Draft but soon after all the bugs have been ironed out you will be able to do this directly from


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