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BoldGrid makes it easy to get started with WordPress no matter which blogging platform you’re coming from. In this article, we will show you how you can migrate your blog from Blogger to your WordPress host.

In order to migrate from Blogger, you will only need to follow two simple steps. The method we advance here will transfer all of your page, post, and media content.

  1. Export the backup file from Blogger
  2. Import the Blogger file contents into WordPress

Make sure to read our article on getting started with a blog page, to make sure your BoldGrid installation is displaying blog posts.

Export the Blogger File

In order to migrate from Blogger to WordPress, you must access the .xml backup file. This file will contain page, post, and comment data.

You can find this file following the steps below:

  1. Blogger menuFrom the blogger admin menu, click Settings.
  2. Choose OtherAnd choose Other.
  3. Backup fileUnder Import & back up click Back up Content.
  4. Download fileSave the .xml file to a convenient location.

Import the Backup File Into WordPress

Once you have downloaded the .xml file to your computer, we will just need to get the contents uploaded into your WordPress/BoldGrid installation.

WordPress comes with Import tools designed to make this a smooth transition.

  1. Log into BoldGridLog into BoldGrid.
  2. Import toolsUnder Tools choose Import.
  3. Install Blogger import toolFor Blogger, click Install Now.
  4. Run ImporterClick Run Importer.
  5. Choose FileClick the Choose File button.
  6. Upload File and ImportAfter choosing your .xml file Upload file and import.
  7. Blogger fileImport the Blogger user or assign posts to a current WordPress user (if your’re unsure, then assign posts to existing user and select from the drop-down list).
  8. SubmitClick Submit.

Well done! You should receive a success notice when the import is complete. You have successfully transferred your blogger content into WordPress and BoldGrid.




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