How To Move From Posterous To WordPress

February 16, 2013

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This week Posterous announced it would be shutting it's doors. This leaves many bloggers (including this one) looking for another solution. I had setup my personal site and a podcast site on Posterous for ease of use and simple publishing. Now, it's time to move them back into WordPress (where they really should have been all along). This is a good reminder - you should always own your site so this doesn't happen to you. We had issues moving some sites over to WordPress today using the importer plugin that's out there now. So, we forked it, fixed it, tested it - and it works! So give it a try if you are having trouble with the original version of the plugin.

1. Download Our WordPress Importer Plugin

Download, Install, and activate our WordPress Importer Plugin.

2. Enter Your Posterous Info

Then enter your information on the Import Posterous page by going to Tools->Import and selecting "Posterous" from the list.

WordPress Posterous Importer

3. Go Get Coffee

Depending on the amount of posts you have, this could take awhile. WordPress Import Posterous This will finish and let you know when it's done. Then go to Posts and check it out! Check out brudtkuhl.com - I just ran the import!

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