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PyroCMS to WordPress Migration Tutorial


Exporting PyroCMS data

1. Exporting all posts

2. Exporting files/images meta data (eg. featured images)

3. Exporting actual files/images from the server

Import PyroCMS data to WordPress


Each of the following process needs to be executed separately

1. Importing posts

Note: Create a MySQL function to remove HTML entities for your content
Note: Change database database from UTF8 to UTF8 Unicode
At this moment, the imported posts will NOT have featured images

Updating/Fixing guid for all posts

Importing features images

Importing featured images to wp_postmeta as attached file

Importing featured images to wp_postmeta as thumbnail_id

Adding metadata for your attachment

At this point, everything should works fine. However, if you go to Media, your attachment will not show proper meta data.

Upload assets

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PyroCMS to WordPress DB Structure

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