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Migrating Posts to Graffiti

Graffiti’s migration tool allows you to import your posts into Graffiti from a non-Graffiti site.

The migration tool supports following application types for importing into Graffiti:
  • Community Server 2007
  • Community Server 2.1
  • Wordpress
  • BlogML
  • dasBlog

Procedure

1. Navigate to Control Panel > Site Options > Utilities > Migrator.
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When you click Migrator, the Graffiti Migration Tool opens.
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2. Select the type of application type which you used to publish the posts you want to import.
  • If you are importing Community Server posts, you must provide the database connection string, Community Server application key, and your username.
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  • If you are importing posts from Wordpress or BlogML, you must browse to your posts’ location.
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  • If you are importing posts from dasBlog, you must upload the content folder from dasBlog and copy it to your Graffiti root directory.
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3. Click Get data. The list of posts displays.
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4. Check the checkboxes for the posts you want to import.

5. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to do the following:
  • Select the post author from the Author drop-down list.
  • Specify the category with which you want the posts associated.
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6. Click Import Posts. A message at the bottom of the page tells you when the import is complete.
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Last edited Apr 1, 2010 at 11:39 PM by jkillebrew, version 4

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