While there is a WordPress plugin that will export to the Ghost format directly, it only seems to work some of the time, and users of WordPress.com will have a hard time using it seeing how WP.com doesn't allow plugins at all (in its free account).
This is a simple command-line tool that takes a WordPress XML file as input and prints the corresponding Ghost JSON to standard out. It currently converts the following:
- Posts: title, slug, content, page/post, featured, status, creation/publication date
- Catgeories: name, slug, description (converted to tags)
- Tags: name, slug
WordPress authors are parsed, but not added to the output yet because Ghost currently only supports editing the primary user during imports.
$ cd wp2ghost $ npm install $ node bin/wp2ghost.js <your-wordpress-xml> > ghost.json
Next, go to http://example.com/ghost, select Labs in the menu on the
left, and import
ghost.json. All your content should now show up!