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Migrate the posts in a Wordpress XML export file to Middleman-style markdown down files.
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wp2middleman

Migrate the posts contained in a Wordpress XML export file to Middleman-style markdown files.

Installation

git clone http://github.com/mdb/wp2middleman
cd wp2middleman
bundle install
rake install

Commandline Usage

wp2mm some_wordpress_export.xml

Results in YYYY-MM-DD-Some-Title.html.markdown, formatted as such:

---
title: 'Some Title'
date: YYYY-MM-DD
tags: foo, bar
---

<p>The post content in HTML or text, depending on how it was saved to Wordpress.</p>
<ul>
<li>list item</li>
<li>another list item</li>
</ul>

Optional Parameters

--body_to_markdown                         converts to markdown
--include_fields=FIELD_ONE FIELD_TWO ETC   includes specific fields in frontmatter

Convert to Markdown

wp2mm some_wordpress_export.xml --body_to_markdown true

Results in YYYY-MM-DD-Some-Title.html.markdown, formatted as such:

---
title: 'Some Title'
date: YYYY-MM-DD
tags: foo, bar
---

The post content in markdown or text, depending on how it was saved to Wordpress.

* list item
* another list item

Include specific post fields

wp2mm some_wordpress_export.xml --include_fields wp:post_id link

Pulls the specified key/values out of the post xml and includes it in frontmatter:

---
title: 'Some Title'
date: YYYY-MM-DD
tags: foo, bar
wp:post_id: '280'
link: http://somewebsite.com/2012/10/some-title
---

<p>The post content in HTML or text, depending on how it was saved to Wordpress.</p>
<ul>
<li>list item</li>
<li>another list item</li>
</ul>
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