WordPress Importer


Der WordPress Importer kann folgende Inhalte aus einer WordPress-Export-Datei importieren:

  • Beiträge, Seiten und andere individuelle Beitragstypen
  • Kommentare
  • Benutzerdefinierte Felder und Beitrags-Meta
  • Kategorien, Schlagwörter und Begriffe aus individuellen Taxonomien
  • Autoren

Weitere Informationen und Anleitungen sind unter Codex page on Importing Content (engl.) zu finden.


Der Importer bietet einige Filter, die dir erlauben bestimmte Funktionalitäten komplett zu aktivieren/blockieren:

  • import_allow_create_users: return false if you only want to allow mapping to existing users
  • import_allow_fetch_attachments: return false if you do not wish to allow importing and downloading of attachments
  • import_attachment_size_limit: return an integer value for the maximum file size in bytes to save (default is 0, which is unlimited)

There are also a few actions available to hook into:

  • import_start: occurs after the export file has been uploaded and author import settings have been chosen
  • import_end: called after the last output from the importer


Die schnellste Methode, um den Importer zu installieren ist:

  1. Gehe zu Werkzeuge > Daten importieren im WordPress-Dashboard
  2. Klicke auf den WordPress-Link in der Lister der Importer
  3. Klicke „Jetzt installieren“
  4. Zum Schluss klicke „Importer ausführen“

Falls du es vorziehst Dinge manuell einzurichten, dann folge diesen Anweisungen:

  1. Lade den wordpress-importer-Ordner in das /wp-content/plugins/-Verzeichnis
  2. Aktiviere das Plugin mittels dem ‚Plugins‘-Menü in WordPress
  3. Gehe zu Werkzeuge > Daten importieren, klicke auf WordPress


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If your exported file is very large, the import script may run into your host’s configured memory limit for PHP.

A message like „Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 8388608 bytes exhausted“ indicates that the script can’t successfully import your XML file under the current PHP memory limit. If you have access to the php.ini file, you can manually increase the limit; if you do not (your WordPress installation is hosted on a shared server, for instance), you might have to break your exported XML file into several smaller pieces and run the import script one at a time.

For those with shared hosting, the best alternative may be to consult hosting support to determine the safest approach for running the import. A host may be willing to temporarily lift the memory limit and/or run the process directly from their end.

WordPress Codex: Inhalte importieren


21. November 2019
Mostly works for unmodified exports of simple things, but easily breaks when the XML is formatted slightly differently (but still valid), or when the content being exported is somewhat non-standard.
27. Oktober 2019
The importer, imports ~500 post and later timeout! Hey WordPress! What is ajax? I have 20k posts. Simple ajax loop can adds 100 post every time. You can do it! 0 (Zero star).
6. September 2019
No matter which site it is... no matter what I do... half of the website's images NEVER IMPORT. I'm constantly stuck having to go back and manually download images from a client's old site and upload them to the new dev site. I've never been able to successfully use this plugin. It sucks. Plain and simple.
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  • Improve PHP7 compatibility.
  • Fix bug that caused slashes to be stripped from imported comments.
  • Fix for various deprecation notices including wp_get_http() and screen_icon().
  • Fix for importing export files with multiline term meta data.


  • Add support for import term metadata.
  • Fix bug that caused slashes to be stripped from imported content.
  • Fix bug that caused characters to be stripped inside of CDATA in some cases.
  • Fix PHP notices.



  • Support for WXR 1.2 and multiple CDATA sections
  • Post aren’t duplicates if their post_type’s are different


  • Double check that the uploaded export file exists before processing it. This prevents incorrect error messages when
    an export file is uploaded to a server with bad permissions and WordPress 3.3 or 3.3.1 is being used.


  • Import comment meta (requires export from WordPress 3.2)
  • Minor bugfixes and enhancements


  • Map comment user_id where possible
  • Import attachments from wp:attachment_url
  • Upload attachments to correct directory
  • Remap resized image URLs correctly


  • Use an XML Parser if possible
  • Proper import support for nav menus
  • … and much more, see Trac ticket #15197


  • Erstveröffentlichung