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Migrating your Blog

Do you have an existing Blog that you want to move over? Follow the steps below for an easy move.

When you import your Blog into Simplero, we remember the path (aka the slug) from your old site and make sure that path works on your Simplero site as well. Once you set up your custom domain and publish the post, someone who clicks an old link will see the post in Simplero. 

We support importing a blog from a file in XML (RSS) format. We have tested the import with the following providers:

  • WordPress

  • Squarespace

  • Weebly

  • Blogger

  • Wix

  • Joomla

Other providers are untested but may work.

Depending on the information in the file, we may import related information like categories, author information, and attached media. We recommend you review the data after you import it.

If you import from the same blog site again, we will update any already imported information with the latest version.

Export your Blog

  1. Sign into your existing Blog, and go to the "Dashboard

  2. Scroll down to the "Tools" menu on the left-hand side, near the bottom of the dashboard

  3. Choose the "Export" box from the list of options

  4. Choose the amount of content you want to export. Generally, you would choose All content.

  5. Click "Download Export File" this will create an "XML" file of your entire Blog on your computer.

Import to your Simplero Site

  1. Select Site from your Simplero Dashboard

  2. Select the Blog tab

  3. Select Import from other site

  4. A screen will pop up where you can select the file you downloaded above

  5. Then click the "Upload and Import" button.

Depending on the way the xml file was formatted by your previous site, there may be some ‘clean up’ to do to get your Simplero blog looking the way you want it to. Please review your new blog and make whatever changes you like.