Migrating from Blogger to WordPress

Importing your posts from Blogger to Ghost can be a little tricky. Unlike going from WordPress to Ghost, there isn’t a plugin to do the heavy lifting. To get around this, when importing your posts from Blogger, we can use WordPress as the middleman. This article will show you how to move your Blogger posts into WordPress, then you follow our guide on how to import posts from WordPress to Ghost to finish up the job.

Import your Blogger posts into WordPress

Log into your WordPress website and then click on “Tools” from the left navigational menu.

Select your system

Next, select “Blogger” from the list of systems you can import content from.

Install the Blogger importer

After clicking “Blogger” as your system, a popup box will appear, click “Install Now” found at the bottom of the box to install the Blogger importer plugin.

Activate and Run the importer

Next, you’ll see an install screen. From here, click “Activate Plugin & Run Importer” to begin the process of importing your Blogger content to WordPress.

Authorize blogger

Once activated, you’ll be prompted to authorise Blogger to allow WordPress to access your Blogger account.

You will need to “Allow access” via your Google account during this step.

Import your posts to WordPress

Now that you’ve authorised WordPress to access your Blogger account, you should see your Blog listed on the next screen, along with a number of posts that can be imported over. When you’re ready, click “Import” to begin importing your post content into WordPress.

After you’ve clicked “Import,” your screen should look similar to this:

Move your posts from WordPress to Ghost

Now that you’ve moved your Blogger content to WordPress, you’ll need to move your post content from WordPress to Ghost, via our Plugin. For more detailed instruction on how to do this, checkout our guide on how to import your posts from WordPress to Ghost.