When USMAI migrated from Drupal to Confluence, we did a bulk import of HTML
that worked very well. I wrote a script to scrape the web page and name
files based on their HTML title. The only thing is I can't remember exactly
how we did the import -- either through the UI or directly on the server.
If this sounds like something you'd be interested in trying, let me know
and I can scrounge my notes and speak with the admin I worked with to get
it all working.
On Wed, Sep 15, 2021 at 10:26 AM Pikas, Christina K. <
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> This is very promising -thank you! Turns out I can't even do the Word
> version because the export to word plugin requires access to the cloud.
> Thinking now wordpress xml xport > markdown > pandoc > word ... ew!
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> Hi Christina,
> Maybe this works:
> 1. export Markdown from WordPress (e.g.
> 2. convert Markdown to Confluence syntax with pandoc 3. import pages
> Step 2 likely requires additional cleanup with pandoc filters or manual
> search and replace to not include junk and to keep internal links.
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> Christina K. <[log in to unmask]>
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> Betreff: [CODE4LIB] Wordpress > Atlassian Confluence?
> Hi All,
> Recent discussions reminded me I might have good luck asking here (fingers
> crossed!) I'm faced with moving 2 internal WordPress sites to an internal
> hosted Confluence wiki. I'm thinking post > page. As far as I can tell, the
> Confluence community says to use a plugin to convert posts to Word and then
> use the Confluence tool to import from Word into pages.... This sounds...
> awful? I wouldn't be doing this if there were any other choice (well,
> besides SharePoint).
> Any suggestions? I know there's a Confluence XML to move from hosted to
> cloud instances? Has anyone successfully done this?
> Christina K. Pikas, BS, MLS, PhD
> The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
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