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Discussion on: What are your best and worst CMS migration stories?

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Nebojsa Radakovic

MovableType to WP was a pain in the a**. Especially if you have a bunch of MT blogs :-)

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Bryan Robinson Author

What was the worst part? The post importing? The images? Amount of content? Theme conversion?

It's been so long that I may just be viewing my original MT->WP move with rose-colored glasses. I definitely didn't try to translate the theme over. I just went with a new theme in WP

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Nebojsa Radakovic

uh...that was over 10years ago. But if remember it correctly I had 2 main problems:
MT had a different permalink (URL structure) that made a mess when moving to WP + I had to make tons of redirects and it all tumbled down a couple of blogs in Google
The second thing was weird broken line breaks which appeared from out of nowhere.
Oh and themes basically did not work on WP so had to use WP.