How can I use the WordPress 3.0 multisite feature to unite three blogs on one installation?

Vasile Filat June 25, 2010
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I have three blogs. Two are actually translations to Russian and English of the original one, which is in Romanian.

As WordPress 3.0 has the ability to be turned in Multisite, I want to bring all of them to one installation. The problem is that the databases are big and the import option offered by WordPress will not function. Also, I suppose there must be some other problems which may happen and I want to avoid.

I checked on the internet, but did not find any information on this. Can you write an article on this? Thank you and may god bless you!

  1. Jack Cola
    June 26, 2010 at 1:49 am

    We published a post about this yesterday.

    Basically, follow the instructions, and setup 3 blogs. Then with your old blogs, export your posts and import them into your new one.

    I am not sure how the table structure is setup on WordPress 3.0, so just copying an SQL dump probably won't work, and I am not sure if the inbuilt export option exports your comments as well - but it should. Off memory, I think it's in Tools --> Export. Then on your new blog setup on WordPress 3.0 import the file.