CLI based WordPress imports

I frequently need to import client content and I usually do it a couple of times so a CLI version of the importer is much more useful for me than the web interface.

I guess many of you have the same issue so I published my current work in progress for a CLI wrapper around the wordpress-importer at

As mentioned – this is a very raw, very undocumented work in progress. Feel free to check it out and let me know if you run into any trouble with it or have any suggestions. All feedback welcome!

4 Responses to “CLI based WordPress imports”

  1. Hello,

    Thank you for sharing 🙂
    Just one question: does the plugin and/or your script import our custom metabox data ?

  2. Hi,thanks for the script. I tried in my wordpress multi site setup in localhost. Its comes up to next line after I hit enter in the terminal, I am using wordpress3.3.1 and wordpress importer 0.5.2 version plugin. Kindly help me fixing this.

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