How to import posts from WordPress to Pelican blog


Pelican is a python powered static site generator which is perfect for creating open blog, project page etc. It is an opensource project, there are many useful plugins and themes to explore.

Compose post with markdown file and host your site with GitHub Page, that make simple.

Import WordPress Posts

You can download posts from WordPress and have it on your GitHub blog.

  • Download WordPress posts using WP Admin tools
  • fetch posts from posts.xml file using command line tool as follows
pelican-import -m markdown --wpfile wp/posts.xml

Here is a demo of GitHub Page made in Pelican

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