How to import content to wordpress : Simple Steps Tutorial (WordPress Ultimate CSV Importer Plugin) Part I

February 4, 2014

Simple Steps Tutorial (WordPress Ultimate CSV Importer Plugin) Part I

Do not forget to continue with Part II

How to import content to wordpress?

It is easy and simple process to import content to wordpress using Wordpress Ultimate CSV Importer Plugin. You can import any content from a CSV file as wordpress just by mapping/matching your CSV headers to appropriate field tags (wordpress content fields) from the drop down. Once mapping is done hit import. You can see all the data under headers are imported to relevant mapped fields in wordpress. You can make even thousands of posts just in simple clicks.

What is a CSV? What it mean by headers?

A CSV (comma-separated values or character-separated values) is a simple text file contains set values in comma separated format with a header.

Headers are the first line in a CSV files which in general have the column name or field name or term related to the data within it.

What is mapping in Wordpress Ultimate CSV Importer Plugin?

Mapping is the way users match and relate each CSV header or column name to relevant wordpress field listed in drop down.

How to map a related wordpress fields to my CSV file to import content correctly?

All wordpress fields are selected from the drop down in mapping page of the plugin. Each field is mentioned in User friendly field tags. Field tags are self explanatory and easy to understand even for novice users, mean itself to understand which field tag import where in wordpress post fields. e.g. post_title, post_content, post_date etc.

User Friendly Field tags are explained in the below image.

How to import content to wordpress using WP Ultimate CSV Importer
How to import content to wordpress using WP Ultimate CSV Importer

Continued in part II : Read more…

What is advanced mapping?

How to use advance mapping feature?

What is auto mapping in WordPress Ultimate CSV Importer Plugin?

Where to get the sample csv files for WordPress Ultimate CSV Importer Plugin?