Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Importing existing blog data under New blog

Welcome to the topic 'Importing existing blog's data under new blog'. Generally people write new post in existing blog but few people write blogs in category. One kind of posts under one blog and other kind of posts under other blog. For example: java-script related posts under java-script blog, ruby related issues under ruby blogs.

Sometime when there is need to generate feed for blogs it gets difficult to accumulate all blogs under one feed when you have categories the blogs.

Those who have all posts under one blog, feeds get generated easily.

Let's see how different blogs can be grouped together under one blog. These steps are written for www.blogger.com, similar kind of steps can be used for other kind of blogging sites.

1. Open blogger.com and click on the blog which you want to move to other (main) blog
2. Click on Settings tab on left
3. Click on Other tab under Settings
4. Click on 'Export blog' which is shown on top right panel
5. Clicking on it will download the xml file, download it
6. Go back to main blog in which you want to import the blog
7. Follow the steps from 1-3 and click on 'Import blog'
8. Select the xml file which is downloaded and click on 'Import blog' button
9. Select the settings as you want and blog will be imported in main blog

Screenshot1 (Settings for existing blog) :
Importing blog



















Screenshot2 (Get Imported blog and import in main blog) :

















After importing when you will open the mail blog, you will find the imported blog is also coming in Blog Archive section. Click on that blog and verify if it is imported successfully.



















All the best and keep blogging !!