This is second in a series of posts about migrating from Drupal 6 to Wordpress. The first post tackled installing Wordpress and some basic security options. This time it’s a gnarly bunch of SQL for converting content out of Drupal 6 into Wordpress version 3.7. It should also work with the latest version (at time of writing Wordpress 3.8 Parker).
After six years, I finally bit the bullet and decided to make the jump from Drupal to Wordpress. The reasons are numerous and I’m planning another blog post to chisel through that particular rock and hard place.
Comment spam is a thing of the past. Or so I thought. Then, one Friday night an alert popped up saying one of our web servers was down. Whilst hunting the problem, I discovered that it might still be a major problem for websites and had a go at some code to tackle it. Why bother? Over the last week 1,774 IP addresses posted 16,149 comments. Or at least they tried.
If, like me, you read the recent announcement that Google Analytics just added social tracking to their tool, you’ll probably be thinking, “Nice, I’d like to get me some of that social media analytics”.
Impatient? Skip the pre-amble and go straight to the solution.
Ooo, this is a fiddly little so-and-so. Finished putting together all the blocks for the site, all ready to get on with the work that I’m supposed to be doing only to discover that Internet Explorer is throwing an absolutely fit. Tried loading the page in a bunch of different IE versions to discover the same thing.
Internet Explorer cannot open the Internet site.
Trying to navigate to another page results in another error, something like: