Migrate from WordPress to Laravel – Part 1
Assalamualaikum / Hi,
I’ve been using WordPress, since 2012 – 5 years, of service. I think it’s time to migrate to another platform – Laravel. I’ve been reading how murze.be did.
Basically, I got the idea how he did. But, as my sense of explorer, want to learn something new, I read few more articles, packages available out there for migrate from WordPress to Laravel.
I ended up with my own solution.
The idea – use the WordPress REST API.
Of course, I need to prepare my database schema, but I left that part later. What’s important is to grab all the contents from my blog – posts, pages, comments, media, tags, categories and users(since i’m the only author, I don’t have to fetch the user).
Here what I did:
Create the service to call WordPress REST API.
Create an artisan command to fetch all contents.
Do register the artisan command in `Kernel.php`
Then create a `wp` directory in `storage` directory.
So, what I need to do, just call
php artisan import:wp http://blog.nasrulhazim.com and I will get as following, store in
storage/wp in JSON Pretty Format.
And that’s it for Part 1.
Next, I need to grab all the media, download it to my
See you guys on next post.