A blog is without a doubt an essential component of growing a website. However, sometimes you might need to switch your blog from one platform or vendor. You may decide to use our Magento 2 Blog Extension because it offers you a great load of features and excellent scalability.
So, this article will guide you through the migration of the Amasty M1 Blog to the Magefan Magento 2 Blog.
Note: import from Amasty Magento 1 Blog is available only in the Blog Extra edition.
How to Import Blog from Amasty M1
Follow the steps below to import Amasty M1 Blog to Magento 2 Blog.
1. Go to Content > Blog > Import > Import to Amasty.
2. Complete the following fields:
- Specify the Database Name of your old blog.
- Fill in the User Name.
- Enter the Password.
- Add your old blog's host in the Database Host field.
- Set the Table Prefix.
- Choose the Store View you want to import your old blog to.
3. Press the Start Import button.
Note: to import and display the images from your old blog, you have to copy the images files to the Magento pub/media/magefan_blog directory.
Databases are configured to only accept requests from the same server where they are requested and to reject any requests from other servers because of security concerns.
It is recommended to migrate the database of your old blog to the same server where your Magento database is kept in order to prevent potential problems when importing your blog. The database's original settings can still be modified to permit access from external servers, though.
So, these simple steps will help you to import your Amasty M1 Blog to Magefan Magento 2 Blog. Once you finish the process described above you have to go further and learn how to configure Magento 2 Blog.