How to Migrate Blog from WordPress to Shopify?

Migrating from WordPress to Shopify is not an easy task, especially if you want to migrate blog posts from WordPress to Shopify. You want to make sure all the valuable content you've created is transferred to Shopify with no issues.

And what if you want to migrate WordPress blog posts to Shopify together with all categories, tags and comments?  

It might seem like an overwhelming task. But now if you use the Magefan WordPress Blog Export. It helps you to migrate WordPress blog posts to Shopify Blog App by Magefan.

In this guide, you'll learn how to do that. 

Important: the Magefan WordPress Blog Export plugin imports the WP blog to Magefan Shopify Blog, not the default Shopify blog.

Step 1: Install the WP Blog Export Module

First, you need to navigate to the WordPress Blog Export on GitHub, download the module archive and unzip it. 

Note: make sure the name of the unzipped folder is wp-magefan-shopify-blog-export. If it is not, rename it to wp-magefan-shopify-blog-export.

Then navigate to your wordpress_root_direcotry/wp-content/plugins and upload the wp-magefan-shopify-blog-export there.

Step 2: Migrate Blog from WordPress to Shopify

Once you install the plugin, go to your WP Admin Panel > Plugins and click on the corresponding button to activate the Magefan WordPress Blog Export.

magefan shopify blog export

Then you'll see a new link icon appear in the left menu. Click on it to start the export. You need to insert the Shopify Import Key here.

Note: navigate to Shopify > Apps > Magefan Blog > Configuration and scroll down to find the Import Key section.

import wordpress blog to shopify

Click the Start Export button once you fill out the requested data and wait for the export to finish. Depending on the number of entities, migrating blog posts from WordPress to Shopify can take some time. However, once it's finished you'll see a success notification.

migrate wordpress blog posts to shopify

Step 3: Configure Shopify Blog

Finally, after you migrate WordPress blog to Shopify, you'll find blog posts, categories, tags and comments in the Shopify admin panel. 

Shopify Blog Posts

That's how you migrate WordPress blog posts to Shopify in just a few clicks, literally. However, that's not it.

The next step is to tweak the settings to set up Shopify blog according to your requirements.