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Moving From TypePad To Movable Type

Getting the content you have published in TypePad moved over to Movable Type is quite a simple task. Content can be completely transferred over in just three steps.

Getting The Content Moved

  1. Download and Install Movable Type typepad-export.jpg
  2. Export TypePad Data

    • Sign into your TypePad account
    • Select the ‘weblog’ you wish to export
    • Choose the ‘Import/Export’ page under the Manage tab
    • Right-click to save the file linked to in the Export section
  3. Importing Data Into Movable Type

    • Login with Administrator Privileges into the Movable Type 4.1 Dashboard
    • Browse to the Settings section found under the System Overview drop-down
    • Navigate to the Import page found under the Tools drop-down
    • Select the blog you wish to import the content into
    • Choose “Movable Type” as the import format
    • Choose the previously saved Exported File and click Import Entries