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Importing & Exporting

Getting started Disqus supports several XML formats natively for comments. If your comments are not in any of these formats, it'll need to be adapted to our Custom XML import schema. Considerations M...

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Migration Tools

The migration tools let you move discussion threads on your site to a new thread. Common scenarios when you might use this are: You change your domain. Example: You change your web address from www.old-url...

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Moving from Blogger to WordPress

Moving from Blogger to WordPress can seem daunting at first, but with our migration tools and this step-by-step guide you'll be on your way in no time! Register a Disqus forum for your comments if you have...

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Domain Migration Tool

The migration tool is meant for simple domain changes, such as from example1.com to example2.com. Note: The Migration Tool is only designed to change the Domain (what appears between http:// and .com in a UR...

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Redirect Crawler

This migration tool will follow 301 redirects and migrate comments automatically. Each old permalink must redirect to the proper new permalink rather than the root domain. For example, http://example1.com/my-p...

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URL Mapper

This manual way of migrating comments is required when more than just the base domain of a thread's URL has changed. This method requires you to use a CSV (comma-separated values) file, which you can download o...

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How to download, edit, and upload a URL Map CSV

If you're using the URL Mapper Tool, you'll need to download the CSV (Comma-Separated Value) file from Disqus, edit it on your computer, and upload it back on Disqus. Here's how: 1. Download the CSV file fro...

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Importing comments from WordPress

To bring your old comments into Disqus, they must be exported from Wordpress and imported into Disqus. There are two ways to do this: Automatic Import Manual Import Considerations Automatic Import...

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How long will my import take to finish?

Imports may take up to 24 hours to complete. Check the status and details of your import at import.disqus.com If your import hasn't finished after 24 hours, check our system status. If you have any further que...

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Syncing with WordPress

Syncing may be enabled between WordPress and Disqus, which will copy comments created within Disqus to the WordPress native comment system, so that they appear in both locations. As Disqus loads over the native...

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