Importing Markdown posts to WordPress

Sam Angove peasant at
Thu Dec 27 21:29:15 EST 2007

On Dec 28, 2007 12:04 PM, Dr. Drang <drdrang at> wrote:

> This evening, I exported all the posts from WP, and got an XML file.

> In this XML file, the incorrectly-imported posts have their code

> blocks shoved up against the left margin instead of indented 4 spaces.

> Not surprising, given that WP thinks they are regular paragraphs.

It's almost certainly [this][1], in WordPress's MT importer:

$line = trim($line);

If it's needed at all (for removing trailing newlines?), `rtrim` ought
to do the job without destroying your codeblocks.


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