How we migrated this blog from WordPress into Hugo

Thanks to the wordpress-to-hugo-exporter tool linked in the Hugo documentations and this guide it was possible to easily convert the files from our old WordPress instance into .md files + media files carefully organized in folders and subfolders compatible with the Hugo static site generator.

We moved the .md files from into /content/posts/ and the media files into /statics/posts_img/, adding the new required html templates layouts/posts/list.html and layouts/post/li.html.

For some reason the exporter tool didn’t do everything pitch perfect (maybe neither were our posts in WordPress):

Additionally we:

Not as smooth as we hoped but doable!