TIME Inc. Movable Type to WordPress Blogs

Go-Live Date: Oct 28, 2008 (Approximate)

Project Overview

TIME Inc. needed eight blogs migrated from Movable Type to WordPress.

Front End Description

We migrated multiple sites for TIME Inc:

I used the existing TIME Inc. Moveable Type templates for the sites above and from those I created WordPress templates that would display everything so that the readers would not know there was any difference on the backend.

Back End Description

The templates are used across multiple TIME Inc. blogs and have custom functionality that allows them to be flexible enough for customizations across the sites.

Lessons Learned/Random Thoughts

Creating a theme that would be used on several sites took some creative thinking and careful execution. This was an interesting and fun migration. (WordPress VIP hosting migrated the data).