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What's the best known way to import masses of data into Craft?

Are there tools that support the migration of content/users from say XML, JSON etc.

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There is craftimport which is an 'unsupported' starting point for importing entries from an XML source.

https://github.com/clearbold/craftimport

There is also Import:

https://github.com/boboldehampsink/import

which can import from CSV sources.

Check out http://straightupcraft.com/craft-plugins for a list of current Craft plugins.

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If you’re comfortable with PHP, Craft has some plugin APIs that make creating content relatively painless. For example, EntriesService::saveEntry().

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As far as ExpressionEngine goes, it looks like Mark Reeves has cooked up a starter plugin for that purpose.

Bob Olde Hampsink made an import plugin as well that works with CSV's.

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    And there is always the option to write a importing plugin for your specific site's needs using Craft's services. – Brad Bell Jun 12 '14 at 0:38
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It's not mentioned above, but in my experience the FeedMe plugin is by far the best way to import content.

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