The Blog to eBook Project

How I decided to take control of the WordPress database to convert my posts into an ebook. Includes steps you can take if you want to tackle this project on your own.

All of the posted and planned topics are listed below.

Fieldnotes

Original Method: WordPress Backup Files

Convert WordPress Blog to e-Book
Backup WordPress Posts
Extracting Posts from WordPress Backup Files
Working with Extracted WordPress Blog Posts
Accessing the WordPress Database Posts Table
(While writing the last post in this list, I discovered a better way...)

How-to

Getting Started

Preparing Your Blog to eBook Categories

New Method: WordPress Export Tool

Using the WordPress Exporter

Raw Content Retrieval

Extracting Your Blog