Importing Movable Type to WordPress

When importing into WordPress, the importer doesn’t seem to like accents and umlauts.

One of my hosting customers is now going through the entries now and finding that where there is a word with an accent or umlaut in it (e.g. the first “a” in Trollhättan), the importer will stop at that letter and does not import the rest of the post.

Thankfully, he didn’t write the full Swedish version of words that often.

Fun and games!