Recently, mHotspot and blog were switched from two seperate wordpress installations to gatsby. The process, however, was easier than it should be. For mHotspot, I had to build additional templates for website pages and blog posts and make code changes to gatsby-config.js and gatsby-node.js. But the process for any wordpress blog (hosted at root directory) is pretty straight forward.

  1. Create a new gatsby site from gatsby starter blog.
  2. All the wordpress posts should be exported to markdown files using wordpress to jekyll plugin.
  3. Copy the downloaded .md files to ./pages directory. That's it! Your site should now display those posts.

This is not a full-length tutorial. You will need to make changes to the default gatsby-config.js, gatsby-node.js and graphql query for the post slug to appear the way you want. By default, post url will be the