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How can I retrive my old links from Windows Live Space?

  1. I have just migrated from Windows Live Space to WP, my old posts and images seem alive.

    Hoever there were many useful links that I collected & published on my old Win Live Space, under 2, 3 pannels on right-hand side, now I can find them nowhere in my new WP space.
    Are they gone forever? How can I get them back? I have no backup of them including contact blogs of my friends!

    Pls help me, thanks in advance!

    The blog I need help with is viviensun.wordpress.com.

  2. 我都有好重要的鏈結不見了! 不知點算好 !_!

  3. I found the way myself, just go to google and search the title of your Windows Live Space, hopefully you can find it populated out, then click 'Cached', and it will direct you to the old Windows Live Space page, from there you can copy out all your old links.

    Not sure if it helps you, it works for me.

    I suggest WP include this as Warning msg before Windows Live Space user start the migration. They need to back up the links!

  4. Hi,

    Just FYI, you can also recover list content by following these steps:

    1. Sign in to http://profile.live.com/.

    2. Look in your browser's address bar for the url of the page. It will look something like this:

    http://cid-412c47a2b8a03102.profile.live.com/

    (Your "cid" will be different from the example here.)

    3. Click in your address bar so you can edit the URL and add the word "lists" to the end of it, like this:

    http://cid-412c47a2b8a03102.profile.live.com/lists

    This will take you to a page in the admin of your old Space where you should be able to see and edit the Lists you had before. You can then copy the content out of them and use that content how you like on WordPress.com.

    To place text in your sidebar, the best option available is the Text Widget, which you can read more about here: http://en.support.wordpress.com/widgets/text-widget/

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