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  1. Hi, I'm trying to move a wordpress.com blog to a self-hosted WordPress site. When I import the exported XML file from wordpress.com (saltandserenity.com) it doesn't import all the files, nor does it import the media files. I've tried splitting the XML file into 3 chunks, but had the same issue. There is no size restriction on my new server.
    I need this moved over for a client ASAP. Help?

    The new server is here: http://cpanel4.tomahawktech.com/~saltands/

    I'll switch over to the new domain once the new site is up and running.

    Also, how do I transfer the subscribers/followers to the new blog?

    The blog I need help with is www.hilarylittle.com.

  2. The blogs I need help with are saltandserenity.com and http://cpanel4.tomahawktech.com/~saltands/

  3. Hi there,
    When you do a complete export and then import the exported XML file there is a prompt asking if you wish to include the attachments. The attachments are your images and other media.

  4. Thanks, Timethief. I should have mentioned that I had that box checked for all import attempts.

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  6. Hi Hilary,

    I exported your site and sent you an email with the file - I included a note there as well. We'll finish this up via email, so I will close this thread.

    Cheers!

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