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Importing a wordpress .xml export doesn't update links into pages

  1. Hello,
    When I import a wordpress .xml , media links those are into pages are not updated to link into wordpress.com blog.
    More :
    When you import a blog, media links those are into articles are updated with wordpress.com addresses. But media links into pages are not updated with wordpress.com addresses.
    Thanks.

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

  2. If I understand correctly, you are saying that images in posts that were imported are updated correctly, but images in pages that were imported are not updated?

    Is the blog you are talking about http://aimonsles.wordpress.com/ ?

    Can you link to a specific page where this is occurring? I've viewed several pages on your site and all of them are displaying images.

    I did see one that uses a shortcode [wp-timeline]. This looks like it was imported from a WordPress.org site that had a timeline plugin installed. This functionality is not available on WordPress.com

  3. Also, if it helps, I noticed that your primary language is French. I just wanted to make sure you are aware that there are French support forums as well:

    Français (French): http://fr.forums.wordpress.com

  4. Hello,

    On y master blog, there are links on this page http://cause.i.am.online.fr/wordpress/?page_id=672 . These links (mainly .pdf) use media library and their href adresses use http://cause.i.am.online.fr/... .

    After importing on wordpress.com, page http://aimonsles.wordpress.com/presse/ always uses http://cause.i.am.online.fr/... so it's a bad import.

    If you see a post like http://aimonsles.wordpress.com/2013/05/01/la-dependance-un-business-tres-lucratif/ , you can verify that links are good href adresse with http://aimonsles.wordpress.com/... so it's a good import.

    Thanks so much.

  5. Hi there. You will need to manually update the addresses for those links, because they are links inside of a page. Importing doesn’t modify the content of pages and posts.

  6. :)

    " Importing doesn’t modify the content of ... posts."

    Importing modify links those are in my posts.
    it switches
    http://cause.i.am.online.fr/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/Maison-de-retraite-et-d%C3%A9pendances-1-Th%C3%A9rapeutique.pdf
    to
    http://aimonsles.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/maison-de-retraite-et-dc3a9pendances-1-thc3a9rapeutique.pdf

    But it doesn't done the same thing for pages ...

    HAGD.

  7. It depends on how the media is inserted. If you clicked the "Add Media" button when inserting an image, audio file, etc. the WordPress import "knows" to update the filenames.

    If you manually enter the address of an already uploaded file (in a link, for example). WordPress doesn't know to update the file location.

  8. Hi,

    I have clicked "Add Media" ... however I have used the "Media Library".
    The only thing is that I have added a title attribute to the link tag ... ?

    Could you explain to us how "wordpress import" knows the difference (by is href, by an attribute)?

    Thanks a lot.

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