Files from Xanga not importing
My files from Xanga will not import into WordPress, saying that they are not xml files even though they are (clearly marked with .xml)?? Help!
The blog I need help with is bnotbethany.wordpress.com.
See here for instructions on how to do a Xanga import http://en.support.wordpress.com/import/import-from-xanga/
Note that you must open the .zip export folder you get from Xanga and import ALL of the files included in the .zip folder individually.
If you continue to have trouble with your import, please try a different browser. http://browsehappy.com You might also try the WordPress importer rather than the Xanga-specific importer.
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I used the wordpress importer and it is currently “processing” the import (number 1 out of 7). Crossing my fingers it works
My fingers are crossed for you too.
The import completed, but it does not appear that any content was actually garnered from the import… I’m assuming the content is supposed to appear on my blog, although I’ve never imported on WordPress before so I don’t actually know. Did I miss a step?
I tried the upload again. Again, nothing happened. I am going to attempt on a different conputer tomorrow as mine is too old to download any other browsers…. If it still doesn’t work, why
At are my options? I have 8 years of xanga posts I don’t want to lose.
Please note that you must import *all* of the .xml files that came in your Xanga export folder. Based on the filenames for what you have imported, it looks like you haven’t imported all of the files. Your import will not display properly if all files aren’t imported into WordPress.com.
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