posterous import

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  • #850478

    xmichaelrees
    Member

    Tools import posterous site. Even though I’m able to login to my posterous account directly, when I try to do the import from posterous through wordpress tools, wordpress reports that posterous says my info is incorrect. redone several times in 3 different browsers. Does posterous block the import? Some other trick or tip? THanks in advance,

    michael rees
    Blog url: http://xmichaelrees.wordpress.com/

    #850574

    chrisrudzki
    Member

    Howdy,

    Do you have a domain mapped to your Posterous blog?

    If so, could you try unmapping the domain through Posterous’ site?

    If you’re still running into this issue, please send us a link to your Posterous blog, and we’ll look into this. :-)

    #850799

    xmichaelrees
    Member

    Hi, I responded to the email but I see it didn’t post here. I don’t have a domain mapped to the posterous blog. ITs just straight up

    michaelrees.posterous.com

    thanks

    #850803

    macmanx
    Staff

    Hate to ask, but are you absolutely sure that you’re entering the correct log in info for http://michaelrees.posterous.com/ ?

    #850804

    xmichaelrees
    Member

    Hi, I appreciate you asking. I’ve checked and double checked. I’ve entered it manually and I’ve copied and pasted it from the file where I keep my uname and password. Neither works.

    #850805

    xmichaelrees
    Member

    I just logged out and checked again.

    #850806

    macmanx
    Staff

    Ok, and are you entering the Posterous URL exactly as http://michaelrees.posterous.com/ ? Some folks have been adding an extra www to it.

    #850807

    xmichaelrees
    Member

    in the box i’ve tried

    michaelrees
    and
    http://michaelrees

    #850808

    macmanx
    Staff

    Ok, we’ll have to dig a bit deeper into this. I’ll let you know when we’ve found a solution.

    In the mean time, would you please check with Posterous to make sure that nothing would be blocking your account?

    #850812

    dllh
    Staff

    One more question that trips me up every once in a while: For the username, are you supplying a username or the email address you used to sign up with the account? I occasionally specify the blog name (so in your case michaelrees) rather than the email for the account, and that’ll fail.

    #850815

    xmichaelrees
    Member

    Hi,

    there’s a hostname, an email adress, and a password, no username requested. Unless you mean that I should add the username instead of the email (won’t take, I tried it).

    I have a variety of other posterous accounts but my main access to the site is as entered.

    Would love to figure out how to use this.

    cheers,

    michael rees

    #850816

    dllh
    Staff

    We tweaked the site to request an email address rather than a username, since that was a point of possible confusion.

    Can you tell me what you use for a username when logging into the Posterous home page? Is it a username or an email address? To double-check your credentials, can you log out of Posterous and back in, then make sure you’re using the same creds for the importer? This extra step lets us make sure that you’re not able to log into Posterous thanks to changed creds that are stored in your browser’s password manager but that may differ from what you have on file. Thanks!

    #850817

    xmichaelrees
    Member

    Posterous uses an email adress. I do have a username – xsculpt – but I use a password manager and I can retrieve the username (often email adress) and the password from there. Using the password manager and cut and paste, I’m able to log into my posterous account. I use the same info for the wordpress import feature.

    thanks

    mr

    #850818

    dllh
    Staff

    Thanks for double-checking that for me. Are you using the same email for your Posterous login that you used to sign up for WordPress.com? They need not be the same — but if they match, then I’ll know what email address you’re using to log in to Posterous and can rule out any weird email address strings as a cause.

    #850819

    xmichaelrees
    Member

    hi the email associated with wordpress is the same. the username is different.

    #850820

    macmanx
    Staff

    We just rolled out another update today. Would you please try again?

    #850821

    xmichaelrees
    Member

    HI I just tried again. No go. I’m wondering. Frustrating. Could this have to do with the number of sites I have at posterous? or that when I set posterous up I did it with a different username and password on a different posterous site? Maybe farfetched…

    #850822

    macmanx
    Staff

    Hm, drat. Alright, we’re going to have to wait until we have more debug info in place to see exactly where this is going wrong.

    I can’t give any exact promises on when that will be ready, but it should be around next week.

    #850823

    xmichaelrees
    Member

    Hi, I’m checking back again to see if there’s some way…

    cheers,

    michael rees

    #850824

    macmanx
    Staff

    Not at this time, but if you check back mid-week, we might have something.

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