en WordPress.com Forums › Support Posterous Import error Author Posts April 30, 2013 at 1:48 am #1250616 wandarwomanMember I can’t import my posterous. When I choose the worpress.xml file it keeps posting an error saying it’s not hte .xml file, but it is. The blog I need help with is walkingwandar.wordpress.com. April 30, 2013 at 1:49 am #1250697 timethiefMember Please see what Staff amightywp says in this thread https://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/posterous-download-zip-folder-will-not-extract-for-import?replies=14#post-1242796 April 30, 2013 at 1:52 am #1250700 wandarwomanMember Thanks. But I have unzipped the download folder and I have the .xml file. It’s just when I choose it to import wordpress is saying “error this is not an .xml file” but it is. April 30, 2013 at 1:53 am #1250701 timethiefMember I tagged this thread for a Staff follow-up. Please subscribe to it so you are notified when they respond. April 30, 2013 at 1:54 am #1250702 timethiefMember P.S. Did you try using another browser? http://browsehappy.com April 30, 2013 at 2:06 am #1250703 wandarwomanMember Thanks. I can’t seem to use another browser. April 30, 2013 at 3:16 am #1250705 timethiefMember Exactly which browser and version of it one are you using please? If necessary check here http://www.whatbrowser.org/ April 30, 2013 at 3:51 am #1250714 wandarwomanMember safari 5 April 30, 2013 at 2:04 pm #1250748 wandarwomanMember I have now downloaded & tried it again from a PC using internet explorer and when I choose the .xml file and click upload file and import it blanks out the file selected. April 30, 2013 at 2:16 pm #1250749 wandarwomanMember I tried it using Chrome & it worked. Phew! A little frustrating having to go through all these hoops, but happy to have gotten transferred over just in time. Happy blogging all!! April 30, 2013 at 2:56 pm #1250759 kathrynwpStaff Glad you got it sorted out. Happy blogging! Author Posts The topic ‘Posterous Import error’ is closed to new replies.