Posterous Import Problem
Hello, I am trying to import from Posterous. I have downloaded from Posterous and I have a .xml file but when I upload it I get the following error:
” Sorry, ther has been an error
The file is not an xml file. Please see instructions for downloading and using the Posterous backup file.”
I’m following the instructions and I’ve re-downloaded the file 3 times and it doesn’t work.
The blog I need help with is stumblingtowardmotherhood.wordpress.com.
You cannot upload a .zip file. It must be an xml file.
reference link > http://en.support.wordpress.com/import/import-from-posterous/
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Thanks but it’s not a zip file. It’s a .xml file. Its looks exactly as it is supposed to based on the instructions:
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i am having problems with the same situation. i have the wordpress_export_1.html file from within the unzipped folder from the posterous export.
i also tried to import into my wordpress site using wordpress importer tool. i get the following error for each blog post on posterous…
Warning: checkdate() expects parameter 1 to be long, string given in /nfs/c01/h13/mnt/14254/domains/roxstyle.com/html/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3859
Failed to import Post “Name of Post”
i added the posterous import plugin, and tried that and it just hangs.
sarareichling, I have reset your importer. Please feel free to try again and let us know how it goes.
roxstyle, that’s not a WordPress.com blog. You’ll need to ask for help with importing a self-hosted WordPress.org blog at http://wordpress.org/support/
thank you macmanx
Thanks I will try it again.
I’m still not able to import from posterous. I know that I need to upgrade my operating system. Do you think that could be the problem?
I have sent an email to the address on your account.
Please reply with your import file attached when you can, and we’ll continue via email.
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