Posterous Import Problems

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  • #1196292

    thinklouise
    Member

    I can seem to get my Posterous blog imprted to my new WordPress blog. I have followed the instructions, but it keeps saying the file is not an xml file. Help please!

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

    #1196382

    timethief
    Member

    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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    #1196385

    thinklouise
    Member

    Thanks. I pulled the xml file out of the zip file.

    #1196539

    macmanx
    Staff

    What is the name of the file you’re trying to import?

    #1196574

    thinklouise
    Member

    The file is: wordpress_export_1.xml

    #1196589

    macmanx
    Staff

    Ok, would you please try one more time today and let us know how it goes?

    #1196599

    thinklouise
    Member

    Still getting the error message.

    #1196600

    thinklouise
    Member

    This is the error message I get:

    Sorry, ther has been an error
    The file is not an xml file. Please see instructions for downloading and using the Posterous backup file.

    #1196601

    macmanx
    Staff

    I have sent an email to the address on your account.

    Please reply to the email with your file attached when you can.

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