Uploading an xml file, error says it's not an xml file

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  • #1748752

    kuchikopi
    Member

    I’m trying to import my Xanga archives and I downloaded the files from Xanga, but when I try to upload them to WordPress I get this error:

    Import Xanga

    The file is not an xml file. Please see instructions for downloading and using the Xanga backup file.

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

    #1748817

    galois
    Member

    Please see instructions for downloading and using the Xanga backup file.

    Have you read this document?
    Import from Xanga

    #1748818

    kuchikopi
    Member

    Yeah I followed all the instructions on that page already which is why I came to the forum.

    Is there a problem on my end or on WordPress’s?

    #1748823

    timethief
    Member

    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. You might also try the WordPress importer rather than the Xanga-specific importer.

    I’ll tag this thread for a Staff follow-up. Please subscribe to the thread so you are notified when they respond and please be patient while waiting.

    #1748847

    kuchikopi
    Member

    Ahh thank you! I’m pretty sure it was the browser as I went on FireFox and it worked fine.

    I’m assuming Internet Explorer has trouble with the WordPress Dashboard.

    Thank you for your help!

    #1748848

    jackiedana
    Member

    Are you still needing assistance with your import or is it working for you now?

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