[wp-testers] Export bugs
walterj at sugarmtnfarm.com
Sun May 9 17:01:28 UTC 2010
Unfortunately I can't. I've run out of time to work on this today and
the next four days are filled with other things. The download and
upload of the files takes a long time. Slow rural networks and all
that good stuff.
On May 9, 2010, at 12:36 PM, Andrew Nacin wrote:
> Can you test your import/export on 2.9.2 for comparison?
> On 5/9/10, Walter Jeffries <walterj at sugarmtnfarm.com> wrote:
>> I had posted this in the forum and realized it is really here that I
>> should post this...
>> I exported my blog from blogger and they changed it to XML.
>> I imported the resulting file to a test WP3.0b1 install.
>> This went well. Careful checking showed that it appears all my stuff
>> came across.
>> Some users did test comments and I created some test pages and posts.
>> All was working fine.
>> I upgraded to WP3.0b2 and this appeared to go well.
>> There were:
>> Posts: 985 published
>> Posts: 423 drafts
>> Pages: 9
>> Comments: 6,952
>> Life is good in WP land.
>> I exported all of my blog from WP3.0b2 to an XML file#2.
>> I created another WP3.0b2 install on another server.
>> I imported the XML file#2 to my second WP3.0b2 install.
>> There are:
>> Posts: 906 published
>> Posts: 317 drafts
>> Pages: 9
>> Comments: 6,218
>> Life is not so good in WP Land. A lot of posts and comments were
>> lost. Since the import from blogger worked fine I suspect that the
>> problem is on the export side. But I did change from 3.0b1 to 3.0b2
>> between those imports so no guarantees.
>> Appears to be a bug in import.
>> These are test sites. Let me know if I you need more details.
>> After posting that I found another problem with the exporter in
>> 3.0b2. It is stripping my code from posts and modifying other code.
>> Naughty. For example, I had:
>> <center><img src="http://SugarMtnFarm.com/blog/uploaded_images2009/
>> PinkPiggyPalace0064w.jpg" /><small><i>Foam Insulation Inside Forms</
>> On exporting WP changed my post to look like this:
>> <img src="http://SugarMtnFarm.com/blog/uploaded_images2009/
>> PinkPiggyPalace0064w.jpg" alt="" /><br />
>> <em>Foam Insulation Inside Forms</em>
>> It stripped my HTML center and changed my i (italic) to em. I like i
>> better. It also stripped my small tags. This does not give the same
>> look to my pages. I want my pictures centered, my subtitles in
>> smaller type and italicized. The export should not be stripping code.
>> Even if center and i are depreciated WP should still not be stripping
>> them without permission since it changes the look and content.
>> Another bug. :(
>> Walter Jeffries
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