[wp-testers] Export bugs
andrew at aequ.com
Sun May 9 17:14:12 UTC 2010
Can anyone point me toward info on doing customized RSS feeds hopefully via XML within 3.0 ?
On May 9, 2010, at 12:01 PM, Walter Jeffries <walterj at sugarmtnfarm.com> wrote:
> 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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