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.COM to .ORG transfer issues

  • I am exporting a site I made on WordPress.com to WordPress.org. I have wordpress.org installed and running on my new site.

    Problem is, when I import my old site (the .xml file I exported from .COM) the result looks nothing like what I made (none of the changes made to the theme or CSS carry over) and many of the images I used fail to upload. I have added the theme I used as a based to .ORG, but that doesn’t help much.

    Is there something in particular I may be doing wrong to cause all this destruction?

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  • If it is in anyway helpful…

    My original site, which I am trying to transfer, looks like this:

    While on my wordpress.org site, after importing the site looks like this

    Ok, I now understood what your trying to do .. The first query was kinda confusing . Your basically using the export – import function under tools.
    This will only import posts, pages, comments, custom fields, categories, and tags . It will NOT import the syle (CSS) .
    So for that you need to install the Theme manually .
    Also check your settings -> Reading Settings -> and set “Front page displays”

    You need to install the all previous plugins . They dont seem to be active on the new site

    I went through the style file for my theme, and made all the changes I had made before again, then uploaded that style file over the old one for that theme, but I see no effect.

    And that I will start on installing the widgets.

    You need to clear your browser history and cookies . Then you will be able to see the changes

    K, so I used the image widget on WordPress.COM orginally to add the pics on the side, but that appears not to be an option on .ORG. Do I need to find a plugin to do that now?

    Its exactly the same .
    First you need to install the image widget plugin and then use the widget

    Sweet awesome. Thanks so much.

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