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  • I have a wordpress blog on domain 1 and now another wordpress blog on domain 2.
    I want to move the posts/comments from domain 1 to domain 2, then remove the wordpress blog on domain 1.

    So wordpress is up and running on domain 2.
    I use the wordpress export function on domain 1 and the import function on domain 2.
    I get this error: “Please upload a valid WXR (WordPress eXtended RSS) export file.”

    So I upgraded the wordpress blog on domain 1 to exactly version 2.5 and then exported the content again.
    But I still get the same error when importing into domain 2.

    I also used a database backup plugin for wordpress ( on domain 1 but I’m not sure what plugin to use to import this on domain 2.

    Why is the import function failing and what can I do to fix it?

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