First of all a big thanks for this plugin. Although I’ve had problems with it, it’s so close to working and does work most of the time.
I’ve packaged and exported the comments as a CSV file from my source website. I’ve been able to edit them in Libre Office’s spreadsheet and import them to the target website and about 80% of the time everything works. But sometimes it doesn’t, and it’s mostly the threading that fails.
There are two problems. First, initial replies to comments are sometimes not linked to the comment they reply to. They appear in the back end, but are not identified as replies and do not appear in the list of comments in the front end. Almost all these comments are my own, so I’ve been able to rewrite them and edit them to give them the correct date stamp.
The other problem is that subsequent responses to these replies are also not linked and as they are all from the original poster, I am unable to edit them to reconnect them to the thread.
This is not a great problem for me, but it is irritating and has made the import job much longer than it needed to be because I have had to check every post to find the broken threads.
OK, without this plugin I would have been unable to import any comments, so I’m still delighted to have been able to use it. But it could be more reliable.
I have both source and target websites on a virtual server (Localhost using WAMP 3.1.4) on the same hard disc attached to my computer.
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