not able to import a wordpress blog (2 posts)

  1. taucherphil
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I need help.
    I had a free blog at wordpress.com. Than I got a .com domain with bluehost and they said it would be realy easy to transfer my blog completly over to this bluehost account.

    I set up the wordpress and did the thing with export from old one. log in to new account and import .. but than it keeps saying:
    Invalid file
    Please upload a valid WXR (WordPress eXtended RSS) export file.

    put that is the one that i just had exported from the old account.

    so i started over using the same theme "andrea" and started to set everthing up ... but now. after a verry long night. I can´t change the bannerpicture, instead I have a little symbol up there which I don´t want to have. Also can´t I add any slideshows as I was used to do it on my wordpress.com blog

    PLEASE can someone help me sort this out ???

  2. James Huff
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Try exporting from wordpress.com again. If you continue to have trouble with that error, contact wordpress.com's support department:


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