HTML Import 2
[resolved] import only the title (5 posts)

  1. theahaak
    Posted 4 years ago #


    I tried to import a old website made with frontpage and word.
    i tried serveral pages but the program only import the title and nothing else. There is no error, just that the import is succesfull.
    in de title there is a strange sign, i paste it into this message

    De betekenis van de Levenstuinen voor mij – Mijn UniverseleLevenslabyrint

    Can you help me out?


  2. Stephanie Leary
    Plugin Author

    Posted 4 years ago #

    Be sure to check the option under Content to encode special characters.

    Usually, when the importer finds only the title, it means that you haven't found the right tag/attribute/value combination for your content settings. With Frontpage/Word markup, it's very possible that the importer just can't find the tag you've specified -- it tries to read the HTML as XML, and Frontpage markup is often just too messy.

    Keep trying different combinations, and test using the single file upload, until you find something that works.

  3. theahaak
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Thank's to Stephanie, i changed the tag in the original code and now it works. It is a search for the proper settings, but it less work than import all the files by hand.
    Now it works i have another question, but i post it as a new question
    Thanks for now

  4. tsbah
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Hi Stephanie,

    I configured all tabs and tested HTML Import 2 with a couple of clean XHTML files. But all I got was the title, the content area was blank.

    Again, both files (actually the entire folder) passes the validation test, locally with BBEdit and on the W3C validator site.


  5. mj1366
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Did this ever get resolved. I am having a similar issue and my site was designed with Robohelp.

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