Upgrade from 1.5 to 2.5 - exporting WXR files (5 posts)

  1. Andre Michelle
    Posted 7 years ago #


    finally I find some time to upgrade my very old wordpress blog. However it is so old, there aren't any technics in 1.5 to export those extended XML (WXR) files.

    To make a clean upgrade I installed wordpress (2.5) in another subdomain and new folder as well. I just want to export all the compatible stuff as postings, comments (I hope), cathegories and myself as a user from 1.5 and then import it to the new installation 2.5.

    Any help is well appreciated.

  2. ckangell
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Hi Andre - Sorry I can't help but I have the exact same problem. Have you found a resolution?

  3. moshu
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Blogs have been moved around even before the Export/Import feature has been invented.
    The solution always is to search and read the documentation.


  4. Lester Chan
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Actually you can directly upgrade from 1.5 to WP 2.5. I did it a few times and it works out fine for me.

  5. newyorkette
    Posted 6 years ago #

    So how'd you do it, GamerZ? Because I'm trying to figure out how to even start. Actually, I have to upgrade to 2.6. Can you help?

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