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Hi, Exported and XML file of 'all' content from the Demo - tried to import via my account tab in Pagelines into my actual server - am receiving an error message - that there was a problem and make sure I am using the right file?? I think I saw in someone else's question that there was a video about this - but can't seem to find it.

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Simon    247
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The export file will not be an xml. You need 2 files, the worpress xml file which contains post data and image urls, then the pagelines settings which is located under the account tab.

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Thanks again Pross - think I just found that! Have sucessfully imported the pagelines setting under the account menu ... and now am about to import the xml file in the tools menu that I had created there.

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oops - says the WP importer is not approved for my current version of WP which is the newest - should I go there anyway or will it create problems for me?

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Simon    247
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No thats the latest version.

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What a mess - now have doubles of menu items as my original items were not overwritten - no sidebar content exported .... lots of clean up ahead! Why did I think this would be easy?

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Menus are handled by wordpress importer, and sidebars are not even exported by wordpress, not is is never easy.

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LOL - at least my demo is still live for a bit - so I can copy & paste - fair warning to everyone else

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