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Will Version 7.1 Support Import/Export Soon?

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Hi there,

  I've been tinkering with a trial Squarespace account and it looks great! Really easy to use, great features, etc. but I notice that I can't import my existing blog? This seems REALLY basic and would be needed for a lot of interested customers. Will that be supported anytime soon? I'd make the switch if that was easy to implement.



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I've been trying to get help from SquareSpace support on this question and they have so far not been able to help. They said they would make a recommendation to the development team.  I'm finding this very frustrating. I just bought a second domain and squarespace website to separate my businesses, and figured I could just import my blog with ease since they ae both on SquareSpace. No such luck. I also just exported the blog to a wordpress site so that I could try to import it from outside. That didn't work either. I'm still waiting for support to help me figure out how to do this. What a mess! I wonder why they stopped allowing import/export for blogs within Squarespace. If anyone has any solution for this, pease let me know. 

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Fixed this!

When you export from Squarespace and then try to import back into Squarespace, you have to add the following to each <item> in your XML

<guid isPermaLink="false">https://YOURSITE.squarespace.com/YOUR-ARTICLE-URL</guid>

Then it will import - then go into PAGES and then REFRESH your browser - you'll see the content greyed out under NOT LINKED.

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