I am trying to make an import of posts from my old blog installation.
It works fine for posts content but fails for featured images.
I’ve done: tools -> export -> posts -> selected a category.
In the xml i can see the fields of the featured images with the old path…but in the back-end i can’t see any featured image uploaded…
Is there something i am missing?
If you export a single post type (i.e. posts, pages, a custom post type, etc…) it will not include attached media files like featured images. That’s incredibly idiotic, to me, but your options are —