Exporting settings from DWB to Extender (did not work)

I don't know if this is even supposed to work at all, but anyway, the result was unexpected:

I had a site I made with DWB. Then I decided to use a Genesis theme with Extender, so I exported all the settings while DWB was still active, and imported them later with the import option in the Extender plugin. What I got were hooks, functions, labels and conditionals from something like two years ago! 😉

I then opened the export file in a text editor and everything was as should, all the settings from the current site. Somehow during the import this file was not used but some data still present in the database? Is that even possible?


So you're saying that you exported your Dynamik option and then imported them into Extender? Yeah, you're not supposed to do that. 😜 So it doesn't surprise me that those options didn't make it into Extender, but the old Extender Options does seem odd. Not sure what to tell you there.

Regarding transferring from Dynamik to Extender, though, are you aware that there is a feature in Dynamik that allows you to do this? Just activate Genesis Extender while Dynamik is active and then go to the Dynamik Settings > Import/Export admin page and scroll to the bottom and you should be able to go from there. Here's a docs article on this feature: https://docs.cobaltapps.com/article/226-how-do-i-transfer-settings-from-dynamik-to-genesis-extender

@eric Thanks for pointing out to me the option of transferring from DWB to Extender, I didn't know that. Nice for a future website that needs such a transfer :).

By the way, those old options were imported not from old Extender Options, but by importing a DWB backup using Extender (which I now understand is not the way to go). Extender has never been used before on this website, only DWB.

Anyway, the site I made with DWB resembled the Genesis Sample theme so much that I decided to switch to that theme which is fully Gutenberg optimized instead of using DWB. DWB still needs this optimizing I think.

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