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How to Import and Export Widget Settings in WordPress

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Sometimes when moving WordPress sites, you may need to save and reuse settings from one WordPress installation to another.In this video, we will teach you how to Import or export your widget settings in WordPress.

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Summary of this Tutorial:

If you have a need to reuse widget settings from one WordPress installation to another there is a simple way to do so.

First thing you need to do is install and activate the Widget Settings Import/Export plugin.

Then go to Tools, Widget Settings Export and select the widgets you want to export and click Export Widget Settings button.

Your settings for your currently active widgets to “widget_data.json”.

To restore these widgets go to Tools. Widget Settings Import and click on the Select File button.

Import your JSON file, select the widgets you want to import, and click on the Import Widget Settings.

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Widget Settings Importer/Exporter plugin

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Mazi

Mazi has nine years of web development experience with the past five years spent honing his skills with WordPress plugins and themes. He's an expert in WooCommerce and is the author of the Simple Sales Tax plugin, a popular sales tax compliance solution for WooCommerce. Brett understands the importance of excellent communication, prides himself on producing high-quality code, and is comfortable working solo or as part of a team.

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