How to use the Export Tool in WordPress

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The Export tool lets you take content from WordPress and then insert it into another application or site. The tool allows you to export all or certain elements of your
WordPress (specifically the content of your site). We will demonstrate how to use the Export tool and show what to expect when selecting specific content for export.

Login to the WordPress Admin
Click on Tools
Click on Export
You can select all of the content or just content type (posts, pages, or media)
Click on the Download Export file

Read our full guide on How to Export Your WordPress Sites

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The exported file will be in XML format. WordPress refers to the format as eXtended RSS or WXR.



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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