In this Article you will learn how to export wordpress content (post, pages, categories, tags, media) to an other wordpress using WordPress importer plugin.
WordPress content or blog migration to is fact, that many blogger or wordpress users face. There can be many reasons behind migration of blog posts to an other wordpress site. The most important reason is improving SEO or site speed, many blogger or wordpress users want to move their blog into subdomain or an other new directory of thier website. Doing this directly to using PHPmyadmin database management tool is difficult and also require knowledge of MySQL and understanding about database. It can be a challenge for you, if you have never done it before.
Don’t worry about this, Thankfully, WordPress have default feature and an official “wordpress Importer” plugin. With the help of wordpress default feature and the official wordpress Importer plugin you can done it easily manually.
“WordPress Importer Plugin” can export and import following contents from one WordPress to an other wordpress:
Posts, pages and other custom post types
post meta and Custom fields
Categories, tags and terms from custom taxonomies
How to Install WordPress Importer?
To install WordPress importer first of all open your wordpress dashboard go to “Plugins>>Add New”. Now Type WordPress Importer in plugin search box. After this click on “Install Now>>Activate” Button to activate the plugin
How to migrate wordpress posts, pages files
After installing the WordPress Importer in your wordpress site to where you want import your files.
Now open your other wordpress website admin panel from where you want to export your files, In admin panel menu go to “tools >>Export”
Here you can choose what you want to export All Contents or Posts,pages, FM Mail verfication, FM Preview, Contact forms and Media. When you will click on “Download Export File” , wordpress will create an XML file for you which you can save in your computer.
After saving your export files in your computer. Now go to your other site where you can import your files. Open Admin panel of this site, goto “tool>>Import”
Scroll Down this importer page, here you will see something like following screenshot, because we have already install WordPress Importer Plugin, So Click On “Run Importer” link.
After Click on “Run Importer” Link, a screen like following screenshot will be open here you can choose file from your computer by click on “Choose File” button.
Note: If you have any confusion or problem related to this tutorial or you have any other wordpress related problem. You can comment below. we will try to answer your comments as soon as possible.