Backing up WordPress via Import/Export

It is quite easy to back up and restore WordPress with the WordPress Importer plugin. First, back up your blog by going to your dashboard, and tools/import:

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To restore your articles to another system, just select import and the WordPress:

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Choose the file that you exported:

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Assign the author as you wish. For us, we only have one author, admin. Check the box for downloads and attachments if you want those:

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After the import, you will see a status page:

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