Exporting and importing WordPress files


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Exporting and importing WordPress files

As noted earlier in the course, WordPress stores all the site's post pages and other info safely in a database so you never have to worry, right? Because nothing ever goes wrong, right? Well, in the real world, things do happen, servers crash, data gets corrupted, web host go offline. It's best to be safe and know how to take control of your WordPress data. In this chapter we'll examine two ways to do just that. One method outside of WordPress and in this lesson one method built right in.

WordPress includes tools for both exporting and importing its data. You'll find them handily stored right under the Tools menu. So let's take a look at Export first. WordPress exports its data to a text file utilizing a version of XML they call WordPress eXtended RSS, or WXR. Honestly, it doesn't matter what they call it because it just works, and the only thing it's really useful for is outputting your data so you can import it using another of their tools which we'll get into a li...

Exporting and importing WordPress files
Video duration: 7m 9s 5h 44m Intermediate Updated Oct 23, 2012

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Exporting and importing WordPress files provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Joseph Lowery as part of the Dreamweaver and WordPress: Core Concepts

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