Last Updated: November 2, 2016


Exporting Content

Go to the site you want to export content from. In dashboard click on Tools and select Export to open up a range of options for downloading your content

You can choose to download all your content……………

……….or alternatively you may decide to filter the content you want and export only certain posts, pages, topics, forums and replies.

Once you select your options you can click on “download export file” to save an xml file which you’ll need to transfer your content to the new site.


Importing Your Content

In your new wordpress site you can go to your Dashboard>Tools and select import, you should see a list of various blogging services, in this case you want to import the content you downloaded from your old WordPress site so select WordPress and you will be prompted to upload the xml file you previously downloaded.

Note: The theme being used on your new site may affect the appearance of your content……

for example: you may need to go into dashboard>appearance>menus to get your menus to appear on the new site.