WordPress has its own import/export process. Learn about the limitations of this process and why it may not work for all situations.
- [Instructor] When working with WordPress, … one of the first questions I ask myself is always, … does WordPress provide a mechanism to do this? … When WordPress has functionality that achieves your goal, … then it usually makes sense to use that option. … In the case of importing and exporting data from a website, … WordPress does have some native … functionality that does that job. … However it won't handle every situation, … in fact, it's fairly limited. … WordPress exports data in a format called … WordPress XML or WordPress extended RSS. … This format is pretty straight forward. … It's an XML, or Extensive Markup Language file … designed to handle WordPress data. … This will work great for some projects … and is particularly good as a way to move some data … from site to site without moving all of it. … Within the WordPress export functions, … you can choose subsets of data to export. … Only posts, only pages or only a specific custom post type. … This is super useful if you're updating …
Skill Level Intermediate
What you should know1m 1s
1. Preparing Your Site for Migration
2. Migration Tools
3. Migration Plugins
4. Common Problems and Solutions
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