WordPress - How to backup the content of your website

September 2016


WordPress - How to backup the content of your website


In this article you will learn how to backup the content of your WordPress blog or website. This operation can be conducted from the Wordpress dashboard (log-in as admin).

The backup file (XML format) will include the following items:
  • posts
  • pages
  • comments
  • categories
  • tags
  • custom fields

The procedure is as follows:
  • Connect to the WordPress dashboard.
  • Go to Tools > Export.
  • Several backup options are available.

Backup all your content


Backup your posts

You can choose to backup posts:
  • From specific authors or category
  • Published on a specific date.

Backup pages of your website

You can choose to backup pages:
  • Containing posts from a particular author.
  • Published on a specific date.

Download the XML file

  • Click on "Download Export File" to retrieve the XML file.

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