Export in WordPress refers to the process of creating a backup of your website’s content in a format that can be easily imported into another WordPress site or platform. This is useful when you want to move your content from one website to another or when you want to create a local backup of your content for safekeeping.

WordPress allows you to export all of your content, including posts, pages, comments, custom post types, and media files, into an XML file that can be imported into another WordPress site. This can be done through the built-in Export tool under the Tools menu in the WordPress dashboard.

When you click on the Export button, you will be prompted to choose what content you want to export, such as all content, or specific post types or categories. You can also choose to include or exclude media files, and you can set a date range for the content you want to export.

Once you have selected your options, WordPress will generate an XML file that you can download and save to your computer or upload to another WordPress site to import your content.

If anything goes wrong on your site, you can later use this backup to restore your website contents using import tool.

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Muhammad Tamzid, the founder of WPTechnic, is a WordPress Enthusiast with a passion to help beginners learning WordPress. Also managing WPrevival, a 24/7 WordPress Website Development, Maintenance & Security Service company.

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