The WordPress Importer plugin is a trusted tool for exporting and importing WordPress data. It’s easy to use but is limited to backing up posts, pages, and menu settings only. With that said, you have to manually restore theme, plugin and widget settings.
This method is great for:
- Webhosts that offer a one-click install for WordPress.
- Adding or combining contents into an existing or freshly-installed WP site.
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Tweaking New Site After Importing With WordPress Importer Plugin
Since this method of installing your blog involves backing up only post contents, you need to manually set or configure some parts of your newly installed WordPress site.
Below is a tutorial video for quick explanation: