wp export

Export WordPress content to a WXR file.

GitHub Issues

Generates one or more WXR files containing authors, terms, posts,
comments, and attachments. WXR files do not include site configuration
(options) or the attachment files themselves.

OPTIONS

[--dir=<dirname>]
Full path to directory where WXR export files should be stored. Defaults
to current working directory.
[--skip_comments]
Don’t include comments in the WXR export file.
[--max_file_size=<MB>]
A single export file should have this many megabytes.
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default: 15
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FILTERS

[--start_date=<date>]
Export only posts published after this date, in format YYYY-MM-DD.
[--end_date=<date>]
Export only posts published before this date, in format YYYY-MM-DD.
[--post_type=<post-type>]
Export only posts with this post_type. Separate multiple post types with a
comma.
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default: any
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[--post_type__not_in=<post-type>]
Export all post types except those identified. Separate multiple post types
with a comma. Defaults to none.
[--post__in=<pid>]
Export all posts specified as a comma- or space-separated list of IDs.
[--start_id=<pid>]
Export only posts with IDs greater than or equal to this post ID.
[--author=<author>]
Export only posts by this author. Can be either user login or user ID.
[--category=<name>]
Export only posts in this category.
[--post_status=<status>]
Export only posts with this status.
[--filename_format=<format>]
Use a custom format for export filenames. Defaults to ‘{site}.wordpress.{date}.{n}.xml’.

EXAMPLES

# Export posts published by the user between given start and end date
$ wp export --dir=/tmp/ --user=admin --post_type=post --start_date=2011-01-01 --end_date=2011-12-31
Starting export process...
Writing to file /tmp/staging.wordpress.2016-05-24.000.xml
Success: All done with export.

# Export posts by IDs
$ wp export --dir=/tmp/ --post__in=123,124,125
Starting export process...
Writing to file /tmp/staging.wordpress.2016-05-24.000.xml
Success: All done with export.

# Export a random subset of content
$ wp export --post__in="$(wp post list --post_type=post --orderby=rand --posts_per_page=8 --format=ids)"
Starting export process...
Writing to file /var/www/example.com/public_html/staging.wordpress.2016-05-24.000.xml
Success: All done with export.

Command documentation is regenerated at every release. To add or update an example, please submit a pull request against the corresponding part of the codebase.