Import or export WordPress database

In WordPress, there are situations such as restores, backups, and migrations where you may want to import or export your MySQL database.

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If you are unsure how to import or export your database, give us a call and one of our experts can do it for you for a fee.

  • Import 1 WordPress database from a backup to the specified database.
    • Example: backup.sql file.
  • Export 1 WordPress database, and place the file into the hosting account.

To Do It Yourself

To import or export your database yourself, use the table below to find the scenario that's applicable and follow those instructions.

To do it yourself, see Difficulty
Export MySQL databases Basic
Import SQL files into MySQL databases Basic
Exporting MySQL database in SSH Advanced
Importing MySQL Databases via SSH Advanced


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