How to Install the WordPress Importer Plugin

In this guide, we will show you how to Install the WordPress Importer plugin. This plugin allows you to import Pages, Posts, Authors, and Categories into your WordPress website. When migrating Pages and Posts from another location, it can save time since you do not have to mannually export and import them into the database.

Install WordPress Importer

  1. Log into your WordPress Dashboard.
  2. wordpress importer add new plugins

    In the navigation menu click Plugins then Add New

  3. wordpress importer search for importer

    Type ‘importer’ in the search field.

  4. wordpress importer install wordpress importer plugin

    You will see the WordPress Importer plugin by wordpressdotorg listed. Click the Install Now button.

  5. wordpress importer activate wordpress importer plugin

    Once the WordPress Importer plugin has been installed, click the Activate button to enable it.

    wordpress importer wordpress importer plugin activated

    You are finished when you see a “Plugin Activated” message.

Congratulations, now you know how to Install the WordPress Importer plugin!

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John-Paul Briones Content Writer II

John-Paul is an Electronics Engineer that spent most of his career in IT. He has been a Technical Writer for InMotion since 2013.

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