import export featured image with wordpress

Do you ever notice that when you use the import-export tool in WordPress to migrate data from one platform to another, the featured images not be included in the data? If you have a small site and blog then, of course, you can re-upload the featured images but don’t you think that it quite be waste of time to separately re-upload features image while you import/ export the entire data.

Well, this post will give you the solution about how to include featured image while you import/export data between two WordPress sites. Let’s get started to read out the steps that how to WordPress Import/Export Featured Images with post.

1. Export All Blogs from Tools > Export option.

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3. Add filter rule

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4. Select ID, title and click on ‘Add Field’ button. Then Add function code.

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5. Select xls from ‘Export type’ dropdown then click on ‘Continue’ button.

6. Click to Run Export.

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Import Posts:-

Step 1: Import posts from Tools > Import menu.

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Step 2: Import Featured images of the post by using ‘WP All Import’ plugin.

Click on New Import.

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Step 3:- Click on ‘Continue to Step 3’.

Step 4:-

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Step 5:-

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Step 6:-

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Author: Chandan Kumar

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6 responses to “How to WordPress Import/Export Featured Images With Post

  1. Rahul November 14, 2017 at 7:52 pm

    This Very Nice and attractive Article…
    Thankyou For Sharing This Information…
    And also give to me important knowledge.

    1. Chandan Kumar November 27, 2017 at 11:15 am

      Glad to read your comment, that you find it helpful.

  2. Aleksandar November 25, 2018 at 4:17 pm

    Can you send me this function, I can’t read it from the picture?

  3. luis December 15, 2018 at 8:58 am

    On Export, Step 4 is not possible to read the image.
    can you copy getFeaturedImage function code?

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  5. Shiela Schutt December 27, 2022 at 7:49 pm

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    it up!

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