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How to export data from WordPress using WordPress Bulk posts editing plugin?

Export data from WordPress is necessary when you need to use those data in another website or another time.

The good news is that exporting data is very simple and straightforward in WordPress Bulk post editing plugin as we provided useful options in “Export/Import” tab.

To have access to the exporting data options in our plugin, you need to go to the below address:

 WordPress dashboard > Pro bulk bundle > WP posts > Export/Import tab

Export data from WordPress using export options

In the “export/ import” tab, you can choose how to export your post data by marking the options below Posts and Fields items. 

To make every option available for you, it is possible to export data by choosing below conditions in the Posts and Fields items:

  1. Posts: All posts in table, fields: All fields 

You can choose conditions and display all the data assigned in the table, and export them. In these conditions, there is no need to add any special columns to the table Or select any custom posts in the table.

In fact all the data that you displayed in the columns or not will be export (All of the post’s fields).

Export all posts in table and all fields of posts

  1. Posts: All posts in table, fields: Only visible fields

The exported data related to these conditions include the data displayed in the post columns of the table.

It is important to choose the right columns for displaying in the post table. Because our plugin exports only the visible columns.

Export only visible fields in wordpress post bulk edit plugin

  1. Posts: Only selected posts, fields: All fields

In these conditions, you will export all data of those posts that you filtered before in the post table.

To do this perfectly by choosing this condition. You need to filter and select those posts that their data need to be export in the post table.

You can filter custom posts by using “Filter Form” or finding them by “Quick Search”. Anyway, after filtering those posts, you need to select those custom posts  by marking the check box next to them.

Export only selected posts and all fields

  1. Posts: Only selected posts, fields: Only visible fields

This is the most specific data export in our plugin, using this useful condition you can choose some custom posts and filtered data related to those posts to be exported.

To do this kind of data export perfectly, you need to add those columns that their data needs to be exported to the post table. Then filter the custom posts to select them in the post table.

Export only selected posts and only visible fields

Example: Exporting the visible fields of selected data

To export data of visible fields, we added the below columns to our post table:

  • Short description 
  • Post type
  • Menu 
  • Categories
  • Tags
Add custom column to WordPress Bulk post editing plugin

After adding the proper columns, we selected the post No. 1599 and 1597:

Select custom posts in WordPress Bulk post editing plugi

Finally:

  • opening the ”Import/ Export” tab.
  • choosing “Only Selected Posts” and “Only visible fields“.
  • Clicking on “Export Now” button.

After that your operation was done perfectly and a new excel file in CSV format is available in your download folder.

Export fields in WordPress Bulk post editing plugin

You can have access to this file by right click on this downloaded file and click on “Show in folder”:

Show downloaded file in folder

As shown below, our plugin assigned a name to that file. Also you are able to open it with Microsoft excel or import it directly to some other plugins:

Downloaded file name

As illustrated below, all columns that we added to our post table before with their related data were exported to the downloaded file exactly according to our expectation: 

Open downloaded file
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