Builder Import and Export Tool

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The tools offered in the Import/Export settings tab allow you export Layouts and Views and/or Theme Settings and import them to another site running Builder. This is helpful for transferring specific settings, including Layouts, from one Builder site to another Builder site.

Exports can also be used as a basic backup. Create a full export once you have your Builder theme configured the way you want it, save the export to your computer, and if you mess up your Layouts at a later time, you can import the Layouts as you originally had them.

To access this, visit the WordPress dashboard > My Theme > Settings > Import / Export (tab).

Note: The exports created here will only include settings specific to Builder. No WordPress settings, WordPress content, or data from other themes or plugins will be included.

Contents

Site Exports Section

The Site Exports section lists all your current exports. Each time you create an export or import an export file, the export will be listed in the Site Exports section. This allows you to easily keep track of the exports and download them as needed. You can also select to import a listed export. This can be helpful to quickly replace Layouts that have been accidentally modified or removed.

The Export Data Section

The Export Data section allows you to quickly generate an export.

The Import Data Section

The Import Data section allows you to import an export that you previously download from this or another site. Once you select the export file and click the Import button, you will be given a series of options that help you import the settings as desired.


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Additional Links

In this webinar. you will learn what the feature does, when you might want to use it, and when it makes more sense to use BackupBuddy. Chris also reviews all the other changes he incorporated into Builder 2.8.0.


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