Import & Export Pages in MediaWiki

This article walks you through the process of importing and exporting pages using the built-in functionality found in MediaWiki.  You can use these steps to import pages from one MediaWiki site to another.

Use the following steps to export pages:

  1. Login to your MediaWiki site.
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  2. Click the Special Pages link found in the toolbox menu.
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  3. Click the Export pages link.
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  4. Add the pages and categories that you would like to export.
  5. Click Export.

Use the following steps to import pages:

  1. Login to your MediaWiki site.
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  2. Click the Special Pages link found in the toolbox menu.
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  3. Click the Import pages link.
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  4. Use the browse function to locate the page on your local machine.
  5. Click the Upload file button.