Links Menu (Blogroll) »Import & Export Links

You can import links from other systems into your blogroll.

The instructions from this guide are referring to the WP Admin dashboard. You can get to this dashboard by adding /wp-admin to the end of your site’s url (e.g.:

First visit the Tools -> Import page.

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Then click Blogroll on the Import screen.

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There are two options when importing links. You can import links from an existing blog, or you can import links from a file you have saved to your computer. Links can be imported if they are saved in OPML (Outline Processor Markup Language) file format.

To access the links file for an existing blog, type in or if you have exported an OPML file containing links, click the Choose File button to choose that file from a local disk.

To finish, click the Import OPML File button.

WP-Admin Blogroll Import

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You can export your links by visiting and then use the Save File option in your web browser (usually by clicking File -> Save As… but the exact wording may vary depending on your browser).

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