Import/export content in Joomla

J2XML is an easy to use import/export solution for your Joomla. It allows you to export content in the XML format. In this article I will explain how to use J2XML to import and/or export content within Joomla.

Download J2XML for Joomla from the Joomla extension directory.


  • It allows you to export aticles and users to an xml file.
  • Import articles and users from an xml file (generated by J2XML)
  • Send articles and user to another Joomla! 2.5+ site.
  • CLI (command line interface)
  • Export/import weblinks
  • Export/import viewing access
  • Export/import tags
  • Export/import contacts
  • 3rd party plugins support
  • Import data from URL

Sign into Joomla as an Administrator. Go to menu “Extensions -> Manage”. Select the “Upload” tab and install the J2XML for Joomla.

After installation, you can access from the menu Components -> J2XML:

menu components Importexport content in Joomla

From here you will have access to the control panel, creating an XML file to export content and allows you to import content from an XML file:

Control Panel - J2XML

Control Panel – J2XML

Website manager - J2XML

Website manager – J2XML

add new site Importexport content in Joomla

Website Manager – J2XML

This concludes Import/export content in Joomla.

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