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Import/export manager

Click below to learn more about exporting and importing HTML archives for individual pages or your full site with the MindTouch export/import manager.
 

► Generate a full or partial site archive

Export your entire MindTouch archive or partial hierarchies in HTML through the import/export manager.
 

Generate your HTML export archive


Exporting content can occur for full archives or partial hierarchies:

Prerequisites

  1. Must have administrative access.
  2. Go to path /special:importexport.  If this page isn't currently available in your MindTouch instance, contact support.

Full site export

  1. Select the Export tab.

  1. Enter your email into the Email address field.

  1. Click the Export button.

  1. You will receive an email at your specified email address that includes links to your site archive and an error report.
     

The status bar at the top of the import/export manager will provide updates on your import status.

 

Partial site export

  1. Select the Export tab.

  1. Enter your email into the Email address field.

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  1. Click the Home link.
  2. Select the hierarchy you wish to export and click the Use selected button. 

  1. Click Export.

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  1. You will receive an email at your specified email address that includes links to your site archive and an error report.
► Import your full or partial site archive
Written by James Calleja
Former MindTouch Employee at MindTouch
This page applies to:MindTouch (current)

Import specific hierarchies or your entire MindTouch archive into your site using the import/export manager.
 

Import your archive


 Before importing your MindTouch archive, upload your archive to a secure file sharing service and a generate a URL for use.  That URL must trigger a download when clicked (not direct you to a page to download).  

Prerequisites

  1. Must have administrative access.
  2. Go to path /special:importexport.  If this page isn't currently available in your MindTouch instance, contact support.

Conduct a test import

Test importing your archive will detail any errors in the import process. To run a test import:

  1. Select the Import tab.

  1. Enter your email into the Email address field.

  1. Paste the URL of your uploaded archive into the URL of archive to import field.

  1. Check the Test import box.
  2. Click the Import button.

Your archive will not be imported. Instead, you will receive an email that includes the following:

  • Email header confirming Import Test Run Complete or Import Test Run Failed.
  • Email CSV attachment containing a detailed list of errors.  Click here to see a list of errors. 

Import your site archive

  1. Select the Import tab.

  1. Enter your email into the Email address field.

  1. Paste the URL of your uploaded archive into the URL of archive to import field.

  1. Click the Import button.

The status bar at the top of the import/export manager will provide updates on your import status.

  1. You will receive an email notification at your specified email address that also includes a link to your error report.
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