Backup your Wordpress post to GitHub or local
This small python package backup your Wordpress post to GitHub. It convert the html to Markdown with pypandoc. For the api interaction, I uses the two packages gitpython and python-wordpress-xmlrpc. So you have to install this dependence, if you wand to install it from source.
pip install wpexport
It uses pandoc for the formatting. you may have to install it manually.
sudo apt install pandoc
More information https://pandoc.org/installing.html
Set up your settings:
python -m wpexport --setup
and when you have to input all the parameters. After that it will save the parameters in the file ~.wpexport.conf. Notice that your passwords are in this file.
Now you are ready to have some fun.
python -m wpexport
command line arguments
This command export all your post to the GitHub repo. If you didn't like the config file, you can pass the parameter throw the terminal. Use the name of the parameter as the command option. The command option will always override the config file. For axample you cann uses the config file for all parametes exclude the password. And then pass the password throw the command line.
python -m wpexport --wp_pw 1234
the config file
You can also uses another config file. For the setup as well as the backup function.
python -m wpexport --config "/path/to/your/config.json"
The config file is a basic json file. You can look into it and change the values, if you like.
only local export
If you didn't like GitHub, only export it to your local machine.
python -m wpexport --output "/path/to/your/export"
how does it work?
git clone https://github.com/axju/wpexport.git
Create virtual environment and update dev-tools:
python3 -m venv venv source venv/bin/activate pip install --upgrade wheel pip setuptools twine
pip install -e .
Publish the packages:
python setup.py sdist bdist_wheel twine upload dist/*
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