How to Download or Migrate Your Entire WordPress Media Library

There are a few reasons you might need to export your WordPress media library. In my case, I have a Client who wants to redesign her website. So I just created a new development site and only want to transfer the images from the existing site to the new one.

Whatever the reason, there are a few ways that you can export your media library without having to download every image individually to a folder on your computer.

In this video, I will show you how you can do this using a plugin and download the entire WordPress Media Library and upload their year and month wise like they were organized on the old website.

// put this code into your function.php file
add_filter('upload_dir', function(){
	return _wp_upload_dir('2019/01');  // ('YEAR/MONTH')
}, 100, 0);

I hope it’ll be helpful for you especially if you are migrating the entire WordPress media library.

Required Plugin: Export Media Library

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