How to Backup Blogger Blog

In Blogger, you can use “Back up content” option to backup your Blogger blog. The “Import content” option is to import posts and comments.

Let’s check it out both of them in detail.

Backup Blogger Blog​

The “Back up content” option is to take a complete backup of your blog posts, pages, and comments.

I recommend you to take a Blogger backup at regular intervals.

If there are any problems on your blog, then you can use this backup to restore posts, pages, and comments.

Also, you can use this backup to move your blog to another blogging platform such as WordPress.


  • Go to Settings > Other > Import & back up
  • Click on "Back up content" button.
  • Click on "Save to your computer" button.
Back up content option

The backup got stored on your computer in the XML format. If you want to access the backup file from anywhere, then you need to keep the backup file in Google Drive or Dropbox.

Import Blogger Blog

Currently, Blogger supports importing of Blogger blogs only.

If you are importing backup into existing blog, then it will merge with current posts. Otherwise, you can import backup into a new blog.


  • Select the blog in which you want to import posts and comments.
  • Go to Settings > Other > Import & back up
  • Click on "Import content" button and solve the captcha.
  • Check the option "Automatically publish all imported posts and pages" if you want all the imported posts and pages gets published automatically. If not, uncheck this option.
Import content option
  • Click on "Import from computer" button and select the backup file. That's all.

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