How to Import a WordPress Glossary From One Site to Another- Video Tutorial!

How to Import a WordPress Glossary From One Site to Another- Video Tutorial!

The tutorial video bellow covers the glossary remote import add-on, which is a great addition to our already-powerful CM Tooltip glossary plugin.

This add-on allows you to have a constantly updated database of your site’s glossary, which you can easily export, transfer and merge with other glossaries on different WordPress sites.

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Let’s get started!

Installing the plugin

The first thing you’ll need to do before you import a WordPress Glossary is install and activate the add-on. You need to go through this process on both the parent glossary site and the other site or sites where you want to import the parent glossary or merge the existing glossary with the parent glossary.

1. Go to plugins on your dashboard then search for the glossary remote import add-on install it
2. Click activate once it is installed.
3. Go into your tooltip to license
4. Input your license key to activate the license.

Backup Options

The next step is to do a backup of the glossary on your parent site which will allow you to have an automatic backup of all new glossary terms and any changes you make. Go into your general settings and scroll down to backup you can adjust the settings here. You have many options in this tab:

1. You can choose to have a secure backup that is protected with a PIN number.
2. If you Select secure backup you can also chose the PIN you want to protect your glossary backup with.
3. You can also chose how often you want that automatic backup to take place. If you wish to disable the automatic backup you can select never.
4. The backup rebuild hour, which determines exactly what time of day your auto backup will take place.

After you have chosen and saved your backup settings, you will need to go to the import export page to retrieve the URL to the backup which you will then need to input in your receiving site. The URL should appear on this page. Copy the URL of the parent site server and head over to your receiving site.