Export Import Sub Site using PowerShell in SharePoint 2013

In this post, we will discuss how we can export and import a subsite in SharePoint 2013 using PowerShell. By using Backup and Restore you can backup and restore site collection not a subsite. We can use Export and Import command to export and import a particular subsite or a list or document library.

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Below is PowerShell command to take backup of a subsite.

Add-PSSnapin “Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell”

Export-SPWeb http://win-pfcp2dgt8di/sites/EnjoySharePoint/MyTestSubSite/ -Path “E:\Bijaya\MyTestSubSite.cmp” -IncludeVersions All

Below is the PowerShell command to import a subsite.

Add-PSSnapin “Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell”

Import-SPWeb http://win-pfcp2dgt8di/sites/EnjoySharePoint/SPSubSite/ -Path “E:\Bijaya\MyTestSubSite.cmp” -UpdateVersions overwrite

Hope this will be helpful.

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About Bijay Kumar

I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site SharePointSky.com

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