Catch Import Export


Catch Import Export is a simple and easy to use import-export WordPress plugin that is completely free of cost. It addresses the need for importing and exporting of customizer settings from any WordPress theme to another website. However, you’ll need to have the same theme or its child theme installed on both sites where you are performing the export/import task. Catch Import Export allows you to move the theme customizer settings from one website to another without having to move the content and database. With the Catch Import Export plugin, you can export the customizer settings in order to reuse it. With the same theme or its child theme installed, you can import the .dat file in another website. Catch Import Export lets you perform the import-export task either from the customizer itself or by visiting the plugin’s setting page in the dashboard. Also, if you’ve ever wanted to backup or export your WordPress Customizer settings, Catch Import Export is a perfect solution for you. Catch Import Export – A Quick and Easy Way to Export and Import Customizer Settings!


  • Catch Import/Export option on admin dashboard.
  • Catch Import/Export option on customizer.


The easy way (via Dashboard) :

  • Go to Plugins > Add New
  • Type in the Catch Import/Export in Search Plugins box
  • Click Install Now to install the plugin
  • After Installation click activate to start using the Catch Import/Export
  • Go to Catch Import/Export from Dashboard menu

Not so easy way (via FTP) :

  • Download the Catch Import/Export
  • Unarchive Catch Import/Export plugin
  • Copy folder with
  • Open the ftp \wp-content\plugins\
  • Paste the plug-ins folder in the folder
  • Go to admin panel => open item “Plugins” => activate Catch Import/Export
  • Go to Catch Import/Export from Dashboard menu

Contributors & Developers

“Catch Import Export” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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1.2 (Released: February 21, 2019)

  • Compatibility check up to version 5.1

1.1 (Released: December 12, 2018)

  • Added: Catch Themes and Catch Plugins tabs in Add themes and Add plugins page respectively
  • Added: Themes by Catch Themes section under Themes panel in customizer
  • Compatibility check up to version 5.0
  • Typo corrected

1.0.1 (Released: October 01, 2018)

  • Bug Fixed: Updated generic define to this plugin specific

1.0 (Released: September 21, 2018)

  • Initial release