Export documentation as ZIP
  • 06 Feb 2023
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Export documentation as ZIP

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Using the Export option in Document360, team accounts can export and download the documentation in the form of ZIP.

The Exported Document360 ZIP file contains the following:

  • Articles, category pages, and templates
  • Home page styles and configurations
  • All files hosted in the Drive (Optional)

The exported project ZIP file can be easily imported onto another project in Document360.
Read our Import project document to know more.

Accessing the Export to ZIP option


  1. Go to Content tools → Import & Export → Import & Export
  2. Expand the Import/Export project from Document360 section
  3. Click on the Export icon
  4. An Export documentation blade appears

Export documentation

Perform these selections before proceeding


a. Version(s) - Click on the dropdown and select the required project versions. You must choose at least one version for the export to work. This is a mandatory selection.
b. Language - The default setting would be All languages. You can also choose individual languages to export.
c. Article modified at - The default setting would be None (all the articles at that current point in the documentation). You can also choose 90 days, 30 days, 7 days or custom date range.
d. Include media files - You can select this checkbox to include the media files from the export version(s), language, and date filter selection.

After you complete, click the Export documentation button at the bottom

Depending on the size of the documentation filters selected, the time taken to export may vary.

Downloading the exported ZIP

  1. Go to Content tools → Import & Export → Import & Export
  2. Expand the Import/Export project from Document360 section


  1. You can find two options on the right of the Export section.
    a. Download exported documentation - Click this icon to initiate the download of the export ZIP onto the device's local storage. The date of the latest export will be mentioned when the mouse pointer hovers over the icon.

For example, Download exported documentation (18-11-2021)

ZIP file
  • When you export a project with only one language, the markdown articles will be exported in Markdown (.md) format and WYSIWYG articles will be exported in HTML format
  • When you export a multilingual project, both the markdown and WYSIWYG articles will be exported in .json format

b. Copy download link - Click this icon to copy the Download link. You can share the download link across other mediums.


Once you perform the export operation, the previously exported ZIP available for download would be overwritten.

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