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How to Export Email Addresses from WordPress

Do you have a WordPress site that houses your blog posts or projects? Creating a mailing list is a great way to stay in touch with clients, followers and customers.

If you have a high traffic site that receives a lot of feedback from viewers, be sure to save those email addresses to your mailing list.

It’s easy to do with a few simple clicks.

First, you will want to download the Comments Email plug in. This is a free add on you can find.

Once added and activated, go to Tools » Comments Emails. This is where you can export the list of comment email addresses.

First you need to check the box next to Emails under the fields section. After that select CSV as export format and then click on ‘Show Emails’ button. 

The plugin will then fetch comment author email addresses from your WordPress database and show them in the box below. Save this as a txt or CSV file on your computer.

Most platforms including Mailchimp offer a way to import email addresses into your email list.

You have now compiled your email addresses!