Exporting and Importing Sharepoint WebPart

To export an existing web part to a file (*.webpart) and modify it and import it back to Sharepoint, follow the instructions below:

Export — On upper right part of the webpart, click the down arrow, and select “Export”. Save the file (*.webpart) to a local folder. Rename the file so you know what it is. Use a text editor to edit it as needed and save.

Import: Go to “Site Actions” –> “Site Settings”, under “Galleries”, select “Web Parts”. near the top, select “Library Tools/Document” tab. Click the “Upload Document” in the ribbon. Browse to the updated *.webpart file, and upload it.

You can add this custom web part to your page.

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