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Google+ Exporter 1.8.3
This may be the last release before the Google+ shut down. We strongly suggest refreshing all feeds and downloading all images and videos. Do not wait for anything, do it now. Download latest Google+ Exporter version from https://gplus-exporter.friendsplus.me NEW video detection extended to photo albums, so videos from albums can be downloaded. NEW added “Download All” button to make it easier to download posts for all detected/registered Google+ feeds.
Export process after Google+ shutdown
I’ll try to outline how it will work once the Google+ shuts down and deletes all hosted images and videos. Right now are images and videos still publicly available via Google+ image proxy. This functionality will not be available after G+ shuts down. First, you’ll have to upload all your images and videos to some public web server, to make them available for WP import plugin process and to be…
How to disable use of Tor VPN
You can try to use the Google+ exporter without the Tor VPN in case you’re having trouble downloading Google+ posts. This feature is available from version 1.8.1. You should consider disabling use of Tor in case you are presented with this error: To disable use of Tor VPN simply click the cog icon button.
Google+ Exporter 1.8.0
Tell you Google+ friends about G+Exporter, there’s only a few weeks left to back up your Google+ fully. Videos attached to posts are detected and made available for download. Videos are still not part of the WP and Blogger export though, that functionality will be available in one of the future releases. Posts and comments +1 counts are newly available in JSON export. We strongly suggest refreshing all feeds and downloading all images and videos before Google+ shuts down. Do not wait for anything, backup now.
How to add Google+ profile, page or community not detected by the application
You’ll be using this feature in case the Google+ Exporter did not detected for example Google+ community you’d like to backup or in case you’d like to backup your friend or collegue Google+ feed. This article will help you to get the Google+ profile, page or community URL Where to get Google+ community, profile or page URL? First, open the dialog by clicking the ADD GOOGLE+ PROFILE, PAGE OR COMMUNITY FEED button.
Google+ Exporter 1.7.14
You can now add your friends or colleagues Google+ feeds (profiles, pages, and communities) for public posts and images back up. Download latest Google+ Exporter version from https://gplus-exporter.friendsplus.me NEW manually add Google+ profile, page or community not automatically detected by the application. FIXED Google+ pages detection. FIXED Google account detection is much faster.
Where to get Google+ community, profile or page URL?
You need to know an URL of Google+ community, profile or page you’d like to add manually to Google+ Exporter for posts download. You’ll be using this feature in case the Google+ Exporter did not detected for example Google+ community you’d like to backup or in case you’d like to…