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WordPress and automated MySQL backups to a different host

I'm having the following setup. A development computer in my local network and a production server with a real internet domain. Developing the PHP/CSS files on my dev computer for my theme is handled ...
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Why only one of my sites is so slow to backup?

I have made many websites with Wordpress, but only one is really slow to backup, slow like many many many hours. My site : 1630 articles + 36 pages My backup plugin : Wordpress Database Backup (by ...
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Best method to upgrade WordPress and Plugins

I'm wondering what is the best method to upgrade WordPress, is it the "One Click" method or "Manual" update. I've used both methods, part of my process is to first test upgrades on my local machine ...
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Auto Update fail time my external folder deleted

We have use some code action using wordpress root on external folder with code files. Now wordpress auto update allow on backend now my update fails thats time my directory deleted. So how to access ...
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How to replace a wordpress installation in root directory with another in a subdirectory?

Someone with a wordpress site in lets say www.thess.com asked me to change the theme, so i thought it would be safer to first create a second wordpress installation in lets say www.thess.com/welcome ...
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The safest way to automate WordPress backups

I'm running over 20+ sites on a Linux shared cloud environment. At present, my hosting company performs daily, offsite backups. However, these are only kept for 30 days. This works great, but what ...
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version control for wordpress? (wordpress folder and database at same time)

I am familiar with version control to some extent. I have been using git and github for school purposes. Now when I use wordpress it makes sense that I can use git when developing on my local ...
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How does the WXR file differ from the WPDB?

I'm looking to make it so an administrator can do a complete backup of a WordPress website with the click of a button in the administration pages. In doing so, I figure the code would need to backup ...
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SQL error on restoring database

I am running a database backup -- a 7 MB SQL -- using the phpMyAdmin Import function -- and getting an error, whose text doesn't really show where the problem is. MySQL said: Documentation #1064 - ...
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Why isn't my imported database showing up? install.php pops up and adds new tables to the database

I imported my live sites sql backup into xampp. I have named the new DB 'wordpress' and configured wp-config with db-name 'wordpress', user 'root', pw ''. Then I went to localhost/wordpress and it ...
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Why are no posts showing despite my apparently correct DB restoration?

I restored a backup to MySQL using the phpMyAdmin Import feature. When I browse the DB in phpMyAdmin, I see that my posts are there. But in Wordpress, I only see the default out-of-the-box welcome ...
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Backing up Wordpress database and files

I've tried a few third party plugins for backing up my site, with some working well and others not so much, so I'm trying out backing up the site manually. Is there anything I'm missing here or is ...
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How to backup/move only the admin configuration?

I would like to move all the admin configuration from one Wordpress to another. Is it possible? I have two environments: Development and Homologation. The client is feeding the system with content ...
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How to backup website on wordpress?

I am using godaddy uk service. I have installed wordpress with simple key theme, how I can do backup for all files/picturs/content etc. ? Do I need to make backup from database only or I need to do ...
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No Database Backup

I'm looking for a way to recover as much as I can from a poorly backed up Wordpress website. The website owner didn't renew their hosting and lost the site. This was the first and last Wordpress ...
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Restore all my wordpress site after backup with Duplicator plugin in Managed Wordpress Godaddy

I have changed my hosting, and made a backup with Duplicator plugin, now in my new hosting, wordpress have been installed itself with some other features, and now if i restore my old wordpress (saved ...
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Backed up site on localhost affecting live site

I used BackupBuddy to make a copy of a website I'm working on and then used MAMP (Windows) to recreate the site on my localhost so I could work on it. I must have done something wonky because now the ...
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Store partial database to an archive database time to time

As the community knows me that I'm not a PHP Developer by core, but trying to be one. With the company I'm working, I developed many WordPress powered News Portals, where- They publish at least 30 - ...
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Copy site from one multisite to another

I have a live multisite and a development version of the live multisite. The top level sites are different, but all the other sites are (or more accurately, will be) the same. I need to export one of ...
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How to perform WordPress backups using wp-cli?

I am relatively new to working with WordPress, but I am very comfortable with, and prefer to use the command line. I need to backup WordPress before performing a version upgrade. I came across wp-cli ...
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what to backup (for partial restore)??

My site has hacked three times, and as forced by host provider, now there is no option in front of me, except restoring a healthy backup for around 3 weeks ago. (Hacker had created a backdoor in my ...
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Backup blog posts only

I have a Wordpress site with a lot of pages and blog posts. I want to create a new site but keep all blog posts, just blog posts and no pages. How can I achieve this? When I backup the database from ...
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Post restoration

I backed up a version of my wordpress site which contains several posts. Lets call this website website A. I have a different website which also contains several posts. Lets call this one website B. ...
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Using database in new instalation

I have a Wordpress instance in my production environment. I have created a new raw instalation in my development machine, and I have imported the database from production. I have changed the ...
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Upgrading from 3.4.2 [duplicate]

I recently took on a new client who runs a fairly active news site powered by WordPress. Part of what he wishes me to do is upgrade his WordPress version, something he's neglected to do since 3.4.2, ...
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Backup wordpress installation on shared hosting

I have a wordpress website on a shared hosting. For redundancy reasons, I want to have a copy of the site on another shared hosting, so that if the first one is down, the traffic can be redirected to ...
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Backing up an old version of WP before upgrading

I just took over a site running 3.3.1 and I'd like to back up the site and move it to local host so I can test the upgrade process locally to make sure nothing breaks. I've looked at BackWPup but it ...
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Back up uploads folder outside of wp-content?

I've changed the default uploads location to mysite/media instead of wp-content/uploads because the url looks better. That said, backup programs like WP Clone seem only to backup media when it's in ...
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WordPress Backup

I'm learning how to backup right now and I'd like some validation. From what I understood, to fully backup my Wordpress I need two things. One backup for my database and another for theme files. The ...
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How to setup a wordpress backup in localhost?

I have a database backup and entire site folder backup of a wordpress site. I want to setup it in my localhost. These are the steps I followed. Create a database Import the database_backup.sql ...
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Clone wordpress blog on localbox manually

I'm trying to clone a wordpress blog that i have on a internet web server on my local machine. I performed the following steps. Backed up and Restored Mysql DB on localbox Copied all filesystem ...
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How to completely save my wordpress data?

I am changing domain and I was wondering if using the export tool on my wordpress admin panel was enough to save all of my wordpress data? What I want to do is intall a new version of wordpress on my ...
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For a complete backup, is it enough to copy htdocs and export database?

I copied the htdocs via FTP from the server which hosts my wordpress blog. Moreover, I used phpMyAdmin to export the MySQL database. When I move to a new server, can I just create a database, run the ...
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Merging versions of wp_posts based on post_title

I have a live site and a backup/dev version of the site. For some reason (probably because I did an export from Moveable Type then moved everything from localhost to a live environment I had little ...
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Backup Buddy Questions

I have two hosting accounts. Account #1) My personal hosting account Account #2) My reseller hosting account I am hosting a friend/client on my personal account as an Add On domain. I just ...
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How to backup and restore configurations

I am in the process of transferring my WordPress blog to a new host. I've copied the blog files, used XML import/export to copy the contents, and the blog is now up and running. The missing piece is ...
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Can an update corrupt my installation?

Ive got a wp theme I use on a website - the theme in question was purchased from a popular site ending in forest... So the code is not mine and I can’t speak as for its quality either way. Every ...
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Wordpress on Ubuntu 12.10: permalinks problem

I am running a backup of my website on Ubuntu 12.10 (apache+mysql). I can see properly admin and home page, but permalinks are not working (so urls like this are failing: localhost/page/.../). What ...
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How to restore all items from trash

I have accidentally deleted a WP user. By deleting it, WP removed all the media files, pages etc. I could retrieve pages and posts from trash. But I could not restore media items. Is there a way to ...
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Losing all my text and entries on ColorWay Theme

I have hosted my website on a ec2. So when the ec2 goes down and I reboot it, I need to change the dns from the old to the new dns (micro instance). Until now I was taking a manual backup of my ...
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Is It Possible to Restore Accidentally Deleted Widgets?

I accidentally deleted the widgets without dragging it to the inactive widgets section. I have a backup of all the files and the database but i have changed many things on the site other than the ...
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WordPress Admin Interface not styled properly

The laptop I was working on recently crashed. But, I managed to get everything on it backed up, including my recent WordPress project off of my local server (I use MAMP). I uploaded my SQL database ...
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Backup another database with BackUpWordPress plugin

Is there any possibilities to add another database which is connected to other wordpress plugin? My site is using two database: main wordpress db and additional db for plugin data. The Backup includes ...
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Fast worpress backup/clone

i have a problem with 2 websites. I have for example site1.com site2.com How can i make a perfect clone of site1.com for site2.com? i mean i want a method that i can do this in minutes, not ...
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wordpress database restore - broken link

I've tried to play with db backup and restore but I am dealing with difficulties. This what I've done: I backed up database using cPanel option and got 8MB large SQL file. Afterwards I installed new ...
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how to migrate wpmu from one host to the other?

this issus is different fromm How to migrate wordpress users from one blog to another since i am using WPMU, i have backup the database, and then import it to the other host, also i have changed the ...
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Mysqldump add drop table?

I notice in the Codex that the --add-drop-table option is displayed for backing up a database. Before I screw anything up, does this just mean that when the backup is eventually imported, the tables ...
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Are there any scripts, classes, and/or functions built-in to WP for a plugin to export/import its saved data from wp_options?

In WordPress, are there any supported 'script plugins', Classes, and/or a WordPress function that will allow a plugin to use to export/import its own data from the database to a txt/json file? A way ...
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Recover from failed multisite conversion

I'm normally quite the techie (look at my SF account!) but it turns out I know nothing about Wordpress and in doing so have sabotaged my wife's blog. As a family we have a hosting package through ...
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restore a db after bad backup

i haven't got any experience in wordpress so please sorry me if answers seems too trivial. one upon a time i had a blog. then the hosting service expired and i get a backup in a hurry way: the bad ...