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WordPress theme change and deployment using addon domain

A client wants to change their Wordpress theme and have created an addon domain to facilitate this. Their intention is to make the updates on the addon domain and then switch the old domain to the ...
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Migrating local Wordpress site to Openshift

I started developing on Wordpress and I have a simple website on my computer. I followed this article to transfer all the WP structure to Openshift. On my local website I applied themes, create ...
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Wordpress with Git deployment issues

I'm new to wordpress, coming from the python/django world where there are pretty established standards for development workflows and site deployment, so I'm trying to find some guidance on how to ...
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How to: Easily Move a WordPress Install from Development to Production?

I do development on one box and use a second for production. Right now I just dump the database and then do a find a replace for the URL changes; then copy over the files and import the new SQL. Are ...
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WordPress and Git Workflow

I know this question has been asked a thousand times, but I'm really trying to work out how to get the best out of Git when working with WordPress. I've scoured the web and read dozens of articles, ...
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Wordpress Multi-site Automated migaration script [closed]

Bit of a long shot but can anyone recommend a script to automate moving a Wordpress multisite from local to live server.
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Deploying Wordpress for clients - what do they have access to?

I've developed websites from scratch up till now and would like to switch to using Wordpress to save time and money. I've done some theme customization and plugin work so far. I can see that users ...
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moved site to development box, WP works fine except that only root of site is served

I have a small, ultra-low traffic WP site. Let us call it www.mysite.com. This same URL is listed both as the "Site Address" and the "Wordpress Address" under the wp-admin Settings panel of the live ...
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Initial wordpress deploy via git

Currently, I've got my local machine setup and pushing to staging via git. There are cases where I upload images locally to test admin page interaction. In my .gitignore file I'm ignoring ...
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Different versions of Wordpress between local and production

First off, I am a WordPress newbie so please be gentle! :) Long story short, I have been given a project in mid-flight. Development computer has Wordpress 3.8.1 setup with Microsoft Webmatrix. A ...
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Moving from development while pulling production database without overwriting, to production

I am involved in a redesign of a client's website and during development the client has been adding posts/pages and working with existing plugins that were on the site. I have made a new theme and ...
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Database sync between local and production

I was watching Mark Jaquith's presentation at WCSF 2013 recently and in the Q&A Mark mentioned something about rsync - after a quick Google I can see this is done via SSH - my question is this: is ...
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How can I easily reduce the size of WordPress installation from development to production?

Sometimes it happens that cheap but fast/reliable hosting plan has the drawback to have only 50MB/100 MB of local space, for files and database. Now, before going to production, I delete manually ...
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WordPress deployment strategy: Dealing with dependencies [closed]

The main question is: How do you deploy your WordPress sites, taking into account dependency management and database migrations? Details I've been reading around this issue both on Stack Exchange ...
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Is there a drush equivalent for WordPress yet?

I'm working with Drupal on a project right now, and for all it's faults, having a commandline interface like drush to the Drupal framework is a godsend. Is there an equivalent for using Wordpress to ...
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loss of theme options while site deployment in production

i have moved both wordpress folder and the development database on a distant server. Why all my theme options are lost ? where are these options stored if not in wp_options table nor wp_files ?
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Secret keys in SCM

I have a WordPress installation in a Git repository and I'm wondering, if it's safe to have the 8 "secret keys" stored in there, or if I should insert them during deploy.
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what are the chmod rights recommended to give for every folders of wordpress projects

When deploying a wordpress project on a server , what are the rights to set for each folders and files of wordpress for it to be safe and fonctionnal?
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Workflow for working with git and WordPress

As my site becomes more important to my business, I want to have better version control so I can look up past changes and backup my code. I keep seeing people talking about having their entire site in ...
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Deployment strategies for WP-Supercache [closed]

I'm looking to improve my deployment process, which currently uses Capistrano to deploy from a hosted git repository. For the most part, this is working pretty well. However, I'm running into ...
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Internal Server Error every time I push up my Wordpress Project to Heroku

We use Heroku to deploy our Wordpress project. However, everytime we push up it seems that all of the links bring the user to an Internal Server Error page. The homepage works. Updating the ...
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Is Git/GitHub a good WordPress deployment solution?

I'm currently developing my WordPress locally, committing my code to GitHub with Git and then SSHing into my server and doing a "git pull" to update my code. Is this a good option for code deployment ...
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What are the best practices for maintaining and deploying several parent themes?

I've been trying to commission a freelancer to make me a custom website and hit a roadblock when I said I wanted a parent theme. The freelancer strongly preferred to make a child theme based on his ...
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Update a custom theme with Subversion?

Before I start: I'm not sure if this is feasible so any guidance, suggestions, criticisms are welcome. I'm looking for an easy way to deploy my Wordpress theme code from my development environment ...
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Can I flush W3TC's cache in a capistrano deploy? [closed]

I'm trying to simplify my deploy process and am making use of the Capistrano tool. Is there a way to have capistrano flush W3TC's cache in a deploy task?
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Making Wordpress Local Again?

I've been working on a Wordpress site for a while and have gone to make it live this afternoon. After following this tutorial video ...
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wordpress home is gone

i'm new to wordpress AND to php and web coding in general. i've done my wordpress theme in local, and now i like it. then i moved to a host, created the user and the database in the host server, ...
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Redirect all www.xyz.com to www.xyz.com/wordpress?

I have my website working from www.xyz.com/wordpress, but customers should not need to type it all. If they just type www.xyz.com it should take them to www.xyz.com/wordpress.
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Best way to develop multisite and deploy on another server?

I have no previous experience in developing multisites so be easy on me. I´m familiar with developing and launching single sites though. I´m looking for the smoothest way to build a multisite for my ...
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Change site url when moving site to another url?

Is it really neccessary to put WP_HOME, WP_SITEURL in wp-config.php or set these settings via admin panel every time when moving a WordPress instance to another url (for example: moving from dev ...
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Dev, Stage and Production Deployment for WordPress Sites?

So I need to be able to have dev/stage/production iterations (over separate servers) for a WordPress website, I use git usually but this obviously isn't going to work with WordPress sites because of ...
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Setting up WordPress playground and deploying to production server?

I would like to have WordPress on my local OS X machine to test out different themes, content, etc and then deploy it on to the production Linux server. I'm using WordPress for my website and ...
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Want to change my site root

Hello I have a wordpress site that has a url at some ip address. Now what I want to do change the url. Instead of http://"My IP Address", I want it http://"My IP Address"/wordpress. instead.Is there a ...
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How can I (semi) automate a database export and import to a different location?

I'm attempting to move toward developing WordPress sites locally, rather than on a live server, and as part of that move I'd like the ability to have a local and a remote version of a site, and easily ...
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Deploying Updated or New Plugins That Modify the wp_options Table

I have a WordPress site under local version control with Git. I deploy it to the production server using Capistrano. For the initial deployment, I manually import the SQL database to the production ...
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Can't seem to see images on my machine but can on the server

Hello I just started using wordpress (complete noob) but I need a bit of help. I have installed wordpress and on a linux/centos webserver and this works fine. However when I use another machine, open ...
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Clone plugins (and settings) to new installation?

Is it possible to clone the plugins and settings from a WordPress site to a new fresh install? I don't want any of the content from the original site I just want all the plugins used and their ...
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Git beginner: Keeping track of on-server changes

So I'm starting to get to grips with Git (never used any VCS before). Some Git users tell me to only push to production server and never pull from it to my local dev server. That leaves me with this ...
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Managing updates when Wordpress is in your own svn repo

I download and configure Wordpress for a development environment and a production environment. After it's set up on one server we check it into a subversion repo and then go and check it out on the ...
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Best Way to Merge a Dev and Live Site to Become a Staging Site?

I have two Wordpress installs, both with a little bit of different data. I have a LIVE site and I have a DEV Site. I need to merge the content of these two databases together to make a STAGING Site. ...
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Correct Search & Replace Queries for Changing URLs in a WordPress Database?

Have developed a site on the production box using a temporary address (http://IP-adddress). Now it's time to go live. Once, ages ago, I successfully used phpMyAdmin and did a search/replace, but am ...
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How to transfer a WordPress blog to a different domain?

Let's say we are currently hosting our WordPress blog on certain domain and would like to move it to a new domain. How to do this with the least hassle and SEO hit? Are there any plugins that could ...