There are times when you need to move WordPress around within your server, and times when you need to move WordPress from one server to another. You don't need to reinstall. WordPress is flexible enough to handle all of these situations.

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Stumped on migration

I'm migrating a site from my server to a client's Bluehost (ugh) account. I've tried using All In One WP Migrate BackupBuddy manual migration (copying files & exporting a db using WP Migrate DB) ...
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Wordpress mutisite migration

Recently i have install a wordpress multi-site for a client. After the initial launch client had change mind to transfer the site to a another domain, i have moved the WP multi-site successfully, i ...
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Recovering posts from wordpress database

I have recently been contracted by a client to work on their website for them. However I noticed their website had been hacked and filled with malicious code. I did my best to try and clean all of ...
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White screen after migrating WordPress from shared web hosting with cPanel to VPS [closed]

I migrated my WordPress blog from shared web hosting to centOS based VPS. Steps I carried out From cPanel zip of public_html unzipped that zip in public_html of VPS replaced database details in wp-...
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featured images not showing in the main blog page [on hold]

featured images not showing in the main blog page, (masonry layout), but show in each post individualy,I dont think its a problem of the images path , because as you can see in the main blog page (see ...
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Migrate WooCommerce to WooCommerce [closed]

Okay, so here is my requirement, and was wondering if this community will be able to help me through. I run an eCommerce website (let's say ABC). We are changing our brand name, and created a whole ...
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Consolidating two websites into one, but migrated images not appearing in Image Library

I am consolidating two websites (which are on the same server) into one. I copied the images from one website's directory to the other using rsync. rsync -av /srv/www/site1/wp-content/uploads/ /srv/...
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moving wordpres from one VPS to another - Error establishing a database connection

I had a wordpress site on VPS server and decided to move to faster one - with the same host provider. I had VPS on CentOS with Plesk and moved my domain to another one with the same OS. I have ...
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Media upload via backend doen't work after moving site

I have copied my site to a subdirectory for test purposes, everything works fine now. The only problem I have seen so far is the Media upload. When I try to upload a file I get a: Unable to create ...
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Migrate site with huge database

I've recently been tasked with moving a very large Wordpress site from one host to another. I'm struggling to figure our the best way to migrate everything over. Some of the things that are tripping ...
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How to relocate images

I need to move all images attached to posts of a specific category (MyCat) from its current standard location (/uploads/year/month/) to a specific category folder (/uploads/mycat/). For instance: /...
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Moving wordpress site from one machine into another

How to transfer wordpress complete site from one machine into another? i try many times but it missing rev slider , widgets , metapost need help pls
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Mowing site to another domain in simplest way

I need to move my simple Wordpres site from www.mysite.oldplace.com to www.oldplace.com in most as possible simple and native way. My simple site specification: WP 4.4.2 Twenty Twelve 1.9 theme ...
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Join Wordpress databases from 2 different installs

I'm just now getting into SQL and the core of Wordpress (PHP). So I'm not an experienced WP developer but not intimidated by the tools. But, if the answers could be dummied down a bit would be very ...
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Pretty permalinks not working after copying from UNIX to Windows

I made a development copy of WP from a live Apache Server (running on UNIX machine) to a localhost running on WAMP. I have mod_rewrite enabled in the httpd.conf file, as well as AllowOverride set to ...
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Wordpress Links Not Working After Migration

Just finished moving my local Wordpress install to a live server. Imported my DB, and uploaded my core files to the new server. I also changed the siteurl and home fields in the wp_options table ...
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Is it possible just by using wp-cli to migrate one multisite instance to single site?

It took me great time today to convert one site from https://example.com to https://sub.example2.com from WordPress multiste installation to normal WordPress installation (read: singlesite). Since I ...
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Locked Out Of Wordpress Admin Dashboard After Server Move

Recently I made a clone of my Wordpress installation from a production to a development server. This entailed me copying and backing up the database and public_html folder to transfer the production ...
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How to disable https from wordpress site?

I have installed my wordpress instance on https://cti-uitutorials.rhcloud.com. While changing the url to http://ctisleeperadi.in/ . all the admin related page still use the https, this resutls in ...
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Mixed Content warnings google fonts

I installed a ssl certificate to my blog and moved everything from http to https. But I still get duplicate content warnings that the google fonts are loaded via http. I can't seem to find where I can ...
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Do I need to worry about filling meta_value column in wp_postmeta table during migration?

I am migrating article/post data from a Joolma site running 'seblod', which has scattered the data across multiple database tables, so I can't use an off the shelf migration plugin. I am transfering ...
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MS Access to wordpress sql

I have a client who runs a store and has around 125000 products and he manages his stock from MS Access server. His current site is just for product catalog but he wants to have a new site to sell ...
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All styles are looking for the site URL twice

I am migrating a production server to a development server. I have archived the public_html folder and migrated the database and imported it to the new server without any problems. When I load the ...
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Using wp_insert_post() and wp_insert_attachment() at the same time

I am working on migrate blog posts, which are more than 1000 posts, from an old custom database website to wordpress. After formatted each post with php array, I am testing how to migrate them to ...
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Trouble Migrating all data blog from Wordpress.com to Wordpress.org

I'm transferring a WordPress.com blog to a new WordPress.org website but I'm having trouble transferring everything. I've gone through the usual WordPress tools - export XML file, import using the ...
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Merge and move multiple blogs to new domain that have some duplicate content and 301 original posts

Sorry for the lengthy title but I couldn't think of a shorter one (open to suggestions). I am reaching out to the community as I don't think this type of question has been answered from my research ...
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I've moved one catagory of posts to another wordpress blog, how do I redirect only those links?

I have a personal blog that covers, amungst other things, the process of starting a charity and a number of guest posts on disability issues. It also contains quite a lot of 'fluff' - personal rants, ...
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Moving a PHP web-app to Wordpress

I've been running a niche job-search web-site for the past several years. I wrote it from scratch in PHP. Essentially it allows members to search for or post job ads. As you can imagine it has ...
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Rewrite Most Wordpess URLs

I have a wordpress site that's approximately 25% "business" pages and 75% "techie" pages. The current site: mysite.com, I'm splitting into two separate domains: mysite.com for the business stuff and ...
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Best practice for migration friendly images in posts/pages?

So I'm developing my sit in a WAMP environment with URL http://localhost:8080/wp1/ with the eventual plan to migrate it to live on the interwebs. I just noticed in my pages when I upload the images, ...
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How to change permalink structure and keep permalinks for old posts

I'm migrating to WP from blogger and my old permalinks have the structure: /year/month/postname.html In wp for my future posts on I would like to use the /postname.html custom structure. I don't ...
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Image src empty after migration

I have custom post types which holds images url, and displays it on homepage. After I moved my website from one domain to another changed servers as well, the url in admin panel are all fine in ...
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problem migrating files from https to http mock site - how to see mock site

I used a migration/backup plugin to grab the files from a secured site to my mock up site that is not secured. Since I'm not using it for anything other than adding some functionality to it - no ...
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WP Ecommerce to Woocommerce product migration

I'm trying to move a currently active WP Ecommerce site to a new site using Woocommerce. However I'm having serious trouble finding a method to export products + product categories into a format which ...
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Moved wordpress dashboard still pointing to testing server

I uploaded my wordpress site to my testing server something like this: 201.99.1.11/mysite for testing purpose and then downloaded complete root folder in my system, exported database and then uploaded ...
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Links after changing hosting and domain

I am changing hosting + domain name for my WordPress site. For example now if its hosted on 201.0.0.1/mysite and now I want to upload it to mysite.com. This is what I did exported database from my ...
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Unicode characters displaying as ? after import using WP Clone

I moved over a development site to the client's hosting server using the WP Clone plugin. It seemed to work just fine, until I noticed a bunch of odd question marks where things like em-dashes and ...
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Migration problems with mysql: Operation not allowed when innodb_forced_recovery > 0 [closed]

I'm transferring a bunch of domains a new host. The site names remain the same, and for the sites I've already migrated, no manipulation was necessary in the database. It just works once name-servers ...
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How can I move a Wordpress multi-site's domain seamlessly?

I have a multisite install and I've been setting up local and staging sites fine using a plugin (All-in-one-migration) tool to import / export DBs which handles updating the domain link embedded in ...
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Export + Import = wrongly duplicated content

I have a staging site and production site for my WordPress install. A few weeks ago, we started a minor redesign so we copied the production database down to staging to sync it up and then we got to ...
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Moving minor updates between local and live sites - just database?

So after I have created my site on my localhost, and moved it over (files + database + config to new url etc...) I continue to work off the localhost version. The sites are identical. I then add ...
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How do I save a wordpress theme's files and install them on another site?

I have two sites I run with Wordpress. I put a lot of work into making a custom theme for site #1 so it looks and functions well and I want to download all of the theme's files (php/js/css, etc. no ...
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Is it possible to migrate EXTERNAL image links from one server to another?

All the images on my blog have been hosted in SERVER_1 with a propietary internal URL similar to http://server_1/09870987/random_digits/file_1.jpg I'm now thinking about moving all those images that ...
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404 after hosting migration

I have recently changed hosting of my WordPress site: katartika.com. I have moved all of my files and imported the database, but the website is returning an Apache Server 404 not found error on any ...
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Images in plugin broken after URL migration

I have a portfolio plugin that was part of a theme I paid for. The plugin doesn't actually show up in the plugins list of the WP admin console. My problem is that, since doing a migration from one ...
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Wordpress site migration addvice

I have created my WordPress site with purchased theme from themeforest locally in Bitnami. I've made a couple of pages using visual composer plugin changed some settings in theme options and created a ...
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Bitnami WordPress site re-setup

So I have successfully installed Bitnami on my Linux. Purchased a theme from themeforest created a couple of pages using visual composer and some other plugins, customized some theme options, created ...
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Migrate each blog from network to its instance and database

I have a Wordpress multisite network. It has grown and now I want to move each blog to it's separate instance / host with a separate database. How should I do this without losing data ? What is the ...
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Media Library empty after server move (exact copy of files and db's)

After exactly copying both all the files and the database of a site over from an old server to a new one with the same URL (granted, DNS has not been switched over yet but not sure if that has any ...
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Migrating to local server

I have my wordpress site on my local server at the following path : wordpress-4.2.3\wordpress\wp-content\themes\mytheme and the url to access my local site is: http://localhost/wordpress-4.2.3/...