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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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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Polylang - 'PLL_Links_' not found after migration

I am migrating a project from development server to production server. I use the plugin polylang. I changed all URLs and paths in database, updated wp-config. Web ends with error: Fatal error: ...
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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: ...
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Wordpress migration ended with 500 Error page on pages excluding homepage

I migrated wordpress form my localhost to two different places: 1) Home localhost with same attributes, name of database, directory paths and database passwords 2) Hosting directory with different ...
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Tried to move blogs to a new server - “white screen of death”

I tried to migrate my old blogs to a new server. The domain remained the same (it was also transfered to the new server). To perform this task I tried to follow these steps: ...
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Permalinks stopped working after migration with WP all-in-one migration plugin

I've used a plugin called WP all-on-one migration to migrate my website. I've also saved the permalinks twice, as instructed after the importation. The default permalink setting works fine, but any ...
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Delete cache after migrating to another server

I just migrated to a new server. So I copied all files, exported the DB. Within the SQL file I replaced the old domain with the new domain and imported it into the new DB. Now I can access the front ...
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Migrating a WordPress site has broken UTF8 encoding

I am trying to migrate a WordPress site from one server to another, but on the new server I'm getting incorrect symbols in place of UTF8 (I assume) characters. I dumped the database using mysqldump: ...
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I moved my WordPress site to the main directory and now I can't access my admin

I have a site here: http://www.m2comm-semi.com/new that decided to move here: http://www.m2comm-semi.com/ I followed this tutorial: http://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/how-to-safely-move-wordpress/ I ...
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How to just migrate posts/pages from one site to another?

I use WP Migrate DB (https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-migrate-db/) to sometimes migrate a DB. Now I just want to migrate the posts from one site to another. Is this the right way? - migrate wp_posts ...
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`tinyMCE is not defined` after migrating site to server

After migrating site tinyMCE (text editor) top bar have disappeared & text color have changed to black, I am getting 4 errors in concole and below is a snapshot of it. I am using WordPress ...
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Massive photogallery import

I have this scenario: about 200 photo galleries to recreate in Wordpress from an old wordpress site. All I have is the .xml WXR for the post_type "photogallery" that basically creates the gallery and ...
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Database migration tool for GoDaddy Managed WordPress

I’m about to revoke my Managed WordPress subscription because tools that I have paid for (such as WP Migrate DB Pro) that are an integral part of my development process that sync or migrate my local ...
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Migrating from local to server - MySQL errors

Hi this is my first time using WordPress and I'm having a nightmare trying to migrate a locally built site to a hosting server. I exported my local database (MySQL 5.6.17) then tried to upload it to ...
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Migrating wordpress multisite

i want to migrate my multisite to new host . i had done transfer of simple wordpress website , what i did for that is just search and replace databases, i there any different way for wordpress ...
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How to do one-off import or data migration?

Is there a built-in workflow or process for running one-time wordpress database updates relating to things like taxonomy, new categories, filters, hooks, plugin setup, etc? Right now I'm putting all ...
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How to transfer Revolution Slider slides from WPML enabled site to one without it?

I manage multi-language site with WPML enabled, and have translated Revolution Slider slides. Now customer wants me to create similar sites on multiple domains (each language has one). When I ...
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Move comments only from one WP installation to another

We have a bit of situation here. We have a website (let's say it is www.oldsite.com) where we had more than 2000 posts. There arose a need whereby we had to move some 60-70 posts from this oldsite.com ...
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How can I convert wordpress users into buddypress users?

I need to know how to transform Wordpress users into buddypress users, as I'm giving them the Members role, but it's not solving. The reason for that is that only new members are appearing on ...
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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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Moving wp from a server to another, with different administrator

Hi a friend had a website made by a guy, now he asked me to make him a new website but he want me to add all the post and pictures he had on the old one. The problem is that the guy that made him the ...
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Media library images “missing” after migrating them using SQL

I am migrating a lot of posts from an old site to a new site, and these posts have a lot of Advanced Custom Field "relationship" data attached to them. Because of this, I want to keep all of the ids ...
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Migrate posts and photos from a blog to another

i have an old blog that was made by a guy. Now i'm trying to learn wordpress so i made my own blog, with different theme and template. I asked my friend to send me a copy of the database of the old ...
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Migration to staging server, pages from other site loading in

I'm not really sure how this could happen, but i migrated a wordpress site to a staging server where i have many wordpress sites hosted, everything seemed to go smooth with the exception that all ...
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SEO optimized Worpress Permalink after migrating from Blogger

Hello i request everyone here to read my question fully before flagging duplicated. I own a website Gadgetronicx and have been planning to move to self hosted wordpress site. By default Blogger ...
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How to auto generate title if no title (empty), using excerpt

I don't know much about php or anything at really. I just moved from tumblr and I have about 800 posts with no post titles which is hurting me. I do know how to place the Excerpt in the tag to ...
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I cannot customize custom widgets anymore after moving WordPress website

Originally posted here. The situation is the following one: A colleague of mine built a WordPress theme with some custom widgets which need to be configured through /wp-admin/widgets.php. In the ...
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Which is the recommended method to transfer a wordpress site to wordpress Multisite?

I want to create a wordpress site on my local server and then trasfer it into another server that runs a wordpress multisite installation. Which way is safer to follow: a) install a wordpress single ...
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How do I transfer an existing website running on Joomla to Wordpress?

I am currently the Admin of a site that is running on Joomla 2.5 and I am looking to migrate existing content to wordpress. Please help.
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Moving website - admin section

I have successfully moved a wordpress site from /test directory to the root, so now the website url looks like www.example.com. Fine. However the admin section (wp-admin) still points to /test ...
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Image thumbnails not available post migration, but still accessible via direct URL - DB issue

To start with, I'll just clarify that this appears to be a different issue to the numerous migration ones already covered. In short, I've migrated my site to a new domain (both in root, no directory ...
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Export to WXR for pages containing script and iframe tags

I've noticed that when importing content from a WordPress site which has tags embedded in the page content, the operation seems to have stripped out all <script> and and <iframe> tags. I ...
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Is it possible to get an exported WP site in a zipped folder up and running? [closed]

Our old webmaster abandoned us and stopped hosting our website. All he gave us to work with was a zipped folder of the website. It contains the wp-admin, wp-content, and wp-includes folders, ...
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call_user_func_array() error on front end

I've read the other posts about this issue, but mine is different in one fundamental way... there is no function defined in the error. It reads like this: Warning: call_user_func_array() expects ...
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Wordpress Site Pages 404ing - Help with Permalinks on IIS?

I'm developing a site that has been migrated live but now every page except for the home page 404s upon linking to it. I've done extensive research on this and nothing has helped. Let me list out the ...
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Better way to migrate to server?

Migrating between local and server with Wordpress (SQL) is a bit time consuming, and I'm wondering if there is a better way to do it. With Drupal, there is a module called BackUp&Migrate, which ...
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Move from Subdomain to Root

I have a site setup at dev.site.com. I need to move it to site.com. Do I need to physically move all of the images/files/subdirectories, etc to /public_html/ ? All files that I need currently ...
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How to change a WordPress network domain

I recently moved my WordPress network to a new domain and thought I had updated every reference to that domin, however I was wrong. I searched high and low for the answey, but alas I could find it no ...
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Maintenance holding page while migrating website

I was hoping someone might be able to help me with the right procedure for establishing a holding page while migrating a local WP site to an already live server. I know there are lots of maintenance ...
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Transferred WordPress - PHP warnings now [duplicate]

I just transferred a WP website from a test domain to the actual domain. I went into the database and searched and replaced all instances of the test domain with the actual domain. Now I'm getting ...
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What's a better workflow for database migration?

When asked to work on an existing WordPress Site, I generally take a copy of the whole site and work on it locally. For quite a few years I have used a script such as the following after importing the ...
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How can I use images that are on the server locally?

I will try to explain myself as best as possible: I have a live WordPress website which has over 600 posts and 1000 images used in these posts. I have a local copy running at ...
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Install WordPress on new server or just copy old files?

Hey I move my WordPress Homepage to another server. Now my question is, should I just copy all the files from the old server to the new server? Or should I install WordPress on the new server and then ...
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How to get the correct URL on my wordpress site?

I have an existing website, which I want to move to wordpress, while keeping the same domain name/ URL's used in the old version. So far I have installed wordpress locally, and am migrating the site ...
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Migrating a site from multiuser to regular wordpress

My wordpress is hosted on godaddy. Initially we had a shared host -which used a multisite distribution- then migrated to a VPS (our own server). The multisite version of wordpress remains and I want ...
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How to migrate the menu from the site on my own theme in Wordpress?

I'm a novice at WordPress topic and now I'm trying to figure out how to migrate the part of the design (I've decided to begin with navigation bar menu on the top) on this site to my own site based on ...
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I moved my site to another server, wp admin works so does the front page, but posts don't work

Pretty much summed up everything in the title. I can see the posts in wp admin, but when I hit the "View" link they return a 404 not found. Do you have any idea why this is happening? As a note: I ...
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How to make Youtube short code transfer

I have moved my wordpress from wp hosted to privately hosted. I exported my posts and imported them in to my new site. Many posts included youtube embeds that look like this ...
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Migrating Asp.Net site to Wordpress site

I have a requirement to migrate the existing Asp.Net web site to Wordpress site. This site uses SQL server backend. It has so many tables with around 2 million records in a tabular format in SQL ...
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Links not working on “post name” permalink

I am working on wordpress 4.0 I have uploaded a WordPress site on live server and have done all the changes in database files and config and site is working properly with index page, but when i click ...