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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Can't Access Subdirectory

I've moved my blog from http://leghumped.com/blog to http://leghumped.com/ and now I can't access my /images directory. I've tried every combination of rules from trawling for people with the same ...
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Custom rewrite rules for /pastissues/%category%-%postname%.html

I have been researching this for over a week now. I've tried a few tutorials on custom rewrite rules and custom post types, but I'm still not sure which direction I should go in for making this ...
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Featured Images not appearing

I'm helping a friend with a WordPress blog since I'm a "computer person," although I have no specific WordPress experience and I haven't used PHP in years. So, I really appreciate any light that ...
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Migrating from PDO using SQLite to clean new install using MySQL

I've been using PDO plugin for wordpress and SQLite database. It does not work as expected so I want to use MySQL database, but without PDO for Wordpress since I cannot trust that plugin anymore, It ...
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Migrated site redirects to localhost after successful login

I have copied a site to a non-public demo server to make some edits. I transferred the files and the database (having disabled permalinks beforehand), updated wp-config.php with the new database ...
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The issue of redirecting my site to a new domain

I have encountered some problems after I have redirected my site, which is in a sub directory in my server, to a new domain. I have kept the same server. The origin URL of my wp site ...
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How to Migrate Blog Posts (only) from One Server to Another

I have a heavily infected and hacked server. I have setup a new server and created a fresh install of WordPress (fyi...it was a Joomla install on my server that got hacked and took the server down, ...
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Wordpress Theme Breaking on Migration to Live Site [closed]

I've developed a Wordpress site locally and have recently been trying to upload it to the server. Although every time I do so, the child theme I have created for the parent seems to break. I can't ...
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Migrating domain name from old WP host to new (which uses vhosts)

I have an old WordPress site that I am redeveloping. I'm redeveloping it on what will become the new host for the site. The idea is that when the new site is ready I will change the DNS records on my ...
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Deploying from local to dev: pages do not work

So I have deployed a WP that was local to a dev environment. I have done the following: Deployed files via FTP Imported DB via PHPMyAdmin Modified home and siteurl values in the _options table So ...
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How can I export WordPress posts' attachments?

I am in the process of transferring posts from one WordPress install to another. I can use WordPress' Tools --> Export to export the XML I need for my posts. On the new install, I then use Tools --> ...
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Best way to import users, post and categories from an external database

I need to migrate an existing website to WordPress. This website already has a basic database containing users and posts (with a category), but it also has a high number of records so it's not ...
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About to migrate site to new domain

I've been developing a WordPress site for a client on my own hosting and domain and within the next week I'll be moving it to theirs. I have a number of questions regarding this as this is my first ...
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Wordpress Migration error phpupdate_option is not a function

I'm trying to migrate my wordpress from a subfolde to the root. I've already done it from localhost to the subfolder with the same method update_option('siteurl','http://example.com/blog'); ...
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Migrating Markdown (from Drupal)

I'm in the process of migrating my blog from Drupal to Wordpress. I have made liberal use of Markdown in the original posts (and Geshi syntax highlighting). In see that the WP-Markdown plugin ...
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Database migration issues - Error #1046 No database selected

i need to get my clients website online and have been able to figure everything out except of course the most crucial part which is the database upload. i can't figure out what i'm doing wrong since ...
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product export and import using xml

I am use eCommerce plugins for the eCommerce support in wordpress I am export my all product using Tools->export from my http://localhost/first wordpress site and i am try to import in my ...
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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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migrating local dev site to live site with no downtime

i know the issue of migrating a local dev site to a live site has been discussed extensively, but i'm wondering how to do this without any downtime. i'm working on a local copy of my live site to ...
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Moved site to 1&1 hosting, but is broken and redirecting to GoDaddy 404 [closed]

I'm actually just trying to mirror a GoDaddy site on a subdirectory of my personal 1&1 hosting. I just strait up copy-pasted the file structure, and copied the Database, using a search replace ...
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Why does WordPress use serialize rather than json_encode for the options table?

I have a basic understanding of serialize (I come across it often when I'm migrating WordPress installs) and I just discovered json_encode. Given that serialize causes so much trouble with replacing ...
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Moving from one test to multiple final environments

I'm working on a WordPress website in the following test environment URL: www.example.com/wordpress. Once the site is complete and everything is tested, I want to deploy to three live environments ...
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How do I fully migrate post images from one WordPress site to another?

I know WordPress has a built-in tool for exporting content, but this does not actually export images associated with each post...it only exports an XML file. How do I actually export images in each ...
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After moving my site from a dev subdomain, to root, all my custom meta data is gone

I just movde my site from a dev subdomain, to the root. I have extensive amounts of data saved in custom meta fields which I created with the WpAlchemy class. All of this data is not appearing in ...
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preventing the duplicate wp_insert_post

Right of the bat, let me say that this is not the same question as I posted the other day ( that is duplicate posts when trying to update a post using the wp_insert_post. ) Cause, in that question, ...
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Migrated from localhost to server and cannot get custom_fields content anymore

So i migrated from localhost to my server, everything is working but my plugin cannot get the custom fields data anymore. I get my custom fields this way: $customs = get_post_custom($nodeid); ...
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Error after moving WordPress installation

I am trying to move a WordPress site to a new server, but I cannot get it up and running on my local server (running XAMPP). The site is running perfectly fine, but when I download the files, export ...
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Migrated wordpress site give “Undefined variable: php” warnings

I have just migrated my wordpress site from my laptop to my desktop. I get server error 500 when I try /localhost/wordpress/wp-admin. So I turned on WP_DEBUG and now I get a series of Notice: ...
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All pages after level 1 showing 404 after WordPress migration plugin - how to fix?

I am in the process of moving my blog away from GoDaddy (yey!) to HostGator. I used the migration plugin on GoDaddy tat created the gz archive of the database, and I copied all my files over to the ...
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Wordpress Settings Lost After Site Migration

I've done my fair share of migrating Wordpress sites, but today I am completely and utterly stumped. I've worked for many hours on this, and I cannot find a solution. I hope someone here can help. I ...
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WordPress Network (MU): Copy Main Site to Sub-Site

I would like to copy all the posts, users, and pages from my main site into a sub site. I've tried exporting and importing, but the main site has thousands of entries and hundreds of users, and the ...
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Transferring standalone wordpress blog to the one under **.wordpress.com

I have a blog that is working on wordpress installation and now I want to transfer it to the my new blog under WordPress.com domain name. Is it possible to carry all the content to new WordPress blog? ...
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How to change database values on theme update

I have a theme released into the wild but have not prefixed the post type appropriately. Yes, I know, it's a shame and I regret it :( So, I am currently using acme as the post type name, but I' like ...
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Migrate comments to Disqus

Is there a way to migrate all comments on my blog over to Disqus somehow? Thinking about using Disqus rather than the regular WordPress comments, but I don't want to lose the comments that are already ...
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How do i migrate a Multi site to individual site?

I have a client who built a site on a sub site of a Multi site network Can this be migrated to a new domain and independant wordpress site?
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migrate comments from old database to new database

i recently created a new wp site with some of the same content from my old wp site. is there a way to migrate comments from my old database to me new database? i tried importing old the wp_comments ...
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Is it possible to isolate and use Wordpress functions outside of wordpress

I'm seeing a lot of jobs on elance and vWorker for converting html to wordpress? what's the general process for doiing this? hunting and pecking through the codex? what happens when you get to some ...
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Migrating WPMS from apache to IIS7 causes Database Error

// Be sure to read the updates at the bottom I have a large multisite installation hosted on XAMPP on an XP 2003 server and am trying to move it from XAMPP/Apache to a new Windows 2008 server with ...
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Is there an easy way to migrate a site from SiteFinity to WordPress?

Has anyone ever migrated a site from SiteFinity to WordPress? I've got a large (1,200+ page) site that I'm transitioning over to WordPress and I'm not looking forward to the content migration. ...
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Changing WordPress URL breaks some jquery functions

Old URL: http://www.pillerdesigns.com/foxterrier/ New URL: http://www.foxterrier.com/ Process: copied all files to new server, updated wp-config.php, changed site and WordPress URL in Settings, ...
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Export WordPress from one domain to another domain

From one domain (foo.com), select export as WXR and import to (bar.com), also I manually uploaded wp-contents to the new location. Everything is working, except the the images in the blog post still ...
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How to transfer changes from test environment to live site?

As with most other software it's safer to try new plugins, configuration options or template changes in a separate testing environment, see e.g. WordPress local development environment. Most ...
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Host Images from Link

Recently, I imported all my post from Blogger, so all the images showing in the post currently reside on Blogger's server. I want to import/put all those images to my server and automatically change ...
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Move value from one meta key to another

Migrating question: How would I structure a MySQL query to move the value from one meta_key to another meta_key? eg: I have an old meta_key of "guest_sort" associated with "posts" to ...
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Migration: Copying database content to a different server

I'm migrating our WordPress site from one server to another. I need some hint on how to deploy a database dump (which I have) from the original server to the new one. There is no phpmyadmin (at least ...
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Maintain SEO of a website while migrating it to Wordpress?

i have a site url http://www.dualfocusphotography.co.uk i want to convert it to wordpress in such a way its SEO or site ranking should not be disturbed. any one guide me is it possible if yes then ...
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Migrating problem - featured images

I'm trying to migrate a WP install using default export and import tool. Everything is peachy except featured images. For my post thumbnails I'm using default Featured Image option with 7-8 ...
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Migrating WP site to another URL

We are planning to change the domain name of our website.We are not changing the host but creating a new domain and will close/redirect all traffic to new domain (there will be not update on the old ...
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Export all content from wordpress

Evening all. I've decided instead of upgrading the install of wordpress that I have, to just take the content (my writeups, comments, pages) and move them to the new site install. Is there an easy ...
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How can I migrate to worpress using my last blog's rss

I have all of the my blog's posts in a rss file and I want to copy them in my blog.How can I do this?!?