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How to install wpengine hosted multisite locally

Does anyone have any insight into how to install a copy of a wpengine hosted site locally? You can assume Wordpress migration knowledge i.e. I have a copy of the files and have imported the DB ...
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import (migration) user database to wp-users

I am having hard time for importing to user-meta and post-meta from my non-wp-tables. I am trying to do db migration from user table and post table to WordPress tables. So it might be user table ...
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Database question while Migrating from one domain to another on same WebHost [Bluehost]

I am about to migrate WordPress Installation from One Domain to another which are under the same host and have common cpanel. Besides the first step of backing up and moving the WP filesystem, can we ...
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How to change url's in Wordpress when changing domain [duplicate]

Is there any plugin that can update the wordpress database, specifically the wp_posts table or any other custom table in the database created by other plugins which has absolute url's of images and ...
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Problems with Wordpress Import

I have a VPS hosting account with Web Fusion and am migrating one of my Wordpress sites to it. The Wordpress export file is about 29 MB. At first i encountered an Internal Server Error after ...
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Visiting posts results in 404 errors after host migration

I have migrated my WordPress blog from one host to another by way of transferring the files and exporting/importing my database, updating URL references where needed. On my new host, I can ...
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How do I make a copy of WordPress to other folder

Currently I have my WordPress up and running fine on the root folder of my production server. Now I would like to copy almost everything (except database and url) into other folder for testing ...
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Moving Site From Development to Production

I have a WordPress site at the root of a bluehost account ( inside public_html ) and there is an add-on domain also residing in a folder named devsite inside public_html. We have spent months ...
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Presentation vs Content in WP DB-Tables

Presentation vs Content in WP DB-Tables Is there a clean separation between the WP tables involved with presentation vs content? I would like to take my time working up presentation changes, such ...
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wordpress changing host breaks image links

I recently migrated my wordpress install from godaddy to a VPS that I setup. So far, everything but the images works. Not too sure why, but the images in posts appear broken, though if they are ...
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Migrating from Existing MySQL Setup to WordPress

I currently have a database with the following schema: Table: Articles Columns: ID, Title, Author, Content Table: Authors Columns: ID, AuthorName, EmailAddress Table: Categories Columns: ID, ...
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After duplicating site to a sub folder, links send user to original site

I wanted to duplicate my WordPress site, and make just a few small changes to the duplicate. However, after duplicating the site, I have had problems with the links sending the user back to the ...
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Featured Image inserted through custom query, does not show up

I need to transfer all my records from OpenCart to WooCommerce powered WordPress site. I used custom query to insert the image urls from opencart db to wp_posts as attachment and guid as the URL of ...
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How to fix unchanged URLs in Database after running serialized search and replace script?

I just did my first migration from a dev site to a prod site, using the InterconnectIt serialized search and replace script. The migration worked, but here is where I’m struggling: The site was ...
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Posts not visible on front-end and back-end

I have one issue while migrating WordPress to a new server. I am able to see all existing posts in the table. On the admin page if I click All Posts it shows the correct statistics: All (137) | ...
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Migration Question

I am trying to figure out if I understand the migration process correctly for a very important migration I have planned. I am currently hosting a clients site as an Add On domain on my personal ...
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How should I troubleshoot a database serialization issue with a WordPress migration

I'm migrating a WordPress site from one server to another, and the entire migration seems fine, except the sidebars aren't moving over properly. The obvious thing that comes to mind is a serialization ...
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Server ip to Domain

Currently my server instance is running wordpress (for example: http://12.345.678.901) if that were my ip once you hit that URL you would then get the index page. I'm going to move all this of course ...
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Migrating database / content of non-CMS site to Wordpress

I have a non-CMS website which is fully build with PHP with a lot of content in it. I don't want to add my posts manually in Wordpress, because that's a pain in the ass (I am talking about 5000 ...
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switching test to production > main menu forgotten, background forgotten

the bigger question is: How to have a beta (test) site and production, and switch between them so easily that a user can do it. I wrote a script that does the move. Here's what the script does: 1. ...
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Moving database from WP 2.6 to 3.5 problem

I recently moved my database from a wp 2.6 blog to a wp 3.5 form using this posts advice. (Alex Miller's answer). Everything looked good on the home page; however, when I click on an individual ...
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Problems with migrating a WooCommerce orders

I am trying to import/export orders from one WooCommerce website to another. After using the WordPress import/export tool for the "orders", the individual order page no longer shows the product(s) ...
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Is a *.wordpress.com blog easy to migrate?

As a student software developer who is about to graduate, I find it is time to start my own blog. I've been told it is important to make a name for yourself, to stand out from the rest. Therefore I ...
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Post migration - images do not display

Here is migration quandry - going from one host to another. The blog domain name is unchanged. backed up the file system with everything to a .bz2 backed up the SQL DB ftp'd the file system bz2 to ...
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Doubts about how to migrate WordPress from local to online server using Search and Replace Tool script

I am trying to migrate my blog from my local web server to an online web server and I have a doubt about this procedure. I have uploaded all my local file in the root of my web server. I have also ...
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How do I mitigate the forward slash problem for URLs of images after a WP migration?

I migrated my WP deployment from the old server to the new server. The site still has the same URL (i.e. http://my.site.com) but I've moved my WP deploy from the site URL to a subdirectory of said URL ...
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Make WordPress “readonly” on a given site

I'm moving a WordPress installation from one server to another. The IP address will change, but the URL will not, since I will redirect DNS. The problem: while DNS changes propogate, people might ...
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How do I get the Wordpress post to display the content instead of an image?

I am working on migrating a Wordpress site to a test server. I imported all of the content & settings, and verified that every setting is the same as the old site. However, I'm having a problem ...
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Problems in migration of WordPress site from local server to the online server

I am finding some problems uploading a WP site from my local webserver to the official online webserver. The situation is the following one, on my local web server: I have install WP website on my ...
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Migrating old posts to new wp, how to extrapolate infos from the post body to custom fields?

I need to migrate some information that are store in the post body (like "price:200$"), extrapolate them somehow and put them into custom fields. how do I do that? The blog is about restaurants and ...
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Migrating from foo.com/wordpress/ to foo.com/ — how can I do it?

I have a working wordpress installation at mydomain.com/wordpress/index.php (not a real domain). I want to migrate it to mydomain.com/index.php. How can I do that? I tried just unzipping a new copy of ...
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Error establishing a database connection After Copy localhost wordpress site (with site url directly to hosting server's url before copy)

I have a localhost site that I heard I can migrate the site by just copy and paste the whole site from local to host if I changed WordPress Address (URL) and Site Address (URL) to my current hosted ...
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Website Address Keep redirect to website after migration attempt

I have a loclhost site that I heard I can migrate the site by just copy and paste the whole site from local to host if I changed WordPress Address (URL) and Site Address (URL) to my current hosted ...
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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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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 ...