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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Static HTML to WordPress migration

I have a static HTML site (about ten years old) which I am going to migrate to a Wordpress site. I have used Wordpress before but never as a migration target. From some initial background reading I ...
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Custom URL rewrite rule for migrating to WordPress

I am trying to move my image gallery site from one CMS to Wordpress. On current CMS I have page with medium size image on it with URL: ...
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Drupal 6 to Wordpress migration - media attachments

Migrating was simple with a few SQL queries that I found on a blog. But I was unable to find a way to importing images as media attachments on the Wordpress site. Any help is really appreciated.
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WordPress Errors after Host Migration

Total WordPress newb here, you guys. I recently moved WordPress files from BlueHost to GoDaddy. All was well on BlueHost. I moved the following files to GoDaddy. wp-content wp-admin wp-include All ...
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Permanently Redirect WordPress Subfolder Blog to Subdomain on Another Server

Let me further explain the title. Originally we had a static marketing site at example.com and the wordpress blog hosted at www.joesexample.com/blog. We are now moving that blog to ...
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Migrating jQuery gallery to Wordpress

I'm moving my website to Wordpress and I'm trying to migrate my old gallery over. This uses Jquery and picasa. I've tried a few ways of loading the scripts, played with jquery versions, even ...
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Point domain to different webhost's subdirectory wordpress

Now there may seem to be duplicates for this question but nothing concise so I'm going to try: I have a wordpress install setup at mydomain.com/subdir - hosted on fatcow. I went ahead and bought a ...
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Latin character conversion

I'm managing a wordpress blog in Spanish for the first time and I'm currently migrating servers (e.g server A and B). The problem is that even though the file names are correctly sanitized or escaped ...
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Fast way to copy a Blog x to another domain/server without deleting it

Let's say I have a Wordpress blog named X, and I want another blog Y What is the best way to have the exact same copy of X on another domain, so I can create my Y blog with the same plugins, themes, ...
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Clone wordpress blog on localbox manually

I'm trying to clone a wordpress blog that i have on a internet web server on my local machine. I performed the following steps. Backed up and Restored Mysql DB on localbox Copied all filesystem ...
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how to move a wordpress blog to my static site

I am sorry in advance for the noob question. I am just looking for direction. I have read the codex and scoured this site for help and cannot find anything useful. Here's the situation. My client has ...
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Migrating only media files

I have sort of a specific situation. I want to move my Wordpress site to a new hosting situation. The site has had weird problems in the past, so I was planning to do a fresh installation of Wordpress ...
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Incorrect Blog Root

I have a blog at http://leghumped.com which I moved from a subdirectory to the site root a few months back. The problem is, the root still seems to resolve to /blog/. Eg: Instead of seeing ...
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How to migrate, does WordPress hardcode or shortcode image URLs?

I am getting very confused. I used to take my website on my dev. server, and copy the files over to my live server, export the database in phpMyAdmin, import it via phpMyAdmin into the new database ...
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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 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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Why do I keep getting thrown to login page (after migration)

We are using the Private Only plugin, and it works fine for us on other sites, and worked fine for us on this site until we migrated to a new domain yesterday. Now I periodically (sometimes every ...
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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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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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Move site to new server causes 500 Server error

I am moving my WordPress site from my old hosting company to the new one. I am at the current version, 3.5.1. I created the domain on the new site copying over all the files inclusive of any hidden ...
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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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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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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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After server migration (local server to online server) permalink don't work

I am finding some difficulties with Permalink after have migrate my blog from my apache local server to an apache online server. I have used the Search and Replace Tool on my online server script: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Images will not attach to posts after site migration

I recently migrated a WordPress install from a subdirectory to the root. After the migration everything worked great, except that I can no longer set a featured thumbnail or add a picture in the ...
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Post migration from one site to another site in a network

I have a wordpress network site. I have many sites in my network. Lets say i have two subsites like wordpress.mysite.com,joomla.mysite.com. If the user post wordpress related topic in joomla site ...
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After site transfer I'm still getting redirected to the old site (WordPress)

I have transfered my WordPress theme on another domain doing these steps: I have used a backup plugin and backed up database Transfered wp-content folder to the new site Uploaded the database to a ...
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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 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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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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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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Migrate DB Plugin: Error “The directory needs to be writable”

I'm using the migrate db plugin to do some find and replaces to the database after it's been exported. It continues to pester me with the directory isn't writeable error. I've went and chmod'd the ...
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Moving a Wordpress Multisite site to a new install

Is it possible to move a WP site from one network to another? I have a Wordpress multisite and I'd like to take one of the sites and move it into a new multisite installation.
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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, ...