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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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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Can't connect to database when moving One-Click installed WP site to new server

I used my server (Media Temple's) tool to install a Wordpress site as a One-Click application, and developed the theme on my testing server. It's time to move the site to its company domain so I moved ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, ...
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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 ...