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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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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Convert Advanced Custom Field (ACF) to Avada as regular posts with all content [on hold]

I am migrating an existing Wordpress website where all content is stored in custom post types with ACFs into a new site running the Avada theme using only regular posts and categories. These are the ...
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How to disable https from wordpress site?

I have installed my wordpress instance on https://cti-uitutorials.rhcloud.com. While changing the url to http://ctisleeperadi.in/ . all the admin related page still use the https, this resutls in ...
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Mixed Content warnings google fonts

I installed a ssl certificate to my blog and moved everything from http to https. But I still get duplicate content warnings that the google fonts are loaded via http. I can't seem to find where I can ...
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Moving an existing Wordpress site to an existing Multisite

I have a Wordpress site, let's call it icecreamjoe.com, that is built and operating. I recently set up a a Wordpress Multisite and began creating websites there. Now I've decided to close my old ...
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Site migration - some images not displaying in Media Library

After migrating a site from the live server to my test server (different URL), some of the images (not all) are not displaying. The src is correct, image is in the uploads folder, and everything ...
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Do I need to worry about filling meta_value column in wp_postmeta table during migration?

I am migrating article/post data from a Joolma site running 'seblod', which has scattered the data across multiple database tables, so I can't use an off the shelf migration plugin. I am transfering ...
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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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MS Access to wordpress sql

I have a client who runs a store and has around 125000 products and he manages his stock from MS Access server. His current site is just for product catalog but he wants to have a new site to sell ...
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How to migrate a local WP installation onto Digital Ocean

I'm not sure how many people have experience with Digital Ocean but they're like the new kid on the block for SSD cloud hosting. Anyways there entire model is to basically be a hosting solution for ...
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All styles are looking for the site URL twice

I am migrating a production server to a development server. I have archived the public_html folder and migrated the database and imported it to the new server without any problems. When I load the ...
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Merge and move multiple blogs to new domain that have some duplicate content and 301 original posts

Sorry for the lengthy title but I couldn't think of a shorter one (open to suggestions). I am reaching out to the community as I don't think this type of question has been answered from my research ...
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Using wp_insert_post() and wp_insert_attachment() at the same time

I am working on migrate blog posts, which are more than 1000 posts, from an old custom database website to wordpress. After formatted each post with php array, I am testing how to migrate them to ...
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Trouble Migrating all data blog from Wordpress.com to Wordpress.org

I'm transferring a WordPress.com blog to a new WordPress.org website but I'm having trouble transferring everything. I've gone through the usual WordPress tools - export XML file, import using the ...
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After server migration only the homepage works

I have recently changed hosting of my WordPress site to VPS.net. I have moved all of my files and imported the database. Everything appeared to be fine until I clicked a link and noticed that all of ...
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Migration issue - blog home page is blank

I want to move my Wordpress blog to a different server. I dumped the database from the old server and imported it to the new server, and set up the new database details in wp-config.php. I can log in ...
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Unicode characters displaying as ? after import using WP Clone

I moved over a development site to the client's hosting server using the WP Clone plugin. It seemed to work just fine, until I noticed a bunch of odd question marks where things like em-dashes and ...
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I've moved one catagory of posts to another wordpress blog, how do I redirect only those links?

I have a personal blog that covers, amungst other things, the process of starting a charity and a number of guest posts on disability issues. It also contains quite a lot of 'fluff' - personal rants, ...
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Moving a PHP web-app to Wordpress

I've been running a niche job-search web-site for the past several years. I wrote it from scratch in PHP. Essentially it allows members to search for or post job ads. As you can imagine it has ...
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Blank screen after moving WordPress to new server with same domain name

I need to move my WP install. Domain name is the same. This is what I did: I backed up the DB and "wp-content" folder. I installed fresh WP install on new server I emptied the DB of the fresh ...
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Rewrite Most Wordpess URLs

I have a wordpress site that's approximately 25% "business" pages and 75% "techie" pages. The current site: mysite.com, I'm splitting into two separate domains: mysite.com for the business stuff and ...
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Best practice for migration friendly images in posts/pages?

So I'm developing my sit in a WAMP environment with URL http://localhost:8080/wp1/ with the eventual plan to migrate it to live on the interwebs. I just noticed in my pages when I upload the images, ...
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How to change permalink structure and keep permalinks for old posts

I'm migrating to WP from blogger and my old permalinks have the structure: /year/month/postname.html In wp for my future posts on I would like to use the /postname.html custom structure. I don't ...
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Database migrations because of docker

Assuming I dockerize my wordpress environment to easily transport it to other developers. This is no other than putting the hole installation on a VPS or Vagrantbox. My point is. The DEVs have a copy ...
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Migration problems with mysql: Operation not allowed when innodb_forced_recovery > 0 [closed]

I'm transferring a bunch of domains a new host. The site names remain the same, and for the sites I've already migrated, no manipulation was necessary in the database. It just works once name-servers ...
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Image src empty after migration

I have custom post types which holds images url, and displays it on homepage. After I moved my website from one domain to another changed servers as well, the url in admin panel are all fine in ...
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WP Ecommerce to Woocommerce product migration

I'm trying to move a currently active WP Ecommerce site to a new site using Woocommerce. However I'm having serious trouble finding a method to export products + product categories into a format which ...
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problem migrating files from https to http mock site - how to see mock site

I used a migration/backup plugin to grab the files from a secured site to my mock up site that is not secured. Since I'm not using it for anything other than adding some functionality to it - no ...
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Links after changing hosting and domain

I am changing hosting + domain name for my WordPress site. For example now if its hosted on 201.0.0.1/mysite and now I want to upload it to mysite.com. This is what I did exported database from my ...
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Moved wordpress dashboard still pointing to testing server

I uploaded my wordpress site to my testing server something like this: 201.99.1.11/mysite for testing purpose and then downloaded complete root folder in my system, exported database and then uploaded ...
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Featured Images missing on migrated site

I have just moved my blog from one host to another. I did this using the standard import/export method and got the new installation to copy across all the attached images. The only difference is that ...
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How can I move a Wordpress multi-site's domain seamlessly?

I have a multisite install and I've been setting up local and staging sites fine using a plugin (All-in-one-migration) tool to import / export DBs which handles updating the domain link embedded in ...
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Export + Import = wrongly duplicated content

I have a staging site and production site for my WordPress install. A few weeks ago, we started a minor redesign so we copied the production database down to staging to sync it up and then we got to ...
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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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Moving minor updates between local and live sites - just database?

So after I have created my site on my localhost, and moved it over (files + database + config to new url etc...) I continue to work off the localhost version. The sites are identical. I then add ...
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How do I save a wordpress theme's files and install them on another site?

I have two sites I run with Wordpress. I put a lot of work into making a custom theme for site #1 so it looks and functions well and I want to download all of the theme's files (php/js/css, etc. no ...
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Is it possible to migrate EXTERNAL image links from one server to another?

All the images on my blog have been hosted in SERVER_1 with a propietary internal URL similar to http://server_1/09870987/random_digits/file_1.jpg I'm now thinking about moving all those images that ...
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404 after hosting migration

I have recently changed hosting of my WordPress site: katartika.com. I have moved all of my files and imported the database, but the website is returning an Apache Server 404 not found error on any ...
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Images in plugin broken after URL migration

I have a portfolio plugin that was part of a theme I paid for. The plugin doesn't actually show up in the plugins list of the WP admin console. My problem is that, since doing a migration from one ...
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Wordpress site migration addvice

I have created my WordPress site with purchased theme from themeforest locally in Bitnami. I've made a couple of pages using visual composer plugin changed some settings in theme options and created a ...
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Bitnami WordPress site re-setup

So I have successfully installed Bitnami on my Linux. Purchased a theme from themeforest created a couple of pages using visual composer and some other plugins, customized some theme options, created ...
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Migrate each blog from network to its instance and database

I have a Wordpress multisite network. It has grown and now I want to move each blog to it's separate instance / host with a separate database. How should I do this without losing data ? What is the ...
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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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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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Can't log in: “ERROR: Cookies are blocked or not supported by your browser. You must enable cookies to use WordPress.”

After a server move, I'm unable to log in to my site. I get the "ERROR: Cookies are blocked or not supported by your browser. You must enable cookies to use WordPress." error when I try submitting the ...
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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: ...