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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Export to WXR for pages containing script and iframe tags

I've noticed that when importing content from a WordPress site which has tags embedded in the page content, the operation seems to have stripped out all <script> and <iframe> tags. I ...
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WordPress migration from live server to localhost having 404 error? [closed]

I'm trying to have a copy of my WP site from live server to localhost and have followed all the steps on tutorials I could find, but I seem to get a 404 error at the end. I am using XAMPP and Windows ...
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unzip file/folder in wordpress using command

create a folder and put this code and save with .php $unzip = shell_exec("unzip file-name.zip");//file-name is your zip file name echo 'Unzip command executed'; Copy your zip folder where your this ...
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Recover WordPress blog from an inactive domain name

I have a WordPress blog for which the domain name has expired. I can still nearly access the blog via a new domain name at the same host, but it seems like the original domain name is quite solidly ...
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Migrate different author's content to current author

I have a blog and after several years and server exchange there are different authors' names , although only one wrote. Can I migrate them to the current author? Any tips or ideas? Maybe with MySQL ...
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Stumped on migration

I'm migrating a site from my server to a client's Bluehost (ugh) account. I've tried using All In One WP Migrate BackupBuddy manual migration (copying files & exporting a db using WP Migrate DB) ...
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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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Migrating Wordpress blog to New Webhosts, something is adding a # and gibberish

I just migrated a WordPress blog from one host provider to another. Did a clean install on the new server, and everything seems to be working fine except all the permalinks for some reason add a ...
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Wordpress mutisite migration

Recently i have install a wordpress multi-site for a client. After the initial launch client had change mind to transfer the site to a another domain, i have moved the WP multi-site successfully, i ...
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Do you have any effective strategies for launching a v2 of a WP site?

My team and I are working with a client who has an existing WordPress site with a fair bit of content and a custom theme they built. It is a group blog, meaning it has several bloggers all around the ...
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Recovering posts from wordpress database

I have recently been contracted by a client to work on their website for them. However I noticed their website had been hacked and filled with malicious code. I did my best to try and clean all of ...
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Problems with migrating a WooCommerce orders [closed]

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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Consolidating two websites into one, but migrated images not appearing in Image Library

I am consolidating two websites (which are on the same server) into one. I copied the images from one website's directory to the other using rsync. rsync -av /srv/www/site1/wp-content/uploads/ /srv/...
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Media upload via backend doen't work after moving site

I have copied my site to a subdirectory for test purposes, everything works fine now. The only problem I have seen so far is the Media upload. When I try to upload a file I get a: Unable to create ...
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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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moving wordpres from one VPS to another - Error establishing a database connection

I had a wordpress site on VPS server and decided to move to faster one - with the same host provider. I had VPS on CentOS with Plesk and moved my domain to another one with the same OS. I have ...
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Is it possible just by using wp-cli to migrate one multisite instance to single site?

It took me great time today to convert one site from https://example.com to https://sub.example2.com from WordPress multiste installation to normal WordPress installation (read: singlesite). Since I ...
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Migrate site with huge database

I've recently been tasked with moving a very large Wordpress site from one host to another. I'm struggling to figure our the best way to migrate everything over. Some of the things that are tripping ...
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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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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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How to relocate images

I need to move all images attached to posts of a specific category (MyCat) from its current standard location (/uploads/year/month/) to a specific category folder (/uploads/mycat/). For instance: /...
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Moving wordpress site from one machine into another

How to transfer wordpress complete site from one machine into another? i try many times but it missing rev slider , widgets , metapost need help pls
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Mowing site to another domain in simplest way

I need to move my simple Wordpres site from www.mysite.oldplace.com to www.oldplace.com in most as possible simple and native way. My simple site specification: WP 4.4.2 Twenty Twelve 1.9 theme ...
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Join Wordpress databases from 2 different installs

I'm just now getting into SQL and the core of Wordpress (PHP). So I'm not an experienced WP developer but not intimidated by the tools. But, if the answers could be dummied down a bit would be very ...
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Pretty permalinks not working after copying from UNIX to Windows

I made a development copy of WP from a live Apache Server (running on UNIX machine) to a localhost running on WAMP. I have mod_rewrite enabled in the httpd.conf file, as well as AllowOverride set to ...
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Wordpress Links Not Working After Migration

Just finished moving my local Wordpress install to a live server. Imported my DB, and uploaded my core files to the new server. I also changed the siteurl and home fields in the wp_options table ...
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Locked Out Of Wordpress Admin Dashboard After Server Move

Recently I made a clone of my Wordpress installation from a production to a development server. This entailed me copying and backing up the database and public_html folder to transfer the production ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...