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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Moving local dev (mamp) wp site to production server

Ive been working on a site locally using mamp, like all sites it consists of 4 main part which need to be moved : DB Theme + theme settings content plugins + settings. Is there a simple way for ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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301 Redirect Code

I am currently trying to redirect a subdomain.blogger.com blog to a domain located on my hosted WordPress install. The code below is supposed to send a 301 redirect and then make that specific post ...
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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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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 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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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 ...
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Moving from one test to multiple final environments

I'm working on a WordPress website in the following test environment URL: www.example.com/wordpress. Once the site is complete and everything is tested, I want to deploy to three live environments ...
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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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Source code get entity escaped after migrating

I have a lot of posts with source code on it. After migrating my blog from wordpress.com to self-hosting, the source code all have HTML entity escaping, for example: [code] ...
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Migrate bbpress content to posts

I'm looking for a way to migratie a bbPress forum to post & replies. Why you ask? Well... the use of a forum in this case is an overkill. And I want to get rid of it. It's a bad apple from the ...
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After moving wordpress some files still point to old directory

I moved my wordpress installation from: /wordpress to /html/website The process was extremely traumatic and even though I followed the instructions closely the site went down a few ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Migrating entire online site to local server gives “The requested URL /login/ was not found on this server.”

I've followed most Wordpress migration guides that I can find. The steps I've taken sum up to the following: Export my wp database from the existing production site Spin up a new Ubuntu Server with ...
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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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How do I migrate custom post type data to a new format?

I am renovating an old site that has a messy custom post type. Over the years, it has accumulated redundant fields and taxonomies. I have replaced it with a new CPT that reflects the client's current ...
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Wordpress Duplicator causes redirect error

I'm attempting to copy the contents of an internal Wordpress server for my company to an external client-facing Wordpress server. The standard Wordpress import/export tool fails at receiving image ...
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Folder installation to be in ROOT

What I want to achieve is just a simple removal of the /folder name after my website.com URL and have all my links and WordPress login just under website.com/wp-login.php. 1.) I did a restore ...
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Moving wordpress site

Haven't found anywhere to help with this so I'll ask here. I've built a new website for our front end on a dev server, and moved it over to the live server, and got it running on a virtual apache host ...
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Solution for database version control and deployment?

Currently i use a dump script and commit the database to the git repo. --skip-extended-insert --skip-comments --skip-dump-date means that a diff can give me a fair idea of what has changed, but it ...
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Migration from old CMS to WordPress 301 redirection rules?

I need 301 redirection rule for migrating old CMS to WordPress. On old CMS I have URL structure like this: I wish is to move my site to WordPress and to have all old (or most) URLs with 301 redirect ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Custom Single WSOD

I have recently moved my Wordpress install over from a subdirectory to the root and all has gone fine. Everything works okay apart from the single-post_type.php for three of my custom post types. The ...
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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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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: ...