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Simplest method to put your website in Maintenance mode, is to create a .maintenance file in your WordPress root folder with following content. <?php $upgrading = time(); ?> Make sure you place this file in same folder as your wp-load.php file. I just said that because in case you have WordPress installed in a sub-folder. Whenever you are ready to ...


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There's no way to magically extract and migrate articles from within a JPA backup file directly into WordPress. You can use Akeeba eXtract Wizard to extract the database file from the JPA file and then you have access to the article HTML via a text editor but you'll need a working copy of WordPress to be able to import the articles by whichever method you ...


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I use this for search and replace on databases - https://interconnectit.com/products/search-and-replace-for-wordpress-databases/ Simply move files with FTP, export and import database and then run the script searching for old URL and replacing with the new URL. Then I resave permalinks and I'm done. I've moved WP thousands of times using this. I've got ...


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Try changing "siteurl" and "home" in your wp_options table. The rest of the paths should stay the same then.


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1) I would take all your wordpress "old" files and move them to your new server folder. 2) Then you will need to create a new user and database in your new server and import your old database there, and update your db connection data in wp-config.php. You probably need to export your DB before import it in the new location, you can use WP migrate DB plugin. ...


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Takes 10 minutes of actual work to move sites from one server to another. Just download the site via FTP and then upload to the new server. While that's happening, export database from old server and import to new, don't forget to change wp_config is username and password and database name change. If the URL isn't changing, then there's no need to search and ...


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I used to do this tedious manipulation manually, but I've dropped that way of migrating WP site when I discovered Duplicator. This is a free plugin which will save you a lot of pain for more complex website as it will rewrite all your current url to target server, import all your widget and activate all plugins on installation. Installation is a piece of ...


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A combination of answers for you. To remove the "wordpress" from your URL path, I would recommend the following step-by-step on "Using a pre-existing subdirectory". http://codex.wordpress.org/Giving_WordPress_Its_Own_Directory#Using_a_pre-existing_subdirectory_install The end result will be your Wordpress content pages at "mydomain.no" instead of ...



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