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Automatically restore the last backups for demo purpose

let me explain what I want to achieve: I will use my site to be a demo for my premium themes for ThemeForest to allow anyone to add, edit posts and comments, Now I want a way to automatically restore ...
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Can I Restore My Website Pages Without mySQL Database?

I accidentally deleted mySQL database, and I have no way to restore the database. I still have all the files like wp-admin, wp-content, wp-config.php and so on. If I create a new website with all ...
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Auomated crash recovery?

Is there, or do you know of any in development, a solution that will provide push-button recovery when a plugin update causes a crash??? Many systems now provide push-button rollback to a backup if ...
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Recovered Wordpress installation (on localhost) links broken and images not showing

I initially had a wordpress installation on a free hosting service. After the hosting suffered an attack I got a backup of all files and the database and am recovering the site on my localhost (using ...
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Is it safe to update an old site after backing it up and activating a child theme?

I am pretty new to WP and WooCommerce and have been asked to do some basic SEO work on a site which has not been updated for quite a while. I created and activated a child theme and backed it up ...
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Advice On How to Backup Wordpress

I have my site hosted with Cloudways and am using ManageWP to manage the site. I am wondering about backup options. Cloudways backs up the server and has an option to restore a particular app on ...
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How to replace website?

I have a current Wordpress website under domain.com and working (nearly finished) website under test.domain.com What would be the best method to replace the old (domain.com) website with the new ...
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back up fully Customized WordPress theme [closed]

How to back up fully Customized WordPress theme and its page, post, full setting, contact form 7 data? So that we can install it directly on any other WordPress website.
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How to transfer all posts, pages and media

I currently run a website with WordPress. I'm redesigning my current website with a new theme and changes of some plugins and urls. Currently I made a total site copy and installed the new theme and ...
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How to Move a production WordPress site to local environment [closed]

I need to know which tool that will make an exact duplicate of databases, plugins and everything to my local. free or paying. Thanks in advance.
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How To Run A Temporary Instance Of a Wordpress Backup Without a Database?

I have a complete copy of the WordPress directory of an old site from 2015. The client states that the site was shut down around then, but they wish to restore it to the way it was. I understand that ...
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WPCLI search and replace in a particlar site dir effect another site-dir

In /var/www/html I have a site dir. I've duplicated that site's dir and db into a new site dir and db by the name of "test" (without quote marks), and changed wp-config.php accordingly. I Navigated ...
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Cron jobs in wordpress

I have a site in WordPress, perfectly configured, but I can not configure the CRON for it and its plugins. The WordPress Cron is enabled, but the following message appears in the crontab of the ...
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Restoring from a old local copy of xampp folder where the project was stored

Alright, I did a stupid mistake as my hard drive was failing. I only copied the whole xampp folder and now I want to restore the project. Is it possible and how can I do it. I know it's stupid and I'm ...
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How can I export data without using any import/export plugin

I am making a theme for myself so I have made simple theme options for customization I just want to add export function triggered by a button. I have checked these two examples Problem: Create a ...
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How to periodically roll back WordPress to a fixed point in time?

I have a demo WordPress site that showcases a plugin I created. The plugin lets users interact with content from the front-end and could potentially result in a nightmare of content bloat over time. I'...
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Wordpress menu issue after update

INHERITED WEBSITE - I'm taking over an existing Wordpress website (prepwellness.org) and I noticed several things wrong with the Wordpress GUI. 1) It didn't have a "Posts" option in the left ...
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How to clone and locally run a network for testing

I have a live network installed on a remote web server. I am about to start writing some plugins for it but want to test that they behave before disrupting a live site. I was thinking that I would ...
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blank page after update my theme

after update my theme I have blank page so I see my ftp file and nothing !! i have save before all of my file so I transfer all of that in my file wordpress but I have already a blank page I think ...
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Does Wordpress Import/Export tool actually exports media (images) as well?

I need to reinstall WP from scratch due to malware. Can reliably use the built-in Import/Export tool (Tools > Import/Export)? It appears it only gives me an XML file. What can I do to ensure all ...
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UpdraftPlus installed malware - scared to download or update plugins now! [closed]

A couple months back, I installed UpdraftPlus (free version) on my WordPress.org site. To my horror, immediately afterwards we started getting popups that would redirect to spam sites when you clicked ...
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Can I restore a plugin that was accidentally deleted? (on localhost)

I did something really stupid and accidentally removed a plugin that I've been working on for weeks, with no backups. (I know! Learning moment!) Is there any way I can restore this plugin? It's not ...
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Uploading website to Host

My website is currently on localhost but painfully slow. I am going to upload it to 000webhost.com who offer a free hosting service. I am keen to see if this speeds things up. I was wondering if ...
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How do I find out from my database what version of Wordpress I need?

I have a Wordpress website that someone broke at some point when trying to update it. Unfortunately, I do not have a backup of the original files that the site used. What I do have is a seemingly ...
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Moving Wordpress site from local PC to local Mac

I'm trying to move my site from my house to my workplace and it's proving imposible. I tried with Duplicator, and supposedly you only need to create a new database, go to your localhost and execute ...
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Automatic Wordpress Clone Backup

I currently manage a website for my company - entirely internal, only employees can view. This website is very important for the company's workflow throughout the day, and database information for ...
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WP was redirecting to install.php, I installed again and replaced old files with new one but lost all data

WP was redirecting to install.php, I installed again and replaced old files with new one but lost all data. Before reinstalling I backed up all the data in public html to a new folder, After ...
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Backup custom table

In a WordPress site, I have some custom tables with the correct WordPress prefix, created with/for a plugin. Does standard export function (XML) also save those custom tables?
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Wordpress Backend HA (Automatic failover)

Out setup is multiple Front Ends (replicated) and 2 Backend MYSQL servers (Master-Master replication). We're looking to achieve HA automatic failover for wordpress. We've got the front ends covered ...
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Recover wordpress by replace file manually

lots of my websites got malware code in all files. But I actually have a backup of that site as a very old version. I can not update everything because there might have a lot of problems will happen. ...
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Backup Restore turns carriage returns to literal strings

I tried backing up and restoring my WP site to a different location. Inside the backup SQL file the posts contain HTML with carriage returns escaped: \\r\\n However after the restore, these now ...
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How to back up and up date a site to a newer version?

Does anyone know the exact steps of how to back up an entire site and update the site to a newer version of WordPress. My client's site hasn't been updated in over 2 years due to previous self-host ...
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How to fully backup a WordPress site?

I want to take a full backup of a WordPress website regularly (manual or automatic), including files, database, etc. how to achieve this?
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I have a WordPress 4.6 database dump – how do I use it in a new install?

My site was hacked (hadn't updated). I am unsuccessfully hunting for my last backup, but I do have a database dump. However, it appears the table names have changed from wp_ to wpen_ Is there a way I ...
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Do I need a backup plugin if I'm already backing up via cPanel?

Do I need to bother using a database/file backup plugin if I'm already backing up my entire site using cPanel (WHM)? Is there a disadvantage either way or are two different tasks at play?
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Broken link to theme asset after restoring backup

Restoring site's backup, results in not loading sites asset e.g. style.css and .js files. I checked the site and notice the link to theme asset: site.com%20/wp-content/themes/themename/style.css as ...
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Backing up and restoring multiple sites efficiently

We are offering complete website backup and restore services once per month to our clients. 90% of the sites are WordPress but hosted in a variety of hosting facilities with varying access (some ...
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How to regularly backup and update WordPress website with lot of images?

I am designing a website where users can upload images through user submitted content plugin. As you can see by now this means huge amount of uploads each week, probably. My question is: How can I ...
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Broken image links in media library after restore

I have just reinstalled a fresh version of WordPress (4.6.1) on a multisite (network) install after my website was compromised. Luckily, I had a backup from a few months ago lying around thanks to the ...
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How can I make revisions more extensive?

First I must apologize as I am only using WordPress out of necessity and so may not be very well versed in the proper terminology. I have a site where WordPress serves mainly as a CMS for a pair of ...
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Can I roll back WP Install but keep my newer database?

My transition to 4.6.1 has been hellish and I'd like to go back until I have time to code my way round the issues it causes. The trouble is I've had the site live for a day and user interactions have ...
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Zip all (original) images from media gallery

I like to know if there is already a solution or workaround to zip all images which were uploaded to a WordPress installation. (But only the original images, not the thumbnails.) Are there internal ...
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How to backup my site and restore my wordpress site

My site, http://www.forerunnerintl.org is down hard. It looks like a problem with Wordpress. I want to back up my posts, etc. and then wipe everything and restore it to a fresh wordpress instance. ...
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Delete and perform a fresh install of WordPress

I have a blog page on my site, and after several people tried to help fix a problem it has gotten to the point that I get a lot of errors. I am looking to delete my blog I reinstall it again, ...
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Cannot restore wordpress database from sql dump [closed]

I used backpup plugin to backup my wordpress mu database : /*!40101 SET @OLD_CHARACTER_SET_CLIENT=@@CHARACTER_SET_CLIENT */; /*!40101 SET @OLD_CHARACTER_SET_RESULTS=@@CHARACTER_SET_RESULTS */;...
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How to Backup and Transfer Everything to Another WordPress Site?

After doing much research, I give up and finally decided to ask this question here. I have created a WordPress Theme locally on my computer, and I want to transfer everything (database, posts, pages, ...
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How to remove symlink from folder

I have a WordPress installation on a bad server that I want to migrate. I tried to make a backup via some WordPress plugins, but it was taking forever, generating an enormous zip file. I asked help ...
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Copy Wordpress to new directory

I have a wordpress site up and running on mydomain.com/wordpress1/ When I create a new installation of wordpress on mydomain.com/wordpress2/ it starts up and runs fine, creating a brand new database (...
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Restore large number of permanently deleted posts

One of our users permanently deleted a lot of content - about 600 posts and pages on a site with several thousand posts. We have a backup of the database before this happened but can't just replace ...
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Find/ascertain latest wordpress db from multiple database copies

I have multiple WordPress (v3.92) cloned databases. I do not know which one is the newest. How to ascertain which copy/clone of the database is the latest just from the database copy only.