Questions tagged [migration]

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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Migrate a normal website to Wordpress

recently I decided that I want to move my website with custom CMS to WordPress. I was wondering if there is an automation tool to help me with that process. I have already made the design and I just ...
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How to move 1 WP site from a mult-site environment to a different multi-site area

How to move 1 WP site from a mult-site environment to a different multi-site area? Doing on same server if that assists at all. We know how to move a site from a multi-site area into a single site ...
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Wordpress migration to new domain and environment with only zip file

As my title explains I am trying to migrate a customers Wordpress site to new environment and domain. Why? because Godaddy instance exploded and everything went down. I only have the complete website ...
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Migrations for plugins, page and theme: looking for a good approach

What are good practices / best plugins / your personal approach for Migrations? No matter the plugin, always always when I migrate a Wordpress website something goes wrong. Either links not working, ...
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Data Migration Suggestion

I need to migrate old sites data to the new wordpress site there will be over 100000+ events to insert. Seems default wordpress import function may not work for those large amount of data. What format ...
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Migrate localhost to server

Good day! How do you properly migrate your localhost wordpress file to a live server? What I do is usually copy all my wordpress file then transferred to my website thru FTP and the database is ...
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Images 404 after wp migration to a subdomain

Hello guys I have just cloned a website I am having an issue. In the clone there are just a handful of images that work. All the others appear as broken images in the front-end. When you try to ...
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How to copy data from a custom field to the post_content?

i used ACF to store post data in custom fields. i'd like to copy the data from a wysiwyg field to post_content into wp_posts table. How can i do this? Roughly: data is on wp_postmeta table, where ...
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How do I force password reset even with wrong password entered?

I am currently moving from a custom platform to WordPress. I don't believe there is anyway to migrate passwords from our current site due to encryption. User will be emailed to reset their password ...
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how to migrate Parse database hosted on Sashido.io to wordpress mysql?

I had a mobile app developed using Ionic framework and hosted at Sashido.io. I want to migrate its database from there to wordpress mysql (As website is developed using Wordpress). Please, can anyone ...
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Posts not showing content after migration

I recently transferred a huge custom database of about 100,000 articles to wordpress. Everything seemed to work. But recently while checking the site. I found this issue where the post is displayed ...
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Pagebuilder siteorigin not loading front-flex css

I cloned site from live to localhost and siteorigin pagebuilder is not working correctly. Its not loading front-flex.min.css file. Although it was loading just fine on live site. Pushed changes to ...
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How I shift me website from WordPress managed to linux hosting?

I am now hosting my website on GoDaddy managed hosting (basic plan). Here the hosting provider company did not allow me to install third party plugins like cache plugins, etc. There are other ...
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How do I move my Wordpress domain to another domain?

So what I would like to do is, move the content of example.com/blog to yolo.com/blog. The yolo.com website is already live and has contents in it. So I just want to move my existing blog to a ...
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Theme loosing some images when moving to new server

This is driving me up the wall! I'm using the "Migrate DB" plugin to export the DB for the new server. I have a double change as in we are moving server, and also domain. http://thebodywisegym.co.uk -...
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avoid duplicate content after migration

I've done a full migration of two wordpress site (transferring bunch of blogs). I see that there are few blogs that have been repeated twice. Like, after moving old blogs from old to new sites along ...
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Migration in new Custom-Post-Type-Structure

I have a question I'm not getting anywhere on. Maybe you have an idea how I can solve my problem. Initial situation: We currently have a blog with a lot of posts (150 posts, 7 categories and several ...
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my images are not showing when i upload them, they apear as placeholders

the image has a the correct format. the image url is correct but some how the image is not showing this error happened after website was migrated Please help
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Malware in old website - how to migrate?

I was hired to build a new website for a company who's old website has turned into a dumpster fire. I was then asked to migrate over 1000 blog posts from the old website to the new website. This has ...
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Best way to move some sites from a WP multi-site environment, to another WP multi-site environment

For clarity, we have to WP multi-site environments. We want to move some sites, but not all sites, from 1 to the other. So moving sites from 1 multi-site environment, to another multi-site ...
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Changed site URL and now my Front Page doesn't display correctly

This wp site is a redesign of an old non wp site. I have made the site on the same server, but in a different directory named /nou until it was ready. everything was fine until I copied the site in ...
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Moving wordpress to root folder = internal server error

I moved my Wordpress contents to the root folder. (I read somewhere that moving the wordpress installation can be done by simply moving the directory contents.) It works almost fine, with the notable ...
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Move blogs but with applied filters

I have to move blogs from a WordPress site to another WordPress site but with applied filters. Details: Every blog has an author as we all know it but this time when I move the blogs, I only want ...
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Update around 200,000 posts

So I have recently migrated from a regular site to a wordpress CMS all via MySQL. I successfully was able to adapt the old database with that of WordPress. Now, the site has content in 3 languages. ...
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Use domain as siteurl on front end and IP as siteurl in back end

When I set the siteurl to the VPN protected private IP, the backend loads but the frontend doesn't and that is because they don't have access to the VPN to be allowed to load the IP. When I set the ...
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Migrate wordpress server to localhost problems

For the last few day I was working on a website that I built on a server. I finished the website and I decided to backup my files and test it on localhost. I followed this guide here: https://www....
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Why does importing copies of the database dump and the document root make WordPress data inconsistent?

I'm experiencing the following problem: I have a local copy of my WordPress site and a corresponding live version on my server. I added some new blog categories on my local version and created some ...
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Can I clone plugin folder to another directory so that I don't have to reinstall them?

I built a multisite network and it got broken due to a developer who now claimed that it can't be fixed: The subsites' dashboards can no longer be accessed and the pages give the error message "page ...
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Move wordpress files from one pc to another pc contents showing error

Good day! I am creating a wordpress page in our school as an activity, I wanted to continue everything in my home so I backed-up the database from phpmyadmin and the wordpress folder from htdocs. ...
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Migrate Changes from a Staging Site to Production

Is there a tool that allows me to "record" changes to a staging site and later replay them on production? It is a common usecase for me to set up a staging site (Duplicator is great for that) and ...
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W3 Cache redirects to front page when I press purge all caches

I migrated my site to a new server. Everything seems to be fine, but the browser is redirected to the frontpage when I save configurations in either the "W3 Total Cache" plugin or in "Duplicate post" ...
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why does my url not update after migration?

program using: ubuntu 18.04 Problem: so i have two local wordpress sites running on my localhost, say site1.com and site2.com I have migrated all of the databases from site1.com to site2.com. Now ...
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Call to undefined function after migrating to other server

I wrote a function 'shop_list' wrapped into a plugin 'drx_reparierbar' and called this function indirectly from a child-template: page-template calls loop-template calls function shop_list. This is ...
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Migrating wordpress sites through localhost and ubuntu

Okay so, I'm using ubuntu 18.04 (downloaded from windows store). I set up LAMP stack using the basic installation commands. I was able to set up few websites that run on localhost using wordpress. Now ...
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Migration / convert an existing site to WordPress

I have an advertisement site that I create with PHP and MySQL. The structure of the database is very simple: Tables: ads, type of ads, user, and images. Each ad has an ad type (offer or request) An ...
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Migration script using WP functions is very slow

We have a multisite setup where we are migrating around 120k articles for one site and 50k for another. These are coming from a very different CMS. Our migration script uses WP functions to create ...
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Trouble importing images into posts

I'm sorry to ask such a question on this forum but I am having a really hard time with this. I am working on a WP site which (for some reason) has another WP installation in a sub directory and this ...
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After migrating media library is not showing thumbnails

We are currently running a script to migrate from a custom CMS to WordPress. Everything is going perfectly well except for the "media manager". The media is all stored on a S3 bucket. Here is a ...
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How to fix/avoid conflicts between multiple local host installs?

I work primarily on a windows development machine using WSL as my local dev server. Uptill now I haven't bothered configuring localhosts. Recently, I have started to work on multiple copies of the ...
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Wordpress Multisite keeps redirecting to HTTPS

I would like to create a local development environment from my production, multisite, WordPress website. I have used the Migrate DB plugin with the following search and replace settings: //domain.com ...
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Can't see images in posts after migrating site to subdomain

After moving my site to a a subdomain for testing, everything works fine except the images. I can see the images in metaslider plugin but all the other images on the site are blank. All images are ...
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Migrating a WP site with 2 WP installations

excuse me for posting a migration question here. I am working with a client who has a website written in php and I am in the process of moving this site over to WP. Currently in her root folder she ...
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Transitioning themes: How to move content from layout builder to postmeta/acf in database

Context: I'm fairly new to Wordpress ( less than 6 months experience ). I have a client looking to improve their site performance and get a slightly fresher look. They have several hundred posts &...
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Sanitizing existing media library paths and page links from foreign characters

I'm migrating an old WP site that supported Swedish letters ÅÄÖ in the URL, thus the site has hundrets of images containing these letters. I've searched around and found various plugins that sanitize ...
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I get “too many redirects” problem when migrating localhost site

So, I have a website working properly on my localhost but when I migrate it to hosted server I get too many redirects error. I've done migrations before and this never happend but this time. ...
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Permalinks not working after Migration – AllowOverride All, htaccess set

I'm at my wits end, I migrated a website onto a different server and after a lot of setting up I finally have it where it works – kinda. The Permalinks are broken and throw errors that the site can't ...
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Migrate from Github Pages to WordPress

I have a travel blog which I originally wrote in WordPress. Since then I've migrated it to a Jekyll site, then eventually a Hugo site which I published on Github Pages. Now I want to put it back on ...
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Multisite network on new domain

I recently moved my new multisites network (which worked perfectly fine on an old domain) to my new domain. Now the website doesnt seem to work. The homepage doesnt load all images and even the menu ...
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Moving wordpress multisite to new domain

Hello I just finished moving my Wordpress website from my testing domain to my new domain. I Changed the urls that I needed to change in my database. I added this code to my wp-config. I changed the ...
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Moving Wordpress Multisite

Im trying to move my wordpress multisite to my host. I managed to copy all file, move the database to the host. Also I edited databse settings on the wp-config file. Did the same to the entries ...