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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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Old URL Redirect website after migration

I have migrated my old website from example1.wordpressstaging.com to epxample2.com on a new server (using All-in-one Migration Plugin). Everything went fine with the migration. Now after I complete ...
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WordPress localhost site always redirect to live site [closed]

I know that there is already a similar question like this. But I have already done all these suggested solution and nothing works for me. If there are caching plugins installed like W3 total cache. ...
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We have a static Hugo website and we want to migrate it to Wordpress

We have many static generated sites using Hugo and we want to migrate them all to a Wordpress CMS. Does anyone know how to convert markdown to wordpress data?
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How to recover wordpress website moved from a PC to another

I am a beginner at website designing. I have just switched laptops so I removed everything from my old laptop and transferred it to a new one through a 1 TB drive. In that went my xampp, and ...
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Cannot complete migration on LAMP

I have a WordPress site with LAMP. Since I moved to a new apartment the site does not display well anymore, and I cannot access its dashboard through http://my-wp-site.com/wp-admin. Note 1: I set up ...
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wordpress user database transfer

I want to trasfer my wordpress user database to my native php coded database which not contains wordpress cms installation. Is it possible to transfer my user data base so that existing user never ...
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How to migrate post media from stand-alone to multisite build

We have a stand-alone wordpress site we're migrating to a multisite build. The two builds are on two separate servers, but are using the same domain. We're currently accessing the multisite build by ...
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Save (same) permalink from wp-cli

I moved many WordPress sites to a new server and all permalinks need to be "refreshed". I need to save again (without any changes) settings->permalinks to resolve pages/posts 404 error. I ask if it ...
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Why do menus break on site url and folder change?

I just moved a site over from an old domain to a new domain (this means the server-side folder changes too). I replaced all instances of the old domain in the database with the new domain and couldn'...
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Nginx mamp pro5 migration home page works all other do not

Home page works all other pages do not, receive 404. figured this out from other post outside of stack. put this in the try files under the Nginx tab. $uri $uri/ /index.php?q=$uri&$args;
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Import images from old WordPress site into new site

I have exported both tables from old wordpress site of which gallery images i want to import into new wordpress site. After export, i follow following steps: --> In the wp_posts.sql file I did the ...
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Cannot Access Admin Area After Migration

I have a problem after migrating a WordPress site from Plesk and IIS to LAMP server. I cannot access the Admin Panel, I can access /wp-admin/ and can login successfully but I get redirected to the ...
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Problem With Pages Displaying

I am having a problem with any page other than my uncles home page displaying. The site was recently migrated from one host to another. The pages all show in the WP backend and are all formatted and ...
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How do I copy files I downloaded from the wayback machine to my new site?

I had a drupal site for many years that crashed. I thought I lost all my files, but I was able to download an enormous amount from the Wayback Machine. Now the question is, how do I move those files ...
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Migrate a Microsoft ASP.NET site to a WordPress site?

Working with a client on a second site. I readily built her first site from scratch in WordPress at [client first site]/wp-admin. Her second site is an existing old site built with Microsoft ASP....
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WordPress Media After Migration

My problem is that I migrate a Joomla website to a WordPress website and I want my media files to be located to on a server other than my WordPress server. For example: server A is WordPress and ...
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Merging two databases without borking it

Does anyone have a solution to the following issue: I have a staging and production server. We've done work on staging but things have been changed on production so we can't just move the DB from ST->...
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After migration, all featured images using accentued characters in their file names are displayed “blanked”

After migration, all featured images using accentued characters in their file names are displayed "blanked" in the Media Library. Thus, not displayed by respective posts. I've used the "Better Search ...
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Move posts from a non-wordpress site to wordpress

an old web site (not created in wordpress) has many posts and its schema database differs from wordpress schema database. I need to move posts from that site to wordpress. What is the best way? I ...
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A query to substitute images paths in gutenberg (website migration)?

I was used to do something like update wp_posts set post_content = replace(post_content,'http://dev.example.com/website', 'http://www.website.com'); This seems not to work anymore for texts that ...
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Making a development site live, on Amazon EC2

I currently have a live site hosted as an Amazon EC2 instance and have been working on a new site (in a development environment) also on an EC2 instance. The new site is ready to be pushed live but I ...
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Is there a free tool/plugin for migrating from a multisite subsite to a new standalone site (in a separate hosting)?

I have a WordPress multi-site (network) installation with a couple of sub-sites and I want to copy one of the network sites completely to a new WordPress single installation in a separate server. I ...
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Automatic Maintenance Mode during All in One Port

I often use "All in One Migration" plugin to migrate from development to production stage. The site is about 2 GB in size. Is there a way to automatically place the website into Maintenance mode when ...
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Applying pre-production modifications

I'm working on a wordpress website on a pre-production version that includes several extensions like woocommerce and others. I'm wondering what is a safe solution to apply all the modifications I made ...
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Migrate from SharePoint to WordPress

I have a site that is currently in SharePoint o365 and while it's not what I'd consider a large site, it does have a fair amount of content in it currently. So rather than moving everything manually,...
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WordPress After migration some images src is empty

I have moved my WordPress website from Hostwind server to Contabo Server. But after migration Some images showing like this <img src=""/> And some image are looking fine. I can't understand ...
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How can I migrate asp.net website to a wordpress site?

As I just know just the basics of html language and this site uses various technologies like html, jquery, bootstrap, css etc how can I migrate this website to a wordpress site which I am pretty ...
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Unable to download backup file created using All in One WP Migration WordPress plugin

I have installed All in One WP Migration WordPress plugin and activated it. I have created backup using export as file option. Export has been done successfully, but when I am trying to download the ...
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migrating my wordpress site

So I recently changed the name of my base directory of my WordPress installation and then changed the home and siteurl and did a better search replace in my database then I changed the permalink ...
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adding a second WordPress install to an existing server/URL to migrate over

My goal is to set up a new site that consolidates many previously disparate entities under a unified look and feel. The process involves creating a brand new multisite and gradually transitioning old ...
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How to duplicate a website?

I work for a UK company who are looking to expand to the US market. We need to create a duplicate (US version) of our Wordpress website to redirect US customers to. We are seeking some guidance in how ...
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Broken Customizer After Migration To The Skeleton Architecture

I've been trying to migrate an existing website from the standard Wordpress architecture to the Skeleton. The plugin stack includes Woocommerce. The theme is i-Craft. After the installation ...
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local wordpress multisite not working on AWS development server “error establishing database connection”

I have a composer WP starter installation on my local mac using mamp. It works as expected. I'm using phpdotenv to hide my wp-config.php settings and I have the wordpress directory moved into a sub-...
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How do I set another domain for WP automatic redirects that is not the default domain?

I just migrated my blog from subdomain to subfolder. Then, I realized some old permalink changes on my blog posts are not redirecting correctly. The thing is, when in WP admin, my domain looks ...
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Issue with theme mod options during domain migration

I want to migrate my development wordpress site to the production domain. In order to success the migration I found and replace all previous url occurences (http://localhost) to the new (https://...
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WordPress site migration - locked out of admin area

I migrated my WordPress site by uploading the wp-content file from the original site to the new site and dumping the database of the old site onto the new one. However, this has resulted in me being ...
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I used Duplicator to move my WP site to the root of my host, but my Astra pages are missing

The pages aren't showing up in wp admin. Have I made a stupid mistake? Duplicator copies all the files and directories (it made a zip file), so I assumed the pages I made would carry over too. I used ...
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How to move my website to wordpress?

I am in need to move a website from okaycms to wordpress, but I can't seem to find efficient way to do that. Can someone please tell me how to do that. I guess there is always option to rebuild ...
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Migrating WordPress - New domain entry, links broken

I migrated everything using a plugin, but all of the links on the site are broken. The site is just copied over to a dev instance, and the only thing that comes up successfully is the home page and ...
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White screen after moving site to new server

I was trying to move a https site (on an add-on domain) from one server to another server. Both these servers (old and new) are on same host (GoDaddy) Below is the set of steps I did in that order: ...
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What happens if I replace the files of a WordPress site with another WordPress site?

I accidentally copied all the files of a WordPress development site (ver 5.1.1) and overwrote another WordPress development site (ver 5.0.4). I did not copy over the database. Each site shares some ...
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Increase .htaccess file upload without prompting error

I have a Centos Web Panel hosting and a new WordPress file. I wanted to migrate all of my local WordPress files to the live server so I installed All-in-one WP Migration. Unfortunately it can only ...
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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 ...