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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How do I migrate blog post images from one domain to a new one?

The conflicting articles I am finding on the web are leaving me more confused... :) For backstory, I work for a company that has been acquired by another. I am now tasked with moving all the blog post ...
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Wordpress Migration Post Problems

0 how are you, thank you first for reading my message. I am currently working on a website, created with wordpress, the website has been compromised with security flaws, because when wordpress was ...
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Migrating October CMS to Wordpress

I've done a lot of research on this and cant figure out what option is the best and quickest to take. We currently have our website on October CMS and are looking to move it over to Wordpress. Has ...
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CSS/JS failing on DNS Assignment

I am attempting to assign my WordPress website a DNS handled by Cloudflare by assigned it in the Cloudflare DNS section with the URL as the name and content as the IP, then I go to the wp-config.php ...
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Problem migrating to localhost

Hey guys :) I have to following case. I was given a WP site for "fixing". The website is huge in size. It's around 3GB and the DB is around 350MB. Most of the DB size is coming from postmeta ...
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Migrate one multisite subdomain to another subdomain on the same wordpress multisite installation

First post. I have a main site called mydomain.com on a multisite wordpress installation. I decided to create a second site called staging.mydomain.com for staging my production site (mydomain.com) on ...
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Detach site from multisite (turn off multisite)

I have a series of wordpress sites which live under one multisite: -My multisite Website A Website B Website C Website D I am going to be rebuilding the site and as part of the new build, we don't ...
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How to do a clean transfer of WordPress site to a new server?

I'm trying to transfer a WordPress site to a new server, but I've looking to do it in a clean way. Although, I can simply dump the database and transfer it to the new server, I would like to find a ...
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Migration from environment to master Wordpress

Is there any way to migrate the project from one environment to another? You mean exactly the difference between them? Let's say I have a plugin in dev that is not in the master, can I somehow ...
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Moving users from joomla to wordpress

Situation: I am tasked with creating a new site for a local newspaper. The current site is running on Joomla. The only functionality it has is a paid (paypal) user login to read PDF's of the new ...
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Migrate ProcessWire to WordPress

Is it possible to migrate content from Processwire CMS to WordPress? If so, any ideas? Any tools? I've spent a good amount of time researching but haven't found anything. I've opened the ProcessWire ...
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How to fix Uploaded to this post option to see group of images uploaded to a post?

I'm transferring a site using the WordPress importer and Exporter settings. First, I downloaded the Posts content and the Media content, so I have two xml files. After importing in the new site, I ...
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Importing New Posts from Live Site into Local Dev Site

I'm currently developing an updated version of a live site in a local environment. It's a very large site and the local dev site is using a entirely new theme without many of the live site's plugins ...
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Migrate profile pictures to another WordPress website

I have two websites in WordPress. I have to migrate around 500 users from the old website to the new one. Is there any option to migrate the profile picture of these users to the new site?
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Erase the HTML website and replace it with a WordPress website -301 Redirection

We are going to erase the HTML website and replace it with a WordPress website (New redesigned site). We already have 301 redirection( http to https) in .htaccess file. Is this 301 redirection is ...
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Move website from root to sub

What am I trying to do exactly ? Move my WP website available at example.com to example.com/subdir but I don't want to make it available on example.com Why would I want to do such a thing ? I want an &...
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http Html pages to https wordpress pages 301 redirection

We are going to migrate our current HTML site to WordPress site and also HTTP to https migration for the same website, The entire URL structure changed now. Which one I have to use from the below ...
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After Wordpress migration, most files are not found and there is staging prefix

I attempted to migrate old Wordpress website to DigitalOcean. Steps: Create a new droplet using Wordpress on Ubuntu 18.04 Wordpress template Set it up. After dummy site is OK, I copied wp-content to ...
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Is it possible to migrate a wordpress website to another wordpress account?

I have a website I developed on my own wordpress account and localhost. I uploaded this website on my clients hosting account using FTP. After uploading from localhost to live server, I am unable to ...
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Changes not being reflected on new server

I'm migrating a wordpress site from one server to another. I just finished setting up NGIX, PHP, MySQL, etc... however I still haven't restored the old DB on this new server. I can see the site goes ...
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After switch domain, some parts of my site still point to my old domain

I followed the first two passes of this guide: https://wordpress.org/support/article/changing-the-site-url/ So I edited wp-config.php and functions.php. The site seemed to work in the most of parts, ...
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Critical Site Health Issue after WordPress Migration

I recently migrated a WordPress install from a shared managed host (cPanel) to a VPS. I first installed WordPress on the new server, then installed Migrate Guru and then migrated the install over to ...
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Migrating my site to a new domain does not keep any changes made in customizer

I have been making a wordpress site on my LAMP installation locally, modifying theme and uploading posts and whatnot. So when it was time to finally upload it, I dumped the database, searched and ...
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Migrate entire wordpress site with no wp-admin access using RSS aggregator from new site?

Buddy of mine is locked out of his wordpress site, he has author/contributor access but no wp-admin access, and his tools menu is empty, can't install plugins, no access to the server or the cpanel. ...
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Preserve password hashes when migrating to another server

We have a couple hundred clients (each client is a site) and across them about 15,000 users. We are migrating from Plesk on Centos/Apache PHP 7.0.1 to AWS on Ubuntu/Nginx PHP 7.4.4. We are migrating ...
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Preserve old website URL structure after migrating to Wordpress

Old (non-Wordpress) URL structure: "News" and "Gossip" are categories "Italy" and "Uk" are subcategories https://example.com/news/italy https://example.com/news/uk https://example.com/gossip/italy ...
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How do you enable scripts on a WordPress installation in Softaculous?

I am trying to migrate my website from one host to another, and I am not looking for a canned solution. Upon attempting to observe database information in the installation I discovered that the ...
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Get wordpress post with featured image, category and tag from Wordpress API

I have to transfer data from Wordpress website to custom CMS ( I don' t have access to database), and I need to transfer post data (title, excerpt, content) along with featured image link and category ...
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I migrated from Blogger to WordPress. Should I hotlink images from Blogger to the new WP site?

I have recently migrated from Blogger to WordPress. I was wondering whether instead of uploading existing images to the new WordPress site I should hotlink them from Blogger instead. I do not worry ...
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Long loading site after migration

After migrating my site to new hosting, it takes longer to load the site. During the migration, I copied only the plugins and uploads folders from the structure, which I pasted into the manually ...
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Will the same Wordpress logins work after a site migration?

I am about to migrate my site to a new host, after the site and database is migrated over, will I be able to login to the back end with the same username & password?
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How do I migrate “short links”

I have a site which uses Wordpress short-links (Wordpress 5.3). I need to migrate the site to another domain. However, the export/import tools do not alter the short-links which continue to point to ...
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On a Https site, Css and Js Url are back to http after redirect the site

I have a website: https://media.example.com/blog/ And I want to change into: https://www.example.com/blog/ I made this transformation in the Wp-DB on the table wp_options, i modified the fields: ...
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How to Import Manuals (Custom Type) From Wordpress (MYSQL) to Wordpress (SQL SERVER i.e. Project Nami)

My one website is in normal Wordpress 5 which uses MySQL database. On my second server I have used Projectnami.org which allows you to use Wordpress with SQL Server. I have imported my theme and ...
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Import 2000 posts from one website to another

I need to import 2000 posts from one website to another. Posts doesn't have any custom fields. We need to import title, content, featured image, slug and language. For language I am using Polylang ...
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How to separate an overgrown blog into sub-blogs – without breaking existing inbound links?

I have a single WP install that has accumulated a mix of content, large subjects of which I want to separate into something resembling their own blogs. Example: Among the pages and posts on myblog....
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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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