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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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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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Some bootstrap components not working after migration

I recently moved a Wordpress installation from one server to another (with the same characteristics) Original:https://alfredolazaro.com/boutique/ Moved:https://theboutiquerooms.com/ I did the ...
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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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Move/sync comments and categories only from one site to another

At this point, I have two wordpress sites, old and new. I migrated in a convoluted way, it was the only way to fix id conflicts and missing galleries at the time. Both have same posts, post contents, ...
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How to automate WordPress database migration?

So I have several WordPress sites that I do work on locally, and then migrate changes to a test.sitename.com (to check for issues), then to sitename.com. I want to write automation script myself, I ...
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Some URL links not working when migrated to local

I moved a live site to local. I created a folder xyz under xampp/htdocs. I even changed the site url and home url to localhost/xyz in the database (phpmyadmin) and wp-config file. Home page is working ...
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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 ...
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Adding a existing developed site to a multisite installation of WordPress

Let's suppose I have a website www.abc.com, which is a blog and shop website. Then I have another website, which is www.xyz.com, on which I have created a network multisite, where xyz.com is the ...
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JavaScript errors

Recently I just moved my website to new server. it was working fine with the old server. but now after i changed to new server the wordpress layout is collapsed. when i saw the console i have seen ...
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Moving WordPress page to a new domain

I just bought a new domain for my website and wondered how to move my existing WordPress website from one domain to another. I have found an article and followed the steps there, but it didn't work ...
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Change old URLs after the domain change

I have setup wordpress on my server, and after some time I've changed the domain name of the installation. However, all of the old urls within the site point to the old domain. How can I change old ...
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Trying to migrate a Wordpress Multisite with Domain Mapping

I've really gotten myself into a pickle here. So I currently have a site www.company.com which has multiple wordpress installs at company.com/site1 company.com/site2 company.com/site3 (linking ...
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WP website showing blank page after moving from subdomain to main domain

I created my website on the subfolder https://www.lokaction.be/dev/. After it was finished, I moved the website's files to the main adress https://www.lokaction.be/ (ftp). And after that, I edited ...
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Migrating a whole website to WordPress

I have a whole website with login, sign up and many other features developed into it. The site contains multiple pages and it's developed using html, css, JavaScript and all the script files and ...
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Custom changes performed on WP + WooCom site on maintenance subdomain. How to perform a migration to a main domain?

I was working on a WP + WooCommerce website (shop + blog), very active site - lot of orders, users and posts. I was working with some plugins (settings), installing new plugins, removing old ones and ...
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Images not found after migrating Wordpress website

I recently migrated my website to a new hosting platform and since uploading the files and changing the database details, some images aren't being found. I've checked the FTP and the files are in the ...
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change URIs of migrated site

Hi Ive uploaded a WP site onto a new server updated the DB and can get into the backend and even see the homepge. However, all the links are messed up. I wasnt able to change the URL in the settings ...
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Assign user to belong to a subsite in Multisite instance

I am migrating from a single wordpress site to a multisite wordpress instance. I migrated my users by copying from the table wp_user and wp_usermeta into my new multisite wordpress instance. The ...
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How can I migrate (export and import) wordpress users without loosing their password?

I must migrate from one page to another and the customer want me to keep the password. But as their are im MD5 and salted, I don't know how to proceed. Does anyone know it? Thank you a lot for your ...
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Clone Wordpress site from development server to live server

I created a site in WordPress on my development server. Now, I want it to go live. I copied over all the files from the development server to the live server. Created a new database for WP with new ...
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Cloned a site but can't log in - redirecting to old site

I've cloned the production site at example.com to my own dev server, calling it example.mydomain.com. It displays OK, as long as I use port 8080 (bypassing my varnish server). I can successfully log ...
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Wordpress Migration Issues

I am trying to migrate our existing website to an AWS Instance. For testing purpose, I created an instance with Bitnami Wordpress AMI. I used the All-in-one plugin and migrated it to the wordpress ...
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The requested URL was not found after new DB import

I had a WP site running smoothly on apache. I decided to replace the Db with an updated one (same version of WordPress), and now I get the error The requested URL ... cannot be found on all pages ...
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Able to use all admin pages but in the frontend there is a “Error establishing a database connection”-Error

I know that you are probably sick of someone posting another Error establishing a database connection Question but I really did my research and found nothing about my specific Problem so please have a ...
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Migrating WP site to localhost using Duplicator

I'm new to Wordpress, and I set up a test installation on FreeHostingEU.com. I decided to move to a different host (still to be decided), so I wanted to migrate the site to my local server. I first ...
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Server Migration Issues

I am attempting to rebuild a site that I created for a client using wordpress.com and hosted through WordPress. Probably not surprisingly, the site was pretty slow on the WP servers. Beyond this, it ...
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Migration of Multisite WordPress site from http to https

I have completed the steps to update database to change the URL from http to https. Then updated htacecss to add redirect rules. But now anything except admin is going into endless loop of 301 ...
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Multisite migration redirecting to old website,

I have been trying to migrate this multisite DB and no matter what it's still redirecting to the OLD URL. I tried this guide here but had no luck (site keeps going back to its old url): https://...
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Admin Custom Login loses settings on Code and Data migration

I am running a WP site on WPEngine. It includes both a staging and production server. We use a plugin called Admin Custom Login. After setting up the plugin on staging, I push the code-only (not the ...
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Blank image thumbnails in media library

I copied one website to other domain. i am using avada theme in my new domain all images show as blank thumbnails in admin but in website all images are show i checked permission of all folder and ...
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Changing an array of IDs in the usermeta table to fit different format

A site I'm developing used WP Post Favorites to store post IDs in the usermeta table. I'm now trying to port this data over to a new site (the users and usermeta tables have been migrated over), but ...
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Transfer Wordpress intranet site from my pc to the company local server

I'm developing an intranet site with WordPress, and I'm hosting it locally using XAMPP (running on my office PC). Can someone tell me step by step how can I: Transfer the intranet site from my PC ...
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How to manage around 90k 301 redirects after migration from old CMS

I recently moved content from Typo3 to WP with around 30.000 articles. Each article is having 3 or more urls which I store in custom text field.. each old url in new line. I can programatically pair ...
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Wordpress featured images: migrating from dev to live site

I'm currently developing a wordpress version of a website on a dev.acme.com domain, while the old site (www.acme.com) remains active (if it's relevant, it's not on a wordpress platform.) The content ...
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wordpress site moved from windows to linux throws error

I am getting access denied. when I checked error log it says [03-Apr-2018 23:50:19 Asia/Kolkata] PHP Warning: require() [<a href='function.require'>function.require</a>]: ...
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Saving Images Inserted into Blog Posts Using Visual Composer

My client is moving their blog to a new theme. Exporting/importing the content from the old website went smoothly, however their old blog posts were created with Visual Composer. They embedded images ...
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Wordpress Migration - Issue with admin panel changes

I wanted an exact replica of my current wordpress website on a different domain with a different database. So I created a database in same db host as the original database.I changed siteurl and ...
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Absolute Hyperlinks in Wordpress Website Will Not Work In the Local Server

3/26: I created the Wordpress website on a live server. I downloaded a copy to my XAMPP server. I exported the database and created a local one. I modified the wp-config.php file to connect to it. ...
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Wordpress white screen

I have big problem with white screen in WordPress. I would like to migrate site from live to localhost, I don't have credentials for hosting, and I've migrated site using All In One Import Plugin. ...
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Move a Wordpress multisite to subfolder (the whole site)?

I'm not talking about subdomain/subfolder. I am talking about moving my whole Wordpress Multisite installation to example.com/ms/. And keeping the root for another non-multisite install of wordpress. ...
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Re-design a website with WordPress: Subdomain or subdirectory?

I would like to re-design my Website (that is using another CMS at the moment) with WordPress. Now I have 2 questions about the WordPress installation: Should I develop it on a sub-domain (while my ...
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Installer (like Duplicator) with custom wp-config location and custom wp-content folder

I have started to set up my Wordpress sites like this (Versioned with Git): project/ |-- public_html/ | |-- wp/ (Wordpress Core, no wp-config.php here) | |-- wp-content/ (Themes, Plugins, user ...
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Cannot log into migrated site

I migrated a working Wordpress site to a sandbox server. Prior to importing the database I did a search and replace for the domain name. example.com/wp-admin loads wp-login.php Submitting form ...
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Image paths wrong after migrating with wp-migrate-db-pro media files add-on

I'm having trouble creating a staging site from an existing production site. When pulling media files using WP Migrate DB Pro 1.8.1 with the Media Files add-on v1.4.9, I can successfully populate my ...
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Unable to import complete data remote wp-cli wordpress

I wanted to make process of wordpress site migration automate everything works fine but i am unable to import complete site from remote to local.Might be something wrong in code, any help will be ...