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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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The requested URL was not found only on localhost

I have moved WordPress files & database from localhost to live server successfully. However, now when I try to move it back to localhost the links doesn't work, although they should. I am using ...
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Migration to WP - Couldn't load image

Situation: I'm trying to migrate static page made with HTML/CSS/JS into Wordpress. The images won't load. They work in HTML, but when I migrate into PHP there are only alt-descriptions visible. Upon ...
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Images links not updated after pushing site from staging to primary domain [closed]

I have pushed site from staging http://copy.fbmgusa.com to primary domain https://fbmgusa.com but images links are not updated. what I have tried: I have tried to update urls using plugins i. e "...
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WP-ADMIN on localhost Wampserver redirects to install.php on existing site [closed]

I am cloning/migrating my website (erichepperle.com) to localhost. I have done it many times before using Duplicator, but as a web developer I want to understand the process of manually migrating my ...
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Duplicator Pro plugin with Docker on local?

I have the Duplicator Pro plugin. In the past it was fairly easy to use. I have a wordpress site on a server, I'm trying to bring it down/migrate it down into a local sandbox. I have my local ...
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Guide to migrating a Wordpress development site to a running live site

I have been looking for guidance on this for a while. This question is the nearest I have come to my case: How can I make updates to a site, on a development copy, but then move updates back without ...
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Migrate the posts of a category to another blog as a custom taxonomy

I'm running a multisite WordPress, and I need to so the following migration between 2 blogs: All the posts of a sub-category X that has the parent category programs from the blog A. To the blog B ...
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Is there a way to migrate my wordpress blog to another website that uses a different domain?

I'm currently running a blog page for our company that utilizes Wordpress. The blog was created after we finished working on our official company website, which utilizes a different domain. Here's the ...
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Migrate VB.net website to wordpress website

I have a vb.net website that I developed years ago, right now I'm facing issues with the posts that it's not opening, the database is throwing errors on me, so my question is: "Is there any way I ...
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How to safely trigger password reset emails for thousands of users

I'm going to be migrating ~17,000 user accounts from a non-WordPress platform to a new WP site. I'll be importing them using WP All Import, which I've done before. Once the users are imported, I'll ...
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how can we migrate wordpress 5.9 website from aws ec2 to new installed wp 5.9 oci compute

I have websites that contain some free@minimum and paid editors of WordPress (eg.elementor which supports only single sites' license) now wp 5.9 has come out with full site editing features.it is ...
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How do you do your big exports / imports?

I have a big client (50k orders, 70k customers), I'm working today on the migration of his site on a new version of WordPress on a new server. I need to export and import the products / customers / ...
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WordPress plugins - "Update" in backend vs replacing all files with never version

TL;DR: Regarding plugins: Are there any noteworthy difference between clicking 'Update' in the WordPress backend, compared to replacing all the files with the files for a newer version? Details I'm ...
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I changed my domain name and REST API stopped working

I am building a word-press website, and I have changed my domain name from websiteold.com to websitenew.com. The domain transfer was done by the web server host. However, I am not able to use the rest ...
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How do I move a Wordpress site on the same server?

I have a test site on mysite.com/test and I want to move it over (and replace the current Wordpress installation) at mysite.com. What would be the most efficient way to do this?
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Migrating Wordpress Uploads To S3 Object Storage

I currently migrate my wordpress media to s3 bucket. Does any one know of a way to redirect all the existing image urls to the s3 bucket instead if we manually copy the files over? Could this be done ...
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Change a web programmed in ASP.net to WordPress from scratch in the same Hosting

I have a website developed in ASP.net. I want to change all that website to WordPress, that is, make a website from scratch in the same hosting and then delete the website developed in ASP.net. I need ...
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Translation working on staging site, not on live one

I’m in a bit of a pickle. I tried migrating a site to a live URL, and all of my translations disappeared. I made a small video to explain the issue: I used ALL-IN-ONE Migration to transfer the site. ...
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Import from Windows to Linux

The previous IIS server used to host this WP site. Now I have a Linux environment. The Db import went smoothly. Copying over the site files generates issues however. There are plugins that refuse to ...
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WordPress white screen of death

I recently migrated the site from a subdomain back to the main domain using WP All-in-One Migration Tool. The migration was successful and I can see the wp-admin panel just fine and even view the site ...
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How to transform a custom made static HTML website to a WordPress website [closed]

I have an assignment from a customer to transform a custom made static HTML website to a WordPress website. First I thought "That's easy, just make a theme & import it all there & link it ...
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Migration: previous URL redirection after migrating

I read all the other questions about this issue, I did all that was recommended yet I can't find the solution, the current WP installation keeps redirecting to the previous domain. I am running WP in ...
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White screen after migrating site, but wp-admin works fine. Disabling all plugins, applying default theme and enabling debug mode does nothing

I migrated my wordpress site from a very old host with these steps: Downloaded the site to local desktop Downloaded database (php 5.5) Created new database in myphp (php 7.4) and edited exported ...
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WP Migrate DB Pro get_field error

I am using WP Migrate DB Pro to migrate the database from WPEngine to my local server (xampp) and I keep getting this error: Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function Levy\SnowCarnival\...
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Images in the post still pointing to older domain after domain change

I configured a new Domain for WordPress on Google Cloud Platform. It took around 24hrs for DNS propagation. Upon checking posts on the site I found that all the images are still pointing to the older ...
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After database migration, theme mods don't show [closed]

My Wordpress installation has only one theme which is active. The wp_option entry for it shows there are 31 theme mod entries. a:31:{s:18:"custom_css_post_id";i:5248;s:30:"...
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Trying to move an Expression Engine site to Wordpress, but not having luck with content

I have an Expression Engine site that I'm trying to export to a WordPress site using this guide https://kingdesignllc.com/blog/migrating-from-expression-engine-to-wordpress/. It's working ok, except I ...
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Changing Wordpress domain

Since most previous questions deal only with the fundamentals of Wordpress migration, I haven't managed to find much information on this. Working in customer support for a webhosting company I've done ...
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Wordpress website migration multi database instance

I am migrating the website from old server to new server for which I only have command line access to both servers. The website consists of two languages so I copied both wordpress files ...
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All-in-one-migration

I just took over a WP site that uses EC2. I am trying to create a new instance using Wordpress By Bitnami to make it easier to handle files for people who don't know AWS. I am trying to test this on ...
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migration wordpress to local machine does not work with all broken URLs except frontpage

I installed XAMPP on my Win 10 PC and migrated my wordpress website onto my PC. After migration, only the frontpage works. The other URLs would get a "Not Found". The frontpage is only ...
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Split up files from one big folder to multiple folders in uploads after migration

Is it possible to split up images in one uploads folder after full migration, and still keep each image attached to the post that it was uploaded to? Ideally I would like to put all images in folders ...
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Porting site URLs to new host but with same domain name [closed]

I am migrating a WordPress site from one server to a different one for a client. I ported all the themes and wp-config.php files (wp-content folde, wp-config.php and the entire database) as I've seen ...
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Page not found after migration to localhost. I already updated the sql links and the permalinks. Wp-admin page works perfectly

So basically whats in the title. I migrated the company website to my localhost to implement some changes. First I cloned the repository, then I created the database, and uploaded the sql file. ...
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Syncing WP Database Changes Between Environments: How To Handle Merging w/o touching database

I have a staging site which is originally a clone of the live site. On a staging site, I made some changes such as creating new pages, installing new plugins, adding new medias etc. Meanwhile the live ...
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How do I update attachment urls after changing site domain

I recently moved my site from https://subdomain.example.com to https://example.com. Now all my attachments still point to https://subdomain.example.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/file.mp3 even though ...
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Migrating WordPress + WooCommerce from server to Local

I've been trying fora few day to migrate a WordPress/WooCommerce website from a server (OVH) to local. I've downloaded the latest version of my database from OVH and all the FTP through FileZilla. I'm ...
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Access files at new location using old file paths

I have a bunch of posts that contain images with urls that follow this pattern: https://example.com/example_directory/files/2019/04/file.png I've imported the posts into a new install of wordpress on ...
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Wrong URL to CSS and JS after change domain

I made a clone of my wordpress website and I published it on other domain. I used wp-migrate-db plugin to change domain in database and it looks almost perfect, but.. I have a problem with CSS and JS ...
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My website is showing today's date instead of published date since db migration to a new wordpress

I exported my database and content to a new Wordpress. Everything works fine, except that every post is showing under today's date, instead of the published date like it should be (the actual ...
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Migrate Users From laravel to wordpress

we used Laravel before , and now we are moving to Wordpress, so we need to migrate all users including the passwords , is this possible? thanks
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Issue In Links after migrating from Live server to Localhost XAMPP

I have migrated more than 50 websites from Live server to Localhost in my career but have not faced this issue till now. I used ALL IN ONE WP MIGRATION to export the data from live server. I replaced ...
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how to convert a wp multisite into a single site with content from subsites

trying to convert an old wp multisite (v3.8) into a single site with data from active sites, since multisite setup is huge (containing about 50k subsites of which we only need about 2.5k) I can't just ...
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Migrate a WP website from a single-server single-domain to a multi-server multi-domain installation

We are currently hosting a WordPress website at GoDaddy from the US that ultimately needs to serve customers in both China and the rest of the world. For performance and security reasons we require to ...
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Do I need to re-register all my images in the media library after a migration?

I'm moving a 6+ years running WordPress site to a new (Azure VM / LEMP) server, taking the time to upgrade Ubuntu, Nginx, etc, and trying to clean up years worth of grunge. ~20 authors, 40k posts, 6+...
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How to import WordPress site to new WordPress site?

I understand the question is too broad. I will explain. I have a WordPress site's assets and I want to import it to a new WordPress account/site. How can I achieve this? I understand I can use All-In-...
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Moving all wordpress posts from 50 websites to another website

I have 50 websites (wordpress) and I want to move all the posts (with images, links etc.) from those 49 websites to only one website and I know that I can do it single by plugin but - is there an easy ...
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WordPress shows <codes> after migration

I copied the files of our WordPress live site from Cpanel and export the database. In my local, I paste the WordPress files to htdocs > devfolder and then import the database to localhost/...
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Broken Images and Style

After moving Wordpress to another account, the style and images are broken. I have tried disabling plugins, checking and updating "Uploads" folder in Database, checking folders and files ...
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How to move the WordPress site Layout from test site to Production site?

I make the changes in the Layout of the test site, and on the other hand my production (live) site was running and people make account on that and make purchases. Now I want to transfer the test site ...
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