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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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fontawesome icons wont load after uploading wordpress site online [on hold]

I made a wordpress site local, after uploading online the fontawesome icons still refer to localhost and wont load. My steps to migrate the wordpress site to work online where: Migrate the DB with ...
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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 ...
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One-way DB Migration Workflow

I'm loving the proposed WordPress workflow shown below. However, since I am new to WordPress, I want to know how realistic it is. DATABASES MOVE DOWN, CODE MOVES UP This idea is presented both in a ...
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Copy WP live production site to Local server for testing

I am administering a Wordpress site and would like to have a local instance for testing plugins, custom php scripts, child themes, etc. I have a Debian Linux box with LAMP installed. My WP database ...
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500 Internal Server Error after attempting to switch from subdirectory to addon domain

directory site that was hosted at https://example.com/mysubdir Now, I purchased a new domain and added it to my shared hosting account as an add-on domain. To change the domain settings, I did the ...
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Rebuild vs Upgrade - need pointers, advice

I know that I don't know what I don't know about Wordpress. :-) I've been deploying large Joomla websites for over 10 years. My team has done simple Wordpress sites but nothing super customized. I ...
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Migrate comments and likes wordpress.com to selfhosted site

I have recently changed from wordpress.com to wordpress.org, all content has transferred over completely fine (posts etc) and I have the theme/design set up the way I'd like now. I also found a way ...
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WordPress url transformation script

Does anyone know of or have suggestions for how to go about setting up a WordPress url transformation script - perhaps via a plugin or one-time run script? It would be used to correct installs which ...
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Problem with All in one WP Migration - only works the home page

I'm trying migration from localhost to server my website created DB installed WP - executed All in one WP Migration backend looks fine home page works but no more pages works, neither links in ...
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Upgrading a wordpress site to its newest version

I maintain a website for my wife called www.delscookingtwist.com. Recently she decided to change her theme. That was big enough a change that I could not simply do it on the live version (which, ahem, ...
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Migrated from Windows to Linux. Any bulk methods for fixing case sensitivity?

I have a number of websites that were previously on a Windows IIS environment. We migrated them over to Linux and of course all of the links to media files are now broken because Linux is case ...
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404 Errors on Every Page (Including Homepage) After Migrating From IIS to Apache

I recently migrated a client site from an IIS environment to a LAMP stack. The back end of the site works fine. I can log in and make any changes I like. The front end, however only displays 404 ...
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After cloning WP do a subdirectory, I can't access it

TLDR: I want to do some work on a WP, but not on the live version (www.mysite.com), so I cloned it to a subdirectory www.mysite.com/new. Now I am trying to access it, but I get redirected to www....
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How to edit posts/pages without making the change live?

We have a situation here at work I've never run into in many years of working with Wordpress. In the past, it's been acceptable to edit a post or page, click update, and make the changes live on the ...
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How to export only some pages to other existing wordpress site that are using different theme without break style?

I have 2 WordPress sites and I they use different theme each other. I would like to migrate some pages from first site to second site. I think in this case, because the themes are different, new pages ...
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Migrate not successful, DB is broken. How to fix, or at least output static HTML without plugins?

Sup guys. So, I developed this website, and for the 3rd time it crashed when I tried to migrate (I used several techniques, all of them worked at some point with, but not with this website). The ...
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Can I build a directory for my url, even before it transfers from the one who owns it?

I'd like to set it up so that, when the URL arrives, everything's ready to show the new site. It seems to me that you have to wait until the URL is released and then arrives at the new hosting ...
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How do I transfer user passwords from one WordPress site to another?

Let me begin by saying I know this is generally advised against but I'm in a tough spot at work where this is essentially being demanded and to my understanding it's theoretically possible. I am ...
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Domain naming convention on a multisite when moving from development to production

I am experiencing issues when I migrate my Development WordPress Multisite to production. Below I have outlined my current process to update my site URL's: **DEVELOPMENT:** mainsitedev.com site2....
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SSL errors when I activate my custom theme

Hi guys I have a problem, Im trying to import a Wordpress project to my localhost. I did all the required steps like importing the sql databases and changing the config file and whatnot. So I am now ...