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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migrate comments from old database to new database

I recently created a new WP site with some of the same content from my old WP site. Is there a way to migrate comments from my old database to me new database? i tried importing old the wp_comments ...
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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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`tinyMCE is not defined` after migrating site to server

After migrating site tinyMCE (text editor) top bar have disappeared & text color have changed to black, I am getting 4 errors in concole and below is a snapshot of it. I am using WordPress ...
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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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How to transfer /wordpress folder from one Mac to another

I'm currently using Bitnami WordPress on Mac OS, to develop locally my new website, before uploading to the live server. I'd like to copy the work-in-progress WP website from one Mac to another. I ...
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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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Mixed Content warnings google fonts

I installed a ssl certificate to my blog and moved everything from http to https. But I still get duplicate content warnings that the google fonts are loaded via http. I can't seem to find where I can ...
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Can't log in: “ERROR: Cookies are blocked or not supported by your browser. You must enable cookies to use WordPress.”

After a server move, I'm unable to log in to my site. I get the "ERROR: Cookies are blocked or not supported by your browser. You must enable cookies to use WordPress." error when I try submitting the ...
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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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migrated wordpress site not running properly, on Ubuntu localhost?

Hellos friends, I have migrated wordpress site, when i run this on my Ubuntu local host the Home page running but other pages like blog,contact-us,services these pages not running,when i click on it ...
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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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Media import failed in the WordPress importer

I've just merged two WordPress sites into one (on my local dev. machine). I used the standard Export / Import tool. I made export files from both sites, imported them into my dev. machine. I ...
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Can only access homepage and admin panel

I am really struggling to move Wordpress from an external host to my localhost (xampp). After two days trying to do this I am now at the stage where I can access the homepage and admin panel, but ...
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Tried to move blogs to a new server - “white screen of death”

I tried to migrate my old blogs to a new server. The domain remained the same (it was also transfered to the new server). To perform this task I tried to follow these steps: https://codex.wordpress....
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WordPress Theme Migration Local to Live Assets Not Loading

I have a fully working custom WordPress theme built off underscores served up locally via MAMP. Normally when migrating to a live server, I move over the wp-content directory and the .sql file, find/...
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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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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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Migrating entire online site to local server gives “The requested URL /login/ was not found on this server.”

I've followed most Wordpress migration guides that I can find. The steps I've taken sum up to the following: Export my wp database from the existing production site Spin up a new Ubuntu Server with ...
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Missing slash after moving site to subfolder

After I moved Wordpress to a subfolder, I'm getting the following error at Chrome console: GET http://www.mydomain.comwp-includes/js/wp-embed.min.js?ver=4.5.4 net::ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED See? It's ...
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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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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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import (migration) user database to wp-users

I am having hard time for importing to user-meta and post-meta from my non-wp-tables. I am trying to do db migration from user table and post table to WordPress tables. So it might be user table to ...
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Why my wp site always redirecting to the old website path..?

I am having problem on migrating my Wordpress site from the sub folder to the root directory. My current website URL is not working on uploading the project on root directory. It's get redirected 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 do I mitigate the forward slash problem for URLs of images after a WP migration?

I migrated my WP deployment from the old server to the new server. The site still has the same URL (i.e. http://my.site.com) but I've moved my WP deploy from the site URL to a subdirectory of said URL ...
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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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Error migrating from live website to localhost

I'm trying to move a Wordpress installation in a web hosting to a localhost installation for development. I followed this tutorial (Section Manually Move a Live WordPress Site to Local Server, for now ...
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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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Unicode characters displaying as ? after import using WP Clone

I moved over a development site to the client's hosting server using the WP Clone plugin. It seemed to work just fine, until I noticed a bunch of odd question marks where things like em-dashes and ...
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Tags not importing when using WordPress import system

I am attempting to move all content from an existing WP installation, to a fresh installation. I export all content, using the Tools > Export feature. When I attempt to import into the new ...
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Why isn't my imported database showing up? install.php pops up and adds new tables to the database

I imported my live sites SQL backup into Xampp. I have named the new database wordpress and configured wp-config.php with the database name wordpress, user root, empty password. Then I went to ...
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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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WordPress Errors after Host Migration

Total WordPress newb here, you guys. I recently moved WordPress files from BlueHost to GoDaddy. All was well on BlueHost. I moved the following files to GoDaddy. wp-content wp-admin wp-include All ...
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Moving Site From Development to Production

I have a WordPress site at the root of a bluehost account ( inside public_html ) and there is an add-on domain also residing in a folder named devsite inside public_html. We have spent months ...
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Move users and passwords from one wordpress site to another

I need to copy over Wordpress users with roles/passwords intact to a new install. I'd prefer not to copy the entire site (though if I have to I will.) Currently I only have the one main admin account ...
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Site Redirecting to wp-signup.php

I migrated content from our production server to our dev server in an attempt to sync all environments. I used the All-In-One WP Migration plugin. Now, when I access dev.domain.com I am forwarded to ...
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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 just the posts from Joomla to an existing Wordpress

I am re-building a website that is currently hosted in Joomla. I don't want to copy the entire joomla site over because the current layound / information architecture is poor and I have to redo it, so ...
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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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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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Moved to new server, all pages work EXCEPT home page (page not found)

I've got the opposite problem a lot of people can when switching servers. All the pages work fine, EXCEPT the home page, which is generating a 404. It's just the blog URL by itself (mysite.com/...
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Migrated from localhost to server and cannot get custom_fields content anymore

So i migrated from localhost to my server, everything is working but my plugin cannot get the custom fields data anymore. I get my custom fields this way: $customs = get_post_custom($nodeid); $...
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Migrating Wordpress site from subdirectory to subdomain

I have attempted to move a Wordpress site from a subdirectory on my root domain to a subdomain. I changed the site options in Wordpress settings > general first, and then copied over the contents ...
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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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Which database tables do I need to import?

So I am re-building a client's WordPress website. It's a niche news site with thousands of articles. It's so messed up that simply cloning it and applying a new custom theme won't work. The media ...
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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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I don't see site_url and home_url fields in wp_options table (phpMyAdmin)?

I wanted to show you this issue. This is happening first time with me in my 10 years career, I have cloned many sites to another domain in past but this is for the first time when I do not see the "...
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What is the Best Practice for Migrating to New Website Without Full Access to Old Site/Domain

This is my situation: "Site A:" A few years ago I made this site via my university's WordPress service. I do not own the domain (it's at a domain like MySite.web.university.edu) I do not ...
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How to export only custom taxonomies for each post in CSV/JSON format?

I have one wordpress website running with 100+ products (woocommerce) and i had to export & import the products into another wordpress website. However, products have custom taxonomies that were ...
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Migrate site from local to local via a backup

I have a WordPress site installed locally on my computer. The project was almost finished. Today I turned on my computer but it no longer works (categorically refusing to turn on), the repairman told ...

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