We demonstrate the process of transferring a WordPress site using BackupBuddy. You’ll learn how to copy the site, upload it, check the site functionality and how to replace old URLs.
This is the tenth in a series of live lessons on using WordPress and Thesis as a Content Management System (CMS). One of the large tasks is importing existing data into the WordPress database. A crucial part of testing that import is restoring the database when the import doesn’t work properly. In this video tutorial
In this case, the problem is that the new site already has WordPress installed. This means that the index.php file is firing first and then WordPress is looking for a page to load so it is ignoring the importbuddy.php file. There are a couple of solutions, one of which is to delete all those files
Watch along with me as I go through the process from start to finish using BackupBuddy to create an exact copy of an existing WordPress website. [S3VIDEO file='public/liveanswers/LA12-20-10b-backupbuddy-demonstration.mp4' bgimage='https://www.byobwebsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/LA12-20-10b-backupbuddy-demonstration.jpg' displaymode='overlay'] Sandy: Well I’m in the middle of transferring all my sites to a new hosting company and I am just having a couple of problems