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Community Library Website Case Study – Part 10a – Restore the Database Using BackupBuddy

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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

I can’t find the import buddy file from BackupBuddy when at the new site

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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

BackupBuddy Demonstration

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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