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Part 4 – Upload the Full Contents of the Old Site to the New Host

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Now that we have pointed the domain name from the old host and setup the domain at the new host let’s check to see if the existing site files have downloaded. We’ll go to hosting and come to our file manager, files and file manager. That folder would be created under public_html, so we'll open

Part 2 – Download the Existing Files

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The very first part of this process of converting an HTLM website to WordPress and Thesis 2.2 is to download the existing files because it's going to take a little bit of time. The existing files are hosted here at this names.co.uk webhost. Let’s look at domains for second. We'll go to control panel, get

Backup, Restore, Clone and Migrate with BackupBuddy – Part 8 – How to Migrate a Clone of a Site to a Development Server – The Easy Way

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In this part of our series, Backup, Restore, Clone and Migrate with BackupBuddy, I’m going to show how you migrate a clone. Well, it’s unbelievably easy to create a development server, make a copy of your website of it using BackupBuddy and then work like that. And that’s what we’re going to do next. This

Backup, Restore, Clone and Migrate with BackupBuddy – Part 1 – WordPress Backup Basics

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Well good morning everybody and welcome to this live seminar on how to use BackupBuddy to clone, backup, restore and migrate your site. What I’m going to teach today can be used for a number of things. The very first thing it can be used for, of course, is to backup your site and restore

Backup, Restore, Clone & Migrate with BackupBuddy

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It is essential that website owners know how to backup and restore their sites. BackupBuddy makes this process very easy. However, it's not just for backups it can also be used to clone your site so that you can create a development copy to work on. In this seminar we look at how to setup and configure BackupBuddy, how to configure automatic backups and how to restore your site when disaster strikes. In addition we look at two examples of cloning and migrating a site.

Transfer a Development Site at Bluehost to the Live Site at Dreamhost

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In this session we demonstrate how to transfer a development site at Bluehost to the live site at Dreamhost using BackupBuddy. We show how to create a database, test the database setting, update the themes and plugins and double check if the site is working. We also check the general settings for privacy options to

How to Create Multiple Websites With the Same Structure and Content

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In this session we discuss how to create multiple websites with the same design and structure in different domains. You can easily do that by using the BackupBuddy Plugin. This is related to a past live answer topic about how to create multiple websites very quickly: A Strategy for Creating Multiple Sites With Similar Structure

Create a Development Copy of your Live WordPress Site on a Subdomain

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Learn how to manually create a development copy of your site on a subdomain to use for testing customization before editing the actual website. This is a much simpler process than setting up a local copy of your site on your server.

Create a Development Copy of your Live WordPress Site on a Subdomain – Part 2 – Create the Development Site

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In this session, we take an extra step before we import the live database to the new database to check if all files are working properly. After checking, we export the live database. Step six is to start the site and run the installation routine. Now you notice we're not importing this database yet. Step

Create a Development Copy of your Live WordPress Site on a Subdomain – Part 3 – A Go Daddy Example

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In this session, we give you another example of how to create a development copy of website using Go Daddy. Rick: Cathy, I've just unmuted your microphone. Cathy: Okay, hello. Rick: How are you doing? Cathy: I'm doing great, thank you. Rick: Are you ready for the German Sparkle Party? Cathy: Woohoo, you bet! Can't

A Strategy for Creating Multiple Sites With Similar Structure

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In this session, we discuss how you can create multiple sites with similar structure very quickly by using the BackupBuddy Plugin. Rick:  Good morning, Ken. How are you doing? Ken:  Great, Rick. How are you doing? Rick:  I’m doing terrific. So you want to create a new site. Ken:  Correct. Rick:  And how similar is

How to Transfer a WordPress Site from a Development Server To a Live Server – Part 9 – Q and A

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This is the last part of How to Transfer a WordPress Site from a Development Server To a Live Server tutorial series. In this session we take on questions about the website transfer tutorial. Rick: So now what I’m going to is just open it up to questions because excerpting for a moment the fact

How to Transfer a WordPress Site from a Development Server To a Live Server – Part 8 – Search and Replace Old URLs

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This is the eighth part of How to Transfer a WordPress Site from a Development Server To a Live Server tutorial series. In this session we use the Search and Replace plugin that will check existing hard coded URLs and replace them with new URL. This is a cool and powerful tool, yet dangerous so

How to Transfer a WordPress Site from a Development Server To a Live Server – Part 7 – Check Site Functionality

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This is the seventh part of How to Transfer a WordPress Site from a Development Server To a Live Server tutorial series. In this session we check the functionality of the website by going to a different page of the live website and logging in to the admin dashboard. Okay so it looks like it’s

How to Transfer a WordPress Site from a Development Server To a Live Server – Part 6 – Run the ImportBuddy Script

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This is the sixth part of How to Transfer a WordPress Site from a Development Server To a Live Server tutorial series. In this session we run importbuddy.php to migrate the development site to the live server. We go through a step by step process on how to do that. It’s important that you have

How to Transfer a WordPress Site from a Development Server To a Live Server – Part 5 – Upload Copy to the Site

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This is the fifth part of How to Transfer a WordPress Site from a Development Server To a Live Server tutorial series. In this session we upload the backup file and the importbuddy script to the live server via FTP Client. We also explain how to get your FTP information in Go Daddy. Rick: I’m

How to Transfer a WordPress Site from a Development Server To a Live Server – Part 4 – Create a Blank Database on the Live Server

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This is the forth part of How to Transfer a WordPress Site from a Development Server To a Live Server tutorial series. In this session we create a new database in Go Daddy hosting for the live server. The development server is hosted in BlueHost and the live server will be hosted in Go Daddy.

How to Transfer a WordPress Site from a Development Server To a Live Server – Part 3 – Copy the Site with BackupBuddy

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This is the third part of How to Transfer a WordPress Site from a Development Server To a Live Server tutorial series. In this session we do a full-backup using BackupBuddy and download it along with the importbuddy script which we will need for the transfer. And for backup and restore, you have a database

How to Transfer a WordPress Site from a Development Server To a Live Server – Part 2 – Install Backup Buddy

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This is the second part of How to Transfer a WordPress Site from a Development Server To a Live Server tutorial series. In this session we show how to install and activate BackupBuddy for your WordPress Site. We also discuss the different parts of this tool and how to use it properly. So that’s what