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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

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

Should You Do All Website Development on your Local Computer?

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In this session we answer the question, “Should you do all website development on your local computer?” We discuss the issues involved in working in a local development environment and give our recommendation for working back and forth between a clone of live development site and live site. If you want to learn more about

How to Convert a Static HTML Site to Thesis Part 2 – Set up the Development Site

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In this session we show how to create the development server. We set up and create the subdomain in BlueHost which results in the creation of a folder inside the root directory of the site. We install WordPress and configure its general settings. We create top level pages and test out the design of the

How to Hide a Site from Search Engines During Development

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In this session, we discuss how to hide your website from Search Engines while you are still in the development phase. We also discuss why it is important to let search engines index your website if you are developing your website from scratch. Rick: And then you talked about the... no indexing? Member: Yeah. In

A Conversation About Developing a Client Site on a Development Server vs Developing on a Live Server

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In this session, we explain that it would be best to work on a development server first and then clone the site when it’s ready before placing it on the live server. Rachel:  Hi. Rick:  Good morning, Rachel. How are you doing? Rachel:  Good, how are you? Rick:  I’m doing great. So what are we

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