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WordPress Move

Enables you to back up your installation to restore to at any time, change the domain name in use and migrate your installation to another server.


  • Fixed the bug causing problems with other plugins such as Gravity Forms.


  • Fixed several bugs.
  • Improved the performance of the plugin in complex tasks.
  • It is now possible to download a backup file by clicking on its name.
  • If the Safe Mode is disabled, operations will not be interrupted by the maximum execution time error anymore.


  • Explanation for Change Domain Name is rephrased.
  • Simple and Advanced Migration methods are merged.
  • Meta boxes are added to the migration page.
  • A database backup converter is integrated to convert WordPress-Move-only database backup files to generic SQL files.
  • Backup files to use for restoration can now be selected right on the Restore page.
  • Messages are now displayed in real-time on migration and restoration pages.
  • Empty HTML files are added to backup directories to prevent them being listed by people trying to access the directory via their browsers.


  • FTP Passwords are no longer stored in the database, for security reasons. Visit the WordPress Move Settings page after updating the plugin to remove it from the database permanently.
  • It is now possible to create either a full backup or a database backup, using Backup Manager.
  • Fixed another PHP Catchable Fatal Error some people encounter.
  • Plugin is now really able to check whether importing the database backup was successful or not.
  • Explanations on the Migration Assistant page are replaced with more clear ones.
  • Added meta boxes to the Migration Assistant.


  • Transients are no longer included in database backups to reduce the database backup files' sizes.
  • Backup files created before changing the domain name are now being stored under the old backup directory for a possible future need.
  • Fixed the PHP Catchable Fatal Error some people encounter.
  • Added meta boxes to the settings page.


  • Added "Backup Now" functionality to Backup Manager.
  • Added the capability of migrating and changing the domain name at the same time.


  • Initial release.

Requires: 3.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.5.2
Last Updated: 2013-4-3
Downloads: 94,922


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