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[resolved] Moving wordpress from one Domain to another within the same hosting service (8 posts)

  1. hash001
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi all,

    I am trying to move my wp site from one domain to another. But not getting any success.

    What i did:

    http://codex.wordpress.org/Moving_WordPress
    using the guidelines from the webpage above i had changed the urls to the new domain, and then i moved my files from old to new domain. but everything was messed up.

    http://codex.wordpress.org/Changing_The_Site_URL
    then i had to go back to the previous domain used the backup and script from above in the functions.php file to get the site back.

    i also tried to use the search and replace script but it didnt work..

    i also want to ask if i use 'velvet blues plugin' should i use it before or after changing the url from the settings page?
    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/velvet-blues-update-urls/

    Please, help me with this, by telling me what i should do to get the site running on my new domain.

    I will be very grateful.
    Any help would be highly appreciated.
    Thanks in advance.

  2. Aaron
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    There is really not much to help with instead of following the first link you posted exactly.

    What was all messed up when you did this?

  3. hash001
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    was not able to see the slider... no images... no theme... just the basic post with text and empty image holders...

  4. Aaron
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    So the normal default theme with the standard 1 post and 1 page?

    If so it sounds like the database wasn't imported.

  5. hash001
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    ok. i will do it again and Post it here...!!
    as i dont remember everything now.. this is the best possible alternative...

    So what i will be doing is
    1) change both the urls from the general settings.
    2) perform a search and replace on the wp_posts table.

    right?

  6. Aaron
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

  7. hash001
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    thnaks for ur help i ll post whatever happens.. i hope i succeed...!!

  8. hash001
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I felt like it was happened to done today...!! just like a breeze...!!! just followed the instructions on http://codex.wordpress.org/Moving_WordPress

    and replace the urls using
    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/velvet-blues-update-urls/
    http://interconnectit.com/products/search-and-replace-for-wordpress-databases/

    for wp-posts table only...

    and then changed both the url settings in the general settings page..
    it just feels so good.. after a bad previous experience...!!

    Thanks a lot Aaron..

    cheers...

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