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Transferring My WordPress.org site to a new computer (11 posts)

  1. DudeGuyBro
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Using xampp, I developed my wordpress.org site just about to how I want it. But now I have to use a new computer. I downloaded xampp on my new computer, but I was wodering how to transfer my wordpress site to xampp on my new computer.

  2. ClaytonJames
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Assuming the path to WordPress in your browser from both machines was/is //localhost/wordpress

    a) Export the WordPress database from the old computer, then import the database on the new computer.

    b) Copy everything in the WordPress directory on the old computer, to the WordPress directory on the new computer.

  3. DudeGuyBro
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Everything seemed to work, however none of my plugins, or my selected theme were activated. That's normal, I suppose?

  4. DudeGuyBro
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    none of my "media" shows up in the library section, either, although they all appear in the in the wp-content/uploads folder

  5. Step (a) should have had a follow up - Change the URLs if the path has changed. Is the path the same as on the old computer?

  6. ClaytonJames
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Step (a) should have had a follow up - Change the URLs if the path has changed.

    Agreed. In my head, I thought this a sufficient explanation;

    "Assuming the path to WordPress in your browser from both machines was/is //localhost/wordpress"

    ...but I probably should have elaborated.

  7. DudeGuyBro
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    On both computers, the path to wordpress is the same.

    None of my Pages or Posts are there either.

  8. DudeGuyBro
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I think I might be unclear about what you mean about:

    "b) Copy everything in the WordPress directory on the old computer, to the WordPress directory on the new computer."

    Once I exported the WordPress folder to my new computer, I dragged to the htdocs folder. Is there another step?

  9. phpspider
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hi,

    DudeGuyBro i am also facing this issue. All media which i uploaded through admin panel is not displaying in front end.

  10. DudeGuyBro
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    hmm... I'm not quite having that problem. My problem is more that when I transfered the wordpress file from my old computer to my new one, it didn't keep anything how it was. The media, the pages, the posts ... none of it was there. But the plugins and themes I downloaded were in there, just not activated

  11. That sounds like you didn't bring your DATABASE over.

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