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Warning messages after moving local site between machines (3 posts)

  1. amitstreak
    Member
    Posted 11 months ago #

    Hi,

    I have moved a local wordpress site from one computer to another.

    Now the site loads on the new machine an d i can switch to other pages in the site but except for the homepage I get many "Creating default object from empty value in" warnings on every page.

    What's causing this?

    Thanks

  2. vtxyzzy
    Member
    Posted 11 months ago #

    How did you transfer the files to the new site? There are often many URL's and paths stored in the WP database in 'serialized' form. That is, the strings are stored along with their length. Using a normal 'search and replace' will cause problems if the new URL or path is a different length from the old one. You must use a special tool to copy from one site to another.

    Here is an article with the steps that I use to migrate (copy) a site: http://wordpress.mcdspot.com/2012/08/22/migrating-a-wordpress-site-step-by-step/

  3. amitstreak
    Member
    Posted 10 months ago #

    Problem was different wamp versions.

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