Copying entire site (4 posts)

  1. willee
    Posted 4 years ago #

    What would be the best way to copy an entire wordpress site to a test server?

  2. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 4 years ago #

  3. michael.mariart
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Copy all of the files and take a dump of the database.

    Then on the new host, upload the files and load the SQL dump to a new databse, then change the DB details in your wp-config.php file. From there you might also need to change the URl in the database if you're accessing it on a differnt domain name.

  4. willee
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Thanks a lot.

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