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Develop locally, push to active preserving online posts (2 posts)

  1. Bob Vollmer
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Just getting things rolling with WordPress. Have plans for lots of sites.
    Have WP installed in a local XAMPP on a laptop.
    Want to develop locally while posts are being made online.
    How can I push my local site and still keep the online posts?
    I did peruse the forums before asking. Hope this inquiry is not misplaced.

  2. adavis3105
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Bob,

    here is how I would approach it...

    Just before I was about to publish the new site, i would do an export from the exisitng live site, import it into the local version, make sure everything works/looks good, then use a migration plugin like Backupbuddy. That way I could overwrite the existing site, and make sure I have the latest post included in the new site.

    Hope it helps,

    Al

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