[Resolved] issues when moving site
This morning, I moved this site to a new server, and once the dns settings resolved, none of the testimonials on the site appeared, either on the page that displays all via a shortcode, or from sidebar widgets.
I found that the issue this morning was that the output templates disappeared. When I go to the Templates tab of the Output templates, there are three empty textareas. There are no titles or descriptions, just a “Delete template” link. When I click the delete link, nothing happens.
I temporarily fixed the issue by copying the templates from our dev site to the live site. I found that I couldn’t name them the default names — it appeared to save, but nothing was updated on the templates tab. So, I had to give them new names. Then I updated my shortcode and widgets to use the new template names.
When we move sites, we use the Migrate DB plugin. This plugin does a find and replace for all URLs and server directories, then generates a SQL script.
Can you tell me how to delete these empty templates? And if there is something else I can do to make server migrations work in the future? Thanks so much for any help or suggestions you can provide.
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