WordPress migration issues (3 posts)

  1. bvenge
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I recently migrated my wordpress from one host to another by carrying out the following steps
    1. made a backup of all my wp files in entirety was insatlled ina folder called "web".
    2. made a backup of mysql database
    3. copied the entire contents into my new provider's folder called "public_html"
    4. set up a new mysql databse
    5. Changed the wp-config file to match the new settings of the mysql database

    The appearance looks normal however i am having problems uploading media files as i get the error :

    “fblogo.jpg” has failed to upload due to an error
    Unable to create directory /content/Hosting/s/m/smallbizkaizen.com/public_html/wp-content/uploads/2010/10. Is its parent directory writable by the server?

    I have tried to reconfigure the media settings by pointing to the patch that i suspected but this wont work. Its either i see the old images from when i was my previous host or i see only the new images when i've tried to change the default media settings

    Is there a trick I'm missing ? Any help will be great !

  2. MrDudle
    Posted 5 years ago #


    That seems to be an incorrect path. Should be public_html/smallbizkaizen.com/wp-content/uploads

    Maybe this will help?

  3. bvenge
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Thanks it definitely works for adding on any new media files. all my media from previous host though appears with the little red cross and i actually view the thumbnails. Any idea how this could be resolved ?

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