WordPressServer Transfers<br />Server to Server &<br />.com to Self Hosted (.org)<br />
When is a change needed?<br />Poor Quality of Service<br />The need to Upgrade Platforms<br />Prices / Features<br />Movin...
PhoneBook Lookup<br />310 – 555 - 1234<br />John Smith<br />YourDomain.com<br />216.193.251.47<br />DNS Lookup<br />
What is a WordPress Site?<br />+<br />DataBase<br />Files<br />
What is a WordPress Site?<br />+<br />
How does my site actually Work?<br />Domain.com<br />216.193.251.47<br />ns1.dns_server.com<br />ns2.dns_server.com<br />+...
Overview of Migration<br />YourDomain.com<br />ns1.dns_server.com<br />ns2.dns_server.com<br />ns.inmotionhosting.com<br /...
Transferring a Self Hosted Blog<br />Migrate WordPress<br />Test Website<br />Point Domain<br />
Migrating your WordPress Database<br />Tool to Use:<br />Basic Steps<br />1. Export<br />phpMyAdmin<br />2. Import<br />+<...
Importing / Exporting a Database<br />Export Database<br />Create New Database<br />Import Database<br />
Database created, Now Take Note!<br />Database Name: inmoti6_wptest<br />Database User: inmoti6_wpuser<br />Database Pass:...
Migrating your WordPress Files<br />Tool to Use:<br />Basic Steps<br />1. Download to Desktop<br />FileZilla<br />2. Uploa...
Migrating your WordPress Files<br />Information you’ll need:<br />FTP Username<br />FTP Password<br />FTP Host<br />Docume...
Configuring WordPress Files with Database<br />Tool to Use:<br />Basic Steps<br />1. Update wp-config.php<br /><ul><li>Any...
Database created, Now Take Note!<br />Database Name: inmoti6_wptest<br />Database User: inmoti6_wpuser<br />Database Pass:...
Transferring a Self Hosted Blog<br />Migrate WordPress<br />Test Website<br />Point Domain<br />
Testing Your Website<br />YourDomain.com<br />ns1.dns_server.com<br />ns2.dns_server.com<br />ns.inmotionhosting.com<br />...
Testing Your Website<br />Available Options<br />1. Hosts File Modification<br />2. Temporary URL<br />
Temporary URLs<br />YourDomain.com<br />ecbiz108.inmotionhosting.com/~inmoti6<br />ns1.dns_server.com<br />ns2.dns_server....
When testing with the Temp URL…<br />http://inmotiontesting.com/<br />wp-content/uploads/2011/09/newyork.gif<br />http://e...
Testing Your Website<br />Available Options<br />1. Hosts File Modification<br />2. Temporary URL<br />
Testing with a Hosts File Mod<br />YourDomain.com<br />YourDomain.com<br />ns1.dns_server.com<br />ns2.dns_server.com<br /...
Testing with a Hosts File Mod<br />http://inmotiontesting.com/<br />wp-content/uploads/2011/09/newyork.gif<br />hosts file...
If there was a problem…<br />Temporary URL<br />Hosts file Modification<br />
How to Edit your Hosts File<br />Information you’ll need<br /><ul><li>Your Domain Name
New Server’s IP Address
Admin Access</li></li></ul><li>How to Edit your Hosts File<br />C:WindowsSystem32driversetchosts<br />/private/etc/hosts<b...
Password?<br />
Your computer may be caching the wrong IP address…<br />
When editing your hosts…<br />Don’t forget to undo your changes when done!<br />
Transferring a Self Hosted Blog<br />Migrate WordPress<br />Test Website<br />Point Domain<br />
Update your Nameservers<br />Contact your domain’s registrar…<br />YourDomain.com<br />ns1.dns_server.com<br />ns2.dns_ser...
Update your Nameservers<br />YourDomain.com<br />ns1.dns_server.com<br />ns2.dns_server.com<br />ns.inmotionhosting.com<br...
Transferring a Self Hosted Blog<br />Migrate WordPress<br />Test Website<br />Point Domain<br />
How WordPress.COM Works<br />bradimh.WordPress.com<br />ns1.wordpress.com<br />ns2.wordpress.com<br />+<br />
How WordPress.COM Works<br />bradimh.WordPress.com<br />ns1.wordpress.com<br />ns2.wordpress.com<br />
Transferring from WordPress.COM<br />Export Data<br />Install WordPress<br />Import Data<br />Additional Configuration<br ...
Exporting your Data<br />bradimh.WordPress.com<br />ns1.wordpress.com<br />ns2.wordpress.com<br />XML Export<br />
Transferring from WordPress.COM<br />Export Data<br />Install WordPress<br />Import Data<br />Additional Configuration<br ...
Transferring from WordPress.COM<br />Export Data<br />Install WordPress<br />Import Data<br />Additional Configuration<br ...
Transferring from WordPress.COM<br />Export Data<br />Install WordPress<br />Import Data<br />Additional Configuration<br ...
WordPress.COM<br />[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skS0cJggedc]<br />WordPress.ORG<br />[embed]http://www.youtube....
Transferring from WordPress.COM<br />Export Data<br />Install WordPress<br />Import Data<br />Additional Configuration<br ...
Transferring from WordPress.COM<br />Export Data<br />Install WordPress<br />Import Data<br />Additional Configuration<br ...
Transferring from WordPress.COM<br />Export Data<br />Install WordPress<br />Import Data<br />Additional Configuration<br ...
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WordCamp LA 2011 - WordPress Server Migration

  1. 1. WordPressServer Transfers<br />Server to Server &<br />.com to Self Hosted (.org)<br />
  2. 2. When is a change needed?<br />Poor Quality of Service<br />The need to Upgrade Platforms<br />Prices / Features<br />Moving from .com to Self Hosted<br />
  3. 3. PhoneBook Lookup<br />310 – 555 - 1234<br />John Smith<br />YourDomain.com<br />216.193.251.47<br />DNS Lookup<br />
  4. 4. What is a WordPress Site?<br />+<br />DataBase<br />Files<br />
  5. 5. What is a WordPress Site?<br />+<br />
  6. 6. How does my site actually Work?<br />Domain.com<br />216.193.251.47<br />ns1.dns_server.com<br />ns2.dns_server.com<br />+<br />216.193.251.47<br />
  7. 7. Overview of Migration<br />YourDomain.com<br />ns1.dns_server.com<br />ns2.dns_server.com<br />ns.inmotionhosting.com<br />ns2.inmotionhosting.com<br />+<br />+<br />
  8. 8. Transferring a Self Hosted Blog<br />Migrate WordPress<br />Test Website<br />Point Domain<br />
  9. 9. Migrating your WordPress Database<br />Tool to Use:<br />Basic Steps<br />1. Export<br />phpMyAdmin<br />2. Import<br />+<br />
  10. 10. Importing / Exporting a Database<br />Export Database<br />Create New Database<br />Import Database<br />
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  20. 20. Database created, Now Take Note!<br />Database Name: inmoti6_wptest<br />Database User: inmoti6_wpuser<br />Database Pass: password<br />
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  26. 26. Migrating your WordPress Files<br />Tool to Use:<br />Basic Steps<br />1. Download to Desktop<br />FileZilla<br />2. Upload to new Server<br />+<br />
  27. 27. Migrating your WordPress Files<br />Information you’ll need:<br />FTP Username<br />FTP Password<br />FTP Host<br />Document Root (public_html)<br />
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  35. 35. Configuring WordPress Files with Database<br />Tool to Use:<br />Basic Steps<br />1. Update wp-config.php<br /><ul><li>Any File Editor</li></ul>+<br />+<br />
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  38. 38. Database created, Now Take Note!<br />Database Name: inmoti6_wptest<br />Database User: inmoti6_wpuser<br />Database Pass: password<br />
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  40. 40. Transferring a Self Hosted Blog<br />Migrate WordPress<br />Test Website<br />Point Domain<br />
  41. 41. Testing Your Website<br />YourDomain.com<br />ns1.dns_server.com<br />ns2.dns_server.com<br />ns.inmotionhosting.com<br />ns2.inmotionhosting.com<br />+<br />+<br />
  42. 42. Testing Your Website<br />Available Options<br />1. Hosts File Modification<br />2. Temporary URL<br />
  43. 43. Temporary URLs<br />YourDomain.com<br />ecbiz108.inmotionhosting.com/~inmoti6<br />ns1.dns_server.com<br />ns2.dns_server.com<br />ns.inmotionhosting.com<br />ns2.inmotionhosting.com<br />+<br />+<br />
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  49. 49. When testing with the Temp URL…<br />http://inmotiontesting.com/<br />wp-content/uploads/2011/09/newyork.gif<br />http://ecbiz108.inmotionhosting.com/~inmoti6/<br />wp-content/uploads/2011/09/newyork.gif<br />
  50. 50. Testing Your Website<br />Available Options<br />1. Hosts File Modification<br />2. Temporary URL<br />
  51. 51. Testing with a Hosts File Mod<br />YourDomain.com<br />YourDomain.com<br />ns1.dns_server.com<br />ns2.dns_server.com<br />hosts file<br />+<br />+<br />
  52. 52. Testing with a Hosts File Mod<br />http://inmotiontesting.com/<br />wp-content/uploads/2011/09/newyork.gif<br />hosts file<br />
  53. 53. If there was a problem…<br />Temporary URL<br />Hosts file Modification<br />
  54. 54. How to Edit your Hosts File<br />Information you’ll need<br /><ul><li>Your Domain Name
  55. 55. New Server’s IP Address
  56. 56. Admin Access</li></li></ul><li>How to Edit your Hosts File<br />C:WindowsSystem32driversetchosts<br />/private/etc/hosts<br />
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  58. 58. Password?<br />
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  67. 67. Your computer may be caching the wrong IP address…<br />
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  71. 71. When editing your hosts…<br />Don’t forget to undo your changes when done!<br />
  72. 72. Transferring a Self Hosted Blog<br />Migrate WordPress<br />Test Website<br />Point Domain<br />
  73. 73. Update your Nameservers<br />Contact your domain’s registrar…<br />YourDomain.com<br />ns1.dns_server.com<br />ns2.dns_server.com<br />“I need to update my<br />domain’s nameservers.”<br />+<br />
  74. 74. Update your Nameservers<br />YourDomain.com<br />ns1.dns_server.com<br />ns2.dns_server.com<br />ns.inmotionhosting.com<br />ns2.inmotionhosting.com<br />+<br />+<br />
  75. 75. Transferring a Self Hosted Blog<br />Migrate WordPress<br />Test Website<br />Point Domain<br />
  76. 76. How WordPress.COM Works<br />bradimh.WordPress.com<br />ns1.wordpress.com<br />ns2.wordpress.com<br />+<br />
  77. 77. How WordPress.COM Works<br />bradimh.WordPress.com<br />ns1.wordpress.com<br />ns2.wordpress.com<br />
  78. 78. Transferring from WordPress.COM<br />Export Data<br />Install WordPress<br />Import Data<br />Additional Configuration<br />Test Website<br />Redirect Traffic<br />
  79. 79. Exporting your Data<br />bradimh.WordPress.com<br />ns1.wordpress.com<br />ns2.wordpress.com<br />XML Export<br />
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  86. 86. Transferring from WordPress.COM<br />Export Data<br />Install WordPress<br />Import Data<br />Additional Configuration<br />Test Website<br />Redirect Traffic<br />
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  91. 91. Transferring from WordPress.COM<br />Export Data<br />Install WordPress<br />Import Data<br />Additional Configuration<br />Test Website<br />Redirect Traffic<br />
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  103. 103. Transferring from WordPress.COM<br />Export Data<br />Install WordPress<br />Import Data<br />Additional Configuration<br />Test Website<br />Redirect Traffic<br />
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  105. 105. WordPress.COM<br />[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skS0cJggedc]<br />WordPress.ORG<br />[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skS0cJggedc[/embed]<br />“Pop”<br />“Soda”<br />
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  118. 118. Transferring from WordPress.COM<br />Export Data<br />Install WordPress<br />Import Data<br />Additional Configuration<br />Test Website<br />Redirect Traffic<br />
  119. 119. Transferring from WordPress.COM<br />Export Data<br />Install WordPress<br />Import Data<br />Additional Configuration<br />Test Website<br />Redirect Traffic<br />
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  125. 125. Transferring from WordPress.COM<br />Export Data<br />Install WordPress<br />Import Data<br />Additional Configuration<br />Test Website<br />Redirect Traffic<br />
  126. 126. Thank You!<br />BradM@InMotionHosting.com<br />
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