WordCamp LA 2011 - WordPress Server Migration
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Learn how to migrate a WordPress site from one host to another.

Learn how to migrate a WordPress site from one host to another.

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WordCamp LA 2011 - WordPress Server Migration Presentation Transcript

  • 1. WordPressServer Transfers
    Server to Server &
    .com to Self Hosted (.org)
  • 2. When is a change needed?
    Poor Quality of Service
    The need to Upgrade Platforms
    Prices / Features
    Moving from .com to Self Hosted
  • 3. PhoneBook Lookup
    310 – 555 - 1234
    John Smith
    YourDomain.com
    216.193.251.47
    DNS Lookup
  • 4. What is a WordPress Site?
    +
    DataBase
    Files
  • 5. What is a WordPress Site?
    +
  • 6. How does my site actually Work?
    Domain.com
    216.193.251.47
    ns1.dns_server.com
    ns2.dns_server.com
    +
    216.193.251.47
  • 7. Overview of Migration
    YourDomain.com
    ns1.dns_server.com
    ns2.dns_server.com
    ns.inmotionhosting.com
    ns2.inmotionhosting.com
    +
    +
  • 8. Transferring a Self Hosted Blog
    Migrate WordPress
    Test Website
    Point Domain
  • 9. Migrating your WordPress Database
    Tool to Use:
    Basic Steps
    1. Export
    phpMyAdmin
    2. Import
    +
  • 10. Importing / Exporting a Database
    Export Database
    Create New Database
    Import Database
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  • 20. Database created, Now Take Note!
    Database Name: inmoti6_wptest
    Database User: inmoti6_wpuser
    Database Pass: password
  • 21.
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  • 24.
  • 25.
  • 26. Migrating your WordPress Files
    Tool to Use:
    Basic Steps
    1. Download to Desktop
    FileZilla
    2. Upload to new Server
    +
  • 27. Migrating your WordPress Files
    Information you’ll need:
    FTP Username
    FTP Password
    FTP Host
    Document Root (public_html)
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  • 34.
  • 35. Configuring WordPress Files with Database
    Tool to Use:
    Basic Steps
    1. Update wp-config.php
    • Any File Editor
    +
    +
  • 36.
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  • 38. Database created, Now Take Note!
    Database Name: inmoti6_wptest
    Database User: inmoti6_wpuser
    Database Pass: password
  • 39.
  • 40. Transferring a Self Hosted Blog
    Migrate WordPress
    Test Website
    Point Domain
  • 41. Testing Your Website
    YourDomain.com
    ns1.dns_server.com
    ns2.dns_server.com
    ns.inmotionhosting.com
    ns2.inmotionhosting.com
    +
    +
  • 42. Testing Your Website
    Available Options
    1. Hosts File Modification
    2. Temporary URL
  • 43. Temporary URLs
    YourDomain.com
    ecbiz108.inmotionhosting.com/~inmoti6
    ns1.dns_server.com
    ns2.dns_server.com
    ns.inmotionhosting.com
    ns2.inmotionhosting.com
    +
    +
  • 44.
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  • 48.
  • 49. When testing with the Temp URL…
    http://inmotiontesting.com/
    wp-content/uploads/2011/09/newyork.gif
    http://ecbiz108.inmotionhosting.com/~inmoti6/
    wp-content/uploads/2011/09/newyork.gif
  • 50. Testing Your Website
    Available Options
    1. Hosts File Modification
    2. Temporary URL
  • 51. Testing with a Hosts File Mod
    YourDomain.com
    YourDomain.com
    ns1.dns_server.com
    ns2.dns_server.com
    hosts file
    +
    +
  • 52. Testing with a Hosts File Mod
    http://inmotiontesting.com/
    wp-content/uploads/2011/09/newyork.gif
    hosts file
  • 53. If there was a problem…
    Temporary URL
    Hosts file Modification
  • 54. How to Edit your Hosts File
    Information you’ll need
    • Your Domain Name
    • 55. New Server’s IP Address
    • 56. Admin Access
  • How to Edit your Hosts File
    C:WindowsSystem32driversetchosts
    /private/etc/hosts
  • 57.
  • 58. Password?
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  • 67. Your computer may be caching the wrong IP address…
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  • 71. When editing your hosts…
    Don’t forget to undo your changes when done!
  • 72. Transferring a Self Hosted Blog
    Migrate WordPress
    Test Website
    Point Domain
  • 73. Update your Nameservers
    Contact your domain’s registrar…
    YourDomain.com
    ns1.dns_server.com
    ns2.dns_server.com
    “I need to update my
    domain’s nameservers.”
    +
  • 74. Update your Nameservers
    YourDomain.com
    ns1.dns_server.com
    ns2.dns_server.com
    ns.inmotionhosting.com
    ns2.inmotionhosting.com
    +
    +
  • 75. Transferring a Self Hosted Blog
    Migrate WordPress
    Test Website
    Point Domain
  • 76. How WordPress.COM Works
    bradimh.WordPress.com
    ns1.wordpress.com
    ns2.wordpress.com
    +
  • 77. How WordPress.COM Works
    bradimh.WordPress.com
    ns1.wordpress.com
    ns2.wordpress.com
  • 78. Transferring from WordPress.COM
    Export Data
    Install WordPress
    Import Data
    Additional Configuration
    Test Website
    Redirect Traffic
  • 79. Exporting your Data
    bradimh.WordPress.com
    ns1.wordpress.com
    ns2.wordpress.com
    XML Export
  • 80.
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  • 84.
  • 85.
  • 86. Transferring from WordPress.COM
    Export Data
    Install WordPress
    Import Data
    Additional Configuration
    Test Website
    Redirect Traffic
  • 87.
  • 88.
  • 89.
  • 90.
  • 91. Transferring from WordPress.COM
    Export Data
    Install WordPress
    Import Data
    Additional Configuration
    Test Website
    Redirect Traffic
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  • 102.
  • 103. Transferring from WordPress.COM
    Export Data
    Install WordPress
    Import Data
    Additional Configuration
    Test Website
    Redirect Traffic
  • 104.
  • 105. WordPress.COM
    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skS0cJggedc]
    WordPress.ORG
    [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skS0cJggedc[/embed]
    “Pop”
    “Soda”
  • 106.
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  • 117.
  • 118. Transferring from WordPress.COM
    Export Data
    Install WordPress
    Import Data
    Additional Configuration
    Test Website
    Redirect Traffic
  • 119. Transferring from WordPress.COM
    Export Data
    Install WordPress
    Import Data
    Additional Configuration
    Test Website
    Redirect Traffic
  • 120.
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  • 125. Transferring from WordPress.COM
    Export Data
    Install WordPress
    Import Data
    Additional Configuration
    Test Website
    Redirect Traffic
  • 126. Thank You!
    BradM@InMotionHosting.com