Very often, as a freelancer, I need to transfer WordPress blog. First, I design a blog on my server, then I add posts and content, and on the and I need to transfer the blog to a new domain. So how to transfer a blog from an old domain to a new domain?
Let we see :
Step 1: We have :
Old blog: www.oldblog.com/blog
New location: www.newblog.com
Copy all files from the old blog directory www.oldblog.com/blog into your hard disk. Go to Phpmyadmin and export the full database to your hard disk. For example, wp1.sql is your exported file.
Step 2: In this step, you need to copy all data from your hard disk to the new blog.
Step 3: Go to Cpanel (or site panel) of your new hosting and domain. Creta new database and new user and add all roles :
Step 4 :
Go to PhpMyAdmin of the new site and import the full wp1.sql file from the old site. Now you created a new database.
In this step, we will edit the wp-config.php file in the new WordPress blog files.
Add username and password and database name in wp_confip.php file
Now add in wp-config file this code below this details :
Step 6 :
Now go to new blog newblog.com and there log in into WordPress site. Afther login go to plugins section and install : Search and Replace plugin.
Search for: oldblog.com/blog
replace with: newblog.com
This plugin will replace all MySQL database words where you have your old blog name.
This is it. Your job is finish.
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