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  • Abigail November 17, 2017

    This article helps you to understand how to migrate wordpress site from local to server.
    This article consists of following things:

    1. Why i need to do so?
    2. How can i do it myself without impacting web site.
    3. Difficulty Level {Easy, Medium, High} 
    4. Total Time Consumed
    5. Related Plugin

    Why i need to do so?

    In a local server only admin see site. if you want to access of your site in anywhere online, then it is necessary to migrate your website local to server.if your site will become online then everyone visit your site. also help in SEO and ranking.

    To migrate wordpress site local to server follow the steps:

    Create Backup of your website on local server
    1:Open your local server (xampp) and start Apache and MySQl

    xampp

    2:Open your Browser
    Step1: write url of your site(localhost/folder-name/wp-admin)
    Step2: Put your Username
    Step3: Put your Password
    Step4: Click Login
    wp-admin

    Now you can see your Dashboard look like:

    Dashboard

    3:Install the plugin Duplicator
    Step1:Go to sidebar menu and click on Plugins
    Step2: Click on add newPlugin

    Step3: Go to search box and type duplicator
    Step4: Click on Install Now

    Search plugin

    Step5: Activate plugin by click on Activate

    Activate Plugin

    you can see Duplicator plugin add in the sidebar menu.

    4:Create Backup of website/Build a Package
    Step1: Go to sidebar and click on Duplicator
    Step2: Click on create new

    Create Pacakage

    Step3: In a 1-Setup of your package, Name of your package already given.
    Step4: Click on NextPackage

    Step5: After set up Scan the package
    Step6: After complete scanning click on BuildScan

    Step7:After Building package there are two files genrate:
    1: archive of your site (as a .ZIP file) 
    2: installer file (as a .PHP file).Package Complete

    Download both files by click on Installer and Archive , Which is saved in a download folder in your local machine.

    Upload on server
    1:Log in your cPpanal
    Step1: type your user name
    Step2: Type your Password
    Step3: Click on Log in

    Cpanal Login
    2: Create New Database
    Step1:Go to DATABASE Section and click on MySQL Database

     cpanal files
    Step2: write Database Name(my_db1)
    Step3: Click on Create Database

    Create Database
    Then get a message (added the database).Click on Go Back.

    Successful Message

    3:Add New User:
    Step1: Write Username(anju)
    Step2: Type Password
    Step3: Retype Password
    Step4: Click on Create User
    Add New User
    Now you get a message(Successfully created a MySQL user).Click on Go Back.Successful Message
    4:Add User to Database
    Step1: Select user by drop-down menu
    Step2: Select database by drop-down menu
    Step3: Click on Add.

    Add User to Database

    5:After that Manage User Privileges
    Step1: Check the box All Privileges
    Step2: Click on Make Changes

    Manage user Privileges
    You get a message(requested privileges on the database).Click on Go BackSuccessful Message
    Now you can see your database and user crate successfully.

    Current Database

    Current Users
    6:Upload Files
    Step1: Go to files in cPanal
    Step2: Click on File ManagerFile Manager

    Step3: Click on public_html
    Step4: Click on  uploadpublic_html

    Step5: Select files to upload from your computer one by one. Its take a time in uploading depend on size.

    upload filesYou can see both of files download successfully.

    uploadRefresh cPanal and see both files here.

    files shown

    Now your website become live. open your browser and paste the url of your site.

    website

    Difficulty Level {Easy, Medium, High}

    Hard

    Total Time Consumed

    2 Hour

    Related Plugins

    Duplicator
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    How to migrate wordpress site from local to server?
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    How to migrate wordpress site from local to server?
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    In a local server only admin see site. if you want to access of your site in anywhere online, then it is necessary to migrate your website local to server.if your site will become online then everyone visit your site. also help in SEO and ranking.
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