I love the folks at ServerPress, who make DesktopServer. So, I was super excited when they approached me to make a marketing video for their latest product: WPSiteSync. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpeiTMbdj_Y This amazing plugin let's you sync portions of content between WordPress sites without having to migrate entire databases. If you have to migrate WP sites between local, … Continue reading Marketing Video for WPSiteSync
After running my wp.zacgordon.com site on a shared SiteGround server with several other WP sites and having this site (and the others) hacked 3 times now in the last few months, I felt it was time to make a change. I have thought about moving my WordPress blog to WordPress.com before, but never pulled the trigger … Continue reading Moving to WordPress.com
Here's a simple tutorial from WP Beginner on how to migrate a site a from local development to a live server.
This article from Smashing on how to move from a static site to a dynamic WordPress one is worth a read. It's pretty in depth, but that's necessary to give a practical example of the actual migration process.
When you start to develop a lot of WordPress themes, you will find your natural rhythm moving sites from local development to live testing or production environments. Here is a simple 10 step process for doing just that. The process works even if the sites have different URLs. Backup your WordPress site using WordPressBackUp or … Continue reading 10 Simple Steps to Migrate WordPress from Local to Live Server