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Backup Buddy Question - Covert Dev Site To Live Site

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#1 Guest_Jonathan Lyerly_*

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Posted 15 December 2011 - 02:23 PM

I want to deploy a dev/review site on the same server as the live site, ie:
Posted Imagewww.myserver.com/content - source
Posted Imagewww.myserver.com/review - review
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Posted ImageI understand that your software would make that pretty easy. Question - could I then make the review site live by swapping the directory names?


#2 Dustin Akers

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Posted 15 December 2011 - 05:56 PM

Hi Jonathan,

Yes BackupBuddy makes having a development/staging site that once completed can be migrated to live easy.

To make the review site live though it isn't as simple as switching the directory names because databases have to be updated and content moved around. The migration feature in BackupBuddy is what can be used to make that change. For it you would make a backup of the development site and download the importbuddy script, run the script at the live site and follow through the 6 step migration wizard. Still pretty simple.


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