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Using Backupbuddy To Migrate A Site
Posted 29 July 2014 - 07:11 AM
Please let me know. Thanks!!
Posted 29 July 2014 - 03:05 PM
No access to database or FTP? If there is already a database at the destination and you can get the backup and an importbuddy.php file moved to the destination then yeah could use BackupBuddy for it (FTP is pretty common to move/upload the files around).
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Posted 30 July 2014 - 05:48 AM
Posted 30 July 2014 - 08:45 AM
Once the two files (importbuddy and the backup) get put into the web root of the new site, importbuddy gets ran (at a location like yoursite.com/importbuddy.php or wherever it is located) and you go through the importbuddy wizard steps. How you get the files and move them over doesn't matter, there is a page in BackupBuddy that can help send files to the destination and plus you can also just download the backup and importbuddy to upload them to destination if you've got FTP or file manager access to destination (but not source site).
And just to be clear, when you migrate a site to a new location it doesn't copy the current source site. It puts a copy of the site contained in the backup, so it would be a copy of the site (database, plugins, etc) from when the backup was made.
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