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Uploading existing WordPress site

Hello, I was wondering how to upload an existing WordPress site that was hosted elsewhere but isn't online now and only exists on my computer. Thank you.

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Super User III
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Re: Uploading existing WordPress site

@Jennie_P 

 

Do you have the full export of the site (as in the wp-content / wp-includes... etc) along with the database??

 

Assuming the answer is yes then in theory, what you would do is FTP the content onto a new server and import the database - you may have to update the database user information in the wp-config.php file but from there you should be good to go.

 

If you have a backup of the site like a wpress file (from all-in-one migration) then you will need to launch a new wordpress site and install the plugin and do an import



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Re: Uploading existing WordPress site

@Jennie_P 

 

You can also use GoDaddy Pro to clone and move your website.



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