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Migrate Wordpress from localhost to virtual host on DigitalOcean

  • Posted March 2, 2015

Hi there. I have a Wordpress site with a MySQL database on XAMPP on Mac OS X. I need to migrate it to my droplet on DigitalOcean.

I already have a live domain (URL) on my DigitalOcean droplet. So I’ll need to set-up a virtual host in Apache to install the WordPress site.

I found various recipes on the internet to do this, but many have different instructions.

So, please point me to step-by-step instructions on how to do this on my DigitalOcean droplet (Ubuntu).

Thanks!

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Thanks for the suggestions. Unfortunately, the first link you offered has no text in it.

Read this on how to move Wordpress from one server to another http://codex.wordpress.org/Moving_WordPress#Moving_WordPress_to_a_New_Server

Read this on how to setup Wordpress on DigitalOcean Ubuntu https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-wordpress-on-ubuntu-14-04