Changes between Version 11 and Version 12 of faq/domain/make-dev-site-live


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     4This documentation needs to be updated, please submit a [/newticket ticket] asking for instructions instead.
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    36= How do I copy my dev site to my live site? =
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    1114If you are using a Drupal web site, you can install the [https://drupal.org/project/backup_migrate backup and migrate module] (and perhaps the [https://drupal.org/project/backup_migrate_files backup and migrate files] module as well).
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    13 == WordPress ==
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    15 WordPress users may find the [http://wordpress.org/plugins/wordpress-move/ Wordpress Move] plugin helpful. Due to a security issue, the Wordpress Move plugin was closed as of January 26, 2018 and is no longer available for download.
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    1716== Manually ==
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    19 Attached to this wiki page is [attachment:sync-dev-to-live a script] that automates this process. If you are comfortable on the command line and want something that is more automatic, this may be the best route.
     18Manual migration requires copying the files from the dev site to the live site and creating a backup or "dump" of your database to be imported over the database of the current live site.
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    21 You will need to modify the script to meet your particular needs, however, once you have it working once, you can repeatedly use it to synchronizing your dev site with your live site.
     20===Creating the database backup===
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    23 You can download the script on your local computer and then [wiki:sftp sftp] the script to your server.
     22===Copying site files===
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    25 The main parts to modify are the first two lines, which specify the path to your live site and the path to your dev site.
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    27 In addition, you may optionally add information about your database if you want to copy your dev database into your live database (or leave them blank if you want to not mess with your databases).
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    29 If you have any trouble with the script, please submit a [/newticket ticket].
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     24 [wiki:sftp sftp]