How to Migrate or Copy a WordPress Website ?

Learn to move your WordPress website to a new location - New Domain, New Server or New Sub-Folder.
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  • Lectures 19
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English, captions
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About This Course

Published 2/2015 English Closed captions available

Course Description

Migrate or Copy a WordPress website to a new location

The course will provide you step by step instructions to migrate or copy a WordPress website from one hosting provider to another. You will also be able to migrate the website from root folder to a sub-folder within the same hosting provider. The course explains different methods of migration which enables the user perform the migration in various settings.

Who should take this WordPress migration course and why?

WordPress migration or copy or backup is required at multiple places. Its done either for safety purposes as a backup copy or for various other reasons like restoring a website after a virus attack or for doing affiliate marketing, where we need to replicate the website (or landing page) on more than one server. You may simply need it when you need to change your hosting provider.

It can also be used for commercial reason where you want to make extra money for:

  1. Migrating any WordPress website from one server to another
  2. Making a replica of the same website on multiple servers (affiliate marketing or multiple landing pages)
  3. Providing backup services to your customers on regular basis

The course explains the important components of a WordPress website and how we can migrate them individually. It also explains a fast way of migrating using a free WordPress plugin.

All the 12 videos (19 Lectures in Total) are closed captioned and there is set of 15 questions to test your skills. Videos are the demonstration of the real migration process in different settings. All the chapters are summarized in separate PDF files to provide you a generic overview of what you completed in your video tutorials.

What are the requirements?

  • Beginner knowledge of WordPress is required for this course as this is meant for migrating any existing website from one location to another

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 12 lectures and 1 hour of content (Video plus reading)
  • All video lectures are closed captioned to help you understand everything easily
  • A set of 15 questions and answers based on most of the videos
  • Summary of all individual videos in text for better understanding
  • A detailed understanding of WordPress components involved in migration
  • Advanced understanding of database backup concepts
  • Various issues in migrating the website and their solutions
  • After completing this course, you can utilize your knowledge to provide additional services to your clients

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone who wants make additional income by offering copying a WordPress website
  • Best for those who are affiliate marketing where they need to replicate the website on multiple servers
  • Anyone who wants to copy or migrate a website

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Migrating a WordPress Website - Course Introduction
About Four Different Parts of This Course
Summary - About Different Parts of This Course
1 page
Course Agenda
Summary - Course Agenda
1 page
Section 2: When Do You Need WordPress Migration ?
Different situations for migration
Summary & Questionnaire - Different Situations for Migration
3 pages
Changing the WordPress URL Structure - First Method
Changing the WordPress URL Structure - Second Method
Summary & Questionnaire - Lecture 7 & 8
1 page
Section 3: Migration - Hands On
Different methods of migration and their correlation with the above videos
Summary - Lecture 10
1 page
Migrating WordPress files using cPanel
Creating an Empty database on new server location
Exporting old database using phpMyAdmin
Importing old database on new server
Summary Lecture 12, 13, 14 & 15
2 pages
Completing the migration using cPanel
How to Migrate WordPress using plugins
Summary - Lecture 17 & 18
1 page
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Instructor Biography

W3 Creatives, Instructor at Udemy

We are a group of web-designers and ERP consultants at W3 Creatives, Toronto. We provide services in web-design, search engine optimization (SEO), business intelligence and e-Commerce. Our expertise include various content manage systems including WordPress, Joomla and Drupal etc. After successfully serving our clients and developing a number of websites, we are now sharing our knowledge with the student community on Udemy. We provide our students an in depth understanding of course concepts to enable them to deal with an issue in different ways.

We can make complicated topics simple to understand.

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