Learn how to duplicate and transfer your entire WordPress site from one location to another — like a pro!
In this course, we'll talk about how WordPress migration works, how to prepare your existing site and your site's destination, and what tools you need to clone and move your entire WordPress site.
Whether you plan to migrate your own WordPress website from one web host to another, from your local computer to a web server, or from a web server to your own local computer — understanding how WordPress migration works will help you feel more confident and secure about the process!
HOW IS THIS COURSE DIFFERENT?
My name is Kathleen, and I've been teaching technology to beginners under the moniker Robobunnyattack! since 2009. I believe that with the right approach, anyone can learn anything.
My goal is to help you develop an intuitive understanding of web technologies, and how to make them work for YOU.
The lessons in this course are perfect for "advanced beginners" who:
If this describes you, then you're ready to learn how to migrate your own WordPress website!
In this course, we'll copy and move a pre-existing WordPress website from one web server to another. As we work together, I'll explain what each step means and WHY we do it, so you can learn more quickly and with more confidence. We'll cover:
By the end of this course, you'll be able to copy and move an entire WordPress website from one location to another, following best practices every step of the way!
Here's a sample of what my students have to say about my other WordPress courses on Udemy:
"Love, love, love. . . LUUURVE RoboBunny's online lectures. I've worked a bit with WordPress here and there over the years, but RoboBunny certainly has filled in many of the missing parts and I have a much better understanding." —Kimberly M.
"This helped build my confidence to go ahead and take action. Tutor has a passion and super knowledge of her subject." —Tania Y.
"Course was just the right amount of information at the right price. A clean and concise format. Thank you." —Lori J.
"Kathleen's instruction is clear, down-to-earth, and spot on. Her style is devoid of geek-speak and enthusiastic." —Leslie S.
"Thank you Kathleen for sharing this information. ... My working life is now a lot easier thanks to your clear, concise and illuminating presentation here." —Paul B.
BONUS: I've also included a FREE bonus section ("SECTION 6: FTP Basics") explaining how FTP (File Transfer Protocol) works. Understanding how to use FTP software is essential in order to move WordPress sites. If you aren't already familiar with FTP or you need a quick refresher, you can start there!
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE ME?
I'm confident you'll LOVE this course, and I'm excited to help you learn. Enrol now and add this essential skill to your WordPress toolbox today!
—Kathleen Farley (aka Robobunnyattack!)
Are you moving your WordPress site to a new webhost, but keeping the same domain name? Read this before proceeding!
Setting up your database at the destination location requires some behind-the-scenes configuration. This is typically the step that confuses the most people. Never fear! While the process can seem intimidating at first, it's actually very straightforward once you wrap your head around what's happening. (Your web hosting provider can provide you with additional assistance here too if you need it.) PS Don't forget to write down the hostname, username, database name, and the password you chose when creating your database!
What is FTP, and how do you use it? In this lesson, you'll learn:
How do you upload and download files to and from a web server using FTP (File Transfer Protocol)? In this lesson, you'll learn:
How can you edit files directly on a server using FTP (File Transfer Protocol) and a plain text editor? In this lesson, you'll learn:
This bonus lecture provides additional resources and links to my other courses on Udemy so you can continue your learning.
Kathleen Farley is a computer geek, teacher, learner, vinyl junkie, hockey fan, and recovering non-profit executive. Occasionally she breaks (and fixes) computers. Not necessarily in that order.
The Montreal-born technologist trained as an audio engineer before moving to Hamilton, Canada in 2007. She now runs Maisonneuve Music, a Hamilton-based independent record label.
Kathleen teaches technology and management skills at a music industry school in Toronto, Canada. She's also the co-founder of Audiohackr, a startup that helps indie musicians, producers, and DIY labels make the most of technology.
Kathleen produces technology training videos under the moniker Robobunnyattack!