Migrating A WordPress Site – Step By Step

These instructions are for sites that run Apache servers, either on Linux or XAMPP.  They may work with others, but have not been tested.

Whenever I develop a new site, or need to make extensive changes to an existing site, I like to do the work on a local install and then migrate the site to the live one.  This is a description of the process I use.  As of this writing, this has been used on WP versions 3.1 through 3.9.1.

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