Last Tuesday was the So Cal WordPress User’s group meetup in Chinatown. The night’s format featured four speakers, all of which would explain a different way to migrate WordPress.
Migrating Self-hosted WordPress by Suzette Franck, (mt) Media Temple
I covered Migrating Self-hosted to Self-hosted WordPress and I explained how to do a manual PHPMYAdmin dump and then a search and replace as well as how to use the WP Migrate DB Pro plugin. I also explained how to do thorough testing by changing the hosts file on your local computer before making DNS changes. This deck is all new content that I created specifically for this presentation and can be found below:
Direct link to slides:
Migrating WordPress.com to Self-hosted WordPress.org by Bryan Villarin, Automattic
Automattic Happiness Engineer Bryan Villarin spoke on migrating from WordPress.com to a self-hosted WordPress.org installation by using the WordPress Exporter. You may download his PDF from: How to move from WordPress.com to a self-hosted site
Setting up and Migrating a Local Development Environment by Natalie Maclees, Purple Pen Productions
Natalie MacLees presented on setting up a local development environment using Desktop Server and migrating the dev site to production.
WordPress on EC2 Cloud Using Bitnami by Belsien
Belsien did a fascinating demonstration on how to setup WordPress on Amazon AWS EC2 Cloud using Bitnami. His slides may be found below:
Coming Up Next
June is going to be an extremely busy month for me, here’s the line-up of my speaking engagements:
- May 27th: Huntington Beach, 10th Anniversary of WordPress Party
- June 2nd: 2013 OC WordCamp, “WP Super Cache”
- June 5th: Ventura Meetup, “Using CSS3 in WordPress”
- June 8th: 2013 Seattle WordCamp, “Leveraging CSS3 in WordPress”
- June 11th: Long Beach Meetup, “Business-Growing Ideas Using WordPress”
- June 18th: So Cal Meetup, “WordPress Membership Sites”
- June 28th: 2013 Chicago WordCamp, “Hosting and Domains”
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