Move WordPress with Plugin

For moving WordPress there are many plugins available, but there are few plugins which are very easy to use and very useful:

  1. Duplicator
  2. All-in-One WP Migration
  3. WordPress Move
  4. BackupBuddy
  5. UpdraftPlus

I am going to show you how to move WordPress in easy steps using Duplicator plugin, please follow the below steps for transferring WordPress from one place to another.

Duplicator (link)

Step 1

We need to install this plugin from your WordPress dashboard. Go to plugins > add new here you can search for Duplicator or upload plugin. You can download from here.

Step 2

After installing plugin we need go to Duplicator > Packages

Step 3

We need to click on Create New button on top right corner.

Step 4

Now please check all details are right then click next. Mostly all details are correct.

Step 5

Check all the details are good and if you see any notice please review notice and click Build. After building package successfully you need to download both files:

  1. Installer.php
  2. Archive file

Step 6

After Downloading files you need to upload these files where you want to transfer you WordPress like:

  • On localhost – http://localhost/wordpress

Here wordpress is a folder inside the htdocs folder, copy files inside wordpress folder.

  • On Server – https://yourdomain.com/

Here your WordPress is installing in root folder on server, copy files inside root folder.

  • On Server sub domain  – https://yourdomain.com/blog

Here blog is a folder inside your root folder on server, copy files inside blog folder.

Step 7

Create database on your localhost (phpmyadmin) or on server where you extract your folder.

On localhost there is default user is root and password is blank.

On Server you need to create a User. View all instruction for creating database on cpanel.

After creating database and user, copy all details on notepad like database name, user name, user password and server URL.

Step 8

Open domain on browser where you added files domain example:

  • http://yourdomain.com/installer.php/

Step 9

After open this domain follows instruction on browser:

Step 10

Enter all your database information you copied earlier and click test database:

Step 11

Check all details if they seems good click next:

Step 12

Now Your WordPress is transferred successfully make sure to delete installation files after login if already not deleted:

Duplicator final step