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# WordPress Domain Changer
-## Purpose
-
-A self-contained script/tool developed to help ease migration of WordPress sites from one domain to another.
+A dependency-free tool developed to help ease migration of WordPress sites from one domain to another.
## Usage
-Please Visit [This Page](http://dan.doezema.com/2010/04/wordpress-domain-change/) for a complete overview.
-
1. Backup your WordPress database.
2. Seriously, [Back Up Your Database!](http://codex.wordpress.org/Backing_Up_Your_Database)
3. Situation One: You have a new server where you intend to upload your existing WordPress site files.
- 1. Export the current WordPress database data into a sql dump file.
- 2. Create a MySQL database on the new server.
- 3. Import the WordPress database dump file into the newly created database.
- 4. Open up the wp-config.php file and set DB\_HOST, DB\_USER, DB\_PASSWORD, and DB\_NAME to the correct values for the new server.
- 5. Upload the WordPress directory contents to the domain directory on the new server.
+ 1. Export the current WordPress database data into a SQL dump file.
+ 2. Create a MySQL database on the new server.
+ 3. Import the WordPress database dump file into the newly created database.
+ 4. Open up the wp-config.php file and set the `DB_HOST`, `DB_USER`, `DB_PASSWORD`, and `DB_NAME` constants to the correct values for the new server.
+ 5. Upload the WordPress directory contents to the domain directory on the new server.
4. Situation Two: The WordPress files and database locations have not changed — just the domain name.
- 1. Skip to step 5.
-5. Open up wp-change-domain.php in a text editor and scroll down to the “CONFIG” section.
-6. Under “Authentication Password” replace the default password with a VERY secure password of your choice.
-7. Upload wp-change-domain.php to the root directory of the WordPress site.
- 1. the root directory is where the wp-config.php is located.
-8. In a web browser go to: http://www.yourNewDomain.com/wp-change-domain.php
-9. Type in your password that you set in step 6 at the authentication prompt.
-10. You will now be presented with the domain changer form.
- 1. The script will try and auto-detect all of the settings, but it’s up to you to confirm they are all correct.
-11. Take one last look at the settings to verify that they are correct… then click the “Submit!” button.
-12. Go to your site’s home page at the new domain — all should be working!
-13. Once the domain has been changed remove this script from the server!
+ * Coninue on to Step 5...
+5. Open up `wpdc/config.php` file in a text editor and replace the default password with a **VERY** secure password of your choice.
+6. Upload the entire `wpdc/` directory to the root directory of your WordPress site.
+ * _Note:_ The root directory is where the wp-config.php is located.
+7. In a web browser go to: `http://www.your-new-domain.com/wpdc`
+8. Type in the password that you set in step 6 at the authentication prompt.
+9. You will now be presented with the domain changer form.
+ 1. The script will try and auto-detect all of the settings, but it’s up to you to confirm they are all correct.
+10. Take one last look at the settings to verify that they are correct... then click the "Change Domain!"" button.
+11. Go to your site’s home page at the new domain — all should be working!
+12. Once the domain has been changed remove this `wpdc/` directory from the server!
## Website
-http://dan.doezema.com/2010/04/wordpress-domain-change/
+[Blog Post Overview](http://dan.doezema.com/2010/04/wordpress-domain-change/)
## License
Wordpress Domain Changer is released under the New BSD license.
+
http://dan.doezema.com/licenses/new-bsd/
## Author
[Daniel Doezema](http://dan.doezema.com)
-## Contributors
+## Contributors
* [Kevin deLeon](http://www.kevin-deleon.com/)
* [mike-rsi](https://github.com/mike-rsi)
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