Wordmove is a nice little gem that lets you automatically mirror local Wordpress installations and DB data back and forth from your local development machine to the remote staging server.
Think of it like Capistrano for Wordpress, complete with push/pull capabilities.
gem install wordmove
> wordmove help Tasks: wordmove help [TASK] # Describe available tasks or one specific task wordmove init # Generates a brand new Movefile wordmove pull # Pulls WP data from remote host to the local machine wordmove push # Pushes WP data from local machine to remote host
You can configure Wordmove creating a
Movefile. That's just a YAML file with all the local and remote host infos:
local: vhost: "http://vhost.local" wordpress_path: "~/dev/sites/your_site" database: name: "database_name" username: "username" password: "password" host: "host" remote: vhost: "http://remote.com" wordpress_path: "/var/www/your_site" exclude: - .git - .DS_Store - .sass-cache - Movefile database: name: "database_name" username: "username" password: "password" host: "host" ssh: username: "username" password: "password" # optional, will use SSH public key if available host: "host" port: 2202 # optional
Known problems and limitations
- Wordmove requires an SSH connection to the remote host;
- Wordmove requires
mysqlto be present in the remote host and executable by the SSH user;
- Wordmove requires
rsyncto be present and executable in your machine;
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