If you build a website on your local device, what are some methods for moving that site to a live environment?
- [Instructor] Developing locally, having a running version … of your WordPress site directly on your own computer, … gives you many advantages in terms of speed … and no-risk experimentation. … The ability to test themes, plug-ins, CSS changes, … and custom coding in a fully functional environment … without impacting your live site ensures that you can see … the consequences of the changes before you launch them. … If all your changes are file edits, … then it's easy to upload your changes via FTP. … However, if you want to be making database changes … in a local environment, like adjusting settings … and updating content, then pushing updates to production … is more like a migration to avoid repeating every change. … If you develop a site locally and need to migrate, … you can skip the whole process of migrating your website … from site A to site B. … You have a local copy of it already, … and you can change your process of making things live … to send from your computer to site B instead of to site A. …
Skill Level Intermediate
What you should know1m 1s
1. Preparing Your Site for Migration
2. Migration Tools
3. Migration Plugins
4. Common Problems and Solutions
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