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How to Import and Export Websites in Local (By Flywheel)

Posted by Torque Mag on July 19, 2022 at 11:13 am
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One of the great features of Local is its ability to import and export websites. This is, of course, useful to move a local site to a live server and vice versa or to move a local installation to another computer. If you do this with any other server (local or live), it usually involves copying the entire WordPress file system, exporting and importing the database, and changing the MySQL credentials inside wp-config.php so WordPress can connect to the database. You also have to replace the mentions of the old site URL inside the database. Working with Local makes this all a bit easier. In this post, we will look at how to import or export your website when working with it. How to Export Your WordPress Website in Local Let’s start off with how to export a website stored in Local. Learning this will also inform a lot of the process of importing it. Export is really quick and easy. Simply open Local, find the site that you want to export and start it. Once you have done that, right-click on the site name and choose Export. Local will ask you for extensions of file types that you want…

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