How to migrate your existing sites

Sunday, 01 January 2011 | Views: 1669

Backup all files

Hmm, everyone knows that archiving all files in a site's root directory. However, you should be aware your app may be dependent to the configuration and environment of your server. Such as:

  • CRON jobs
  • Web server that stores configuration in its directory like nginx
  • Database configurations
  • Firewall setups

Dump your application's database

Use the official mysqldump tool for this task and make sure all database objects, like triggers, store routines and views are properly backed up.

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