Codex tools: Log in. As of WordPress Version 2. Leaving the value blank null will insure the collation is automatically assigned by MySQL when the database tables are created.
This manual is for those, who prefer not to use a plugin and do it all by hand. In order to transfer a WordPress website or pretty much any other one to the new hosting, you will need its files and databases. First, download the files to your PC. In order to do this:. Just like files, you will need to download the database too. Now, you need to transfer the information from your old database to the new hosting. But first, you need to create a database there. To do this:. Now you need to import the data from the old database to the new one. In order for your website to recognize the new database, you need to edit wp-config.
WordPress is flexible enough to handle all of these situations. If you are moving WordPress from one server to another, begin by backing up your WordPress directory, images, plugins, and other files on your site as well as the database. Moving your domain without changing the Home and Site URLs of your WordPress site is very simple, and in most cases can be done by moving the files. Moving a website and changing your domain name or URLs i. When your domain name or URLs change there are additional concerns. The files and database can be moved, however references to the old domain name or location will remain in the database, and that can cause issues with links or theme display. If you do a search and replace on your entire database to change the URLs, you can cause issues with data serialization, due to the fact that some themes and widgets store values with the length of your URL marked. When this changes, things break. To avoid that serialization issue, you have three options:. Note: Search and Replace from Interconnectit is a 3rd party script.
Install the latest version of WordPress with the default settings by clicking Install. Change the default settings including the desired WordPress version, the database name, the autoupdate settings, and more and then click Install. A new installation appears in the list of all existing WordPress installations in WordPress. If you have upgraded from an earlier version of Plesk and you used WordPress, we recommend that you attach all existing WordPress installations to WordPress Toolkit. The WordPress installation was attached and is now shown in the list of existing WordPress installations in WordPress. You can have predefined lists of plugins and themes installed on those domains. In addition, you can give your customers the ability to enable Smart Updates. If you choose any of the last three options, WordPress will be automatically installed on the first domain of every subscription based on the hosting plan main domain. Existing subscriptions based on this hosting plan will not be affected. A set is a predefined list of WordPress plugins and themes.