MySQL Queries to Migrate WordPress Site

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Here are four queries that you will want to run to modify your .sql file when migrating your WordPress Website

UPDATE wp_posts SET guid = replace(guid, ‘http://www.old-domain.com’,’http://www.new-domain.com’);
UPDATE wp_posts SET post_content = replace(post_content, ‘http://www.old-domain.com’, ‘http://www.new-domain.com’);
UPDATE wp_postmeta SET meta_value = replace(meta_value, ‘http://www.old-domain.com’, ‘http://www.new-domain.com’);
UPDATE wp_options SET option_value = replace(option_value, ‘http://www.old-domain.com’, ‘http://www.new-domain.com’) WHERE option_name = ‘home’ OR option_name = ‘siteurl’;

There is a longer article that details Migrating a WordPress Website at Web-Kreation.com

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