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[PHP][Web Apps] How to migrate a wordpress site from ClearDB to Azure RRS feed

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  • To migrate Wordpress data from old MySQL database to a new one, we can leverage MySQL workbench like MySQL-front, connect to old database export the structure and data to a SQL file, then import the new one from the file.

    After migrating data, we need to modify the Wordpress configuration settings of MySQL connection.

    You can logon KUDU console site of your Wordpress site on Azure, the URL should be like: https://<your_site_name>.scm.azurewebsites.net/DebugConsole. Enter the root directory of your site which is D:\home\site\wwwroot. find the wp-config.php file, click the edit icon to edit the file, modify the MySQL settings to your new one. Click Save button on top to save the modifications.

    Additional , you can leverage Webmatrix on windows to remote and modify files of your site on Azure. 
    Monday, November 9, 2015 6:16 AM
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