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How To BackUp Or Migrate Your Wordpress Website 2018

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Do you want to backup. migrate, or clone your wordpress website? In this video ill show you how you can backup your wordpress website for free! There is a free plugin you can download called all in one wpmigration that can take your current wordpress website and migrate or clone it on to another domain! Make sure to give this a try! for more tutorials like this or to learn how to make a wordpress website, feel free to visit my website at http://www.darrelwilson.com
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DEBAJYOTI BISWAS (1 day ago)
I am unable to create back for my website www.saveindianculture.com an it also takes so much time! After a long time of processing it says the below things Next scheduled backups: Now: Wed, August 15, 2018 00:28 Nothing currently scheduled Last backup job run: No backup has been completed Last log message: Adding batch to zip file (UpdraftPlus_ZipArchive): over 500 files added on this batch (12.1 MB, 9805 files batched, 501 (501) added so far); re-opening (prior size: 32920.1 KB) (Aug 15 01:34:09)
Ashkan Ahmadi (5 days ago)
Hi Darrel great videos as usual. I'm a huge fan thanks. It's because of your videos that I have started building websites. I have a question that's bothering me though. Do you know how to remove the Shipping tab from the check-out page? I'm using OceanWP and WooCommerce and even when I change the setting to "Disable shitting & all shipping costs" the Shipping tab still appears. Any idea what to do? Thanks
Stephanie Pacheco (8 days ago)
It worked! BUT I can't edit any pages.. It says "didn’t send any data. ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE" what do you think it may be?
Carla Hansson (10 days ago)
Hi Darrel, I used aiw plugin to set up a “staging” site of my current live site on another server. I then ended up switching themes, adding content and various new plugins. Do you have a suggestion as to how I can move the new version of the staging site over to the live site without losing any of the information added to the live site during the time the staging site was being revamped?
parul rawat (14 days ago)
my export files size is 125mb. how much time it will take to import..
parul rawat (13 days ago)
thank you !!
Darrel Wilson (14 days ago)
pretty fast and simple
Jayjay F (15 days ago)
Why save permalink?
Jayjay F (15 days ago)
How do u find if your website is less than 500mb?
uzdarbis namuose (16 days ago)
How to extract these types of files ? Thanks you.
uzdarbis namuose (20 days ago)
What about backup full wordpress with all my posts, plugins, themes and full database. How to do that ? Thanks.
Darrel Wilson (17 days ago)
this plugin actually takes the database as well
Shireesh Polkam (21 days ago)
Bro I got stylesheet is missing
<3
Bertus Aarts (29 days ago)
A drawback of 70 bucks. I did remove a lot of images and paste them back in afterward. No pro version needed.
EON TECH (1 month ago)
Thank you very much... I have tried many other plugins but this one u have explained had nailed it.
Nate (1 month ago)
Hi The website transfered but only the home page, whenever i try to click on contact or reviews it brings me to a error page....
Vlad Sandu (1 month ago)
Thank you, Darrel. You are explaining tech terms in a simple way. You saved my day. I choose and promote you as my tech guy. Also, $70 is an affordable price for the unlimited features. If you are in business, you pay the price. Awesome tutorial and I'll look for your videos if I need more help. Keep it up!
Rene (2 months ago)
Hello Darrel, great info like always...wondering if I can use this plugin to migrate my site from one hosting to another hosting same company to a new domain? Please advise if you can :)
Paula Patio (2 months ago)
I know I commented on this before BUT ...Darrel Wilson Thank you! Thank You! THANK YOU! :) I purchased this plug in, did an "experiment" (i.e., moved a site from one place to another) and SUCCESS!!! :) Followed EXACTLY as you did. Reason why I purchased the plug in is: I have some "big sites" over 512 MB that I have to redo with Elementor (which is ALSO cool) and this plug in makes it easy-peazy :) Do you have a tutorial on LearnDash LMS? Again - Thank You! :)
Darrel Wilson (2 months ago)
hey thanks paula! i currently do not but i will have one coming in the next month or so :)
Tony Wellio (2 months ago)
Thank you!!
Darrel Wilson (2 months ago)
good luck bro!
Gerald Berliner (2 months ago)
Hi Darrel, thanks so much for this, will this also work if you want to take a site you have done on your local server via MAMP and transfer it to a live server?
Vernon's Blog (2 months ago)
I cans my blog posts in wordpress but I can't access them because they were deleted thru GoDaddy. I tried this and it didn't work. I still canc see the number of blog posts Ive created but Ive had to create a new wordpress site. Any helpful tips?
marinette petersson (2 months ago)
Thank you soooooooooooo for this..... we are gratefull saved a lot of work yeyyyyyy
Darrel Wilson (2 months ago)
you are welcome!
Ayan Awad (2 months ago)
Thank you, this was so helpful and simple 👌👍
Darrel Wilson (2 months ago)
thanks again!
Genxchanger (2 months ago)
Hi Darrel, awesome video as always but I have question, I have sites that are live still running and i want to replace the live sites with the new one that i have created from my local host to redesign the live site, my concern is the live site keep on getting order from customer daily (Im selling product online) and I've just finish my new web design at present which using the database that i export from the live site last week to make the changes, if i migrate using the all in one plugin, does it effect the number of customer orders and sales that i made at current time? If yes, do u have an idea how to solve this?
Naila Kanwal (2 months ago)
hello, I did this process to new webiste. It's cloned but I didn't take backup of new webiste. Now I need "new website" back, how can I get it back? Please tell me as soon as possible. I need it immediately
Vasilis Bag (2 months ago)
i stopped the export backup before its ends. now i cant login to my site and wordpress. what can i do now?
Ahmad Ali (3 months ago)
Wow what's your internet speed?
Darrel Wilson (2 months ago)
300 MBS!!
Jay Williams (3 months ago)
Dude, Darrel, thank you so much Brother! I've scoured the internet for ways to do this and videos on it - I looked at all kinds of stuff, kept knowing there must be an easier way - was looking for the easiest way period. This is it! There were no other videos, tutorials, or solutions that came anywhere close! I love you bro lol, you actually saved my ass on a client gig tonight because I didn't have time for anything but this to hit my deadline - and because of you I just hit my deadline lol! This probably looks like a fake post, but I'm just a dude that really had this come in handy - trying to give credit where it is due - thanks Darrel! Saved my day! :D <3 :D
Darrel Wilson (3 months ago)
lol! im glad to hear this bro, i really spend hours to find some of the best plugins and themes, but glad it all worked out for you and your client!
isam saber (3 months ago)
awesome thanks ;)
isam saber (3 months ago)
I watched this video before i miss up with my database in Cpanel. and yes it really saved my hard work. and my website is back now :)
Darrel Wilson (3 months ago)
you are welcome!
Retire Certain (3 months ago)
Very helpful. Thanks.
Darrel Wilson (3 months ago)
thank you!
WesternsOnTheWeb (3 months ago)
THANK YOU. YOU REALLY HELPED US SOOOOOOOO MUCH WITH THIS VIDEO.
Darrel Wilson (3 months ago)
you are welcome mate!
Darrell Lischka (3 months ago)
Thank you for the detailed step by step instruction. I need to move some WordPress sites to another host. This will make it simple....cheers
Darrel Wilson (3 months ago)
thanks mate!
Rick Contreras (4 months ago)
Thank you.
Darrel Wilson (4 months ago)
you are welcome!
Diego Santos (4 months ago)
Thank you so very much! your video saved me a bunch of time!
Red Square Scenario (4 months ago)
SUPER VIDEO BUT STOP EATING!!!! BOTHERS ME SUPER HARD!
Darrel Wilson (4 months ago)
lol! will do
Rekha Kalasare (4 months ago)
Thanku so much, it helped me lot
Darrel Wilson (4 months ago)
you are welcome~!
phong vũ tô văn (4 months ago)
This video help me is what the issue I want. It is the best and short, easy to understand video on Youtupe I has ever find. thanks for your help. Thanks alots
Spencer Shimon (4 months ago)
Just want to say there is a workaround for uploading websites that are larger than 512mb. You can modify the code within the plugin. If you go to constants.php there is a line of code that says "Max_File_Size" at the end of the numbers place a 0. That will change it to 5gb instead of the 512mb. No need to pay any money.
WhisperHub (4 months ago)
Thanks for this, really helpful :)
Cio Dokop (4 months ago)
CAN SOMEONE TELL ME THE SONG PLEASE
Cio Dokop (4 months ago)
Darrel Wilson THANKS A LOT good video too!
Darrel Wilson (4 months ago)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2dWUHpzRoI
Chiara Periolatto (4 months ago)
Grazie tantissimo!!!
Darrel Wilson (4 months ago)
thanks!
Dan Hammonds (4 months ago)
I just want to thank you for this tutorial. I've spent 2 days trying to transfer my site using alternative methods and plugins with no luck, but finally got it working using this method. I had a few errors along the way (php version related) but all fixed now. Much appreciated.
Darrel Wilson (4 months ago)
right on!
Vince Chua (5 months ago)
can i clone main site to subdomain?
Darrel Wilson (5 months ago)
I’m not too sure about subdomans, I don’t see why not
Football Penalty (5 months ago)
How to backup brother? Please???
Darrel Wilson (5 months ago)
its in the tutorial
Paula Patio (5 months ago)
Just had to say .... your tutorials are very clear, understandable, well done! 10 stars for Darrel Wilson! :)
Darrel Wilson (5 months ago)
thanks paula!
Robbin LB (5 months ago)
Hello, Love this video! and I've learned quite a bit from a view of your others. Thanks!!!! I'm a bit confused about this process though. I'm trying to copy my live site to a testing site (subdomain). I guess I'm a bit unclear as to why when the import is complete on the new site, I have to login in with my old credentials on my new site. To me this seems like it would overwrite my live site and now this would be the new site. I'm confused. Any help you can provided would be appreciated! Thanks!!
Mireille Dubreuil (5 months ago)
Hi Darrel... Excellent video, as usual... Is there an issue with transferring a "http" to a "https" or vice-versa?
Lim Chin Seong (5 months ago)
I spent days trying other similar migration solutions offered in youtube and google. None of them work perfectly. There is always some residue problems. I didn't give up and found this solution by Darrel and it works perfectly. Thank you Darrel. Really appreciate it.
David Buitrago (5 months ago)
Hey Bro You Rock it !
Darrel Wilson (5 months ago)
thanks again brotha i appreciate it!
Nicci Marquart (5 months ago)
How do I back up so that ALL of my content gets included in the backup? So far it seems it only includes the newest content in the backup. Thank you for this great video!
Paul Hitchman (5 months ago)
got another plan? I used this but now after the update to Version 6.62 there's a problem https://servmask.zendesk.com/hc/en-us There is a maximum filesize restriction of 128MB. It makes it impossible to export larger websites because the exported WPRESS archive cannot be larger than 128MB. Most websites will be affected by this restriction. Workaround? Right now, there is no workaround.
Jc Olivera (5 months ago)
Hey Darrel, thanks for your help, I was able to moved a client's domain/wordpress site to a new host.. just like that!
Zak Benjamin (6 months ago)
When you export from the original site and import to the new site - will it affect the permalinks or anything on the old site. I want to keep the old site the same but just want to use the template/plugins etc
BonnoBangali (6 months ago)
after the restored the site, what about my old host ?
Apoc4lypt0 (6 months ago)
you gotta redirect the domain to your new host assuming you're using the same domain, if not, just cancel the old host once the new one is working properly
BonnoBangali (6 months ago)
i mean, guess i have successfully imported the site,, but my old hosting is still live so what should i do ?
Darrel Wilson (6 months ago)
it will overwrite it
Mahmoud Tokura (6 months ago)
Another awesome video, another awesome plugin. Thanks
Darrel Wilson (6 months ago)
thanks bro
Bob (6 months ago)
what if those theme need to be activated with purchase code ? the process is the same as what you done ? thanks
arbaz shaikh (6 months ago)
1)hy sir if i would like to change some design is this effet on new webste also?? 2) And after that migrate the website so the login id pass that only or older admin pass used in new website??
Graham Manning (6 months ago)
Thanks mate, very helpful. Site migrated no problem
ForexCrypto Signals (7 months ago)
what if i cant login into my old wp website becouse was desactivated for any reason? please help
Matt Duncan (7 months ago)
Does is move over plugins as well?
Choice Properties (7 months ago)
Awesome................Awesome.......awesome. So easy to use and the video was very explanatory. Many thanks
chinedu alpha (7 months ago)
This I really awesome, thank you!!
Darrel Wilson (7 months ago)
you are welome bro
Yuri Orlov (7 months ago)
How to back Up 6:02
Cio Dokop (4 months ago)
Yuri Orlov do you know the intro song pls telllllll thanks
David Whittworth (7 months ago)
Wow. I’m amazed, I’ve used a different plugin for back ups and migration, I’ve had no end or problems! But with this plugin along with your tutorial I got it to work first time. tyvm.
Darrel Wilson (7 months ago)
good luck brotha!
t om (8 months ago)
you are expert
Darrel Wilson (8 months ago)
thanks bro!
Keith Au (8 months ago)
Yes.Thanks for sharing and posting and never know about it at all.So generous of your practice.
Keith Au (8 months ago)
Yes.you are welcome,Cheers to your channel.Cheers theme song.
Darrel Wilson (8 months ago)
thanks again bro
Vento Roverso (8 months ago)
Well done. Why do you eat candy while you record the video? You can do it later...
Cio Dokop (4 months ago)
Vento Roverso please say whats the intro song
Darrel Wilson (8 months ago)
lol i know i was going to remake the video but i got lazy
powermind15 (8 months ago)
Hey Darrel, Love the info. TY. is there a way to re-install wordpress or for that matter delete all the old crap and start fresh
Darrel Wilson (8 months ago)
you can use the restart plugin for wordpress
Earning Tips4U (8 months ago)
thank you awxm
RETROCUTION (8 months ago)
These videos are some of the most helpful I've seen on Youtube
Cio Dokop (4 months ago)
Dirty Horror pls tell me intro song
Thushara Lakshan (8 months ago)
Why images are not work after migrated?
akaRahman (7 months ago)
incase you are facing trouble people at webtaskr.com are ready to help...
Darrel Wilson (8 months ago)
its your hosting company, they probably have a LIMIT upload, research MAX FILESIZE UPLOAD on your server
Prince Kumar (8 months ago)
All in one has upload size limit to 500MB only. If your site has lots of files. Its not going to help you for free.
Prince Kumar (6 months ago)
Thanks a Lot, buddy...
A Rodriguez (6 months ago)
Here is a quick fix for the file size limit starting at 7:00 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xl-q000yWR4
Prince Kumar (8 months ago)
I recently tried migrating my site using this tool my entire site data file was 2GB when I tried uploading it restricted me and asked to go premium as I had not so much budget for this thing. I found a better solution used all in one wp migration for exporting all data except media files (which finally came to a size of less than 150MB) and used WordPress inbuilt tool to Export and Import my files. You can make a tutorial on this too..
Darrel Wilson (8 months ago)
so what if its not free for a large amount?
LIFE MOTIVATION (8 months ago)
Prince Kumar clear to explain?
4x4linux - JustInDesigns (8 months ago)
OMG - You are right on time!! Yesterday one of my WP sites blew up! I did all the trouble shooting. Disabled plugins, edited .htaccess. . The site was using SSL on a sub domain during development. I did not want the client to see it down. I tried using backups from the server (I am also admin to the virtual box) well I did every trick in the book and nothing worked. So Lucky I had a copy of the site running on my local machine. - It took me 4 hours to bring that site back.  Then you put this video up - Thank you!!! I just ran a test and moved a copy of the site and BAM! Within mins ....... OMG. I will be installing this on all my clients sites and store a offline back up ALWAYS from now on! Darrel You Rock!!!
Darrel Wilson (8 months ago)
lol its happened to me before, i know how devastating it can be when your site is all gone
Dennis Benedictos (8 months ago)
Thanks for the video. I have multiple websites in a shared account. Can I use this to back up multiple sites in one go?
prpann (8 months ago)
Holy hell you type fast ... bbbrakkkkaaakakaaaapt. That's what I always hear when you type lol
Cio Dokop (4 months ago)
Darrel Wilson please now tell me the intro song
Darrel Wilson (8 months ago)
lol! i do huh, thanks, good luck with this plugin!
Paul Hitchman (8 months ago)
I've been using updraft but sometimes it can't access the link to the back up file on the old website using the URL it gives you so you have to install updraft on the new domain and move the zip file with an ftp client to the backup folder with plugin/updraft and then paste the new URL in the restore option. This seems a whole lot better having it in your download folder
Paul Hitchman (8 months ago)
Darrel Wilson I'll do just that...
Darrel Wilson (8 months ago)
updraft isnt bad either, , but i dont think its as user friendly as this plugin. try them both and see what plugin works for ya
Bob (WebGuyBob) Raymond (8 months ago)
Hey Darrel. Great review and demo. Does this work if I have site developed on a locally installed WordPress instance (localhost on my home computer) and then import it to live domain instance of WordPress? Thanks again for all of your great knowledge sharing!
Bob (WebGuyBob) Raymond (8 months ago)
Cool, thanks!
Darrel Wilson (8 months ago)
yeah because you can export it from local and than upload it to your website, easy way huh
Donal Long (8 months ago)
Hey Darrel, Thanks for another great tutorial and usually I isten to what you say and take it as good advice, but on this occasion, when I went to look at the plugin there were over 200 poor reviews our of 3600. Most of these are talking about how the plugin didn't inform users of the size of the backup until they needed to re-install one and they got a message saying that an upgrade was required. The problem with buying the upgrade is that it's ** $99 ** which is a bit much for a plugin. While this might be great for migrating a small website, it's an expensive option for moving anything bigger than 512MB, which isn't that much when you've got a Database, a theme, a child theme, images, pages, posts etc. So my advice would be to try this for a site migration, where the images can be move separately if needed, but to use something like Updraft Plus for regular backups and backup scheduling.
Darrel Wilson (8 months ago)
ive used updraft from time to time, its a good plugin but sometimes i found that it didnt work depending on what kind of server i was trying to back it up on.
Jacquelyn Cabrera (8 months ago)
Super helpful! As usual, you are very generous giving out information!
Darrel Wilson (8 months ago)
yaaa thanks for being a sub!
salah mustafa (8 months ago)
thanks Darrel for all of your videos, super helpful! would you please add a video explaining how to adjust the website images for Shop Isle Theme to not get distorted, please!!
Cio Dokop (4 months ago)
Darrel Wilson hey PLEASE LET ME KNOW THE INTRO SONG
salah mustafa (8 months ago)
Thanks Darrel, I will go after :)
Darrel Wilson (8 months ago)
ohh, those can be somewhat confusing, i think woocommerce has documentation on the image size, im not sure :/
salah mustafa (8 months ago)
I am talking about products images Darrel!
salah mustafa (8 months ago)
sorry, but how? :(
Tanvirul Haidary (8 months ago)
Thanks brother.. Great!!
Darrel Wilson (8 months ago)
woot! good luck with the plugin bro
Crushmind Digidevil (8 months ago)
super stuff thank you
Darrel Wilson (8 months ago)
right on good luck, have fun
Darrel Wilson (8 months ago)
Just do it just incase, ive had to redesign sites from scratch since i didnt have backups :/
Cio Dokop (4 months ago)
PLEASE LET ME KNOW WHATS THE SONG NAME
Cio Dokop (4 months ago)
Darrel Wilson PLEASE SAY WHAT WAS THE INTRO SONG

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