migrate w/o exporting possible?

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  • #3041649

    orders426
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    I downloaded entire WP folder from host- closed host and am set up fresh on a new host. Problem is I was not aware of the export/import function within WP. I have that sinking feeling now. Is there any way to get my site going again?

    It was latest WP with latest Enfold theme.

    Thanks.
    C

    #3041836

    orders426
    Member

    PS- I uploaded entire WP folder and changed the wp cfg file for the new DB etc on new server- but was presented with blank site from scratch, Thx

    #3041837

    timethief
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    The Enfold theme does not exist here at WordPress.COM. What is the exact URL starting with http:// of the site you refer to?

    #3041838

    timethief
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    I believe you are posting to the wrong support forum. This is WordPress.COM support and that site is not on our servers.

    To be clear we do not provide support for local installs of WordPress.ORG software, or for WordPress.ORG software installs on paid hosting, linked to WordPress.COM accounts with the Jetpack plugin so they display on the My Sites WordPress.COM account page.

    WordPress.COM and WordPress.ORG are completely separate and have different username accounts, logins, features, run different versions of some themes with the same names, and have separate support documentation and separate support forums. Read the differences here http://en.support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/

    The wordpress.ORG support forum is at http://wordpress.org/support. The wordpress.ORG login link is here https://login.wordpress.org/ If you do not have an account yet then click Create an account https://login.wordpress.org/register/ and if you have lost an account password click Lost password? https://login.wordpress.org/lostpassword/
    WordPress.org support docs are at https://codex.wordpress.org/Main_Page
    See also https://apps.wordpress.org/support/ for app support.

    #3041846

    orders426
    Member

    Simply asking a basic WP question. Can you migrate a WP site w/o utilizing the export/import feature? I know where to get Enfold support and I know it is not here.

    #3041847

    timethief
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    It seems you are asking how to move content from a self hosted WordPress.ORG software install into a WordPress.COM hosted site, without using the export import features. The answer is no. There is no FTP access to WordPress.COM hosted sites. Moreover, only WordPress.COM hosted sites with a Business plan upgrade http://wordpress.com/pricing can run third party or custom theme.

    If you are migrating from a self hosted WordPress.ORG site to WordPress.COM please see: Moving from a Self-Hosted WordPress to WordPress.com
    https://en.support.wordpress.com/moving-from-self-hosted-wordpress-to-wordpress-com/ https://en.support.wordpress.com/coming-from-self-hosted/

    Otherwise see: Importing Content from Another Platform
    https://en.support.wordpress.com/import/#importing-content-from-another-platform

    WordPress.com provides free blogs and hosts them free of charge. There are no bandwidth charges. All WordPress.com blogs come with 3000 megabytes (~3 GBs) of space for storing uploaded files and images. Free features are listed here https://en.wordpress.com/features/

    We have 4 different plans: free, personal, premium and business. All hosting is free regardless of which plan you choose. You can view all wordpress.com plan features here https://wordpress.com/pricing/

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