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Migrating WordPress Website with BackupBuddy

Additional resource from iThemes:
https://ithemeshelp.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/211123757-Migrating-a-Site

  1. Delete iThemes Security Pro and all of its data! It breaks migrations frequently due to permissions otherwise.
  2. Backup old site with BackupBuddy. Make a “Complete Backup”, and download.
  3. Download ImportBuddy from “Dashboard > BackupBuddy > Backups”, in the upper-right corner. Set an easy password.
  4. You will probably need to extract “importbuddy.php” from wp-content/uploads/backupbuddy_temp/.
  5. Upload the entire backup file zip and importbuddy.php into the root of the new domain.

iThemes Security Pro can be re-added once migrated.