Today we’re gonna see how you can move WordPress from your local Computer to Live website guys, I’m virender from bloginguru.info, Now, In our previous article, I showed you, how you can install WordPress locally on your computer now if you want to move that local WordPress site to a live website you can do that by following the steps that show you in this article,
once you get your website live, anyone will be able to access it, just by going to your website address, make sure you read this article till the end to learn how to do it!
Okay, So now I’m gonna show you the wordpress site that I’ve build on my computer lets see, this is the site! It has these pages and this content you can see that, right now, this site is on the localhost which means, it’s on our computer now, to get this website live, we’re gonna do it in just 2 Parts!
The first part is to set up a new wordpress site on a web host, to get our website live we need a hosting account which provides a space, for storing our website’s files on the internet to get a hosting account, lets scroll down this article I’m gonna scroll down, and click this link and, it will take you to this page
Now, this is where we’re going to buy the hosting lets click Get started and now, you need to choose a domain name for your website, the domain name is your websites address which people can visit, to go to your site, I’m going to search for Bloggingarea.me which is the name of my website and then click search, as you can see, the domain name is available lets click select and continue and it will take you to this cart page so you can see that we’re getting our domain, and our hosting.
Now, both of these are going to be valid for 1 year to complete the purchases click register and, I will quickly fill this up and click Create account now let’s add the payment method enter the details and click next now click complete to make the payment and it’s done! Okay,
so now we’ve completed the payment we’ve got our domain & hosting next, we need to install WordPress on our hosting account to install WordPress, lets click Add site and then click Get started Now just select your domain and click next then again click next and now you need to enter a username and password for WordPress you will need this to login into WordPress.
I’m gonna enter my name and password and click install okay, so wordpress is installed now lets click Get started and then click No thanks Ok As you can see, WordPress is now installed on Bloggingarea.me So, once you install WordPress your website will now be Live So lets check that,Were gonna go to our browser and then type our domain name,
I’m going to enter Bloggingarea.me and press enter you can see, the site is working and it has this default WordPress content Okay! So, now let’s go to the Final Part of this tutorial which is to bring in the content, from the local site to this live website Okay!
So to move the content from the local site to the live website,Were going to do 3 things, First, were going to install a plugin on both of our websites then, using the plugin were going to export the contents of the local site into a file then finally, were going to bring that file,into our live site.
first, lets install the plugin on the local sites, lets go into our localhost dashboard and then go to plugins and click Add New Now, search for All in One and then install this plugin, lets click install and activate Okay,
So the plugin is installed on the local site next, were going to install the same plugin on our live website, let’s go to the WordPress dashboard Bloggingarea.me And then go to plugins again click add new then search for All in One and click install and activate Okay!
So, now the plugin is installed on both of our websites, now we can go to step 2: Which is to Export the Content of our Local Site to export the content of our local site lets go to our localhost dashboard and then go to All in One WP Migration and click Export Now click Export and file Now click download and the content will be downloaded into a file and then click close Okay!
So now, we’ve got the content of our local site into a files, now we can go to the final step, which is to import this file into our Live website, lets go to our Live Sites dashboard then, go to All-in-One WP Migration and click Import Now click Import from and click file Now, choose the file which you’ve downloaded and click open now click Proceed to start the important then click close and it’s done!
So, all our local site content has been imported Bloggingarea.me So, lets check that will go to Bloggingarea.me and reload the page, you can see that all the content has moved to our live site, this is how you can move your WordPress site from your computer to a live website now, if you want to login to your wordpress site just add /login after your site’s address,and press enter now to log into WordPress, you need to use your local hosts username & passwords just enter the login details of your local site and then click login okay!
So now you can start making changes to your website and all the changes will appear on your live website here you go! This is how you can move WordPress from your local computer to a live website, that’s it, guys!
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