Speakers: Dale McGladdery

  • Dale McGladdery: A Rose by Any Other URL - Changing site URL or cloning with the WP CLI

    Dale McGladdery: A Rose by Any Other URL – Changing site URL or cloning with the WP CLI

    WordCamp Vancouver 2018Speaker: Dale McGladdery

    August 9, 2019 — Have you ever needed to move your website from one URL to another, create a test site, or change from http to https? It’s a pain. There are plugins and services for this, but they’re often overkill, don’t quite do it the way you want it done, or may not be cost beneficial. There’s another way. The WordPress WP-CLI tool gives you a zero cost option for change your website URL and moving your website. If you’re comfortable using command line tools, or want to learn, this presentation gives a step-by-step process to copy a WordPress site from one host to another. At the end of session you’ll be able to create a test version of your website without buying or installing a plugin, and keep that site up-to-date. You’ll also be able to change the URL of an existing site. We’ll also touch on creating a local version of your website on your computer and installing WP-CLI, the WordPress command line tool.

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