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FAQ - move to a new server

How to move webtrees to a new server

  1. On the old server, go to: Control panel, Website, Website preferences and review the settings:
    • If Data folder is not set to data/ then make certain that this folder will be correct on the new server.
  2. Install the same version of webtrees on the new server. Also install any custom modules/themes.

  3. Log out of the new server.

  4. Copy your database to the new server. You can use phpMyAdmin to create a mysqldump.sql file.

  5. Copy the contents of your /data/ folder (excluding config.ini.php) to the new server.

  6. On the new server, set the correct value for Data folder.

  7. Complete! You can log in to the new server.

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