One of the best way to build your WordPress website on a local server like Xampp, wamp, Mamp to work faster, and after completion of your website to show it to the world you need to move it to your live server, in this article we will cover how to migrate WordPress from local server to live server means localhost to a web host.
There are different plugins and Ways available to move WordPress websites from local server to live server using WordPress plugins like Duplicator, All in One Wp Migration, and Manual method for migration but we will cover Using WordPress plugin All in one wp Migration.
Migrate WordPress Website Using Plugin
But going to start these guides you need to have a Domain name and Hosting in order to transfer your WordPress website from localhost to WordPress live server.
Why All In One Wp Migration plugin
All in one Wp Migration WordPress plugin is a simple solution for the website because it will migrate the Database, Media files, Plugins, and themes with no technical knowledge required with one click.
If you are a beginner and don’t migrate a website before then this plugin is a Wow for you with just easy steps you can Transfer a website from Local to a Live server
How to Migrate website from localhost to live server using plugin
First of all, you need to install the All in One Wp Migration plugin on your localhost website
and same on your Live website.
Now Go to your localhost website Backend admin panel And drag the mouse towards All in One Wp Migration TAB IN Sidebar You will see Export, Import, and Backups Option.
Click on Export Button You will be redirected to the Main Working area where you need to click on the Export > File button as in the Screenshot.
After a time depending on your website size you will See a Download Button click on it and all the data will be Export to your Computer.
Now it’s time to Install this Backup on your Live server Login To the WordPress website and try this same method
But Only click on All Wp migration > Import > File and Select a Backup from Your computer
After uploading all the data you will see a window To export this Backup will remove all the Existing data and replace the database in your Hosting Click, yes and After a little time Go to You Site and your Website Will be SuccessFully Migrated✔.
Now after Backup Migration Go to You Database using CPanel > Phpmyadmin > Database > Option and Remove the existing URL and site name of the website such as Localhost/WordPress stories and replace it with your website original name And Its All Done visit your website and All the data will be showing.
These are very simple steps for a beginner who don’t want to migrate WordPress from localhost to live server follow these steps one by one, I use All in One Wp Migration because of easy use.
Otherwise, there are other ways available such as You can Migrate the WordPress website manually by Export posts, pages, database, theme, and all things one by one and then import it to your live server to Make it Live.