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Lost content and templates after 1:1 backups

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I made a backup from my DMS2 website.

- MySQL (.sql file)



I then set up a new test site under a new domain, uploaded all files via FTP and restored the backup 1:1 with phpMyAdmin by importing the MySQL dump (.sql file) from above.

In the .sql file  i changed the domain from the original domain to the new test domain before importing.


But now when i'm visiting my new test site, a ton of content is lost. And all templates are lost too.


Please see the screens in the attachments.


1. The original site



2. The 1:1 backed upped and restored test site



What is wrong?


Would it be possible that i send you the MySQL dump and the FTP files? Maybe via Dropbox or any other service you are using?


Best regards,


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When moving a WordPress website from one domain to another or one server to another, you need to follow the WordPress documentation - http://codex.wordpress.org/Moving_WordPress


Also, DMS includes an Import/Export feature which you should use if you wish to have templates/layouts etc.. created on one site and then used on another.

Please search our forums, before posting!

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I did copy many Wordpress sites from one server to another by now.

E.g: Every customer project is developed locally and uploaded via FTP and MySQL dump to the customer service.


I really do know what i have to do when copying one site from one server to another.


Would it be possible that i send you my complete MySQL dump and FTP data? Mabye via Dropbox or any other service?


I don't think that we can solve my issue(s) any further via this forum posts.

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Can we keep the updates to this on the previous topic i just updated as having two topic for the same post is confusing matters now or in the future, 


Could we keep updates to the topic here >>>> http://forum.pagelines.com/topic/34966-dms2-is-loosing-content-again/

The answer to many issues can be found by searching in the forum before posting as someone else  may very well have had the same problem before you have.  Also, reading the documentation can help you gain a good understanding of how everything works. 


Please do not send me private messages. Occam's razor - The principle states "Keep things simple!"

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