At the end of developing period of Magento site, the website may migrate to client’s server or live onsite. In this cases, if you follow the path like uploading (or sometimes downloading ) file by file, exporting and imporing database throught phpmyadmin, you will find it seems to a long-period exhausting tasks, but actually it should take too many time in development.
As an example, we are going to migrate “www.example-src.com” to “www.example-dst.com” in short, also you could just download shell script here.
After development and testing period of a Magento website, you’ll need to migrate it to a live server. Sometimes, you’ll need to migrate a Magento website from one server to another. However, there’re thousands of files in Magento and if you upload the whole Magento website through FTP, it will usually take a long time. Meanwhile, exporting and importing database through phpMyadmin sometimes doesn’t work well due to internet connection issue, especially when the database is huge. In this article, we introduce you how to migrate your Magento website quickly.