Monday, April 23, 2012

Wordpress resets plugin settings when migrating

I am migrating a wordpress site from one domain to the other.Plugins lose my preferences in the process.I really don't understand why.I'm curious as to why this happens.

Here are the steps i went through:

1. uploaded wordpress files from localhost
through FTP on the new domain ( )
2. uploaded database to the new domain
3. changed all links referring to http://localhost to
4. treated text_widgets differently because they are serialized in the db.
5. edited .htaccess
6. updated wp_config.php

Pages display normally but I am missing plugin preferences...Any thoughts ?

Edit: Found this:

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