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    Migrating Wordpress from Localhost error

    Bear with me because I am not computer savvy at all. I created my Wordpress site a few days ago. After having issues with the server, I decided to switch to GoDaddy for hosting. I also bought the domain name for my site. 

    I am now trying to migrate Wordpress from Localhost to GoDaddy. The instructions are simple enough (site url, username and password for wordpress). However, every time I insert my username and password, it errors out and tells me it's incorrect. I know for a fact that both my username and password are correct. I've must've tried it over a hundred times at this point; it's been over an hour. I even reset my password in Wordpress. I've made sure my security plugins are disabled; I've cleared my cache. Is there anything else I can do? Help me please. I really do not want to manually migrate because I have no idea what I'm doing. Please tell me there is a solution for this. 

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    Re: Migrating Wordpress from Localhost error

    @bexspencer 

     

    What tool are you using to migrate from the local host? - Generally this requires a plugin installed on both the local and the "remote" (online) site and you export from one and import to the other



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    Re: Migrating Wordpress from Localhost error

    Hi, thank you so much for replying. I am using Duplicator (it's activated- I double checked). It still is telling me my password or username is incorrect, though. 

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    Re: Migrating Wordpress from Localhost error

    @bexspencer 

     

    Ok - so I've used duplicator before (although not on Managed WordPress) so I'm assuming you used SFTP and uploaded the zip and the installer.php file to the root of the website???

     

    When / where are you getting the error - can you post a screen capture (and blank out your personal information)



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