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Downloading SS database to local server?

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Community Member, 10 Posts

26 November 2009 at 2:05am


My external server is very slow, and because I am to create about 70 new pages I would like to download the database to my MAMP server, make the pages there, and upload them again.

Can any of you help me?



Community Member, 605 Posts

26 November 2009 at 9:17am

Can you not just:

1. Export the database using phpMyAdmin
2. Import the .sql file into a fresh MAMP database
3. Hook that database into a copy of the basecode
4. Make changes / Add Pages
5. Replace database on live server (make a new one if you can, then switch using /mysite/_config.php)
6. Upload /assets folder if you have uploaded any files during the content creation.