Migrating from live site to localhost

Last updated by gnyma Comments (6)

1. install same copy of Elgg in your localhost

2. Export live site MySQL. 

3. Run install on localhost

4. Copy live site folder to localhost (replace everything).

5. Drop localhost mySQL and import live MySQL.

6. Change engine/settings.php to localhost DB, Username, Password

7. Make sure .htaccess is original from Elgg install.

8. Rewrite paths in MySQL. Go to DB, select sites_entity, hit "browse" and edit the URLS.