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"Static HTML to Wordpress site"

Fri 05/01/18 at 16:02
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I want to update my current static HTML site hosted with Freeola to a Wordpress site using the MySQL add-on to VIP hosting.

How do I go about keeping the current site live whilst I build the Wordpress site using content from the live site?

Do I just recreate a sub directory and place all the Wordpress files in there?

Thanks for your help.
Sat 27/01/18 at 16:31
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"Are you sure?"
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Hi and welcome to the forums!
Sorry only just noticed your post...

Probably too late and you're all sorted now :)

What you suggest sounds fine - or you could create a sub-domain for the WP build.
Let us know how things went!

[s]Hmmm...[/s]

EDIT: Poking around it looks like you might not have changed things yet?

Post edited by Hmmm... on 27/01/2018 at 16:34.
Fri 05/01/18 at 16:02
Regular
Posts: 1
I want to update my current static HTML site hosted with Freeola to a Wordpress site using the MySQL add-on to VIP hosting.

How do I go about keeping the current site live whilst I build the Wordpress site using content from the live site?

Do I just recreate a sub directory and place all the Wordpress files in there?

Thanks for your help.

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