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    How to move Prestashop to new Server?

    In this blog, you will know how to move PrestaShop from one server to another new server

    Step 1 : Safety First

    For safety, take backup of all PrestaShop files and its database.

     

    STEP 2 : Move all prestashop files to new server

    Move all files of PrestaShop from old server to new server
    Note :: Make sure .htaccess file in the main folder is also moved to new server

     

    Step 3 : Move Database to new server

    Download database from old server using export button and import it on new server

     

    Step 4 : Changes in database tables

    ps_shop_url : Enter new domain values in “domain”, “domain_ssl”, “physical_uri” columns
    Note :: if you pull all PrestaShop files in server main folder then value of “physical_uri” is ‘/’ or if you put all files in particular folder like “production” then in this case value of “physical_uri” is ‘/production/’  
    ps_configuration : Enter values according to “PS_SHOP_DOMAIN”, “PS_SHOP_DOMAIN_SSL” according to the new server.
    ps_pagenotfound : change values of “request_uri”, “http_referer” columns according to the new server.

     

    STEP 5 : Changes in prestashop Files

    Set values of _DB_SERVER_ , _DB_NAME_ , _DB_USER_ , _DB_PASSWD_ variables according to new server database configuration. These variables are present in settings.inc.php file of “config” directory


     Below shows you the changes in .htaccess file present in the main folder.

    • RewriteRule . – [E=REWRITEBASE:/physical_uri/]
    • ErrorDocument 404 /physical_uri/index.php?controller=404

    By following all the above steps you will move your PrestaShop from one server to another.

    Supported Framework Version - 1.6.x.x

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