In this blog, you will know how to move PrestaShop from one server to another new server
Step 1 : Safety First
STEP 2 : Move all prestashop files 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
Step 4 : Changes in database tables
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
define('_DB_SERVER_', '<em>SERVER NAME</em>');
define('_DB_NAME_', '<em>DATABASE NAME</em>');
define('_DB_USER_', '<em>DATABASE USERNAME</em>');
define('_DB_PASSWD_', '<em>DATABASE PASSWORD</em>');
⇒ 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