WP Migrate DB, a well-liked WordPress web site migration plugin by Scrumptious Brains, has rebranded to WP Migrate with its newest version 2.3 release. The unique title was all the time a little bit of a mouthful but additionally grew to become a much less correct illustration of the plugin’s full capabilities as they grew over time.
“This plugin has been able to migrating extra than simply the database for a very long time, so it’s good to formally rebrand with an emphasis on full web site WordPress migrations,” Scrumptious Brains Product Supervisor Kevin Hoffman stated.
Database-less migrations is among the main options of the two.3 launch. No database tables are required anymore emigrate media, theme, and plugin recordsdata. The plugin added a brand new checkbox within the Database panel of customers’ migration profiles to allow them to select in the event that they wish to embody the database within the migration, simply the recordsdata, or each.
“With the introduction of database-less migrations in model 2.3, the time is correct to formally ‘drop the DB’ from our title and transfer ahead as WP Migrate,” Hoffman stated. “This new title higher fits the plugin that’s now able to migrating any mixture of WordPress database tables, media recordsdata, uploads, themes, and plugins.”
WP Migrate Professional 2.3 additionally introduces the power emigrate from one multisite to a different, making it straightforward emigrate from subsite-to-subsite. The interface now has new indicators exhibiting theme and plugin model variations. Customers will discover the plugin set up workflow a lot simpler, as model 2.3 strikes addon performance into the core plugin. Separate plugins, such because the Media Recordsdata and Multisite Instruments addons, will mechanically deactivate as a result of they’re now included within the core plugin.
The free version of WP Migrate, which has 300,000 energetic installs on WordPress.org, has additionally been up to date and contains the next modifications for model 2.3:
- New: “WP Migrate DB” is now “WP Migrate Lite”
- New: CLI instructions now assist
migratebase command as an alias of
- Enchancment: CLI exports now not require discover/change arguments
- Enchancment: Notices at the moment are styled to replicate their state (success, error, warning, or data)
The WP Migrate workforce plans to launch an enlargement of those options within the subsequent launch, together with the power emigrate must-use plugins, languages, and third-party directories discovered inside