How to move your Linux wordpress site to Windows Server

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When I first asked to migrate a linux based wordpress site to windows server, I was really wicked. Because there was plenty of challenges in front of me,

  1.  Site is up and live, I shouldn’t down the site for long time.
  2. WordPress, Mysql and all PHP stuffs goes well with linux but not with windows.
  3.  I need to move all the wordpress posts and pages without any blunder.
  4. I should maintain the existing URL for all the pages.

Now I relaxed and took long breath. Ok. Before starting the process my mind was asking me to hatch a plan.  So here are the plans,

Guidelines

  1. Backup the entire wordpress folder
  2. Export the mysql wordpress database into a sql file format

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