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CodeIgniter for Rapid PHP Application Development by David Upton

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Chapter 12. Production Versions, Updates, and Big Decisions

The great day has come. Your development site is running well enough on your local development for you to transfer it to a production site hosted on a remote web server. It should be easy to do this. Copy over all the files, including the whole of the system folder, update the config settings, copy over and link to the database, and away you go. Sometimes, it really is that easy.

But when it isn't, it's always the night before you are giving an all-important presentation to a venture capitalist or a major prospect. So, in case this happens to you, this chapter covers:

  • What to look for in your config files

  • Some diagnostic tools to use if you get stuck

  • Some potential differences between servers ...

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