Chapter 10. Moving to Production

This chapter describes what is needed to move from building and testing your website to using a production server. The server that you used for testing Elgg may be a laptop, an inexpensive shared hosting account, or the intended production server. Up to this point, you have been installing and removing plugins, creating a theme, and trying out Elgg's capabilities without concern for maintaining a stable site. Backups, server performance, and spammers were also not concerns during the early phase of the project.

Now you are planning the production site and have a lot of questions. What sort of hosting plan do I need? How can I get the most out of my server? How do I back up my site? What do I do if e-mails from the ...

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