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Foundation Drupal 7 by Robert J. Townsend

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Chapter 10. Going Live

Going Live

Getting prepared to move a site to production

I've learned there are a number of things to consider when moving a site from your development environment, which I'll call dev from here on out, to production, called prod. For instance, where did you develop the site? Was it developed locally on your own machine, on a web host at a subdomain such as http://dev.example.com, or at the actual prod location (http://example.com)? If you set up the site at any other location than prod (which I recommend, because you should never develop or configure a site when it's live), you will need to move both the site files and the database from ...

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