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Now, you can use WPTC plugin to migrate your WordPress site to another WordPress Site. Kindly follow the instructions below.

 1) Install Filester, a file manager plugin from the destination site's WP admin dashboard and activate it.

 2) Click on File Manager on the side bar, you will be taken to the root folder of the site.

3) Download the bridge file by clicking the link :

4) Upload the file by clicking the upload icon and selecting the bridge file downloaded in the step above as shown in the image below

5) After the file is uploaded, extract the zip file by Right clicking the file -> Extract Files From archive -> Here

   6) Now visit the path /wp-tcapsule-bridge on your new location (

7) Click Load restore points button.

8) Now you need to upload the Meta SQL file, you can download it from the cloud storage (Go to your Cloud Storage(Dropbox / Amazon S3 / Google Drive). Open the Folder WP Time Capsule -> your site -> wp-content -> Uploads -> tCapsule -> Backups. Here you can find the file suffix with *******wptc_meta.sql.gz)

9) Click the Upload Meta File button and then select the meta sql file download in the step above.

10) Upon importing the metafile, you will see the migration settings as shown in the screenshot below.

11) By default, the replace links will be checked, and if you want to migrate your site to a new domain name, you can enter your new site URL here.

12) Then choose the restore point to migrate your site to a new location.

13) If you are migrating the same site/domain from one hosting to another hosting, then you would need to edit the DB details such as DB name, DB password, and DB username on the wp-config.php file on the destination site with the destination hosting DB details after the migration process is completed to avoid errors.

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