Akeeba Backup for WordPress

#27216 database renaming Problem

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Latest post by on Thursday, 30 March 2017 17:17 CDT

My question is about the database domain rename step. After the default rename suggestions, I still see some old site domain references. Can I ADD my own lines to the old site/ new site panel?
The leftover old references that don't get renamed are // I want them to be //
Is this possible?
Thank you.


Akeeba Staff
Yes, it is. That's why we're displaying the From / To boxes. At the end of the From box add

At the end of the To box add

In general, you can add any From / To pairs you like e.g. dog / cat. The data replacement step operates on all text and serialized data columns without assuming anything about the content type of each column or the meaning of the From / To pairs. It's a dumb string replacement. The only remarkable thing about it is that it can actually operate on serialized data without having to go through cumbersome and potentially dangerous regular expressions.

Nicholas K. Dionysopoulos

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