Please advice me on how to move Expression engine site from Live Server to Localhost


It is pretty straight forward to move an EE site.

The instructions from EllisLabs are pretty comprehensive - EE server migration instructions.

  • I followed EE server migration instructions. Apr 7 '17 at 16:49
  • Moved EE 2.5.5 site to localhost and RESULT :An Error Was Encountered Site Error: Unable to Load Site Preferenes; No Preferences Found Apr 7 '17 at 17:45
  • That sounds very much like a problem hooking up your local site to the MySQL database - I'd check that you've got the database.php settings correct on the migrated file. Apr 7 '17 at 22:13

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