What is the purpose of the Complete Update URLs WordPress plugin?

This plugin helps you relocate your WordPress install from one domain to another without having to change all of the URLs manually.

What are some common reasons why I would want to use the Complete Update URLs WordPress plugin?

If you develop websites on a test server (example: www.test.yourwebsite.com) and then want to launch the site live (example: www.yourwebsite.com).

Where do I get Complete Update URLs?

Get Complete Update URLs directly from WordPress.org or install from within your WordPress admin interface.

You can get Complete Update URLs here: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/complete-update-urls/

How do I use Complete Update URLs?

  1. Install plugin as normal (Download from WordPress.org)
  2. Visit the Complete Update URLs configuration section from WordPress admin.
  3. Type in the new location for your WordPress install and click update.
  4. Dump your WordPress database and import the database into its new location
  5. Visit your site at http://yournewlocation.com and you are done

Alternatively you can skip step #2 and step #3 and use the command line tool instead.

How do I use the command line tool?

Instead of using Complete Update URLs directly from your WordPress admin interface, you can use the command line tool (cuu.php). Here's an example of how to use it (We are relocating our site from http://p3, one of our local test servers to http://my.newlocation.com)

cam@unity [/var/www/wordpress_test/wp-content/plugins/complete-update-urls]$ ls -l
total 44
-rw-r--r-- 1 cam wheel 2402 Oct 24 22:36 CompleteUpdateURLs.php
-rw-r--r-- 1 cam wheel 4112 Oct 24 22:36 admin.php
-rw-r--r-- 1 cam wheel 9636 Oct 24 22:36 bf.png
-rw-r--r-- 1 cam wheel  231 Oct 24 22:36 complete-update-urls.css
-rw-r--r-- 1 cam wheel 1717 Oct 24 22:36 complete-update-urls.php
-rw-r--r-- 1 cam wheel  900 Oct 24 22:36 cuu.php
-rw-r--r-- 1 cam wheel  611 Oct 24 22:36 icon16.png
-rw-r--r-- 1 cam wheel 2044 Oct 24 22:36 readme.txt
cam@unity [/var/www/wordpress_test/wp-content/plugins/complete-update-urls]$ php cuu.php
Usage: php cuu.php http://newlocation.com
cam@unity [/var/www/wordpress_test/wp-content/plugins/complete-update-urls]$ php cuu.php http://my.newlocation.com
Performing update from http://p3 to http://my.newlocation.com...
Complete Update URLS completed successfully (205 database entries changed)!
cam@unity [/var/www/wordpress_test/wp-content/plugins/complete-update-urls]$

Who do I contact for support requests?

Send an email to contact@brightflock.com for the quickest response.