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There are third-party plugins you can use to migrate Beaver Builder sites to a new domain or location, but you can also migrate manually if you are careful about a couple things: updating the database and clearing the Beaver Builder cache. See the Moving WordPress article for information about migrating sites manually, and pay attention to the following sections.

Always use serialized search & replace

It’s important to use a serialized search and replace tool when changing URLs in the WordPress database, because many plugins, themes, and WordPress itself store arrays and objects in a serialized format, which becomes corrupted if you try to do a standard search and replace. If you use a backup plugin, make sure it uses serialized search and replace.

Database Search and Replace Script in PHP

The proper way to manually migrate a WordPress database is by doing a serialized search and replace on the database. The fine folks at inter.connect/it offer a Serialized Search and Replace tool.

If you prefer to use a plugin, we recommend the Better Search Replace plugin by Delicious Brains.


Always make a backup of your database before running a search and replace!

Clear the Beaver Builder Cache

The Beaver Builder plugin caches image and asset URLs, so it’s also important to clear the Beaver Builder cache after migrating.