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I have installed the Magento which is provided in script section in cpanel. I want to uninstall it and want to transfer my localhost website to the live server.

Please help me to solve:-

  1. How to remove the existing installed Magento.
  2. Reinstall magento manually (transfering localhost site to live server step by step).

Thank you in advance.

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  • Simply log in to cPanel and go to File Manager.
  • Open app/etc/local.xml and note down database name, username, password, and host.
  • Go to PHPMyAdmin and drop all tables under database, which was being used by Magento.
  • Under public_html folder, delete all contents.
  • Now upload your localhost files to the public_html folder.
  • Import database into database using PHPMyAdmin.
  • Change unsecure base url and secure base url in core_config_data table.
  • Change database details under app/etc/local.xml file.
  • Remove /var/cache and /var/session folders.
  • Now refresh the browser.

Update: How to change unsecure base URL and secure base URL

  • Open core_config_data table.
  • Find path like web/unsecure/base_url and change value for the row.
  • Similarly, find path like web/secure/base_url and change value for the row.

Please let me know if you find any problem.

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  • i didn't get how to do unsecure base url point Jul 7 '17 at 12:58
  • Please check my updated answer. Jul 7 '17 at 13:05

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