[wp-hackers] Exporting Menus

Cornelius, Gregory gcorne at bu.edu
Wed Sep 1 11:48:10 UTC 2010

On Sep 1, 2010, at 1:19 AM, Otto wrote:

> Totally agree with this, this makes local development of a site quite
> trivial. Just edit your hosts file (or run a local DNS or whatever you
> prefer to do) and point the domain name to your localhost, then set up
> the site. Bingo, a straight SQL dump will move over just fine. No
> tricky business with search and replace or anything else.
> The only real issue in moving SQL dumps around is the domain name
> changes. So remove that from the equation.

This works okay for a single developer working on a single blog, but it does not scale to a large multisite install with a group of many theme designers, content creators, and various other people involved in site creation.

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