Laravel Forge WordPress

Migrating BlogVault backup via SSH

BlogVault is one of my favorite tools. It makes daily backups quick and painless. Laravel Forge and DigitalOcean make server setup and maintenance a breeze. The only downside is Forge configures servers without password access, so “migrating” a website to a DigitalOcean server requires a few hoops to jump through, like configuring a public key […]

Laravel Forge

How to migrate Laravel forge sites to a user isolated site

This process will have a few minutes of downtime while you run through the steps.Things you should have handy: Your ssh key The server’s sudo password 1. SSH into the server as forge. Rename the existing site to something else, so when we delete it from forge the files don’t get deleted!Very Important! mv /home/forge/{{oldSite}} /home/forge/old.{{oldSite}} 2. […]