I have been trying

I have been trying to migrate a live site to a local server as I have been asked to do some work which I prefer to do locally so as not to mess anything up on the live site.
Whenever I attempt this it seems to hang at 99% of "Checking Files" I have had this running for about 90 minutes and ended up to cancel this.
Can anybody shed some light on why this was taking so long?
This is not just one site but on 2 sites.

Thanks in advance

  • Ash
    • WordPress Hacker

    Hello Chris

    As you said, you tried it locally, so I guess both sites you tried are on the same server? Do you have any error?

    Would you please enable debug mode and check if there is any error? To enable debug mode please go to wp-config.php and change

    define( 'WP_DEBUG', false );


    define( 'WP_DEBUG', true );
    define( 'WP_DEBUG_DISPLAY', false );
    define( 'WP_DEBUG_LOG', true );

    Now, initiate shipper again. That will create a file called debug.log inside wp-content folder. Open that file, check the very bottom and you will see the latest errors. Please send me those.

    Have a nice day!


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