Originally Posted by RonnyMac
Once the final layout was complete, we tested on MAMP for a day, built a 301 redirect file, then uploaded the new WP database to the site, then zipped up and uploaded the WP site. Unzipping the WP site made it go live in an instant (overwriting the EE index.php file, the .htaccess file).
That was it. Not painless, but not brain science or rocket surgery, either.
Well, I understood about 60% of the words in that sentence, but I'm glad it worked. Site looks good and isn't instantly recognizable as WordPress (to me, at least).
Re: brain surgery/rocket science: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THNPmhBl-8I