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  • Writer's pictureJen Tyce

What are the steps required to migrate a website from one provider to another?

It can be challenging to a website from one provider to another, especially if you have never done it before. Nonetheless, it is possible to make the process seamless with careful organisation and execution. We will go over the procedures needed to move a website from one provider to another in this blog post.

Step 1: Make a website backup.

It's crucial to backup your website before starting the migrating process. By doing this, you can be sure that no data will be lost during the migration process. Either employ a plugin or carry out the task manually. Make sure you pick a trusted plugin if you're utilising one.

Step 2: Choose a new hosting company

The following stage of the migration procedure is picking a new hosting company. Considerations including server location, uptime assurance, bandwidth, and security must be made. You can move on to the following stage once you've decided on a new hosting company.

Step 3: Create a fresh hosting account.

You must set up your new hosting account after deciding on a new hosting company. This entails setting up your account, choosing a hosting package, and creating a new account. Be sure the hosting package you select meets the requirements of your website.

Step 4: Move the files for your website.

You can move your website files from your current hosting provider to the new one after setting up your new hosting account. An FTP client or cPanel can be used for this.

Step 5: Import your database.

You must import your website's database onto your new hosting account if it exists. This entails transferring your database from your previous hosting company to your new one via export and import.

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