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WordPress: Migration Service

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WordPress: Migration Service


Concerning the Service

We’ll guarantee that your WordPress web site is safely transferred to its new dwelling.

Web site Backup

Security first, earlier than we switch your web site to its new internet hosting supplier we are going to make a full backup of your WordPress set up together with the core, theme, plugin information, and database.

Web site Switch

As soon as we’ve a whole again up of your web site, the following step within the migration course of is to switch your information and database to your new internet hosting supplier.

Replace Area

As quickly as we’ve uploaded your web site information and imported your database, we’ll be able to replace your DNS settings to level your area title to your new internet hosting supplier.


If you’re utilizing the identical area title, reconfiguring your web site to work along with your new internet hosting supplier is a fast affair. Nevertheless, rebranding to a brand new area typically entails a bit extra work!


+ How a lot downtime will I expertise?

Our intention is to maintain downtime to a minimal. Your downtime relies on how lengthy your area’s DNS must propagate. In different phrases, it’s a time frame ISP (Web service supplier) nodes the world over take to replace their data along with your area’s new DNS info. This usually takes between 24hrs to 48hrs relying on the place you’re on the earth. We advise transferring your web site when your web site is least lively. Usually, we discover that weekends work finest for a lot of companies.

+ What about my e-mail addresses?

In the event you created an e-mail tackle along with your previous internet hosting supplier you will have up re-create the e-mail tackle along with your new supplier. The identical applies when you’ve got any e-mail forwarders put in. If you’re working with a third-party service, you will have to replace the respective service settings.

+ Can I modify my area title?

Sure, we will switch your web site to a brand new host and configure your WordPress web site to work with a brand new area.

+ Are you able to switch to any internet hosting supplier?

Sure, so long as the internet hosting firm helps WordPress’s necessities. To double-check, we propose contacting the internet hosting firm earlier than signing up for his or her companies. If you’re undecided which internet hosting supplier to decide on, we suggest wpengine.com.

+ What info do it’s essential get began?

To get began with the migration course of, we’ll want your present and new internet hosting account particulars. As quickly as we’ve transferred your web site information and database, we’ll ask you to replace your area’s DNS.

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