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How to migrate website to new web host-Part 1
Migrate Website and E-mail or complete Hosting Account
Ever wondered How do I move a wordpress website and your e-mail accounts from one web host to another?
Maybe you are not on WordPress, and you’d like to be or you just want to move to new web hosting. So you are wondering How do I migrate my web site to WordPress? We will cover both hosting account migration and how to migrate files and e-mail manualy.
Put simply, how do you move the stuff from your existing web hosting to new web hosting provider.Moving from old web host to new is sometises easy task but sometimes not.
NelsaHost like most providers today,offer free web hosting migration without any downtime and this will be mostly done in 24 hours,depending on existing environment .We recommend this option,but if you still want to know how to do it yourself…continue with reading.
Migrating data may be a stressful process, whether you are technically proficient or not. Fortunately, there are tools available to simplify the process and ensure that no steps remain undone.
cpanel to cpanel migration
Migrating from cpanel to cpanel hosting environment is first topic we will explain.First thing you need to do is to go to cpanel control panel and generate fresh backup file.”Backup” icon can be found under “Filles” group in cpanel,after you click on it you?ll be redirected to “backups” page.
There,you have option to generate and download full cpanel backup file and also to download and restore home directory,databases,e-mail forwardes.Full cpanel backup can be used to move everything from old to new cpanel account but this can only be done from root WHM side,if you are end user and only have access to user interface in cpanel than you will have to manualy download home directory,e-mail forwarders and mysql databases and restore it in new cpanel interface.At this way you can move everything from old cpanel to new cpanel account without involving hosting provider in process.
In this article, well cover the various kinds of migration, and also the tools and processes you may consider to simplify the process.
Migrating to WordPress
WordPress growth seems to be slowing, but you may still find a lot of users intrigued in the product. WordPress is still a favorite product among bloggers and web site builders alike. Digital.com, finds that: WordPress powers 26.4 percent of the web. People create over 41.7 million new website posts per month using WordPress.
People register more than 1.1 million domains for use with WordPress sites every 6 months. Aspects of your migration can take up to 48 hours to process.
If you wish to join in on the WordPress fun, there are many ways to go about it. Were assuming that, because you are reading this article, you’ve content that you would like to move into WordPress and that you are not starting from scratch.
Well cover how you can:
Migrate a WordPress site from one web host to another .
Move an static website built with an html editor or website builder to WordPress.
Well cover several migration options available to you, including manual migration and using migration\/import tools to streamline the process. Web hosts that specialize in WordPress might offer migration services.
There may be numerous reasons why you would like to migrate a WordPress site from one web host to another: Perhaps you haven’t been satisfied with your interactions with the company support team.
Probably the uptime offered is not sufficient maybe the company was unable to help keep your site on-line whenever you decided to discount your branded t-shirts during Cyber Week.
Probably the host you are moving to offers better perfomance or Search engine optimization features and assistance with optimization totally free or what ever reason is. Migrating your site from one host to another will take some time.
The specific period of time this will take may vary depending on a number of factors: Are you migrating files manually, or are you using something to automate the process? How many files are you moving over? How big is each individual file? Do you’ve a WordPress environment set up? This consideration is not, strictly speaking, related to the migration, but if you don’t already have a waiting WordPress environment, you will need to spend some time to set one up. Average migration times can vary from several minutes to several hours, and updates to DNS records may take up to 48 hours to propagate.
Will be continued in part 2