A Step By Step Guide to Migrating Your WordPress Website To A New Web Host
Want to "Migrate Your WordPress Website To A New Web Host". WordPress is the most popular CMS (content management System) today. maximum professional blogger use this professional content management system.
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Many people are faced with the need to move to a new host because of problems with their current provider and have just had enough. But all too often, migrating to a more reliable host is delayed time and again for fear of making a mistake and damaging your site(s). Here is a step by step guide to migrating your WordPress website to a New web host.
Migrating Your WordPress Website To A New Web Host
Step1: How to download your backup file from old hosting
If you want to migrate your WordPress website to a new web host your first work is downloading the backup file from old WordPress hosting. see below guide step by step.
At first log in your old WordPress hosting account Ex - (yourdomain.com/cpanel) > click on file manager
click pibulic.html folder and click your WordPress file folder select you're all WordPress file and folder > right click select compress file. At last, select your compress or zip file and click download.
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How to upload your WordPress file to another hosting server.
In this section, we learn about how to upload your WordPress backup file for migrating your WordPress website to a New web host. there is a two-step.
1. Direct Uploading
2. Using FTP (File Transfer Protocol)
1. Direct Uploading: you can use this technique for uploading your backup file easily but it is not user and security friendly.A maximum time when we upload our file it is not uploaded properly. If you want to use this method just the following instruction.
at first log in your new web hosting c panel. click file manager > click public.html file > click upload option and select your backup zip file.
2. Using FTP (File Transfer Protocol): FTP is the best technique uploading file.
If you do not have a FileZilla PC software at first download This PC software for migrating your WordPress website to a New web host.
Open your FileZilla > add your hostname, username, password, and port then click Quick connect button.
When it will connect click public_html file > in the left side in this software you can see me I select my WordPress backup file in my pc location.
Just select your file and drag and drop on the right side public_html file. Then you can go your C panel > public_html.
you can see your WordPress backup folder > extract your WordPress backup file. here I upload zip file you can upload a normal file.
Managing WordPress Database using phpMyAdmin
on the part of migrating your WordPress website to a new web host. I shall discuss how to transfer your WordPress database to another hosting.
login your old hosting panel and click on PHP my admin option then select your WordPress blogs database > click export option and click Go button > save your database your selected folder.
In this step, i discus about how to upload your database in your new hosting so see below step by step.
login your new WordPress hosting c panel click on MySQL® Databases option > Create New Database select a username and password (must be the strong username and strong password). > click Add User To Database option and select your username and database name. then click add button > select all and click Make Change button. then go to your phpmyadmin option and find your new database > click import option and select your database file and click go button.
In this step, I discuss how to add your database your WordPress blog. at first, go to your file manager and select your WordPress root folder search wp-config.php file and click edit then add your database information. > you are successful for migrating your WordPress website to a new web host.
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