Because WordPress’s latest versions allow to upgrade the
platform “on the go” – many users still seem to lack clear
instructions on how to move WordPress across servers. In this
post we’ll try to focus on 3 main scenarios of transferring
WordPress and provide a clear stepbystep guide of WordPress to
It has to happen at least once a lifetime –
because of problems with your current
provider you face the need to move your
WordPress to a new host. But all too often,
migrating to a more reliable and secure host
is delayed again and again for fear of making
a mistake, data loss or damaging your site.
Basically, the transfer of a WordPress site
from one host to another may be handled in a several ways depending on
your time, level of coding skills and budget. Let’s try to go through the
most common of them.
In case, you have a certain level of programming experience and find it
easy to cope with scripts and codes – you may try a manual method of
WordPress transferring. This method means copy/pasting every piece of
content from one server to another.
Furthermore, to get around the problem you may either pay a
professional IT specialist to move a site for you. It is considered to be
quite secure and reliable way, however it may cost you a fortune.
Transferring a WordPress application from one
hosting provider to another is an easy task if
performed automatedly. Online converters (like
CMS2CMS) can more than help to move
WordPress across hosting providers or servers
seamlessly and errorfree.
So, to save you the hassle – a stepbystep guide of moving a WordPress
website is provided below. Are you ready? Here we go:
The very first step of any endeavor like this is to back up every aspect of
your site. That’s not only a good practice before any major change to
prevent you from data losses but it is also a requirement of migrating your
WordPress. Don’t forget to make a backup of your:
● theme files;
1. Create your CMS2CMS Account. It may easily be done by providing a
bit of your personal information (name, emailand password) on the official
website www.cms2cms.com. You may also make use of your Facebook or
Google accounts as well.
2. Set up your Source and Target Sites in the matching fields. In your
migration case, it will be WordPress. Fill in theURL addresses of both
your WordPress websites.
3. Establish the Connection Bridge between your sites. Once finished,
go back to migration wizard and complete the migration procedure by
pressing the “Verify Connections to your Sites” button.
4. Select Migration Preferences you wish to be imported. It should be
pointed out that the tool allows to make URLs SEO friendly, to convert not
only information, but also media content, to get design suggestions.
5. Demo Migration is highly recommended to run for you to see how the
tool works. It takes a few minutes but offers an exceptional possibility to
estimate the website migration progress.
6. If you are completely satisfied with your Demo Migration output – initiate
Full Migration by pressing the corresponding button. After the final click
all your WordPress website content will be converted to a new server.
No more worries about migration hassles and inconveniences! Catch this
opportunity and move your WordPress website without any delays and
hesitations. Have you moved your WordPress website recently? Let us
know your migration experience in the comments section below!