WiX to WordPress Migration Plugin: How-It-Works


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Find out how to migrate your WiX pages to WordPress using the converison WP plugin. Make sure, the procedure is absolutely accurate and time-saving. For more detailed info, visit this page: http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-wix-to-wp-migrator/

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WiX to WordPress Migration Plugin: How-It-Works

  1. 1. WiX to WordPress Migration Plugin: How It Works http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-wix-to-wp-migrator/
  2. 2. Why Switch to WordPress? • Open Source Great range of plugins • Free Many design solutions • Very easy to use Easy updates • Flexible Community support http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-wix-to-wp-migrator/
  3. 3. How to Prepare for Migration? 1. Back up your WiX website 2. Install WordPress 3. Set up custom URL structure for WP Find more info in this article http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-wix-to-wp-migrator/
  4. 4. Migration Setup Step 1. Download the plugin Go to http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-wix-to-wp-migrator/ and download the plugin.
  5. 5. Migration Setup Step 2. Install Plugin • Go to WP admin panel -> Plugins -> Add New • Upload file, you downloaded previously • Press “Install Now” Button http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-wix-to-wp-migrator/
  6. 6. Migration Setup Step 3. Register an account Register your CMS2CMS account http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-wix-to-wp-migrator/
  7. 7. Migration Setup Step 4. Connect your Sites • • Specify Your WiX Website URL Press ‘Continue’ Button http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-wix-to-wp-migrator/
  8. 8. Migration Setup Step 5. Select Migration Preferences and Start Free Demo Conversion You’ll be Redirected to CMS2CMS website, where you may select extra options: Migrate Media - to have images moved Make URLs SEO friendly - to have internal links formed according to the rewrite rules on WordPress. 301 Redirect - receive a set of rules to redirect Drupal URLs to WordPress URLs Clear Target website data - delete all content from WordPress website • • • • http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-wix-to-wp-migrator/
  9. 9. Migration Setup Step 6. Start Full Migration • Only one mouse click separates you from the new WordPress site. • After you click 'Start Full Migration', your WiX pages will be moved to WordPress. • You'll receive an email notification as soon as the transfer is complete. • You'll be able to check the results and enjoy your new WordPress website! http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-wix-to-wp-migrator/
  10. 10. What to Do After Migration? 1. Set appearance & description When you migrate, your WordPress website has the default theme installed (currently, it’s Twenty Twelve). To personalize it, set up the suitable theme and template for your website. Don’t forget about the tagline - by default, it says “Just another WordPress blog". To change the tagline, go to Settings -> General in WordPress dashboard. 2. Add functionality Install the necessary plugins, like SEO, backup, security etc. You can access WordPress plugin directory right from your dashboard. Go to Plugins ->Add New. Use search function or browse by tag to find the needed plugin. 3. Take care of SEO set up 301 permanent redirects (you can do this using redirection bridge you'll get from CMS2CMS after migration). monitor your site for 404 errors and fix them. create Google Webmaster Tools account for the new site generate and submit to Google your new XML sitemap. Click here for more info. 4. Test your new site Make sure all the functions are working properly, pages and posts are displayed correctly and all forms (registration, contact, login etc function well). • • • • http://wordpress.org/plugins/cms2cms-wix-to-wp-migrator/
  11. 11. Enjoy Your Brand New WordPress Website! Migrate your site now - it's never been easier!