How to Migrate WordPress to New Host with CMS2CMS

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Transferring a WordPress application from one hosting provider to another is an easy task if performed automatedly using CMS2CMS service. Find more info here: http://www.cms2cms.com/supported-cms/wordpress-update/

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How to Migrate WordPress to New Host with CMS2CMS

  1. 1. How to Migrate WordPress to New Host with CMS2CMS by CMS2CMS Team May, 2014 www.cms2cms.com
  2. 2. Recommended Hosting Provider:
  3. 3. Pre-Migration Steps  Backup your current WordPress website data  Install new WordPress site with subdomain  Analyze the traffic of your site and choose for migration the time when the visitors rate is the minimal.  Find out the FTP access details (hostname, username, and password for both WordPress sites) www.cms2cms.com
  4. 4. Migration Setup Step 1. Create your account Visit www.cms2cms.com Register your CMS2CMS account or sign up via Facebook or Google www.cms2cms.com
  5. 5. Migration Setup Step 2. Set up your Source and Target sites 1. Select your CMS types 2. Fill in the URL addresses of both your WordPress websites. www.cms2cms.com
  6. 6. Migration Setup Step 3. Connect your WordPress websites 1. Download Bridge file (zip) to your PC 2. Extract 'cms2cms' folder from the zip www.cms2cms.com
  7. 7. Note. Root directory is the top folder with index.php file o Connect to both your WordPress websites via FTP o Copy extracted 'cms2cms' folder and paste it to WordPress root directory. (for both sites) Migration Setup Step 3. Connect your Sites www.cms2cms.com
  8. 8. Migration Setup Step 3. Connect your Sites Go back to Migration wizard and click "Verify Connection to your Sites" www.cms2cms.com
  9. 9. Migration Setup Step 4. Select Migration preferences Check the boxes to activate the following migration 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 current WP URLs to the new one WordPress URLs •Clear Target website data - delete all content from WordPress website www.cms2cms.com
  10. 10. Migration Setup Step 4. Start Demo Migration You're all set to start your migration. It's recommended to run the free Demo migration to see how the service works. Note. You can skip this step and start Full migration right away. www.cms2cms.com
  11. 11. Migration Setup Step 5. Start Full Migration Only one mouse click separates you from the new WordPress site. After you click 'Start Full Migration', your current website content will be moved to new WordPress site. 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! www.cms2cms.com
  12. 12. Migrate your site now - it's never been easier! Go ahead and start the new life of your website! www.cms2cms.com

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