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Move a WordPress Site to a New Host with All in One WP Migration

Instaling

  • Log in to the dashboard , if you aren’t already.
  • Select “Plugins > Add New” from the left side menu.
  • Search for “All in one WP Migration” in the top right hand search field, then click “Install Now” when you find the correct plugin from ServMask.
  • Click “Activate” to tun on the plugin.

Exporting

  • Find the menu for “All-in-One WP Migration” (under “Tool” in the left sidebar) and select “Export”.
  • Click “Export To” and then select the option for “File“.
  • After the plugin has run, click the button in the pop-up window to download your file. The file that downloads will end in an extension .wpress. Changing this extension name will cause the migration to fail, so leave it as it is.

Importing

  • Repeat steps 1-4 on your new WordPress install that’s supported by your new host. (In short, make sure you have the plugin installed on the receiving site.)
  • On your new WordPress site (the toone), select “Import” under the menu for “All in One WP Migration”.
  • Drag the .wpressfile you downloaded from your original site into the drag and drop window to start the import.
  • Once the file has finished importing click “Continue”. Since this is a new install, you don’t need to worry about anything being overwritten.

Note to

  • Once you receive confirmation that that your import has been successful, logout of your dashboard, then log back in. Don’t forget, you’ve imported allthe data from your old site, which includes your old password.
  • On the left side menu, select “Settings > Permalinks”, then click “Save Changes”. It’s unnecessary to edit any of the default permalink structure information.
By |2019-09-24T17:42:02+00:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: WordPress|Tags: , |0 Comments

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