How to move/transfer your website to new hosting provider manually?

How to move/transfer your website to new hosting provider manually? [STEP BY STEP]☑️

Today in this tutorial we will show you how to move or transfer your complete website to a new hosting provider manually.

Video Tutorial– How to move/transfer your website to new hosting provider manually?

Follow the steps to move your site to a new host with same domain:

Step::1 Log into your old cPanel account and click on File manager.

How to move/transfer your website to new hosting provider manually

Step::2 In the File manager go to your WordPress directory inside public_html and simply select all files and click on the Compress button to zip up all the files.

How to move/transfer your website to new hosting provider manually

How to move/transfer your website to new hosting provider manually

Step::3 Once zipped, click on the zip file and then click the download button to download the zip file.

How to move/transfer your website to new hosting provider manually

How to move/transfer your website to new hosting provider manually

How to move/transfer your website to new hosting provider manually

Step::4 Following that, log into phpMyAdmin click on the database that belongs to your site.

How to move/transfer your website to new hosting provider manually

Step::5 Click on the Export tab and click on Go button to export the sql file and save the file in your local PC.

How to move/transfer your website to new hosting provider manually

How to move/transfer your website to new hosting provider manually

How to move/transfer your website to new hosting provider manually

 

This will download the SQL file to your local PC. Now that you have a full backup of your site, go to your domain control panel and change the existing nameservers to new hosting provider’s nameserver.

For demonstration purpose we are using domain from freenom, so we are login into freenom control panel. You can login to your domain control panel accordingly. If you have domain from Godaddy or any other registrar then login to domain control panel of the respective registrar.

How to move/transfer your website to new hosting provider manually

Step::6 Next, open the cPanel account in your new hosting provider.

How to move/transfer your website to new hosting provider manually

Step::7 Create a MySQL database in the cPanel account with the same name as of your old cPanel and then Add database user.

How to move/transfer your website to new hosting provider manually

How to move/transfer your website to new hosting provider manually

Step::8 Now Add this user to the Database and assign all privileges and click over Make Changes button

How to move/transfer your website to new hosting provider manually

How to move/transfer your website to new hosting provider manually

Step::9 Next go to the phpMyAdmin and find the database you just created.

How to move/transfer your website to new hosting provider manually

Step::10 Click on the Import tab. Browse and upload the SQL file that you downloaded earlier.

Step::11 Finally click over Go button to import the database.

Step::12 Now go to File manager section and go inside public_html and click on the Upload icon and select the ZIP file you created earlier to upload it.

Step::13 Once it’s uploaded, right click over it and click on Extract to unzip all contents.

After successful extraction, refresh the page. You will see all the files and folders are visible.

Now after successful transfer of  your website you might face WordPress establishing database connection error. In order to fix WordPress establishing database connection watch this video  or can also Read our Blog on How To fix Error Establishing a Database connection?

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