This article helps you to understand how to move a wordpress site to a new server?
This article consists of following topics:
- Why I need so?
- How can do it myself without impacting websites?
- Difficulty level [Easy, Medium, Hard].
- Total time consumed.
Why i need to do so?
How can i do it myself without impacting website?
To move a wordpress site to new server follow the steps:
Create Backup of your website
Step1: Put your Username
Step2: Put your Password
Step3: Click Login
Now you can see your Dashboard look like:
Step1:Go to sidebar menu and click on Plugins
Step2: Click on add new
Step4: Click on Install Now
Step5: Activate plugin by click on Activate
you can see Duplicator plugin add in the sidebar menu.
4:Create Backup of website/Build a Package
Step1: Go to sidebar and click on Duplicator
Step2: Click on create new
Step4: Click on Next
Step6: After complete scanning click on Build
1: archive of your site (as a .ZIP file)
2: installer file (as a .PHP file).
Download both files by click on Installer and Archive , Which is saved in a download folder in your local machine.
Upload on server
1:Log in your cPpanal
Step1: type your user name
Step2: Type your Password
Step3: Click on Log in
2: Create New Database
Step1:Go to DATABASE Section and click on MySQL Database
Step2: write Database Name(my_db1)
Step3: Click on Create Database
Then get a message (added the database).Click on Go Back.
Step1: Write Username(anju)
Step2: Type Password
Step3: Retype Password
Step4: Click on Create User
Now you get a message(Successfully created a MySQL user).Click on Go Back.
4:Add User to Database
Step1: Select user by drop-down menu
Step2: Select database by drop-down menu
Step3: Click on Add.
Step1: Check the box All Privileges
Step2: Click on Make Changes
You get a message(requested privileges on the database).Click on Go Back
Now you can see your database and user crate successfully.
Step1: Go to files in cPanal
Step2: Click on File Manager
Step4: Click on upload
Step5: Select files to upload from your computer one by one. Its take a time in uploading depend on size.
You can see both of files download successfully.
Refresh cPanal and see both files here.
Now your website become live. open your browser and paste the url of your site.