It hardly matters how much knowledge you have about web hosting or how much you do research before purchasing the right web hosting. Chances are there that you may end up selecting the wrong web hosting provider and wrong web hosting. Sometimes it happens that once you hired the hosting service, then you get to know about the bad management or their degraded services. Thus, do you think that a perfect web hosting is a myth? This blog discusses some of the easy ways to save your website from your hired web hosting provider and switch into other compatible web hosting plan.
The question arises that how can you do that. WordPress is a CMS that is supported and used by all the web hosting providers. The migration of a WordPress blog in a website is easier and you can do it on your own. Some steps to follow while you switch your WordPress blog in a website.
First, you should take up the backup of all documents of the existing site which include; Theme files, Uploads, Plugins, Database and more. Next, you should copy the database to the new site. It depends upon you whether you do this manually or you use a program like phpMyAdmin to import it into the new site.
Have a look into these steps how you can get started with a new WordPress blog site.
- First, you need to install WordPress on the new site
- Once you configure WordPress CMS hosting then you should use the database you have
- Then you make should copy theme files, uploads and plugins
- Be sure that everything is working fine and nothing is missing.
Finally Some Important Notes about WordPress:
WordPress is one of the CMS which have export/import tool built in. You should try these tools instead of doing manually. But, you should copy your upload manually for safety measures.
You need to be sure that you have downloaded the latest version of WordPress. It may cause error when you are shifting your database from one version of WordPress. Thus, you should feel free to take all the technical assistance.
Finally, a bad quality web hosting can be a nightmare, but one should not be bothered about that. All you need to do is to find another quality web hosting and move your blog as soon as possible.