WordPress Tutorials: WordPress Advanced:
In this chapter, we will study how to transfer WordPress to a new hosting platform. We have used Hostinger web hosting to transfer the WordPress site to another host.
Just follow the simple steps given below to transfer your WordPress site to another host.
Step-1: Keep the backup of WordPress files and export the database. We will study this in detail soon.
Step-2: Login to your cPanel and click on MySQL Databases.
Step-3: Create a new database and MySQL user.
The following details will be given on this page:
- MySQL Database Name: Enter your database name.
- MySQL Username: Enter your username.
- Password: Set a password for your database.
- Password again: Once again set the same password as previous for authentication.
After filling all the fields, click on the Create button.
Step-4: You can view your created MySQL database, User and Host.
Step-5: Click on plus [ + ] symbol.
Step-6: Click on phpMyAdmin.
Step-7: Click on the Import Tab on the phpMyAdmin page.
Step-8: Click on the Choose File button to select the backup file from your system and click on the Go button.
Step-9: You can view the tables of the database uploaded.
Step-10: Upload your WordPress files by using file transfer protocol(FileZilla).We will learn about it in chapter WordPress-Backup&Restore.
Step-11: Edit wp-config.php file as mentioned in the Restoring WordPress Files section in chapter WordPress – Backup & Restore.
Step-12: Inside the Website section of hostinger, Click on Auto Installer.
Step-13: You can view the uploaded file of WordPress. Click on the URL link.
Step-14: You can view the login page of WordPress.