Moving WordPress, How to Move

Moving WordPress can be quite a task. By the following linked instructions below, the process will be explained in how moving WordPress can be achieved.

Instructions from WordPress.org

WordPress offers complete support of their product and how to use it, including how it can be moved by providing an article about Moving WordPress, which addresses:

  • Moving WordPress Within Your Site.
  • Moving WordPress Multisite.
  • Moving WordPress to a New Server.
  • How to edit WordPress Database and wp-config.php file.
  • How to export/import the WordPress Database.

Instructions from HostGator.com

In the following article, we offer step by step instructions on How To Transfer Your WordPress Blog From One Host to Another Host which addresses:

  • Moving WordPress Within Your Site.
  • Moving WordPress to a New Server.
  • How to Backup the WordPress Database using phpMyAdmin.
  • How to Download/Upload all WordPress Files using FTP.
  • How to Create a new WordPress Database and edit wp-config.php file.
  • How to Import WordPress to the new Database.

Both articles contain the same basic information, however in our article, HostGator breaks the instructions down a bit further with more detailed instructions.