When you’re operating your WordPress site on one host and need to move it to another, it’s not as simple as you might think. Every instance of WordPress has 4 elements… the infrastructure and IP address it’s hosted at, the MySQL database that contains your content, the uploaded files, themes and plugins, and WordPress itself. WordPress has an import and export mechanism, but it’s restricted to actual content. It doesn’t maintain author integrity, and doesn’t
Your company website is one of your most valuable business assets. Load time, availability, and performance can directly affect your bottom line. If your site is already running on WordPress—congrats!—you’re well on your way to delivering a seamless experience for your users and your team. While choosing the right CMS is an important first step in building an awesome digital experience. Choosing with the right host for that CMS can boost performance, improve uptime, reduce
You’d like to think that moving your WordPress site from one host to another is really easy, but it can truly get frustrating. We were literally helping a client last night that decided to move from one host to another and it quickly turned into a troubleshooting session. They did what folks would normally do – they zipped up the entire installation, exported the database, moved it to the new server and imported the database.
WordPress, Joomla, K2, Drupal, TYPO3, Blogger, Tumblr… have you ever needed to migrate from one site to the other? We have and it’s often torturous and requires a ton of manual effort. Not only that, but even once you have the content transferred, it often doesn’t deal with users, category and tag taxonomies, URL slugs, comments or images. In short, it’s always been a lot of work… until now. Alex Griffis, the CTO of MaxTradeIn