Moving to another web hosting service is certifiably not a tiresome work like moving to another apartment or something to that effect. It is a simple assignment whenever done effectively and systematically.
It might just be the fact that you are not happy with the features the current service is offering you. It might be because you don’t have the necessary storage space or data transfer capacity, or maybe because of terrible customer services, and so on it might also be for the fact that you discovered another and better value somewhere else and who wouldn’t have any desire to reduce their cost and expand reserve funds? Notwithstanding, there are a few interesting points before you do move out to another hosting service provider. I have attempted to talk about some of them here:
Backup your data first
You truly would prefer not to move to another host without backing up your data properly from the start. There is consistently a chance to lose significant data in the event that you don’t spare it beforehand. You should in this manner, put in a considerable measure of time behind backing up your data for what it’s worth to be done physically and hence takes up a lot of time.
Research your new web host
Ordinarily it occurs in this way, you move to a different host and run over similarity issues while attempting to introduce your applications on the website. At that point, it becomes a total exercise in futility and cash. Check if the new host is a FTP customer or not because you will be needing that for transferring every one of your data (documents and databases) with no downtime to the new site. Also, gather the DNS data with the goal that you can alter the settings according to your need later on. Also, have a brief URL so as to test the new site before moving.
Some etiquette to follow
Before moving let everybody (your users) realize that you will be rolling out an improvement starting with one web host then onto the next. It is more than simply great etiquette. This is because on doing as such, your users will comprehend if not completely, your needs of transferring to another reseller host and as such will agree to you during the time when you do the move starting with one host then onto the next. Else, they will think about what’s going on with the site and you may wind up losing valuable clients.
Plan your move
Chalk-up a plan of activity for moving onto another web host. Calendar the move in such a style, that you select the slowest time of the day, talking carefully as far as web use. This is done so the entire transfer process influences a minimal number of people.
How to move your website to another host
Regularly, moving to another host is a four-advance procedure:
Transfer the files
For transferring the documents, the best way is to do it by means of a FTP. In the first place, connect to your existing account and download all the documents onto your PC. Then, connect to your new email hosting account and transfer them there (usually www or httpdocs, and so forth).
Transfer the database
The following activity is to transfer your database from the old account to the upgraded one. Again like before first you have to connect to your existing account, however as opposed to downloading you trade your database (as you cannot download it) into a SQL record and spare it onto your PC. At that point, you sign into your new account and import the SQL document there and you will have transferred your database.
Configure applications onto the new host site
The subsequent stage you need to follow is to arrange every one of your applications that you were running on your site onto your new one. The fundamental setups for the applications are more or less the same. It relies entirely upon the applications itself, like, WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, SMF, and so on.
Change the DNS
Finally what you would need to do is to make changes in your domain name according to the host you are choosing. This is finished by accessing your domain enlistment center account and arranging it from that point. It for the most part takes up to forty-eight hours or two days for the domain to work properly, however nowadays it happens a lot quicker than that in order to limit the number of users pained by this entire procedure. In the event that there is any sort of an issue with the procedure, you can return to your old account and design the settings according to the current issue. This is the reason it is recommended not to erase your old account when you make another one. Following a couple of days in the event that you are happy with the upgraded one and there are no more issues with it you can proceed to erase the old account.