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how do you "move" a site?

Discussion in 'Site Flipping' started by KeyzDT, Nov 4, 2010.

  1. KeyzDT

    KeyzDT Power Member

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    I am considering putting my site up for sale but have never done anything like this before. Its a WP blog. Assuming I list it on flippa and sell it then what? I'm not the most technical and knowing me I will end up deleting my site in the process. How do you safely transfer your site from one hosting account to someone elses and give them your domain too?
     
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    imlol Regular Member

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    I think you just backup the database, backup wordress, zip all the files onto a cd and mail them the cd. Thats what I did and it worked fine. Its also safe because I sent it signed for, so they cant say they never got it and file a chargeback. To change the domain they need an account on the same registrar, then you login and push the domain to them (its free).
     
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  4. sizzlers

    sizzlers Newbie

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    If u need any help on the blog transfer, just PM me ur contact details.
    Can help u with this for free :)
     
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    sizzlers Newbie

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    Hey Santhosh

    Send me your contact details
    I can help u on this (free of course) :)

     
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    Anson MacDonald Newbie

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    Migrating a WordPress site is ridiculously easy.
     
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    fl_style Newbie

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    Does moving a site effect your Google ranking / confuse the robot? I was reading a post about this issue a few months ago on another forum. To be honest, it seemed like a guy that didn't know what he was talking about, but I'd like to see if anyone on here has any experience with this?
     
  9. fatboy

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    Is the site hosted on cpanel and is it moving to another cpanel server?
    If it is, give the new host the username, password, ip address and/or domain name and they should be able to pull it across using WHM.