Migrate WordPress site to new host

Migrate WordPress website to new hosting.

Step by step tutorial to migrate WordPress website from old server to new server.

It does not matter who is your hosting provider only the important factor is you have a Linux hosting.If you have developed a WordPress site and need to a migrate WordPress site of a client than nothing is to be worried about.

If you need to transfer the site simply follows the below steps and reply to the post at the bottom if any issues or need an online help.

Let’s go with the steps to migrate wordpress website to new hosting

Step 1: Login to your old server.
First login to your old server and you will see the below files listed in your hosting panel.
migrate wordpress website

Step 2: compress or zip your files.
Select your files and zip it.You can also backup your website files using FTP.To Download FTP click here
migrate wordpress site on new domain

Step 3: Go to PHPMyAdmin MYSQL DATABASE.
Go to PHPMyAdmin where you will see your database of your WordPress site.

Step 4: Export the tables of your website.
Select all the tables and click on export to get the backup of a database of your website.
export database mysql

Step 5: Now login to your new hosting panel.

Upload and extract the zip file which we have taken refer to step 2.

zip wordpress site

Step 6: Edit wp-config from file manager.


1.Change The Database Name

define('DB_NAME', 'db_name');

2.Change the Database Username

define('DB_PASSWORD', 'db_pass');

3.Change The Database User Password

define('DB_PASSWORD', 'db_pass');

Save wp-config.php and close the file.

Step 7:Import Mysql Database.
Import your mysql databse to your new panel

Step 8:Changing the site url from admin panel
Login to your admin panel www.yourdomain.com/wp-admin and go to settings and general settings.Change the wordpress Address url and site address url to your http://www.yourdomainname.com

Still in doubts watch this video tutorial to have a clear idea on how to migrate wordpress website to a new hosting without any downtime.


Just be careful at every steps you take and do not delete the old files untill you are all set to go live on the new domain.

If this article helped you let me know.:)