How to Migrate / Transfer your WordPress Website to AccuWeb Hosting Server?

  1. Open your cPanel account and under Files section, locate Backup Wizard. Click on the Backup Wizard where you will have Full Backup and Partial Backup options.

    cPanel Backup Wizard

  2. Select Partial backup of Home Directory and MySQL Databases.

    cPanel Partial Backup

  3. Now Download Backup of Wordpress Home directory and MySQL Database to your local computer from ‘Backups’ option under Files Section of your cPanel.
  4. Open cPanel at new host. Go to Backups under Files section of your cPanel. Restore your WordPress Directory and MySQL database.
  5. Click on File Manager under Files Section. It will pop-up screen from which you have to select home directory of WordPress installation.

    cPanel File Manager

  6. Edit wp-config.php file for Database Name, Database User, Database and Password.

    Edit wp-config.php file

  7. Change the nameservers or update A records to point your WordPress to new host.
  8. That's it. You have migrated your WordPress websites successfully.

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