How do I migrate my WordPress Site to page.ly?

Q: How Do I migrate my WordPress Site to Page.ly

Method 1:

Purchase a business plan or higher and let Page.ly do the migration for free.

Method 2 (Start fresh and clean, we like this method the best as it reduces database bloat):

  1. On your existing WordPress SIte; Under Tools > Export export your site
    content to file. Also take note of your theme and plugins.
  2. On your New WordPress site: Delete all posts and pages and empty the trash
  3. Under Tools > Import, import the file you
    saved from the step above, be sure to select the "grab images" checkbox.
  4. Finally Search for and install your Plugins (Under Plugins Add New)
    and configure them. Finally search for and install a/your theme and make any customizations
    needed.
  5. Configure your Widgets as needed.

Method 3:

  1. On your existing WordPress SIte; Under Tools > Export export your site
    content to file. Also take note of your theme and plugins.
  2. On your New WordPress site: Delete all posts and pages and empty the trash
  3. Under Tools > Import, import the file you
    saved from the step above, be sure to select the "grab images" checkbox.
  4. Using FTP Download your wp-content folder from your old host, and Upload (using FTP available as a PowerUp) the folder to our service [/httpdocs/wp-content].
  5. Activate your Themes and Plugins
  6. Configure your Widgets as needed.

Method 4 (DB import with adminer):

  1. On your New WordPress site: Delete all posts and pages and empty the trash
  2. Using FTP Download your wp-content folder from your old host, and Upload (using FTP available as a PowerUp) the folder to our service [/httpdocs/wp-content].
  3. Install the "adminer" plugin, and import your .sql file form your old host
  4. Important: Contact pagely support to let us know you have imported your db, we must reset a few system params for you else your site will not function properly.

Method 5:

Hire a Professional to help, We recommend http://9seeds.com

 

NOTE: Why no Database import/access? Think of it as a clean install of an OS. Your current database is likely full of years of information from enabling and disabling plugins, post revisions, and all sorts of 'bloat'. A clean migration will do wonders for speeding up the performance of your website.

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