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How to Move WordPress Site From One Host to Another

Do you want to move WordPress site moved from one host to another?

Moving your WordPress contents from one host to another can be very frustrating if you don’t know how to go about the process.

I remember about 7 years ago when I changed my host, I lost all the content I spent almost two years writing on my blog then.

I will show you the free and easy way to move WordPress site content from one host to another. There are some premium plugins that can be used for this purpose but some charge as much as $100 depending on the size of your content.

How to Export/Download Your Contents

  • From your WordPress admin dashboard, click on Tools and click on Export
  • Under “What to Export”, you can choose to export all contents, posts, pages or media. if you click on each content type, there are options to export based on categories, author name and dates and click on “Download Export File” The file will be downloaded in XML format
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How to Import Downloaded  Contents

  • By now, you would have gotten your new host account and install your WordPress on the domain.
  • On your WP dashboard, click on Import
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  • Upload the XML file you downloaded from your previous host. Click on Upload File and Import
  • Create or assign the imported posts to an existing user and check “Download and import file attachments” and click Submit
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Congratulations, you’ve successfully moved your WordPress site contents from one host to another.





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