Recently we have published as post on How to migrate WordPress hosting but we all know that migrating WordPress hosting is literally technical and it’s not a piece of cake for everyone.
Most of people who started their blog on cheap hosting or shared hosting, they might be looking forward to switch to better hosting, but due to lack of technical knowledge, they are stuck with some free or cheap hosting which calls for frequent downtime. Here I’m talking about one of the best shared hosting which will allow you to migrate your WordPress blog for free to their hosting.
Hostgator is one of the best shared hosting for WordPress which is obviously not free but offers quality hosting service for cheap price. One of the best part of Hostgator hosting is it’s custom service and among all the services, one service which will amuse is free WordPress hosting transfer. They offer this service for new customers, to move from old hosting to new one without taking any tension or hassle.
Though before you go and, here are some of the facts which you should know about free webhosting migration.
Facts about Hostgator Free Webhosting migration:
Hostgator allow free migration for your main domain. It doesn’t matter if it’s a WordPress blog or a static Website, they will migrate your blog for free.
Upgrade your package:
If you are an existing customer, you can always upgrade your hosting package to one higher level. For example if you have hatchling plan, you can upgrade to baby plan or business hostgator plan and ask them to migrate it for free.
Migrating multiple WordPress blog/website:
If you have more than one blog to migrate, you can always get in touch with Hostgator customer care before you sign up with them and negotiate on buying hosting with them if they take care of migration for more than one website.
Though when WordPress customer care take care of WordPress hosting migration, some of the most common issues which you will find are:
- Image not uploading
- Cache not Working
- Wp-db manager plugin not working and lil more
- Weird character WordPress issue
Though this is something which they are suppose to take care of but since they follow traditional method to migrate, like migrating database and moving wp-content folder, they might miss out this new feature.
Do let us know if you prefer Hostgator over any other shared hosting or you prefer some other hosting which is as excellent as Hostgator?