Yesterday we let you know about free WordPress hosting migration from Hostgator and in this tutorial, I will be taking about how you need to put a request for free WordPress migration from hostgator. If you wish to migrate your WordPress site yourself, you should read my guide on How to move WordPress site.
The process of migration is simple but the real issue happen after migration of your hosting, as most of the time your directory structure changes and cache and many other plugin stops working because of change in directory structure. Though with this tutorial I can’t guarantee a 100% perfect hosting migration, but if you are talking help of free hosting migration service, you would be facing less issue.
Details require for free Website migration:
In order to initiate the migration request, you would be needing following information:
- Old Hosting FTP username
- FTP uname and password
- Wp-admin info
- cPanel login URL along with username & password.
- Latest WordPress database backup.
Usually they take backup of their own, but I would suggest take a complete back up of your own since the last update and tell them to use the backed up database file and move ahead with migration.
Here is the page which you need to fill up to request for blog migration.
All the field are easy to fill up and you can request for migration of your website. Though if you need assistance with migration, simple contact us via WordPress service page and request for migration and we will take care of all the hosting migration process.
Do let us know which shared hosting are you using and how is it working out for you?