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Offline Rafiqul1589

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Re: I want to move to another web hosting. What should I do?
« Reply #75 on: November 01, 2023, 12:40:24 AM »
Migrating web hosting can be a bit of a process, but with careful planning and execution, you can make it as smooth as possible. Here's a general guideline on how to migrate a website to a new web hosting provider:

Choose a New Hosting Provider:

Research and select a new web hosting provider that suits your needs in terms of resources, pricing, and support.
Back up Your Website:

Create backups of all your website files, databases, and any other data associated with your website. Most hosting providers offer tools for creating backups. Alternatively, you can use FTP to download your files and a database management tool to export your databases.
Set Up the New Hosting Account:

Sign up for a new hosting account with your chosen provider.
Configure your domain name settings to point to the new hosting provider's nameservers or IP address.
Transfer Files and Databases:

Upload your website files to the new hosting server using FTP or a file manager provided by the new hosting provider.
If you have a database, import it into the new hosting provider's database system.
Test Your Website:

Use a temporary URL or a hosts file modification to access your website on the new server before changing DNS settings. This helps you ensure that everything is working correctly on the new server.
Update DNS Records:

Once you're satisfied with your site's performance on the new server, update your domain's DNS settings to point to the new hosting provider. This change might take some time to propagate, so be patient.
Verify and Test Again:

After DNS propagation, test your website again to ensure everything is functioning as expected.
Cancel the Old Hosting Account:

Once you're sure the migration is successful, you can cancel your old hosting account. Be sure to retain any needed data or backups from your old hosting account for some time, just in case.
Monitor Performance:

Keep an eye on your website's performance and resolve any issues that may arise as a result of the migration.
Update Email Settings:

If you use email services associated with your old hosting provider, update your email settings to work with the new hosting provider.
Remember that the specific steps may vary depending on your hosting providers and the complexity of your website. It's essential to communicate with both your old and new hosting providers for assistance and support during the migration process. Additionally, always have a backup of your data before making any changes to avoid data loss.


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Re: I want to move to another web hosting. What should I do?
« Reply #76 on: November 27, 2023, 01:00:10 PM »
To move your AbanteCart website to another web hosting, you can follow these steps:

Purchase a new hosting plan that meets the requirements of AbanteCart. You can compare different hosting providers and plans on this website.
Export your website’s backup files from your current hosting account. You can use the backup tool in the AbanteCart admin panel to create a backup of your database, code, and resource library. You can also use FTP or cPanel to download your files manually.



Import your backup files to your new hosting account. You can use FTP or cPanel to upload your files to the public_html folder of your new host. You can also use the import tool in the AbanteCart admin panel to restore your backup.

Change the URL of your website in the AbanteCart configuration file. You can edit the system/config.php file and replace the old URL with the new one. You can also use the AbanteCart admin panel to change the URL settings.



Point your domain name to the new server. You can do this by changing the nameservers or the DNS records of your domain name. You can contact your domain registrar or your new hosting provider for assistance.

Test and review your website before it goes live. You can use a temporary URL or a hosts file to preview your website on the new server. You can also check for any errors or broken links and fix them accordingly.
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