Migrate WordPress

To transfer a site to WordPress, the following steps are usually sufficient:

  1. Transfer site files and database (if required) using the one that suits your situation instruction.
  2. Customize connection to the database.
  3. If in config file there are absolute paths to the site files, correct them. The path to the site directory should look like /home/user/example.com/wwwwhere instead of user should be specified title hosting account, and instead of example.com/wwwpath to site files.
  4. If a different domain will be used after the transfer, change site address to a new one.
  5. If the site is configured for caching, clear cache.
  6. Customize Website operation over HTTPS.
  7. Check the site is working. If you get errors related to plugins, try disable problematic plugins.