How do i move a wordpress site from another web host to wa?
There are many ways to move a website from another web host over to Wealthy Affiliate hosting. One of the easiest ways that you can do yourself in just a few minutes is to make use of your Free SiteRubix.com websites and a backup plugin called "UpdraftPlus".
Here are the steps:
1 - First thing is to create a temporary SiteRubix.com free site here at WA. You will install your website on this domain then make sure everything is working before moving your domain over.
Build a SiteRubix.com website here: https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/build
Don't worry about what theme you choose, or the name of your siterubix website. For organization it might be easiest to name the SiteRubix.com website "yourdomain.siterubix.com", but it's up to you.
2 - Install the UpdraftPlus backup plugin on your current website, as well as on your new SiteRubix.com site here at WA. This will allow you to backup your site to Google Drive, dropox, etc from your old web host. This plugin will also allow you to restore the site on your SiteRubix.com website.
Once you have installed the plugin, go ahead and back things up on your old web host. Backing them up to Google Drive or Dropbox might be easiest.
3 - Once you have the backup complete, you can then restore the site on your SiteRubix.com website. After restoring the website from the backup you can check your SiteRubix.com website and make sure that all is working as expected. You will then be all set to move your domain's DNS over to WA servers and replace your SiteRubix.com website with your real domain name.
Here are the instructions on moving your SiteRubix.com website over to your domain that you own:
If you have any trouble, just let us know and we'll be here to help!