If I move an already 5-6 years established site, fit with additional css, but is not a wordpress site what will happen? Will the content be lost? Is everything always switched over to word-press when switched to Wealthy Affiliate hosting?

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jghwebbrand Premium
Originally WA was not designed for Wordpress so we have a site that has not been converted to WordPress. Since we are grandfathered in WA still hosts it, but we have to use an editor such as Page Breeze to make changes and upload using FTP..

We have attempted to convert our HTML website to Wordpress but it is heavily designed and with WordPress block editor it becomes more and more time consuming and complicated to do so.

So what we have done is create a subdomain (that can be done with the registrar you have your domain name with. Creating a subdomain should not cost you anything.) We now use our subdomain as a spin off of our main html domain named site..

I am not sure if WA would host a site without converting it to WP. It is worth asking site support.

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/support
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feigner Premium
are you included within the security, sitespeed and automatic backups with your non worpdress site....
i know that others have asked and come back from support saying that it can't be hosted here...
but going from html even to the old wordpress was difficult and going to the block editor would be a nightmare.....
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jghwebbrand Premium
Yes, I have whatever security there is at the server level and the site is backed up. Just confirmed with Site Support.
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feigner Premium
you are one of the few lucky ones that can escape wordpress....
thanks for taking the time to update...
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Anthony4444 Premium
How would a site subdomain be used? As a landing page?
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feigner Premium
you can use a subdomain as you wish....
it is a separate site but attached to the main domain by name...
so if you had a main site called tonyssite.com
you could have a subdomain
electronics.tonyssite.com
and
shop.tonyssite.com
the first could be a review site for electronics goods the second a shop site for all of the other domains...
so if you plan a larger spread of niches, all connected, you can use the subdomains as micro niche sites....
they do count as one site on your allowance....
have fun
phil
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bazboy247 Premium
The servers at WA are designed for wordpress only
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feigner Premium
you will need to talk to sitesupport
but from what i remember of others trying to host non wordpress then you can't...
it has to do with the structure of the servers and how the system here operates...
so unfortunately you will need ot convert your site outside and then you can host it here....
i take it your site is built on html....
this can be a pain to convert but not impossible if you want to....
how well is it converting for you...
phil
sitesupport can be reached through hte help menu at the top...
select yes to hte website and select not listed then import site and ask the question....
i hope you manage to get it sorted...
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