Once you’ve backed up all the data, you need to setup your new site on a new server, which means that you’ll have to:

  • Setup the domain on your new host.
  • Make sure your domain name has the right DNS pointing to it. (if you’re flipping the site, you must make sure you also push the domain to the new owner).

Then, you need to ensure the domain name is resolving properly with the new DNS, you will need to create a new mysql database and restore your original wordpress files.

The first thing you’d want to do is to set up your new database (on the new server):

How to create a new MySQL database


Once you’ve created the database, you’ll need to restore your original database:

How to restore your MySQL database

Finally, you’ll need to transfer all of the wordpress files and restore the “configuration data”:

How to restore your WordPress files & Config setup

Because the transfer of the WordPress files take a while, you may actually want to get started with the transfer of the WordPress files BEFORE you actually create and setup your database.

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