How to Migrate Site to Managed GoDaddy WordPress Hosting


In this video, I’ll walk you through all the steps required to migrate your website to the managed GoDaddy WordPress Hosting platform. We’ll specifically be migrating a website from GoDaddy’s cPanel hosting to GoDaddy’s WordPress hosting plan.

00:59 – Enter WordPress Admin & FTP info
03:41 – Once migration is finished…
04:38 – Login to your WordPress Admin; TEST TEST TEST
– Correct theme is active, and it looks just like your existing site
– Your theme options are correct
– Your plugins are installed, activated, and working properly
– All posts, pages, comments & custom post type content is there
07:02 – Switch from testing domain to your LIVE domain
– This example goes from a GoDaddy cPanel site to a GoDaddy managed WordPress site.
08:11 – Release your domain from cPanel
09:20 – Apply your domain to your new WordPress hosting account
12:49 – Confirm that your site is hosted on the new WordPress account
13:39 – What your My Account area will look like
14:02 – Cancel your old hosting account (or let it expire)
16:06 – Delete the migration user from your WordPress Admin

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