I found a great article and tool to get started, but it took many attempts to finally move or relocate WordPress website or folder from http://elbsolutions.com/chadtest to the almost final position of http://smartcar.websitewelcome.com/~wccogca . Since it was quite frustrating, I thought I would blog about it for other people who can benefit. Steps were:
- get temp website running moved over to final home (from http://www.elbsolutions.com/chadtest to http://smartcar.websitewelcome.com/~wccogca its temporary home before DNS change over)
- switch website completely to another (DNS change) and
- finalize the website at it’s new home in proper place (proper www address). but the address will be http://www.wccog.ca – but the files in 2. are in the correct spot already.
With these ideas, I hope you can move your site over as well. Read the comments in the article by Rachel below – I think there are some even easier tools, but this one has some plugins and a theme that made this a bit of a pain.
If there is a typo, please comment so others can benefit from the corrections. It takes a second 🙂 Good luck.
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