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Transfer WP MS to Yahoo Web Hosting? (3 posts)

  1. 360IslandTours
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi Everyone!

    I am attempting to transfer my WordPress MS site from psek to Yahoo Web Hosting.

    During the switch I will be changing the main domain name which we have already let go so cannot even login to the main domain via http://oldwebsite.com/wp-admin

    I have read the forums and came across how to transfer the site while changing the domain name here http://codex.wordpress.org/Moving_WordPress

    I have not gotten very far transferring the files via ftp to the yahoo web hosting because I am receiving errors for many of the files that need to be transfered such as the .htaccess and many others.

    Does anyone have a step by step I can follow to successfully transfer the entire WPMS installation from psek to Yahoo Web Hosting?

    If I ever get this to successfully transfer I will or course create a step by step video to help anyone in the future :-)

    Thanks for any and all input :-)

    Courtney

  2. 360IslandTours
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    So I just got off the phone with Yahoo and I was told that they do not allow access to the .htaccess files for security purposes.....however when I originally spoke to one of the Yahoo techies I was told that it was absolutely possible to transfer the entire WPMS installation over to Yahoo. I know the WPMS needs to read from the .htaccess file to run certain plugins like W3TC so am not sure why the guy told me it was possible if in fact it's not......it's probably because I hadn't paid for the hosting yet, and now that I have the truth comes out.

  3. 360IslandTours
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    For those that are looking to find out whether or not Yahoo Web Hosting supports an entire transfer of a WordPress installation.....they do not. Don't waste your time, they didn't even know what WPMS was.

    For 1 they have absolutely no support with the transfer or even WordPress for that matter and for 2, they do not have WordPress compatibility for any of the newest WordPress released versions. They said that they wait a few months to ensure that the newest version is stable before updating.

    I am going to go with BlueHost :-)

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