Yahoo Webhosting to HostGator (3 posts)

  1. itsbobtista
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I have heard many good things about HostGator and I am ready to go from Yahoo webhosting (which sucks, by the way) over to HostGator..

    How can I get this started? Can I use FileZilla to back up my website and would it be a matter of simply uploading again? I don't want to lose and have to reconfigure all my plugins and reformat all my pages and posts..

  2. charlesgan
    Posted 7 years ago #

    export your current wordpress database.
    upload files to hostgator, create database, and import the database.
    you are done, simple as that :)


  3. Chrisber
    Posted 7 years ago #

    I switched to HostGator about 3 months ago after suffering really crappy service from my previous host. It's a first class operation. I've had no downtime since switching, and their response times are very prompt.

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