How long does a WordPress migration take?

Finding a great WordPress hosting provider can be a tricky task. There are thousands of WP hosts fighting for the same pool of clients, and they all seem to promise you the Sun and the Moon.

With so many options to choose from, it’s understandable how we can trust the wrong provider and want to switch afterward.

But how do we do that?

What is the easiest way to migrate a WordPress site?

The time required for the migration of a WordPress website depends on a number of different things, including who is carrying out the migration, what sort of tools they’re using, and how big your site is. A typical WordPress website can usually be transferred within a couple of hours, though bigger projects can take up to a full day.

If you decide to tackle the job yourself, you can utilize a wide range of plugins that promise automatic WordPress migrations with a few clicks of a mouse. Bear in mind, however, that these add-ons can only automate the website migration process. You’ll need to manually move the emails and the rest of your projects from your old server.

Your web hosting control panel most likely has a tool for backing up and restoring entire accounts. However, before you can use it, you need to make sure the management platform on the new server is compatible with the old one. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case, and your options are rather limited.

Here is where the acclaimed Scala Support Team can come into play!

As a ScalaHosting user, you won’t need to worry about any of the above risks. Every new customer who opts for our shared or managed VPS plans can take advantage of our offer to migrate their existing project. Once the data migration is complete – our support operators will check if everything is working properly and notify you once done.

All you have to do is submit a ticket to our technical support experts and provide them with the login details to your old server.

How long does it take to migrate a WordPress site?

The time it takes the support team to fully migrate a WordPress website varies depending on some key factors – are there one or multiple websites, how big are they, how many add-ons, and how is everything tied together?

A typical cPanel-to-cPanel or cPanel-to-SPanel migration for an average WP project doesn’t take more than an hour or two to be fully completed. More complex and feature-rich projects or migrations from a different control panel type might take as long as a day, even more, depending on the configuration.

How much does it cost to migrate a WordPress website?

The great thing about the ScalaHosting data migrations is that there is absolutely no extra cost attached to it. The service is available for every Scala client and is not limited to the number of websites or their size.

Contact us and move your WordPress project to ScalaHosting today!

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