Q: What exactly does web site migration imply and what does it entail?
A: When your present web hosting provider can no longer match the requirements of your site, or when you go through frequent downtime, or if you are made to wait for hours for the customer care staff to reply back to you, it might be smart to change your provider, i.e. to move all the files for your sites together with your databases from your present provider to your new provider. At AdvancedWebHost.com, we know that this can be hard & time–consuming. That is the reason why we will do all that for you at no cost!Our highly professional technical team reps will transfer your website content from your current hosting provider to us. Our technicians have a lot of experience with website migration and are able to take care of anything – from an ordinary WordPress weblog or Joomla™ CMS–driven website, to a highly complex, custom–made web application.
Q: Just how long will it take for my site to be moved to your platform?
A: There are lots of variables to think about – the total amount of files, the physical size of the database, the complexity of the site itself and the present workload of our website migration professionals, etc. Still, we do our very best to perform all website migrations within a 48–hour window. Smaller websites are migrated much faster – usually in under 24 hours.
Q: What details will I be asked to provide to your Website Migration Department?
A: We do not need any sensitive information. We will need, though, the login info for your old web hosting account as well as the name of the web site that you need to move.
Q: You will access sensitive data. How can I be sure that you won’t abuse it?
Q: Will my web site be unavailable during the migration?
A: While we transfer your site, it will be available both in your web hosting account with us and in your account with your old web hosting provider. After the transfer is complete, we will make sure that everything is functioning correctly and that the integrity of your content is not compromised prior to notifying you that the migration is complete. Then we’ll instruct you how to move the domain over to your hosting account with us and how to change your DNS resource records.
Q: Will my old web hosting provider need to provide any info/assistance?
A: Nah. Aside from your login info for the Control Panel, we will not need anything. We’ll never contact your hosting provider. They won’t know anything about the transfer either.
Q: Does it make any difference what platform my present provider is using?
A: We support all Linux–powered hosting platforms. Generally, if we can obtain access to your Control Panel, we will be able to transfer your site.The only platforms that we don’t support are closed–source website management platforms such as Wix, BaseKit, Jimdo, Website Tonight, Four Square, Mr Site, etc.