How to export database and wordpress files painlessly and import to another server

Can someone let me know best practice how to do this ? I have a Wordpress website with obsolete Linux and PHP. I want to migrate it. It is loaded with photos and articles

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Bobby Iliev
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June 3, 2022

Hi there,

One way of doing this would be to use a plugin like this one here:

This will allow you to export your WordPress website content and then import it to the new server.

Another approach is to manually migrate your website files via SFTP or SSH and then export your database using the mysql command:

Let me know if you have any questions!