How to migrate a Wordpress site?

January 31, 2014 1.3k views
I bought a droplet yesterday and I am new to VPS concept. I have a wordpress site on GoDaddy and I want to host it here in my VPS. I have installed Cpanel but after that I don't know what I am going to do. Please help.
3 Answers
What you will have to do is export the files in the document root of the old host and transfer them to your new droplet, and then export the old host's database .sql file; You can run the contents of the .sql file in phpMyAdmin which you should be able to find on your cPanel installation.
Which OS are you using for your Droplet?
First you have to make an installation of Wordpress, search in the website to find the one for your Droplet OS. Then go here and follow the instructions.
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