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How to migrate domain from one droplet to another (WP multisite)

Hi everyone. I need to migrate the domain from the current droplet to a new one. The website is in WP Multisite network (on the current droplet there are 5 different domains). Can anyone help me to find the easiest way to do that and not to mess up everything? Thanks in advance!


The server runs on UBUNTU 18.04 (I also use apache)


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Hello,

I would say that there are 2 ways of doing this:

  • You could create a backup of your current Droplet and then restore it to a new one. That way you will have an exact copy of your website restored to the new Droplet.

  • The second option is to install LAMP on a new Droplet. You could use this 1-Click installation here:

https://marketplace.digitalocean.com/apps/lamp

And then follow the steps from this answer here on how to transfer your existing WordPress website to the new Droplet:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/how-to-migrate-a-wordpress-blog-from-one-droplet-to-another-existing-droplet

Let me know how it goes. Best, Bobby