Moving Wordpress site from WP Engine to DigitalOcean

Posted July 18, 2014 6.8k views

Hey everyone, I want to move my Wordpress site from WP Engine to Digital Ocean. How can I do that easily?

There is 6 GB storage and 10.000 post.

Which flow I need to follow to make it right?

P.s: I read all of wordpress installation tutorial on digital ocean community. I dont have any problem with this. I just wondering “transfering” part.

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Check out How To Migrate WordPress from Shared Hosting to a Cloud Server with Zero Downtime. Skip Step 1 and do the following instead:

Follow Exporting Your Database to export your database from WPEngine. The database should be called wp_sitename. Use the exported .sql file in place of backup_db.sql.gz in the migration article.

As for, I couldn’t find a post on WPEngine’s website explaining how to export your files. If you’re having trouble finding that option in their control panel, try contacting them.

by Ramesh Jha
If you read through this article you'll have the knowledge to migrate your WordPress site from Shared Hosting to a Cloud Server with zero downtime.