Hostinger vs Bluehost: Choosing the Best Web Hosting

  1. Select Export To -> File, then download the backup file in the WPRESS format to your computer.
  2. Navigate to the admin dashboard of your Hostinger account, then access All-in-One WP Migration -> Import.
  3. Select Import From -> File, and locate the exported file. Click Finish once the process is complete.
  4. Point your domain name over to Hostinger — we’ll explain how to do it later.
  1. Access your WordPress root folder (public_html) and select all the files in it.
  2. Right-click the files and select Download.
  1. Select your WordPress database, then click Export.
  2. Choose the export method Quick. Set the format to SQL.
  3. Click Go to start the backup process.
  1. Navigate to the WordPress root folder (public_html) in the Remote Site column.
  2. Locate the backup file in the Local Site column. Right-click it and select Upload. Make sure to decompress the backup file first.
  1. Create a new MySQL database and take note of the database name, username, and password.
  2. Go to Databases -> phpMyAdmin from hPanel. Access your new database.
  3. Select Import, then upload the database backup file. Don’t change the default import settings.
  4. Click the Go button at the bottom to start the import process.
  1. Open the public_html folder, then locate the wp-config.php file.
  2. Right-click the file, and select Edit.
  3. Replace the following values with the new database details from Step 2:
  • DB_USER ‒ admin username.
  • DB_PASSWORD ‒ admin password.
  • DB_HOST ‒ add our MySQL host http://mysql.hostinger.com.
  1. Access your domain registrar’s control panel, then navigate to the DNS Zone Editor.
  2. Delete all values from the nameserver fields, if there are any.
  3. Input Hostinger’s nameservers, then save the changes.
  • The domain name is older than 60 days and is unlocked at the current domain registrar.
  • The domain was not transferred to a different registrar within the last 60 days.
  • Privacy protection is disabled.
  • You have a valid EPP code from your current registrar.
  • Your domain is pointing to Hostinger.

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
wordswithin

wordswithin

Hope Create Struggles And Struggles Create Wonders!