WordPress – hosting migration

Backup & Restore:

  • UpdraftPlus –> GoogleDrive

Setting:

  • CloudFlare:
    • DNS (change IP – A record)
    • TLS/SSL
  • Non CloudFlare:
    • change DNS record in Domain provider
  • Set up WP on new host with UpdraftPlus plugin to restore data
  • Hosting provider may not install SSL cert by default, you must install it in cPanel/DirectAdmin

Others

    • Use localhost instead of domain in wp-config.php
    • rsync -P<port> -avz source dest
    • compression problem with tar? subpress /dev/null to find error
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