What does it cost to move a blog?

What does it cost to move a blog?

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by Ana, Mar 28, 2018.

  1. Ana

    Ana Member

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    I am thinking about moving my blog to another web hosting service because the one I have right now has poor service for it's customers. How much does it usually cost to have your blog moved to a new web hosting service and where do I find someone to do that for me?
     
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  2. Marcos

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    Many of the web hosting companies offer free website moves to new customers as a way to get people to use their service. You can check on that but if they do not offer free moves for new customers then you can look for a freelance worker to move it for you.
     
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    If your new host doesn't offer free website migrations then you can get them for as low as $5 on Fiverr.

    I have never used anything from there and I know that a lot of their services are junk but if you find a seller with good feedback then you can give it a shot.

    You can also check on some of the freelancer websites if you are not comfortable using a service found on Fiverr.
     
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    All of the web hosts that I have been seeing are offering free moves to their hosting so it might not cost you anything at all. If they don't have free moves then you can try to hire a freelancer to do it for you and that should not cost more than $20-$30 US.
     
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    john-mth New Member

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    Most of hosting provider migrate website free of cost. You should just take full backup of your account or blog and upload it under new hosting providers account. The new hosting provider will migrate/restore that blog within 30 mins without any cost so it is simple way to migrate to site...
     
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    If your web host will not move it for free then you can find a freelancer that can do it at a reasonable price. I would be happy to help you move it for free if your new host doesn't do it for free for you. ;)
     
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    Thanks for all of your replies. I found some web hosting companies that will move it for free so I think I might just do that. I am wondering if they would do a good job though since they are doing it for free.
     
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    G a r y New Member

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    cPanel/WHM has a built-in function that is able to copy your entire account from the other hosting company. Many years ago I run a web hosting business also offering free migration service. It was always perfect don't worry.
     
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    I think that they would want to do a good job so that they would keep you as a customer. If they did a bad job then you might leave and find another web host.
     
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    I think they will do a good job because you will be a new customer and they will try to impress you so you want to stay with them a long time.