How to migrate WordPress sites hosted from one domain to another

Transfer to another domain

Not happy with your existing web hosting service?

When moving your site from your existing web hosting company to SeekaHost. I am presenting an easy to understand guide with easy steps for your site migration

Follow this guide, where I will show you SeekaHost plans and site migration procedures.

SeekaHost is the top reason to move your site

Before proceeding with the steps to move your site, there are reasons to choose SeekaHost over other hosting providers.

Single interface for site management has a proprietary user interface. The dashboard is unique with a chaotic and ad-free design.

The dashboard is designed so that anyone can manage their website without any prior experience.

I bet the interface is simpler than most common control panels like cPanel or Plesk.

Dashboard lets you purchase domains and hosting from the same control panel. You do not have to leave the dashboard to purchase any services or manage your site. Control Panel lets you add SSL, create a custom domain email address, and configure nameservers and DNS records.

Top-notch security with free SSL

No matter which WordPress hosting plan you choose, you will get a free SSL certificate. An SSL certificate ensures the security of your site.

The best part is that you can get it for free at no cost. Unless you have WordPress hosting, you will get a free SSL.

While other hosts charge you a few dollars, does it for free.

You can install SSL for your domain with one click and activate it at your fingertips. To manage SSL, you do not have to leave the dashboard.

Custom business email for your domain

When you migrate to your WordPress site SeekaHost, you will receive a free business email. No other hosting provider offers this feature.

Again you need simple steps to configure your business email that you need to perform in the dashboard.

You will receive a free business email when you register a domain at SeekaHost. Or you can buy an email hosting plan starting at just $ 1 per month. The plan offers a mailbox and 5 GB of email storage space

Dedicated customer service

SeekaHost may not be a very old hosting company but there are excellent teams. The team has technically good WordPress experts.

Your question is never heard and the time to answer the question is fast. You can contact support from within the dashboard.

Let me show you the WordPress hosting plan so you know which plan to choose when migrating your WP site.

SeekaHost WordPress Hosting Prices and Plans

Unlike other hosts, gives you a choice of control panel. The cost of the WordPress hosting plan may vary according to the control panel you choose.

You can choose SeekaPanel, cPanel or Plesk Control Panel. I would recommend you to choose SeekaPanel which has an easy to use interface.

If you select SeekaPanel, you can choose from 4 WordPress hosting plans. The plan starts at 1.49 per month and goes up to $ 12 per month Let’s take a look at these plans first and then proceed with the steps to move your WordPress site.

Seekahost WordPress Hosting Plan Price

Starter: 1.49 / month

This is the basic WordPress plan that offers a single WordPress site with 2GB space and 10GB bandwidth. This plan includes one-click WP installer, DDoS protection, malware scanning, and a free SSL certificate and one-click activation. The only downside to this plan is that you don’t get support but site migration is free.

Standard: $ 5.50 / month

With this plan, you can host up to 3 WordPress sites. All features of the Start Plan are included, but disk space and bandwidth are increased. You get 15 GB of disk space and 30 GB of bandwidth.

Increase: $ 8 / month

ান Run up to 5 WordPress sites with Growth Plan starting from 8 / month. All standard plan features including 50 GB disk space and 50 GB bandwidth are included in this plan.

Premium: $ 12 / month

For running up to 10 WordPress sites, this is the best plan. The plan starts from $ 12 / month. It contains 100 GB of disk space and 100 GB of bandwidth. With this plan, you will get both WordPress support and remote support.

How To Transfer SeekaHost WordPress Site?

Coming to the main part of this guide, I will show you the steps of site migration on SeekaHost. Since you already have a WordPress site running, you already have a domain. You need to buy a WordPress hosting plan and I have already shown you the plans.

Steps to buy a WordPress hosting plan at

Of the four WordPress hosting plans, you can choose any one.

Create a free account using your email address. You can pay monthly or annually.

After logging in to the control panel, go to Plans and click. WordPress Hosting.

Choose any one plan and click Buy Now. You can now pay monthly or annually.

On the right, you can check the total billing amount. Confirm the amount and click Continue to Subscribe.

Buy Seekahost WordPress

You can pay by PayPal or credit card. Once you have purchased hosting, you will receive an email with hosting details.

Now that you have a hosting package, let’s log in to the dashboard of your existing WordPress site.

You already know how to log in to your WordPress dashboard. If not, use / wp-admin with your site name.


This way you can log in to the backend of your WordPress site.

Login to WordPress site

Once logged into your WordPress dashboard, add Plugins> New and search all in one WP migration.

This plugin is needed to back up your entire site and then upload the backup to your new hosting. Instead of All in One WP migration, you can also use the UpdraftPlus plugin for backup and restore.

Click Install Now to install the plugin and click Activate when the installation is complete.
Install all in one

Once the plugin is activated, you will see it on the left side of the dashboard. Move your cursor over All in One WP Migration and click Export.

Before you export your site data, make sure the themes and plugins have been updated and SSL is enabled.

Export all at once

You can export site data to Dropbox, or FTP, or save the file to your local computer.

Export file

Once the file export is complete, you can download it to your local computer.

Backup downloaded

So you have a backup of your WordPress site and you can now delete the website from your existing hosting provider. You can upload a backup of your WordPress site to SeekaHost in minutes.

The free version of the plugin allows backups up to 256 MB. You can increase the file size by customizing the wp-config.php file using the code below.

  • @ini_set (‘upload_max_filesize’, ‘128M’);
  • @ini_set (‘post_max_size’, ‘128M’);
  • @ini_set (‘memory_limit’, ‘256M’);
  • @ini_set (‘max_execution_time’, ‘300’);
  • @ini_set (‘max_input_time’, ‘300’);

You can now log in to your control panel. Go to WordPress Sites> Create WordPress Sites.

All WordPress Sicapanel sites

Select the domain and enter the blog title. Finally, select the package and toggle the visibility button.

Adding the WordPress site Seekahost

Your WordPress site is created and you can view the status as online. You should now change your domain name server.

The site is active

Copy the nameservers 1 and 2 and then log in to your domain registrar Go to domain settings and update the nameservers below so that your site is directed correctly.

Copy Seecohost Nameserver

Once your domain is registered with SeekaHost, you must first unlock your domain and then you can make changes.

Changing the Nameserver Seekhost Domain

You have successfully changed the name server. You can now enable SSL on your WordPress site migrated to Seekahost.

To enable SSL, go to Domain and then Settings. Find the SSL option on the right and click on it. Toggle the button to enable SSL with one click.

Enable SSL cicapanel

To upload a backup of a WordPress site, you need to log in to your SeekaHost WordPress site dashboard. You can log in using your site name with wp-admin. You can find the username and password in your email.

Again go to Plugins> Add New and install the All in One WP Migration Plugin. Activate the plugin and hover over it.

When you take a backup you choose the export option. Now you have to choose the import option.

Import all in one

Select Import from File and browse to your backup zip file from your local computer.
File import

It will take a few minutes to import the backup file.

Backup progress

Once the import is complete, you will be logged out of your site. You can log in to your site again using the same username and password.

Your WordPress site has been successfully migrated and launched on SeekaHost.


However, if you are not a tech-savvy person, the steps may not be easy. You can always get help from the SeekaHost support team and fix problems.

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