WordPress Website Migration Using All-in-One Migration Plugin

If you are looking plugin to migrate your website from one host server to another host then the All-in-one migration plugin is one of the best plugins available on WordPress. In this blog, we will guide you on step by step process of WordPress website migration using the All-in-One Migration plugin.

All in One Migration plugin will not only export your database, themes, plugins, and media library but also provide the option of Backup to save the complete data and files of your website for future use, in case you want to migrate back to your old host or restore everything to the earlier version.

Let’s dig into step by step guide of migrating your website using the All in One Migration Plugin.

Installation of All-in-One WP Migration Plugin on your Website

The first thing you need do to before migrating your website is the installation and activation of the All in One Migration plugin on your website. Below is the step by step process of installing the plugin:

  • From your WordPress Dashboard, navigate to the Admin section on the left of the dashboard.

Click on the Plugins option and then click Add New.

  • In the search bar on the right side, enter “All in One Migration” and click on the enter button.
  • Now install the plugin and then activate it.

 

A new item will appear in the menu on the left side of your dashboard to access the features of the All in One Migration plugin.

Backup Your WordPress Website

After installation and activation of the All in One Migration plugin, you can now access three important features of the plugin i.e. Export, Import, and Backup. To create a back up of your website, follow the below steps:

  • From your WordPress Dashboard, navigate to the All-in-One WP Migration and then click on the Backups option.

  • From your WordPress Dashboard, navigate to the All-in-One WP Migration and then click on the Backups option.

  • Once the backup process is completed, it will display on the Backups page.

Export Your WordPress Website

After creating a backup of your WordPress website, it is time to begin the Export process. Follow the below steps to successfully export your website files and database:

  • From your WordPress dashboard, navigate to the ‘All In One WP Migration’ Click it or hover your cursor over it and a new menu will appear with three options, i.e. Export, Import, and Backups.
  • Click on the Export option. You will be directed to a new page.

  • If you want to proceed with the Default settings then click on the Export To

  • But if you want to make further changes to settings then click on the Advanced Settings Advanced Settings give you a few options. Check the box which you want to exclude from your Export and then click the Export To option.

  • When you click on the Export to option, a drop-down menu will appear of the destinations or locations where you can save the exported file.

  • Chose the desired path and the export process will begin. It may take some time depending on your website size.

Import Your WordPress Website on New Host

Now install WordPress on your new host and login to your dashboard. To import your website data on the new host server, install and activate the All-in-One Migration plugin and navigate to your dashboard. Now follow the below steps to import your WordPress Website data on the new host server:

  • Navigate to All-in-One WP Migration and hover your cursor over it or click the option. A new menu will appear with the Import

Click on the Import option.

• You will be directed to a new page from your dashboard i.e. the Import Page.
• Drag and Drop the exported file of your website from the location where you have saved it earlier.
• Or, click on the Import From option.

  • A drop-down menu will appear with a list of locations or destinations. Select the option where you have saved your website’s data file and Import the data.

  • If you face an error while importing your website data, then look for .htaccess file in the root directory of your website and update the upload limit.
  • A Warning Pop Up will appear with the Proceed Click the Proceed option to continue.
  • You will receive a notification with the following message ‘Your Data Has Been Successfully Imported.
  • Click on the Permalink Settings from the notification pop up menu.
  • And then, click on the Save Changes option to finish the migration process.

Ending Note:

The All-in-One migration plugin is rated among the top plugins for WordPress website migration. WordPress Website migration using the All-in-One Migration plugin is an easy and stress-free process. In this blog, we tried to cover using all the three features of the plugin. Hope this blog has helped you learn the process of WordPress Website migration using the All-in-One Migration plugin.

 

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