How to Migrate Your WordPress Website using BoldGrid Backup
The WordPress backup plugin by BoldGrid is an automated backup solution that allows you to secure, restore or migrate your WordPress website with ease. You can even import your BoldGrid backup to restore in a new WordPress installation for changing hosts. This article will walk you through the steps needed to completely migrate your WordPress website from one host to another in a few easy to follow steps.
Create and Download Backup
- In the Dashboard, Navigate to BoldGrid Backup → Backup Archives
- Select View details
- Select Get Download link, then Copy Link or Download to Local Machine
Since everything you need is located within the backup, you simply need to install WordPress and BoldGrid Backup at the new location. If you are unsure of how to accomplish that, we recommend contacting your host.
RESTORE BoldGrid Backup on New WordPress Site
- Navigate to Plugins
- Select Add New
- Search and Install BoldGrid Backup
- Navigate to BoldGrid Backup → Backup Archives
- Select Upload Backup
- Paste the copied link or upload the backup
- Select View Details
- Select Restore
- Press Okay
After the operation is complete, you will likely be logged out because of the cookie set by your login session. Once you log back in, you will be presented with a notification that provides further information about the restore process. Congratulations! You now know how to migrate your WordPress website using the BoldGrid Backup Plugin.
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