Changing web hosting providers can be simple. It can be completed with minimal hassle and downtime provided the four steps are followed in sequence.
1 – Order A Hosting Plan
Place an order online. Once your account is created, we will send you an Email with your login information.
2 – Configure Your Account
Copy all content to your new account. Configure your Email, and databases. Once completed, test all portions of your web site to ensure it is working properly.
Note any differences with our control panel and Email service from your previous provider.
If you need assistance in moving your site, we can help for a nominal fee. Contact sales for more information.
3 – Move Your Domain Name
When you are ready to make the change, modify your domain name to point
to our network. Contact your domain registrar and change your name servers to point to:
For minimal downtime, we recommend the change occurs during a weekend.
4 – Cancel Your Old Account
In approximately 12-24 hours the domain name should point to our network. Double-check the E-mail settings and your E-mail software so it will work with our service. After everything has been confirmed working, you should cancel your previous hosting provider.
Need Additional Assistance?
Our customer service web site can help.