Website Migration Guides

A simple free resource for website migration

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How to move joomla 3.x to a new server / host

Quick Guide Steps

Below are the basic steps, full detailed steps are listed further down the page.

  1. Backup the Joomla 3 files/folders.
  2. Backup the Joomla 3 Database.
  3. Retore your database on your new host.
  4. Edit your Joomla 3 configuration.php file.
  5. Upload your Joomla 3 site's files and folders to the new host.

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