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How to migrate PrestaShop 1.7+ to a new server

Quick Guide Steps

Below are the basic steps. Full detailed steps are listed further down the page.

  1. Backup your PrestaShop site's files/folders.
  2. Backup your PrestaShop database.
  3. Put site into maintenance mode.
  4. Create a new database on your new host and import your PrestaShop database backup.
  5. Upload your PrestaShop site's files and folders to the new host.
  6. Update app/config/parameters.php to reflect the new database connection details.
  7. Update nameservers on domain to point to new host.

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