Website Migration Guides

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How to migrate Opencart 3.X+ to a new host / server

Quick Guide Steps

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

  1. Backup the OpenCart 3 files/folders
  2. Backup the OpenCart 3 Database
  3. Put OpenCart into maintence mode.
  4. Create a new database on your new host and import your OpeCart database backup.
  5. Upload your PrestaShop site's files and folders to the new host.
  6. Update config.php to reflect the new database connection details and the full paths.
  7. Update your admin/config.php to reflect the new paths/database details.
  8. Update nameservers on domain to point to new host.

opencart Detailed Guide

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