Website Migration Guides

A simple free resource for website migration

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Migrate Concrete5 Version 8 to a new host / server

Quick Guide Steps

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

  1. Turn off Concrete5's Caching and clear the cache.
  2. Backup your Concrete5's files/folders.
  3. Backup your Concrete5's database.
  4. Edit your Concrete5's application/config/database.php file.
  5. Upload your Concrete5's files and folders to the new host.
  6. Update your nameservers.
  7. Turn Concrete5's caching back on.

concrete5 Detailed Guide

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