One of the common questions we received at WP Maven is "How do you migrate so many WordPress sites under 24 hours or less?" The answer is because we use a simple but highly effective WordPress migration checklist. No matter the size of the website, having a migration checklist helps to speed up the entire migration process because it avoids mistakes, overlooks and of course, it is easy to follow even for our latest team members.
Not sure what a WordPress migration checklist looks like?
Lucky for you as we are sharing our exact WordPress migration checklist—WP Maven style.
But before that, let's understand about website migration (takes less than 30 seconds).
A site migration is a term broadly used by WordPress professionals to describe any event whereby a website undergoes substantial changes in areas that can significantly affect the overall usability — typically changes to the site's hosting servers, hosting location, and platform.
A website migration often occurs when the website owner decides to migrate the WordPress site to a new web hosting.
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No matter how big or small the WordPress site is, we always use our WordPress migration checklist to ensure nothing is left out during the migration process. Here are quick breakdowns of the 8 steps to WordPress migration.
Most companies would only work with either 5 to 6 steps in their migration process. For us, we had 8 strategic and well-thought steps. We even have nameserver change feature and after-sales support because we realize that with both of these, we are able to increase our overall lifetime value of a client by at least 300%!
Having a checklist for WordPress migration goes a long, long way. Our team loves using the WordPress migration checklist because they can easily counter-check their work (to ensure nothing is left out) and it is standardized across every migration service we do.
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