Why do people transfer their website to a new host?
In recent years many people have chosen to transfer their website to a new host, this could be because they are looking for cheap website hosting, reliable website hosting or just better service and hosting features.
What is website hosting?
Simply put, this is the place on the Internet where your website files are.
Why use our transfer website service?
If you are thinking of changing hosting, consider our professional service to transfer your website safely and quickly.
– Your website is in safe hands. Our in-house experts have successfully transferred hundreds of websites and aim to do so with no interruption to your customers.
– Any correspondence is completely confidential and your details will not be shared with any third parties.
– We offer a range of hosting options to cater for all sizes of website. From large companies to personal 1 page sites, we host them all. See our hosting page for full details.
– Cancel any time.
How to transfer a website?
Simply contact us using the details on our contact page and we can discuss the hosting options for the site. To keep the process as quick as possible, please have the following information to hand:
- Where is the website currently hosted? The company name and website should be enough.
- The details of your current website host.
- The domain name of the website you would like us to transfer.
- The login details for the domain name, with your domain host. If not, then the contact details for who to contact about the domain. Please note this will most likely be different to the details of your website hosting.
Don’t worry if you can’t get all this information, we can still help.
The process is simple. We make a copy of the files and database of your website on our hosting, then update the DNS records and nameservers to our hosting. This points all your visiters to the new site. Once all your customers see your site on our hosting, the hosting on the old server can then be closed down.
How long will the website transfer take?
If we have all the details and if the website is simple, we can complete the transfer in a few hours. Larger sites can take up to 2 days depending on the complications and phyical size of the files and database.