How to Backup and Migrate a WordPress site to a New Domain

Submitted by Rajasekhar on Wed, 11/07/2018 - 12:09

How to Backup and Migrate a WordPress site to a New Domain using All In One WP Migration plugin.

I. How to take Backup

  1. Install and activate All-in-One WP Migration plugin.
    • This plugin exports your WordPress website including the database, media files, plugins and themes with no technical knowledge required. Upload your site to a different location with a drag and drop into WordPress.
  2. Go to Admin -> Plugins -> Add New
  3. Search for the plugin.


  1. Now go to Admin -> All-in-One WP Migration -> Backups -> Export
  2. Export to File or choose any required option and Download backup. As shown below.



II. How to migrate a site to a new domain

  1. Create a new domain.

  1. Install WordPress by choosing a new domain. Go to WordPress Manager under Applications on CPanel.


  1. Now click on Install to create new. Select the domain and click on Install.




  1. The system automatically generated your credentials, Please note it down for future use of the website.
  2. Now access your site by click on access this site at yoursite.


  1. Login with admin user credentials and check you are able to log in or not.




  1. Now Install and activate All In One Migration plugin to Import your old site.


  1. Go to Admin -> All-in-One WP Migration -> Import


  1. Now upload your old WordPress backup file using FILE IMPORT option and click Open.