How to move your website to new domain

If you are not happy with your domain name or just want to change it to a name that is more search engine friendly, there are some options to consider. Before you register new domain mane, remember that the keywords in your domain name carry the most weight with the search engines. The name you will choose is very important for the success of your website. I think we should have a separate article about importance of keywords in domaine name, but for now you can watch a video in which Matt Cutts is discussing the importance of having your target keywords in your domain name.
So, after you choose your new domain name you can start migrating to a new domain. When you site is build in WordPress, it allows you to transfer your content without starting from scratch. First thing you have to do is to make a backup of your entire WordPress installation and the MySQL database content. You can find more detailed step-by-step instructions here.

It will help you to transfer your website to a new server, or if you need – to change the website’s URL.

Most of the host companies can help you transfer your WordPress site. You may even be eligible for a free content transfer service after you upgrade your plan with some host providers.

When moving your domain, please don’t forget to cancel your web hosting with your old internet provider.
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