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The process of moving a site or part of it from an existing virtual place to a new one.

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How can I tell if I have root access to my server?

I have a website hosted in a web hosting service called Hosting24. I'd like to migrate to Liquidweb, and the guys at Liquidweb say they will handle the whole migration process for me which is good ...
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How can I migrate from phpBB 3.x to SMF?

I have a phpBB 3.x-based site which I would like to migrate to SMF - basically, all threads, posts, user accounts and possibly PMs. This seems to be possible, but I haven't been able to find a solid ...
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Moving blog to another host - what is the impact to SEO to be expected?

I run a blog under mywebsite.com/blog. This is a self-hosted Movable-type installation. Now I want to get rid of the blog installation and use a hosted (WordPress.com) solution instead. The blog is ...
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Whereto should I migrate my dasBlog site?

For a couple of years I've been hosting my blog on my own server. However, I'm getting tired of maintaining it myself, and I also wish to move away from the dasBlog engine, since development of that ...
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Permanent redirect to different domain followed by temporary redirect to folder

I have old-domain.com which I want to migrate to new-domain.com. However, the content on the old domain is, well, old. And I'm currently in the process of redesigning my whole site. My idea is to do ...
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I need to migrate my site to [closed]

I'm at a crossroad right now, because I need to migrate my bloated and buggy site to a platform that is both secure and flexible. I have a community site built by web developers from scratch. The ...
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Moving a WordPress installation from a subdomain to its own domain without losing PageRank

I'd like to move a WP installation from a subdomain to its own without losing the PageRank achieved by that subdomain. What are the best steps in order to do this properly? Especially how do I set ...
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Joomla 1.5 to Wordpress 3.1 migration: how to redirect Joomla's permalinks

I'm migrating a Joomla 1.5 site to a WordPress 3.1 site (I will later update to WP 3.2.x) and I've found the right tool to do it, a plugin called Joomla 1.5 Importer. There is another plugin called ...
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How to 301 redirct all incoming requests to a domain to another domain?

I have a WordPress blog running on an Apache2 server currently that I need to completely move to a new domain name. http://www.somesite.com/ to http://www.someothersite.com I need all requests to ...
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Migration from Windows to Linux hosting

I'm looking forward installing a CMS for my sites - most likely Joomla - but apparently Windows hosting doesn't support it. I was wondering what kind of changes I'd have to perform if I changed to ...
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How can I transfer files from one server to another server using FTP

How can I transfer files from one server http://abc.com to another server http://xyz.com I do have the ftp passwords of http://abc.com [source server] and destination server. Which tool can be used? ...
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What SEO problems could I run into when changing CMS?

I have a website on one CMS and I wish to switch to another CMS. What are some problems SEO-wise that I could run into? I am aware that the way each CMS handles urls is different, so I'll make sure ...
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How to migrate my static html web site to Blogger?

I decided to migrate to blogger. I used to have pages like www.mysite.com/page.html, but Blogger pages are now like www.mysite.com/p/page.html When people use the old link which is posted on the ...
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Looking to move current e-commerce website to Squarespace

I have a business website, www.stockrumors.com, and it is a pretty simple design on the user side of things but the back end and admin side of things are a bit more complicated. Is it possible to ...
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How do I temporarily reference a new web host using my existing domain name?

On provider A I have an existing web hosting account running my site. On provider B I have my domain name registered pointing to the web hosting on provider A. I've just purchased a web hosting ...
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Impact of migrating home page from HTTP to HTTPS on search results

I've had to change one of my site's home page to HTTPS from HTTP. I had plenty of links coming into the HTTP page and was performing well in Google against many of my targeted search phrases. I did a ...
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Will moving a WordPress from one location to another result in broken links

I am having a WordPress installed at www.mydomain.com/blog/wordpress/ I am planning to move it to www.mydomain.com/blog/ Will this cause any 404 broken links? This question may seem stupid but please ...
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How to test the migration of a domain without actually changing the domain?

I have a somewhat complicated situation. We have a blog let's say at myblog.com and it is running fine. However, we now want to cut the budget and use a free hosting service isgreat.org. The service ...
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Updating/Redesign website…how to retain/transfer ranking?

What steps do I have to take in order to make sure that I keep my search engine rankings after I redesign or update my site?