I am transferring a WP site to a HostGator shared server account. I have everything set up but want to test the site before I propagate the domain name. To do this I want to alter my Host File to point to the new server, eg:
22.214.171.124 mysite.com 126.96.36.199 www.mysite.com
I've done this dozens of times before, but this time it's not working.
I get a 404 page with the HostGator logo, so that encouraging - its getting to the right host - but not site content as expected.
Would anyone know if there is a special way to do this with HostGator?