Moving wordpress site to a new server

Moving wordpress site or  any other site requires transferring atleast below mentioned files and settings to the new server Code and Media files residing in your public_html directory Database Cron Jobs Any Back up scripts or other shell scripts, snippets, config files, etc residing outside your public_html directory Some hosting companies like Siteground also provide free website transfer. However for number of reasons like complexity or security you may decide to perform the migration yourself. Below steps explains moving wordpress or any site from one server to another without using FTP or without requiring to download an upload files on your PC. Here are the steps for moving wordpress site 1. Clean up your old server and remove any unnecessary files or directory 2. Create a tar file from the entire public_html directory contents SSH to your legacy server and run below command [crayon-59ebd6d17cbc9410164544/] 3. Create an SSH key To accept data from the legacy server, an SSH key from the legacy server is required to be added to the known hosts file on the new server. This key...
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