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Migrate my website in GoDaddy Pro to another server

You can migrate a website to another server by using a backup created in GoDaddy Pro.

Note: You need to enable Premium Backups in order to clone the website.

  1. Log in to your GoDaddy Pro account. (Need help logging in?)
  2. Select Sites in the left sidebar.
  3. Hover over the website and select Backups.
    Open Backups
  4. Select the date of the backup. Then select the backup in Backup name section.
  5. Select Clone website. Then select Same domain on a new server.
  6. Type the destination IP or temporary URL. Then select Test URL.
  7. Fill in Connection Information form with the destination FTP and Database credentials.

    Note: We recommend that you use different databases for the source and destination websites. If you use the same database, use a different database prefix for the destination.

  8. Select Test Credentials.

    Note: If the test is not successful, double check the info that you've filled in.

  9. Optional: Fill Create new admin form. If the form is left blank, WordPress admin from the backup will be used.
  10. Optional: Type the new database prefix in Change prefix section. If left blank, the prefix from the source website will be used.
  11. Optional: Enable or disable Search Engine Visibility. This option is set to Do not change by default.
  12. Select Clone.

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