Q: Why do I have to move my web site? What does website migration consist of?
A: The web site migration service available at mohamed Hosting is entirely free of charge and consists of transferring all your files, databases and emails from your present hosting provider to your brand–new hosting account with us. We will also edit all the settings necessary for your sites to be fully functional on our ultramodern cloud hosting platform.Our techs are completely capable of transferring any sort of web site. With years of practical experience in this field, they’re experts in the specificities of our cloud hosting platform, our Control Panel and all other popular Control Panels. For them, transferring a custom–made application with lots of custom libraries is as elementary as transferring a simple WordPress blog.
Q: How much time will it take for my site to be migrated over to your platform?
A: While we can’t give you a precise ETA, since there are lots of variables, including the physical size of the files and databases, the physical location of the present host’s server, the complexity of your site and the current workload of our Website Migration Department, etc., we’ll give our very best to move your web site within 48h, and in certain cases – within 24h (when the website content is not large).
Q: Do you require anything from me before you start transferring my website?
A: Yes. We will need to have the name of the web site that you’d like us to transfer. We will also need a means to log into your old hosting account so that we can get the files associated with your site.
Q: You will access sensitive data. How can I be sure that you won’t abuse it?
Q: Will there be any outage for my web site?
A: Your web site will work just like it did before with your old hosting provider. As soon as we are done with the migration, your site will be configured to work on our hosting platform and we will alert you to preview it. If it is working correctly, all you will have to do is change the NS resource records associated with your domain name. Your site will be transferred to us without any downtime whatsoever.
Q: Will my old web hosting provider discover that I am leaving them?
A: While we transfer your website content, your hosting provider won’t be aware of the migration at all. We will never contact them in any way.
Q: Which web hosting platforms do you support?
A: We support all Linux–driven hosting platforms. Basically, if we can acquire access to your Control Panel, we’ll be able to transfer your site.The only platforms that we do not support are closed–source website creation platforms such as Wix, BaseKit, Jimdo, Website Tonight, Four Square, Mr Site, etc.