Switching your website to new hosting company

Follow these simple steps to transfer your website from your old hosting company to a new one (e.g. HosterPK):

Step 1: Purchase the new hosting package from new hosting company.

Step 2: Now that you have two hosting accounts. One from new hosting company and one from old hosting company, all you will need to do is to copy all the data (files etc) from your old server using ftp or file manager and download it and re-upload it on the new server. In case you have purchased from HosterPK, we offer offer this service free with new purchase so we can transfer your site files for you.

Step 3: If you also have databases on old server, take their backups as well and restore the backups on new server. Note that HosterPK offers database backup and restore as well.

Step 4: Now that all the data and databases from the old server are copied to new server, it is time to update the nameservers. Contact your new host for nameserver values if you do not have these available.

Step 5: It will take some time for the nameserver changes to take affect. It can take up to 48 hours. During this time you may see your site loading from the old server. However once the propagation is complete your site should start to work from the new servers.

Step 6: Now that your site is live from new server, decide if you need to have the domain transfer as well from your old host. If you need us to transfer your domain from old registrar to us (so domain and hosting renewal charges both are paid to same company) contact us using email or phone and we will guide you the domain transfer process.