Before getting started, you’ll want to get some basic housekeeping out of the way.
First, always take a full backup of your site before migration. Moving your site involves working with some delicate areas, so you always want to have a backup just in case.
Second, if you’re moving your site to a new domain name, you’ll want to make sure that you’ve already changed the new domain’s nameservers to point to the host to which you’re migrating your site.
Third, make sure that you have the hosting credentials for the host to which you want to migrate your site. You’ll need to be able to upload files to your server and create a new database.
Finally, go ahead and install and activate the free Duplicator plugin on the site that you want to migrate.
Now, let’s get started.