How to Install the Websites

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Uploading Your Website To Your Hosting

STEP 1

Get a hosting account, recommended is HostGator. providing unmatched customer support.

STEP 2 : GET A DOMAIN NAME

GO TO NAMECHEAP.COM

GET THE NAMESERVERS FOUND IN THE WELCOME EMAIL OF HOSTGATOR OR INTERSERVER. THEN LOGIN TO NAMECHEAP AND CLICK ON DOMAIN LIST AS SHOWN BELOW.

STEP 3: ADD THE DOMAIN NAME IN YOUR HOSTING. (NOTE: IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST TIME TO GET THE HOSTING AND YOU CHOOSE TO APPLY THE DOMAIN WITH THE HOSTING, YOU JUST NEED TO ADJUST THE NAMESERVERS AS SHOWN ABOVE AND SKIP THE ADD DOMAIN STEP – GO TO STEP 4)

LOGIN TO YOUR CPANEL (CPANEL ACCESS IS ALSO MENTIONED IN THE WELCOME EMAIL)

CLICK ON ADD DOMAIN IN THE CPANEL DASHBOARD

STEP 4: INSTALL WORDPRESS TO YOUR WEBSITE. (THIS IS FOR A NORMAL CPANEL SETUP SOME HOSTING OFFERS QUICK INSTALLATION THAT YOU CAN DO AS WELL)

LEAVE THE PROTOCOL TO HTTP://

SELECT THE DOMAIN TO INSTALL, THEN LEAVE THE IN DIRECTORY BLANK.

Just keep the default values, these will be replaced anyway when you upload the website. Just remember the username and password as this is required for the first login.

GO TO THE BOTTOM AND CLICK INSTALL, YOU CAN PUT YOUR EMAIL BUT NOT MANDATORY

STEP 5: LOGIN TO WORDPRESS, YOU CAN ACCESS IT BY GOING TO HTTP://YOURDOMAIN.COM/WP-ADMIN

STEP 6: OPEN THE BACKUP FILE OF THE WEBSITE (THE ZIP FILES YOUR HAVE DOWNLOAD IN DOWNLOAD WEBSITE SECTION)

OPEN FOR UPLOAD FOLDER

STEP 7: INSTALL UPDRAFTPLUS PLUGIN BY CLICKING UPLOAD PLUGIN

SELECT THE UPDRAFTPLUS.ZIP FILE THEN CLICK INSTALL

ONCE INSTALL GO TO SETTINGS IN THE ADMIN PANEL THEN CLICK ON UPDRAFTPLUS BACKUPS.

STEP 8: CLICK RESTORE

SELECT ALL THE BACKUP FILES INCLUDED IN THE FOR UPLOAD (BACKUP FILES FOLDER)

STEP 9: ONCE ALL FILES HAS BEEN UPLOADED DOUBLE CHECK THAT OTHERWISE YOU WILL HAVE AN INCOMPLETE SITE AS NOT ALL FILES ARE UPLOADED, TICK MARK ALL COMPONENTS (PLUGINS,THEMES,UPLOADS,OTHERS,DATABASE) AND CLICK ON RESTORE

**Important: make sure to tick mark ‘Search and Replace site location in database (migrate) If you miss this part you will have to go back to STEP 4, so please take care of this.

THE GOOD THING ABOUT THIS PLUGIN IS IN CASE IT HANGS YOU WILL NOT START FROM SCRATCH AGAIN, IT WILL PICK WHERE YOU LAST WENT OFF. JUST CONTINUE AND MAKE SURE ALL HAS BEEN COMPLETED.

STEP 10: ENABLE SEARCH ENGINE DETECTION (IMPORTANT!!!)

GO TO YOUR WORDPRESS ADMIN PANEL AND REMOVE THE TICK MARK ON SEARCH ENGINE VISIBILITY AND  CLICK SAVE.

FINALLY, GO TO SETTINGS -> PERMALINKS, NOTHING TO CHANGE HERE WE JUST NEED TO REFRESH THE LINKS IN THE NEW SERVER.

CLICK SAVE AND YOU’RE DONE!

CONGRATULATIONS ON INSTALLING YOUR NEW WEBSITE!

USE THE LOGIN CREDENTIALS AS MENTIONED IN THE LOGIN FILE BECAUSE THE ONE YOU CREATED WILL BE REPLACED DURING MIGRATION OF THE SITE.

 

YOU CAN CONTACT US IN SUPPORT FOR ANY ISSUES REGARDING THE SITES.

http://isites.biz/support-desk or email isitesco@gmail.com

 

HAVE A SUCCESSFUL DAY!

iSites.biz Team

 

 

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