Web Design

Website Migration

Click through our selection of website migration services to find your path to success.

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Website Migration

Magento

We understand Magento’s unique capabilities. When migrating to or from Magento, we take special care to preserve your custom functionalities.

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Website Migration

Shopify

We’re committed to your online retail success. Our Shopify migration services focus on seamless product and customer data transfer.

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Website Migration

Squarespace

We appreciate Squarespace’s design-first approach. Our migration services ensure your site’s aesthetics and functionality remain intact.

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Website Migration

Wix

We recognise Wix’s user-friendly features. With our migration services, we can maintain your site’s ease of use and design quality.

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Website Design

WooCommerce

We know the ins and outs of WooCommerce’s WordPress integration. Our migration services keep your eCommerce functionalities running smoothly.

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Website Design

WordPress

We’re experts in WordPress’ extensibility. Our migration services effectively transfer all your themes, plugins, and data.

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WEBSITE MIGRATION

A website is like a house — it needs to be well-built and maintained to function properly and attract visitors.

Website Migration

Why migrate your website?

Reinvigorate your online space.

Much like you would renovate your home from time to time, your website also needs regular updates and improvements. A website migration is a great way to give your site a fresh start, improve its design and functionality, and make it more user-friendly. There are many reasons why you should migrate your website. Your old site may be outdated and doesn’t work well on mobile devices. Or you may want to be happier with how it looks or functions.

Whatever the reason, migrating your website can be a big project — but it’s worth it in the end.

Here are some common reasons for website migration

Elevate your online presence with seamless website migration

 

  1. To improve website performance
    A new host can provide you with better resources and more control over your server, which means improved speed and uptime.
  2. To change web hosting providers
    You might change due to dissatisfaction with the current provider or simply because you’ve found a better deal elsewhere.
  3. To consolidate multiple websites
    If you have multiple websites, consider consolidating them into a single platform for easier management.
  4. To rid yourself of any bad SEO
    You might be spamming your website with low-quality content to the point where it gets de-indexed or penalised by search engines.

The benefits of migrating your website

Our team can help you with all this and more.

 

  1. You can improve your site’s design and user experience.
  2. You can change your domain name and hosting service.
  3. You can update content that no longer reflects your brand.
  4. You can access more tools, features, and capabilities.
  5. You can get support from a team of experts (hello!)
  6. You gain peace of mind knowing that your site is safe and secure.

How we carry out website migrations

We must consider many factors to ensure a smooth transition when migrating a website.

Here are some tips to ensure your website migration goes smoothly . . .

  1. Plan ahead and give yourself plenty of time.
    Rushing a website migration is a recipe for disaster.
  2. Make sure you have a solid backup in place.
    This will help you recover if anything goes wrong.
  3. Choose a reputable website migration company.
    Upfront research will save you a lot of headaches down the road.
  4. Test, test, and test again.
    Is it live? Thoroughly test it before taking down the old site.
  5. Communicate with your visitors during the process.
    Let customers know when the new site will be up and running.

Our website migration services

Shifting to a new content management system

 

Magento to WordPress website migration

Magento is a popular eCommerce platform, but many find WordPress a better option for their needs. For starters, it’s far more user-friendly and easier to manage.

WordPress is also more SEO-friendly, which can help attract more visitors to your business.

However, migrating from Magento to WordPress can be a complex process. But with the help of a professional migration service, you can easily make the transition.

 

Shopify to WordPress website migration

One of the best benefits of migrating from Shopify to WordPress is having complete control over your website. With Shopify, you’re limited in terms of what you can do.

Yet, with WordPress, you can customise your site however you want.

You can also add unlimited plugins and themes, giving you complete control over your site’s appearance and function. Plus, it’s much cheaper than Shopify.

 

Squarespace to WordPress website migration

Squarespace lets users create websites without any coding know-how. However, it lacks the flexibility and customisation options that WordPress offers.

When it comes to website platforms, it doesn’t get more user-friendly than WordPress.

It’s one of the most popular content management systems and powers over a third of all websites. Plus, there are thousands of themes and plugins to customise your site!

 

Wix to WordPress website migration

If you’re considering moving your website from Wix to WordPress — you’re not alone. Many website owners need more control and flexibility than Wix can provide.

Fortunately, WordPress is an excellent option for those who want to take their website to the next level.

WordPress is known for its flexibility and customizability. Unlike Wix, it’s self-hosted, which means you’ll need to find a web hosting provider and pay for hosting services.

Timing your website migration

When to migrate your website.

The decision to migrate your website is not to be taken lightly. There are several factors to consider, including the timing of your migration. Here are a few things to remember when deciding when to migrate your website.

 

  1. Your current website’s traffic.
    Own a high-traffic website? Time your migration carefully. You want to maintain traffic during the transition. It’s best to plan so you have time to test before your switch.
  2. The size of your website.
    A more extensive website will take longer to migrate than a smaller one. Make sure you factor in the size of your website when deciding when to start the process.
  3. Your budget.
    Your website represents your business. But a limited budget can limit the time taken to migrate your website. Still, with enough time and patience, anything’s possible.

What is a website migration?

It’s the process of transferring a website from one server to another.

Migrating your website can be done for several reasons, such as improving performance, enabling new features, or addressing security concerns. While website migration can be complex and time-consuming, it’s often necessary. Without it, you might struggle to maintain a smooth and efficient website. With careful planning and execution, website migration can be a successful way to improve your online presence.

There are a few things to keep in mind when migrating a website.

 

  1. Ensure that all your files and databases are backed up.
  2. Set up redirects so that any old URLs work after the move.
  3. Test everything thoroughly before making the switch.

Follow these tips and your site will be up and running in no time. Better yet, contact the team at Expect Best, and we’ll get it sorted on your behalf.