Q: What precisely does website migration imply and what does it involve?
A: The web site migration service provided by alvahosting is totally free and consists of transferring all your website files, databases and e–mails from your present provider to your brand–new hosting account with us. We will also update all the configuration settings necessary for your web sites to be fully functional on our ultra–modern cloud hosting platform.Our techs are completely capable of moving any sort of website. With years of experience in this field, they’re experts in the specificities of our web hosting platform, our Control Panel as well as all other famous Control Panels. For them, moving a custom–made application with numerous custom libraries is as elementary as transferring a plain WordPress weblog.
Q: How much time will the web site migration process take?
A: There are plenty of factors to think about – the overall number of files, the physical size of the database, the complexity of the web site itself and the current workload of our website migration professionals, etc. Even so, we do our very best to perform all website migrations within a 48–hour time window. Smaller–sized websites are transferred much faster – usually in less than 24 hours.
Q: Do you require anything from me before you begin transferring my website?
A: We do not gather any personal information. We’ll need, however, the login info for your old hosting account along with the name of the site that you want to transfer.
Q: You will access sensitive data. How can I be sure that you won’t misuse it?
Q: What about downtime? Will my website be unavailable?
A: Nah. Your website will continue to be accessible online during the transfer. Once everything is done on our end, we’ll inform you so that you can preview it and check for problems. If everything’s okay, all you will need to do is change your domain’s DNS resource records.
Q: Will my current hosting provider have to do anything?
A: While we migrate your web content, your web hosting provider will not be aware of the transfer at all. We will never touch base with them in any way.
Q: Which hosting platforms do you support?
A: We can migrate your site from any web hosting provider or any Linux–powered hosting platform on condition that we can receive access to the Control Panel and there is File Transfer Protocol access available.The only websites that we can’t transfer are the ones based on closed–source software apps such as Wix, BaseKit, Jimdo, Website Tonight, Four Square and Mr Site.