NOTE #1: Migrating a copy of your site with this guide will NOT affect your existing site

NOTE #2: In order to migrate a site to Strattic you do not need to complete the installation process for your default Strattic WordPress install. The migration process below will replace your default site.


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This video shows you how to migrate your WordPress site to Strattic in 5 easy steps.



Step-by-step Instructions

Step 1.

Log in to the site you want to migrate to Strattic. Go to Plugins > Add New and search for the Migrate Guru plugin and then click the “Install Now” button.

Step 2. 

Then, click Activate.

Step 3.
Go to the Migrate Guru settings from the left-hand menu.

Step 4.

Fill out your email address and click “Migrate Site

Step 5.
On the next screen, select "FTP"

Step 6.
On the next screen, you'll see a list of FTP Details that are requested.

First, fill in the Destination URL

  • your Destination URL will be https://example.site.strattic.io (replace example with your site name which can be found on your Strattic dashboard)

  • You must include https://

  • Your subdomain must be .site.strattic.io (not preview.strattic.io or live.strattic.io)

Step 7.  

For FTP Type, select SFTP

Step 8.

Enter the SFTP Details:

To get your site's SFTP details, go to the Strattic Dashboard, click on the "Details" button or your site's name and grab the SFTP details from the Connection Info tab. 

Step 9.

For the Directory Path, use /public_html/

Step 10.

Next click Destination Website Password Protected and enter the HTTP Auth Username and Password

For the Destination Website Password Protected details, go to your Strattic Dashboard, click on the "Details" button or your site's name, and go to Connection Info > HTTP (Basic Auth) Credentials.

Step 11.

Click "Migrate" in MigrateGuru.

(If you get an error, please ensure all the information is correct)

Step 12.
MigrateGuru will then show you the progress of your migration and send you an email once it's finished.

Step 13.
To see your migrated site, log into Strattic and click on the "Edit in WP" button.

Step 14. To publish your site on Strattic and convert your WordPress site to a static version of itself, check out our tutorial on publishing your site.

NOTE:

MigrateGuru doesn't migrate the following plugins:

  • hide_my_wp

  • wordfence

  • bwp-minify

  • breeze

  • hyper-cache

  • w3-total-cache

  • wp-super-cache

Great job! You did it! 🎉
If you have any trouble or would like help with migrations, please reach out to support@strattic.com

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