Q: What exactly does web site migration imply and what does it involve?
A: The web site migration service available at TulipHosting is totally free of cost and involves transferring all your web files, databases and emails from your current provider to your new web hosting account with us. We’ll also revise all the settings needed for your websites to be completely functional on our innovative cloud hosting platform.Our techs are completely capable of transferring any type of web site. With years of work experience in this field, they’re experts in the specificities of our cloud hosting platform, our Control Panel as well as all other widely used Control Panels. For them, moving a custom–made web app with numerous custom libraries is as easy as moving a plain WordPress blog.
Q: How much time will it take for my site to be migrated to your platform?
A: We strive to accomplish all web site migrations as quickly as possible. Nevertheless, we do not have a fixed time frame for website migrations. There are various things that you have to consider – the sheer size of your web site and the workload of our website migration team, etc. We constantly try to carry out each migration within 48 hours. With smaller web sites, our team usually manages to finish in less than 24 hours.
Q: Do you require anything from me before you begin moving my web site?
A: Yes. We will need to have the name of the site that you want us to transfer. We will also require a means to access your old web hosting account so that we can get the files associated with your site.
Q: I give you access to sensitive data. How can I be sure that you won’t misuse it?
Q: Will my site be offline during the transfer?
A: While we transfer your website, it will be available both in your hosting account with us and in your account with your former hosting provider. As soon as the transfer is completed, we’ll make sure that everything is functioning correctly and that the integrity of your content is not compromised prior to informing you that the transfer is completed. After that, we will tell you how to transfer the domain name over to your hosting account with us and how to update your DNS settings.
Q: Will my current web hosting provider have to do anything?
A: Nah. We’ll never get in touch with your hosting provider about anything. They won’t be aware of the web site migration either.
Q: Does it make a difference what platform my present provider is using?
A: We support all Linux–driven web hosting platforms. Generally, if we can gain access to your Control Panel, we’ll be able to migrate your website.The only platforms that we do not support are closed–source site building platforms like Wix, BaseKit, Jimdo, Website Tonight, Four Square, Mr Site, etc.