Easiest way to transfer website to a new host
Website hosting is server space where you store your website’s files. The company providing this service for you is known as your host. There are more and more website owners want to change a company for various reasons, most of all are web hosting providers that didn’t live up to their expectations, then they have to transfer website to a new host.
If you’re in a hurry and don’t want to be bothered by the details, simply let MultCloud take care of the website transfer for you. MultCloud is a FREE multi-cloud management application and supports FTP. After you have added your new and old hosts' FTP in MultCloud, you can migrate website to new host easily. If you’re interested in it, please click here to sign up in MultCloud or try experiencing first.
When you find a new hosting provider and purchase a hosting account, add it to Multcloud please. Then add the old one in the same way.
Now, it’s time to copy files from from one website to another. First, select all files in “FTP old” by checking the box near “Name”. Second, start to move all files by dragging, holding left mouse button please. During the process, there will be a progress bar on the right bottom, from which you can estimate the task time.
If there are large volume of files in the old website, transferring all of them will spend long time. We suggest you to set scheduled FTP transfer. Then the task will be commited in the background even after power off.
Once your website transfer is completed, you should test and confirm your new host is working correctly. Then you can proceed to cancel your old website hosting account.
Now you see, steps to move website to new host is fairly simple with MultCloud. With it, you can do transfer without any downtime. You no longer need to copy your old sites files to local drive first, just transfer website to new host directly.
More functions of MultCloud
As the above mentioned, MultCloud is a multi-cloud management application, so it also supports many famous cloud drives: Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, Amazon S3, Amazon Cloud Drive, SugarSync, Alfresco, hubiC, Evernote, OneDrive, MEGA, CloudMe, Cubby, MyDrive, WEB.DE, Yandex, HiDrive, MySQL, Flickr, MediaFire, ownCloud, ADrive, BaiDu and WebDav. You can sync cloud drives and FTP, WebDav. Share files to others via MultCloud. Preview files in MultCloud first. Till now, MultCloud supports the preview of jpg, gif, png, pdf, xls, doc, txt, html, js and more formats will be available in the near future. There is a quick search bar to find your wanted file quickly(see picture below).
At last, to ensure the safety of your personal information, MultCloud uses 256-bit encryption in data transmission and the authorization system of MultCloud is based on OAuth. In this case, it’s 100% safe for you to use MultCloud.