Website transfer nowadays is a very popular service. To migrate your website from another hosting provider or a local computer to Unihost.com web hosting you have to add domain name to the control panel. You may find out more details: Add a domain to the IPSmanager panel

Then you have to log in to IPSmanager panel and select “Files Manager”:

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Go to the directory /www/your_domain_name/. Upload files which are necessary for your website or a file archive to extract.

When the files are uploaded you have to create a Database. To do this go to “Database”.

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Create the Database with a random name and users account if necessary.

Next you need to export and import the database from a server or a local computer to the web hosting. Make the following steps

To export a database phpMyAdmin is used, this is the most wide spread web interface for a database management.

You have to enter web interface using your personal login and password for the database.

On the left side select the necessary database (for example, joomlaDB):

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On the right side select “Export” (you may not change the way of export):

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Export is finished. You will get a file with your database name and sql file extension.

When export is done you may start Import. To do this you have to enter our ISPManager control panel and
go to phpMyAdmin:

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Enter ISPManager control panel using your login and password (you created them for an account of the database user).

Select created database in the ISPManager control panel (for example, joomlaDB)

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On the right side choose “Import”:

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Then you will see parametres of import. Click on “View” in the field “Imported file”, after this select the file you have got doing “Export”:

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Select exported database and click on “OK” button to start the import. If you did not change the name of the DB user, the name and password of the DB, your website will work. If the account of the database user was created before and you renamed it, then you have to make changes in the configuration file of your CMS. For more details see “Location and setup of the configuration files of the popular CMS”. You may search by name of the CMS. If you have questions or difficulties, contact our technical supports via live chat (at the main page of our website) or send email to support@unihost.com. We are always glad to help you.