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Free Website Migration Services

We offer free website migration services for all new customers!

Moving to Magic Hosting has never been easier!

Have a website that’s hosted somewhere else? No problem! Simply order any of our hosting plans and we'll migrate your website, database, emails and all settings for you – from start to finish. No hassle, no downtime and no hidden costs!

Once your order is activated, please request your migration. Our migration experts will handle everything and are available 24 hours a day Monday-Friday.

What qualifies me for a free transfer?

At Magic Hosting, we provide a free transfers from other hosting providers for new accounts within 30 days of signup.

If you have already used your free transfer (or if you are outside of the 30 day window) and you would still like to have Magic Hosting move your content for you, then simply contact our Sales Department to request a price quote.

Manual Website Transfers

Manual website transfers include most things that are not cPanel to cPanel transfers. Additionally, this includes work such as splitting addon domains into cPanel accounts. Here is a list of Manual Transfers:

  • Transferring from a host without cPanel
  • Moving cPanel account to addon domain
  • Moving addon domain to addon domain
  • Moving addon domain to cPanel account

Sites We Cannot Transfer

While Magic Hosting has a well trained and very experienced Migrations team, some sites cannot be moved due to technical limitations. Here is a list of sites/hosts which we cannot transfer from:

  • Google Sites
  • Intuit
  • Wix
  • MobileMe
  • Website Tonight
  • Mr Site
  • VistaPrint
  • BaseKit
  • Jimdo
  • Microsoft Office Live Small Business/Office 365

We also cannot transfer from hosts that do not allow access to your website files (typically by FTP) and/or databases and/or the data in those databases. Without access, we cannot copy and transfer your site.

Transfer Quotes

Even if you don't qualify for a free transfer from our Migrations team, we can still move your sites. To request a quote, please contact our Sales Department to request a price quote.

What information do I neet to provide?

For a cPanel to cPanel migration you will need to provide your cPanel URL, cPanel username, and cPanel password.

For all other migrations we will need access to your existing control panel, root access, or you will need to provide a full package of your site’s files and databases so we can perform a manual migration.

If we need any more information to complete your migration, we'll get in touch.

Request Your Migration Now

Questions about our migration services? please contact our Website Migration Department!

Frequently Asked Questions

Here you'll find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about our Website Migration Services.

Do you offer a free website migrations with all hosting plans?

Yes, every hosting plan comes with our free website migration service. It's completely stress free – we take care of the entire move from start to finish. And your website stays online throughout.

How long will it take to move my website to your platform?

We aim to migrate most websites within 2 working days – if not much sooner. The complexity of a website plays the biggest role in how long it takes us to complete a migration. If you have a simple website, we can complete your migration within 1 day.

When can I update my nameserver?

During the migration process we will keep you updated and let you know when your DNS settings can be updated.

Once you have updated the nameservers on your domain DNS propagation will occur. Please don’t make any changes to your site until your new nameservers fully propagate across the web.

Will my site be offline during the migration?

No. During the migration process your content will be present on both the old and new servers, so it stays online throughout. We'll give you a preview URL to check your site is up and running exactly as it should, before we make the full switch to our platform.

Can I transfer my domain/s to MagicHosting?

Yes, your domain names can be transferred to MagicHosting as well. However, we highly recommend that you initiate the transfer of your domain/s after the migration of your website/s has been completed

Need more answers?

Please submit a ticket to our Website Migration Department. Our migration team can typically respond within a few hours.

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