Welcome to Our WordPress Website Migration Service

Your caring, reliable website design team.

Is your current website provider unreliable and leaving you feeling insecure about the safety of your site?

Look no further than MerlinFX! We provide a secure, reliable website migration service to help you get back on track. Our expert team offers tailored solutions to fit all kinds of businesses, so no matter your needs, we have it covered.

Not only do we provide an efficient and secure migration process but also help set up the new platform for success by providing several services like content cleaning, analytics integration, effectiveness reviews and more! Our team will work closely together with you through every stage of this process to ensure maximum satisfaction.

Contact us today at MerlinFX to learn more about our website migration services! Let’s get started on giving your business a fresh start!

🔩 Expert WordPress Developers to Ensure a Smooth Migration

At MerlinFX, we provide expert WordPress migration services to help you easily move your website to a new server. Our team of experienced WordPress developers has years of experience in handling website migrations and ensuring that your website runs smoothly on the new server.

💫 Migrate Your WordPress website to MerlinFX with Our Smooth and Seamless Process

Before we start the WordPress migration process, we want to ensure that everything is in place for a successful migration. Here are a few things to consider before starting the migration process:

Review Website

We audit your website before migration to WordPress to ensure it is not compromised and can be smoothly transferred to the new platform. Our experts identify and fix any potential issues to ensure a successful and secure migration.


We update your migrated website with our license keys and premium plugins, then optimise it for maximum functionality and performance. Our team works with you to ensure your website meets your needs and goals.

Access & Restore

Ensure that you have cPanel access or a full backup of your website. Restore your WordPress website to us and experience our seamless and efficient migration process, optimised WordPress stack, and fast, secure, and easy-to-use website.


A rebooted, migrated website offers a fresh design and improved user experience, keeping it relevant and engaging in the digital world. Embrace the transformation!
Migrating a WordPress website Guide

Expert WordPress Developers to Ensure a Smooth Migration

Are you frustrated with unreliable website designers or managers?
Regain control with MerlinFX WordPress Migration service. We’ll transfer your site to a user-friendly platform, making edits and management a breeze. Get our Migration Success Journey Blueprint to guide you through the process. 

💫 Reasons why business owners may want to migrate their website

Do you fall into any of these?

🌟 Unleash the Full Potential of Your Online Presence with Our Expert WordPress Website Migration

MerlinFX offers an efficient, seamless, and secure WordPress Migration service, ensuring your business’s online presence is transferred without losing data or time.

Benefits of Migrating a Website

Stress-free, seamless migration:

Our team of experts at MerlinFX takes the headache out of migration. We ensure a smooth transition, so your website is up and running without any interruptions.

No loss of data:

We are meticulous with your content, ensuring that no data is lost during the migration process.

Tailored solutions to suit your business needs:

Every business is unique. We provide solutions tailored to your needs, ensuring that your new website aligns with your business goals.

Comprehensive support and clear communication:

We believe in keeping you informed throughout the migration process. Our team is always available to provide support and answer any questions you may have.

Assurance of a secure, well-maintained website:

With MerlinFX, you can rest assured that your website is in safe hands. We maintain the highest standards of security and regularly monitor your site to ensure optimal performance.

Time freedom to focus on your core business:

Leave the technical aspects of your website to us. Our efficient process allows you to focus on what you do best - running your business.

🤘 The Importance of Migrating a Website

Migrating a website is a critical process that ensures your online presence remains relevant, secure, and high-performing in an ever-evolving digital landscape. There are several reasons why website migration is essential for businesses:

Platform upgrade

Upgrading to a more advanced platform, such as WordPress, can provide better functionality, customisation options, and scalability. Migrating your website to a new platform allows you to leverage these benefits and adapt to your growing business needs.

Improved performance

As technology advances and user expectations rise, it’s essential to maintain a high-performing website. Migrating your site to a better hosting provider or a more efficient platform can significantly improve site speed, performance, and user experience, leading to increased traffic and conversions.

Enhanced security

Cybersecurity threats are constantly evolving, and it’s crucial to stay ahead of potential risks. Migrating your website to a platform with robust security features or a more secure hosting environment can help protect your site from attacks, ensuring the safety of your business and customer data.

Search engine optimisation (SEO)

As search engine algorithms change, your website’s structure and content may need to be updated to maintain or improve your search engine rankings. Migrating your website provides an opportunity to optimise your site’s SEO, ensuring it remains visible and accessible to your target audience.

Design and functionality updates

Website design trends and user preferences change over time. Migrating your website allows you to refresh its design, making it more visually appealing and user-friendly. It also provides an opportunity to add or enhance new features, ensuring your website remains competitive and relevant to your audience.

Rebranding or business restructuring

If your business undergoes a rebranding or restructuring, your website needs to reflect these changes. Migrating your site provides an opportunity to align your online presence with your new brand identity or business strategy.

How Our Pricing Works

At MerlinFX, we believe in transparent pricing. If you have cPanel access or a full backup of your website, the migration process is free. However, rebooting and optimising the website and ensuring its smooth operation may take time, so we provide a fixed fee for these services.

Why We Optimise Your Website

We don’t just migrate your website to a new server, we also optimise it to ensure that it runs smoothly and efficiently. By optimising your website, we ensure that our servers remain clean and that we can provide the best possible managed web services to all our clients. We also believe that having too many sites running a plethora of plugins is no way to manage a managed web services business, and we take great care in optimising your website to avoid any such issues.

Why Migrate to WordPress?

Embrace Ultimate Freedom: Elevate Your Online Presence and Secure Your Business Assets with Our Self-Hosted WordPress Solutions!

At our company, we help you create a powerful and customisable self-hosted WordPress website and ensure that it remains portable. Although it’s a kick in the gut for us to lose clients, we firmly believe in your right to move one of your most prized business assets – your website – whenever you need to. Our commitment to your autonomy is your built-in insurance policy: if you ever decide to move, you can do so seamlessly. We despise the web industry’s practice of holding company websites hostage through proprietary, closed systems. While they may allow you to take your content, you’re often left without the website. This irks us so much that we felt compelled to write about it. By choosing our self-hosted WordPress service, you’re empowering your online presence and safeguarding your valuable business assets.

Pros and Cons of Website Migration

Smooth and seamless transitionTechnical knowledge required (if DIY)
No loss of dataPotential downtime if not managed properly
Customised solutions for your needsCost of uprgrade service
Enhanced security and performanceCompatibility issues with outdated plugins
Time-saving, allowing focus on business Post-migration adjustments may be needed

Action Checklist

Preparing for Your Website Migration

1. Review your current website:

Analyse your existing website’s content, structure, design, and functionality to identify areas that require improvement or updating during the migration process.

2. Backup your website:

Create a complete backup of your current website, including all files, databases, and media, to ensure that you have a secure copy of your data in case any issues arise during migration.

3. Choose a migration partner:

Select a reliable and experienced website migration partner, such as MerlinFX, who can guide you through the process and provide the necessary expertise and support.

4. Get the Migration Success Blueprint

It’s a guide book that will help us or any other developer with all we need to know for a smooth migraiton.

5. Coordinate with your migration partner:

Communicate your specific requirements and expectations with your migration partner, ensuring that they have all necessary access credentials and information to perform the migration seamlessly.

6. Monitor the migration process:

Keep track of the migration progress, working closely with your migration partner to address any issues or concerns that may arise during the process.

7. Test and review the migrated website:

nce the migration is complete, thoroughly test your new website to ensure that it is functioning correctly, that all content and design elements have been transferred accurately, and that there are no errors or broken links.

8. Optimise for SEO:

Review your migrated website’s SEO elements, such as meta tags, page titles, and internal linking, to ensure that your site maintains or improves its search engine rankings.

9. Launch and promote your new website::

After ensuring that your migrated website is functioning correctly and optimised for SEO, launch the site and promote it to your target audience through various channels, such as social media, email marketing, and online advertising.

🧨 Ready to Migrate Your WordPress Website?

If you’re ready to migrate your WordPress website to a new server, look no further than MerlinFX. Our team of experienced WordPress developers will ensure a smooth migration and optimise your website to ensure it runs efficiently on the new server. Contact us today to get started!

Migrating a WordPress website Guide

Expert WordPress Developers to Ensure a Smooth Migration

Are you frustrated with unreliable website designers or managers?
Regain control with MerlinFX WordPress Migration service. We’ll transfer your site to a user-friendly platform, making edits and management a breeze. Get our Migration Success Journey Blueprint to guide you through the process. 

DIY Migration Tips

How to Migrate a WordPress Site to a New Host or Domain
The text is about how to move a WordPress website to a new host or domain. Sometimes people want to change where their website is hosted or change the name of their website. This can help their website be better in the long run. The text explains step-by-step how to do this using a plugin called Duplicator. First, you need to back up your website files. Then, you create a database for your new domain or host. After that, you upload your website files to the new database and redirect your old website to your new one. Finally, you clean up your new website and tell your visitors and Google about your new domain.

How To Migrate A WordPress Site From One Host To Another
This article discusses how to move a WordPress website from one hosting provider to another. It can be stressful, but there are three options: having the new host do it for you, using a WordPress migration plugin, or doing it manually using SFTP/FTP. The article provides step-by-step instructions for each option. Once the website is moved, connect it to your domain name. It can take some time for the changes to take effect, so you must be patient.

Here are a couple of tips to ensure a smooth migration:

  1. When setting up new hosting, use your domain name instead of a staging domain. This helps avoid potential issues related to changing the domain name later on.
  2. To preview and test your new site, modify your local Hosts file on your computer to include the new server IP, along with both the domain and www versions. This will trick your browser into loading the site as if it were already live on the new server, allowing you to catch any problems before making the migration public.
    – Usually located here: C:\Windows\system32
    – It needs to be edited using administrator access. 


How To Find and Edit Your Mac Hosts File (in 4 Steps)


Choosing MerlinFX for your WordPress website migration is the key to unlocking the full potential of your online presence. Our expert team will ensure a seamless, secure, and efficient transition, allowing you to focus on growing your business while we handle the technical aspects. With our comprehensive support, tailored solutions, and clear communication, you can have confidence in the quality of our work and the security of your website.

Don’t let an outdated platform or hosting provider hold your business back. Take the first step towards a successful migration and a high-performing, visually appealing, and user-friendly website that effectively showcases your brand and supports your business goals. Experience the MerlinFX difference and embark on a journey towards an engaging and well-designed website that reflects your brand values, drives growth, and instils confidence in your customers.

Book a free 15-minute clarity call [option to book after download] with us today and let MerlinFX guide you through the website migration process, ensuring a stress-free and successful transition to a platform that elevates your online presence to new heights.

❤️ Streamlined WordPress Management with Our Comprehensive Continuous Care

Our managed services and care plans streamline WordPress website management, including hosting, updates, and maintenance, so businesses can focus on core activities and have a smooth, secure website.

WordPress Care Plans

Care Plans offer users peace of mind and a hassle-free website management experience by providing proactive maintenance, security, expert support, and more.

Website Maintenance

Website and server maintenance ensures that your website and servers are running smoothly and efficiently, and helps to prevent issues and downtime.

Website Updates

Weekly website updates provide improved security, new features, and better performance, helping to keep your website running smoothly and efficiently.

Website Hosting

Website hosting is the foundation of your online presence - without it, your website will not be accessible to users on the internet. Trust us to provide a reliable home for your website and ensure that it is always online and accessible to your customers.
Migrating a WordPress website Guide

Expert WordPress Developers to Ensure a Smooth Migration

Are you frustrated with unreliable website designers or managers?
Regain control with MerlinFX WordPress Migration service. We’ll transfer your site to a user-friendly platform, making edits and management a breeze. Get our Migration Success Journey Blueprint to guide you through the process. 

Read why business owners, managers, NFP CEOs, and entrepreneurs love ❤️ MerlinFX

Introducing Daniel

The Chief Wizard & Automation Alchemist at MerlinFX.

Meet Daniel, our expert website designer with over 22 years of experience in website design and managed services. Daniel’s passion for building and strategic thinking, empathy, support, and reliability, make him the perfect partner for your web design journey.

Inspired by his entrepreneurial upbringing and a childhood love for creating, Daniel brings a unique problem-solving approach to website design and development. His expertise in automation and optimisation allows him to craft websites that serve as powerful marketing tools while streamlining tasks and triggering various automation for your business.

As technology advances and online security becomes paramount, Daniel’s dedication to providing comprehensive, secure, and up-to-date website services sets him apart. His commitment to training and delivering client benefits has established him as a trusted expert, ready to help your business navigate the digital landscape and strengthen your online presence.

Embrace the magic of a tailored website experience with Daniel, the Automation Alchemist & Chief Wizard at MerlinFX, and embark on a journey towards digital success.

Learn more.

🔧 Frequently Asked Questions About Website Migration

What is website migration, and why do I need it?

Website migration is the process of moving a website from one platform to another, or from one server to another. You may need it if you’re experiencing issues with your current platform or server, if you want to switch to a different platform with more features, or if you want to move to a more reliable server.

What platforms can you migrate my website from?

We can migrate your website from any platform, including Wix, Weebly, Joomla, DNN, and many others. We specialise in WordPress, but we have experience migrating websites from a wide range of platforms.

Can I keep my current domain name and URL structure when migrating to WordPress?

Yes, in most cases you can keep your current domain name and URL structure. We’ll work with you to make sure your website is seamlessly migrated to WordPress, with no changes to your domain name or URL structure unless you specifically request it.

How long does it take to migrate a website, and what is the process?

The time it takes to migrate a website can vary depending on the complexity of your site and the platform you’re migrating from. Typically, we can complete a migration within a few days. The process involves backing up your current site, setting up WordPress on a new server, migrating your content and data, and optimising your site for better performance.

Will my website experience any downtime during the migration process?

At our end, we do our best to minimise downtime during the migration process. However, if your website is hosted elsewhere, there may be no downtime at all. We’ll set up your site on a staging server, thoroughly test it, and only once everything is resolved, we’ll ask you to provide us with your domain or DNS records to switch over. This ensures minimal downtime for your site. We’ll also work with you to schedule the migration at a time that’s least disruptive to your business.

Can you optimise my website for better performance and security during the migration process?

Yes, we optimise your website as part of our migration service for better performance and security during the migration process. This includes reviewing your website code, upgrading outdated plugins or themes, and implementing security measures to protect your website from hackers and malware.

How much does website migration cost, and what factors affect the price?

The cost of website migration can vary depending on the complexity of the website, the size of the website, and the platform being migrated from. We offer free self-hosted WordPress migration services if we have access to cPanel or a full backup of your website. If optimisation is needed, we will provide a fixed fee quote based on the specific requirements of your website. Contact us for a customised quote for your website migration needs.

Do you provide mail hosting as part of the website migration service?

No, we do not offer mail hosting services. However, we can recommend several excellent IT professionals who specialise in mail hosting. We highly recommend cloud-based solutions like Google and Microsoft, which offer best-in-class mail and calendar features with many extensions and integrations with other SaaS apps. Please contact us for more information on our recommendations.

Scroll to Top