How do I move my existing WordPress site over?

This article will explain how you can migrate your current WordPress website over to 123 Reg.

If you already have an existing WordPress site, you can move it over by using the auto-migration feature by following the instructions outlined below:

Step 1 of 8

Start by logging in to your 123 Reg Control Panel.


Step 2 of 8

From there, select WordPress Hosting within the ‘Manage active products’ section. Next, select Manage opposite Manage WordPress Hosting.

Manage WordPress Hosting


Step 3 of 8

This will take you to a new page where you will see all your purchased packages. Select Manage for the plan you wish to access.

Access WordPress plan


Step 4 of 8

On the next page, select + Create Site.

Select Create Site


Step 5 of 8

Choose the WordPress plan you want to use for your site and select Next.

Choose your plan


Step 6 of 8

From there, choose Migrate an existing WordPress site.

Migrate an existing site


Step 7 of 8

On the next page, enter the address of the site you wish to migrate and select Next.

From there, you’ll need to enter the Admin Username and password for your site. Once these credentials have been entered and confirmed, click Next.

Enter your details


Step 8 of 8

On the next page, you’ll need to state your location so that we can choose the data center closest to you. From there, select Continue and the installation procedure will begin.

This may take a while depending on how big your site is. You will receive a confirmation email once it has completed.

Select location