Avada Forums Community Forum Exporting an Avada wordpress site : is it the good way to proceed ?

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  • PhilippeM74
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    Hi everybody,
    I have finished my website using WordPress and Avada Theme. Now, I need to install it on another host.
    I plan to do the following :
    1. I go on my FTP and I save all my wordpress site elements (files and folders) on my computer.
    2. I go in Avada/Theme Options/Import-export and I “download data file” that gives me a .json file
    3. I upload by FTP the wordpress site elements on the new hosting, create a new database and reinstall Avada.
    4. I go back to Avada/Theme Options/Import-export and “import contents from file”
    By doing this, do I get my website as it was previously ?
    Thanks in advance. All tips welcome !

    Michael C
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    Hi Philippe,

    The much simpler approach is to use a plugin, so that is what I would recommend.
    A couple example plugins being:

    All in one should be particularly straight forward – https://help.servmask.com/knowledgebase/all-in-one-wp-migration-user-guide/

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    Thanks for your answer Michael C, I will try it and let you know !

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