What is the process for migration?
Start by logging on with and admin account.
- Go to Manage > Configuration > Development > Maintenance mode.
- Click the checkbox to Put site into maintenance mode.
- Click Save configuration.
Database and files
Copy the database, I generally use gzip compression here to speed up the process.
Copy all files to the new destination.
Open the /sites/default/settings.php file for editing.
- Scroll to the bottom.
- Change the db details to the new database.
You may need to clear the cache on your new server. You can now take your new site out of maintenance mode.
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