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Website Migration

In today's ecommerce driven world, having a website which looks good, runs efficiently and remains online a high percentage of the time has never been so important to the success of a business. Thus finding a good web hosting company is a key component to guaranteeing that success.

But what do you do if the worst happens and your web hosting company lets you, your website and ultimately your customers down? Surely you should just move web hosts?

Unfortunately for many this is not an option, as the prospect of moving their website to another web host is too daunting to consider. The foreseen complicated and technical transfer process, combined with the prospect that their site could be taken offline, leaves many choosing to stick with the 'devil they know.'

But thankfully this doesn't have to be the case. Because at Storm Internet you can transfer your existing hosting package to us in just a few simple and easy to follow steps and with a guarantee of no interruption to your visitors.

So what's the process? Here's how:

  • Buy the hosting package you require from Storm Internet. (You can find details on our Windows hosting packages by clicking here and Linux web hosting packages by clicking here. If not sure what you need, call us on freephone 0800 817 4727 and we will be delighted to assist.)
  • Receive your welcome email.
  • Transfer across your web files to your Storm Internet web space.
  • Configure and test your web site plus set up any relevant email mailboxes, forwarders etc.
  • When all is ready to go, update your domain's Name Server records to point to the Storm servers - as detailed in your welcome email. This simple and easy process can usually be done via your Domain Registrar's control panel.
  • Within 24 hours all traffic received to your domain name will be routed to your new Storm Internet web space.
  • And that's it, you're done! And no downtime suffered!