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WP Engine Hassle-Free Migration
Learn how to use the WP Engine Automated Migration plugin to automatically migrate your WordPress website to WP Engine servers.
7 Steps for Front End Optimization (Video)
In this 45 minute video, we share 7 steps that will allow you to be better prepared to handle peak capacity by optimizing the front end of your WordPress site.
Manual Migration Process
Our migration checklist provides a guided navigation through the entire process of manually migrating your site to our platform.
Emulate DNS Locally with the Hosts File Trick
Learn how to view your site on WP Engine without pointing your DNS. Steps to update your hosts file, and steps to flush your DNS on Windows and Mac.
Upload a wp-content Directory
Learn how to bring your WordPress website’s wp-content folder over to WP Engine via SFTP or via your User Portal in the manual migration process.
Export a WordPress Database from Another Host
Follow this easy how-to guide in order to export & download your WordPress database from your current hosting provider, through phpMyAdmin.
Update Plugins, Themes and WordPress Core Files
Learn how to keep your WordPress themes and plugins up to date to ensure your site’s compatibility with WordPress updates as well as being as secure as possible.
Download WP-Content Folder
We’ll walk you through downloading your WP Content folder from your current host. This will be required when migrating to the WP Engine platform.
301 and 302 Redirect Rules
This article explains what redirects are, how to configure them on our platform along with links and tutorials containing further details.