Flywheel handles the entire migration process for you, every single time! Provide us with a few site details then sit back and relax while our WordPress experts do the work. There’s no downtime, no fee for this service, and no worry that you’ll accidentally delete something super important. We’ll take care of it whether you have one or 100 sites.Move my site(s)!
Moving your site to Flywheel is as easy as one, two, three!
Once you sign up for a free Flywheel account, answer a few questions about your site setup with our secure migrations form. We’ll take care of the rest!
We move a copy of your site onto a temporary domain, so you can see both your existing site on the old host and the new site on Flywheel and compare/contrast the two.
When everything’s looking perfect and you’re ready to go live, you’ll add a domain, point DNS, and ta-da! All done. (And don’t worry, we have walkthroughs for every single step!)
Flywheel customers say the darndest — and the nicest — things. Here are a few of the latest migration love letters from our customers.
We'll talk through any and all of your concerns and make sure every single site is taken care of.
Whether you’re looking for a customized experience or are eager to test out your own migration skills, we’ve got a number of options to fit your needs.
For $49, we can complete an expedited migration! This bumps your request to the top of our list and we’ll work on getting your site moved over as quickly as possible. For more details on the timeline of this process, check out our FAQ below!
Want more hands-on control over your migration? You’re always welcome to move a site yourself, and our team will be there to help if you need it!DIY instructions
Looking to move a whole bunch of sites, or need something extra special? Our on-boarding team has built a custom dashboard allows you to submit and track all the sites we’re moving for you.Talk to the team
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We can’t cancel your previous plan for you, but we’d be happy to help provide you with step-by-step instructions or assist with getting you out of your current contract with another host!
We mean zero dollars! We’ll move your site from your current host to Flywheel for free. We only ask you to choose a hosting plan for your site when you’re happy. The migration costs you nothing!
Absolutely! We know moving all of your WordPress sites from one host to another can be painful, but we love doing it. So much so, in fact, that we’ve hand-crafted a smooth and seamless process for “group migrations,”so we’re easily able to transfer your sites over to Flywheel on a schedule that works for you and your clients, and you can track progress all along the way. If you send over dozens or hundreds of WordPress sites to be moved, we’re on it (at NO extra cost to you)! Just fill out this lil’ form and we’ll take care of the rest.
Nope! We move a copy of your WordPress site to Flywheel and put it on a temporary domain for you to review. When you’re ready to go live, you’ll repoint your domain and will only have to wait for DNS propagation. During the process, visitors may see your previously hosted site, or your new Flywheel hosted site, but they should never experience an outage.
While the timeline can depend heavily on the complexity and size of your site, most migrations are completed within 1-3 business days. If you need a migration completed faster, we offer Expedited Migrations or you can follow this nifty guide to manually move your site to Flywheel. Details for expedited migrations can be found in the next question!
Absolutely! When filling out the migration form, you’ll see an option to select an expedited migration for $49. This allows our team to prioritize your migration and ensure your site is moved as quickly as possible.
Our migrations team completes these requests during our regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm CST). The time to complete an expedited migration depends heavily on the complexity and size of your site, but our goal is to complete expedited migrations within 8 US business hours, or we’ll refund the fee. If you have questions about the expedited process or timeline, feel free to chat with one of our experts!
Most likely! We’re happy to migrate your site so you can compare it with your current host. If you’re happy with the performance, we can help you choose a plan. Oh, and did we mention that your site on Flywheel comes with more than just great speed? Check out our pricing page for everything included with your plan.
We do our best to make sure that your site is running as fast and secure as possible. This includes helping with plugin recommendations. You can view a list of plugins that aren’t allowed on Flywheel here. If you have a question about your current sites setup and how it will function on Flywheel, contact us.