Tips for Changing Web Hosts

A web server to your website is exactly what a home is to you. And when the time comes to move your website to anew home, either on a different server by the same hosting company or a different machine from a different hosting firm, webmasters are sometimes caught with panic. However, there are tasks you can carry out to make the process of changing web hosts much smoother.

First, the role of planning can never be over stressed. Take a detailed snapshot of your existing system that depicts every html page and associated files. Make a note of which pages are static in nature and which component of your website is dynamic. Recall any script or software installations you did resulting in modifications in configuration files. It?s a wise move to learn how to recreate those changes incase troubles arise after the transfer. List down all domains, sub-domains and IP addresses your web server might be holding.