If you decided to move from hPanel plan to CyberPanel VPS hosting, there are a few easy steps to do so:
Download data from hPanel
Upload data to your new server with CyberPanel
Point your domain
Now, let’s take a closer look at these steps.
Step 1 - Download data from hPanel
To get information from hPanel easily, all you have to do is download the backup. If your website is using a database, don’t forget to download it as well!
If you have any hPanel settings, like redirects, you will need to recreate them later inside CyberPanel itself. So before you have everything set up and working correctly at your VPS, please do not delete your domain from the hosting plan.
If downloading backups is not an option for you for some reason, you can download files via FTP and export database via phpMyAdmin
Step 2 - Upload data to your new server with CyberPanel
Activate your VPS order, if that wasn’t done yet. After that, log in to CyberPanel, and add your domain to it.
To transfer your files, you can upload the backup either via File Manager or via FTP - whatever you prefer:
If your website uses a database, you need to create and upload a database on CyberPanel as well. After the database is uploaded, don’t forget to update your configuration files with new database parameters.
Your move is almost completed 🚀
Step 3 - Point your domain
If you haven’t done so already, all that is left to make your website work with VPS is to point your domain to it. No matter what panel you are using, the process will be the similar:
Keep in mind that any DNS record changes trigger propagation, which can last up to 24 hours to be completed. As soon as the propagation is over, your website is fully migrated from hPanel to CyberPanel VPS 🎉
What about emails?
If you used emails with Hostinger, you can:
If you used an external email provider before (Titan, Google, etc) you don’t need to do any changes, just make sure that all the email DNS records (MX, SPF, DKIM) are set up correctly.