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How to migrate a website from hPanel to CyberPanel VPS?
How to migrate a website from hPanel to CyberPanel VPS?

Moving your website from hPanel to VPS with CyberPanel

Arnas Damasickis avatar
Written by Arnas Damasickis
Updated over a week ago

If you decided to move from hPanel plan to CyberPanel VPS hosting, there are a few easy steps to do so:

  1. Download data from hPanel

  2. Upload data to your new server with CyberPanel

  3. 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.


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.


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