How to Migrate from Ionos to

Moving your website from Ionos to is a strategic step for improving your online presence and functionality. Whether you prefer’s user-friendly interface or customization options, our guide ensures a smooth transition with detailed, step-by-step instructions. Execute the migration flawlessly with our tailored assistance.

Why Switch from Ionos to

Transitioning to is a strategic decision, offering several advantages that can take your website to new heights in the expansive realm of hosting options.

  • Simplified Management and Intuitive Navigation: Easily navigate a user-friendly dashboard, emphasizing content creation over technical intricacies.
  • Enhanced Security Measures: Benefit from regular updates, SSL certification, and a dedicated security team, ensuring robust protection against potential threats.
  • Scalability for Future Growth: Effortlessly upgrade resources to meet evolving website needs and ensure responsiveness during peak traffic.
  • Global Reach with Reliable Uptime: Experience impressive server uptime, ensuring 24/7 accessibility for international audiences and enhancing website reliability.
  • SEO-Friendly Foundation: Improve rankings with clean code, customizable permalinks, and SEO plugins.

Preparing for the Website Transfer

Before making any changes, creating a backup of your existing Ionos website content is crucial. This ensures the preservation of data throughout the migration process. Here’s how:

  1. Sign in to your Ionos WordPress website using your username and password, or access the admin panel through Ionos.
Login into Ionos Website
  1. Navigate to “Plugins” in the left menu and click the “Add New” button.
Add New Plugin
  1. Click the “Upload Plugin” button and then “Choose File” to upload the WP Staging | Pro plugin.
Choose and Upload Plugin
  1. Click the ‘Install Now’ button.
Install Now
  1. After installing the plugin, activate it.
Activate Plugin
  1. Navigate to the left-hand menu, locate ‘WP Staging | Pro,’ and then click on the ‘Backup & Migration’ option.
Backup and Migration Option
  1. Suppose you don’t have an existing backup, no need to worry. Click the “Create Backup” button to generate a new one.
Create Backup Button
  1. Enter the backup name and click the “Start Backup” button.
Enter Backup Name and Click Start Backup Button
  1. The backup has been successfully completed.
Backup Complete
  1. After completing the backup process, you’ll usually find a “Download” option under the “Action” button. Make sure to save this backup file in a secure location on your computer.
Download Backup

The Process of Migration

  1. Log in to Your Account Login Page
  1. Navigate to “Plugins” in the WordPress dashboard and click the “Upload” button.
Upload Plugin Button
  1. Next, proceed to upload your WP Staging Pro.
Drop Wp Staging Plugin
  1. After installation and activation, navigate to the “Backup & Migration” section within the WordPress dashboard under “WP Staging Pro.”
Backup and Migration Options
  1. Then, click the ‘Upload Backup’ button.
Upload Backup Button
  1. Now, upload the backup file exported from your Ionos website.
Select Ionos Website Backup
  1. The backup has been successfully uploaded.
Backup Successfully Uploaded
  1. After that, click the ‘Action’ button, and then choose the ‘Restore’ option.
Restore Backup
  1. Click the ‘Next’ button.
Click the Button
  1. Next, click the ‘Restore’ button.
Click the Restore Button
  1. The backup has been successfully restored.
  2. Click the “OK” button.
Backup Succssfully Restored
  1. Log in to your WordPress website again.
Again Login into Your Website

Perform a thorough website test on to confirm proper functionality of all components and review content for accuracy and formatting.


In conclusion, migrating from Ionos to is a strategic move that requires meticulous planning and execution. By following this comprehensive guide, you’re not only ensuring a smooth transition but also positioning your website for enhanced performance and visibility.